Gender

Our books on gender promote gender equality as a human right and fundamental principle of the Commonwealth. Areas of research include gender-responsive budgeting, women’s political participation and gender mainstreaming in education, business and society.

Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

This is the consensus built up in a series of workshops in different regions of the Commonwealth on what is the most effective way of applying Gender Management System principles and methodology to the health sector. This manual should assist other countries in adapting mainstreaming.

Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

Providing an understanding of gender responsive budgets, this text is part of the inter-agency programme of the Commonwealth Secretariat, IDRC and UNIFEM. It covers the theoretical framework, the evolution of work in this area, the role of different stakeholders and the lessons learned to date.

Series title: New Gender Mainstreaming Series on Development Issues
Publication date: 1 January 2002
Format: Paperback

Gender Mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS: Taking a Multisectoral Approach is the first in a new series of manuals from the Commonwealth Secretariat on gender mainstreaming in critical development issues. It is being co-published with the Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health (Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre).

Publication date: 1 January 2000
Format: Paperback

This volume fills the gap in existing literature on the promotion of the human rights of women through the judiciary. It presents useful actual experiences of judges and experts, and highlights case laws which demonstrate successful applications of international standards to advance women's interests in national courts.

Publication date: 1 January 1999
Format: Paperback

This document draws data from countries which already have gender-sensitive budgets in place, or those which are initiating them.

Contributor: Madhuri Shah
Series title: Commonwealth Education Handbooks
Publication date: 1 January 1986
Format: Paperback

This handbook presents fifteen case studies on the non-formal education of women from Commonwealth countries in the Asia region: Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. Each section is accompanied by an introduction which highlights the major points of the case studies of the country.

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