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New secure website dedicated to ESCR-Net's System of Solidarity and Support

ESCR-Net has developed a new secure website dedicated to the System of Solidarity and Support (SOS).


Loss and Damage in a Warmer World: Whither Gender Matters?

Gender perspectives on the Loss and Damage debate


Making Climate Finance Work for Women in South Africa

Women living in poverty across South Africa need support to adapt to climate change and to take an active part in the transition to a low carbon economy.


The Constructive Extermination of Women of Color: Consequences of Perpetual Socio-Economic Marginalization

In addition to 16 essays written for The Black Commentator (, the book includes an excerpt from my unpublished dissertation—The Autoethnography of An Activist: Racism and Sexism in Higher Education and an essay on Systems Thinking applied to racism plus sexism.


Child well-being in rich countries: A comparative overview

Greek bail-outs, Spanish debt and euro-zone scrambling mean little to a 10-year-old, but the impact of public spending cuts and belt-tightening spells real hardship for poor children and families. 


Special Americas Updater: Women in Movement

The CIP Americas Program, along with our partner organization Just Associates (JASS) and other local and national women's organizations, has put together this special issue on Women in Movement. The critical role of women in grassroots movements in the Americas is often overlooked, leaving women human rights defenders and community leaders under-recognized and vulnerable.


Launch of Documentary Film “Ana Ahlam” on Violence Against Palestinian Women

ABAAD-Resource Center for Gender Equality in partnership with UNRWA and General Union of Palestinian Women in Lebanon launched its new resource: ‘Ana Ahlam’ - a 15-minute documentary film depicting the lives of Palestinian women victims of gender-based violence in refugees camps in Lebanon.


Promises, Power, and Poverty: Corporate land deals and rural women in Africa

The rush to invest in farmland in Africa is having an immediate impact on women’s land-use options, on their livelihoods, on food availability and the cost of living, and, ultimately, on women’s access to land for food production.


Gender and Climate Change: Toolkit for Women on Climate Change

Developed by Isis International as part of an endeavour by to explore innovative and strategic ways to communicate gender justice and climate justice issues, especially from Southern feminist perspectives, this toolkit presents communication tools and strategies and describes the use of both traditional and new information and communication technologies (ICTs), with a particular focus on the usefulness of community radio and strategies.


Gender Equality in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Where Does it Stand?

This paper analyses the role gender equality plays in the post-Rio+20 process for a new development agenda centered around a set of SDGs. It looks at proposals and efforts to integrate gender equality and women's rights into efforts to define the SDGs and argues that a new global women's coalition of committed advocates and women's rights activists to focus more aggressively on governance and policy reform in the post-2015 development agenda, particularly on macro-economic policy reform.



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