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Global Overview 2014: People Internally Displaced by Conflict and Violence

New report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre.

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Women, Government and Policy Making in OECD Countries: Fostering Diversity for Inclusive Growth

This book provides comparative data and policy benchmarks on women's access to public leadership and inclusive gender-responsive policy-making across OECD countries.

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Austerity Policy from a Feminist Perspective: The Spanish Case

Spain’s ranking in the Global Gender Gap Index dropped 14 places this year: from place 12 to 26. This disheartening statistic indicates that the austerity policies implemented by the Spanish government not only have an economic impact on citizens’ lives, but a gender and social one, too. In Spain, austerity policies have gone hand in hand with an erosion of democratic procedures and a return of women to ›traditional female positions‹.

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Special Issue of Legal Eye on the ICC

Welcome to a Special issue of Legal Eye on the ICC, a regular eLetter from the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice. In the Legal Eye, you will find summaries and gender analysis of judicial decisions and other legal developments at the International Criminal Court (ICC), and discussion of legal issues arising from victims’ participation before the Court, particularly as these issues relate to the prosecution of gender-based crimes in each of the Situations under investigation by the ICC. 

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World March of Women Newsletter

Friends and activist sisters of the World March of Women from around the world, we send you our heartfelt greetings from Mozambique - this piece of humanity on the eastern, Sub-saharian coast of Africa.

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E-learning Modules on Gender and Agriculture

This course offered by Gender in Agriculture is composed of 17 e-learning modules. It was created based on the Gender in Agriculture Sourcebook, which was published in 2008 by the World Bank, IFAD, and FAO.

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign: 2013 Analytical Summary

The summary is an analysis of participation in 2013 and reflects the information shared by advocates through email, the Campaign Calendar, Take Action Kit requests, as well as Post-Campaign Survey, current events related to the Campaign via Google Alerts, and other correspondence. This is not however the full breadth of global events surrounding the 16 Days Campaign. 

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Journal of Lesbian Studies - Special Issue: Leading Lesbians Fight Disease and Disability, Volume 18, Issue 1, 2014

This thematic issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies focuses on the ways in which lesbian leaders have dealt with disease and disability. In the articles that follow, eight prominent lesbians describe what it means to cope with serious illness and medical treatment in the context of lesbian identity and community.

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Journal of Lesbian Studies - Special Issue: Lesbians and White Privilege, Volume 18, Issue 2, 2014

The collection of articles in this special issue moves beyond acknowledgment of privilege and into analysis, using a variety of different methods and perspectives. There are three overarching themes that connect these articles: interdisciplinarity, intersectionality, and identity. As a whole, the articles in this collection situate and explore white privilege and lesbianism in the context of race, class, age, gender, and historical context.

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The Business of Women's Human Rights

A Primer on the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) & the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights (UNGP). 

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