Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work. Recommendations to governments

This fact sheet from the Gender & Development Network (GADN) looks at the structural economic barriers to women’s economic empowerment (WEE) and makes recommendations as to what should be included in CSW deliberations.

Gender Equality and New Technologies: Agricultural Biotechnology

This fact sheet highlights the importance of agricultural biotechnology for gender equality and development, focusing on genetic modification.

'Protection of the Family': A Human Rights Response

Recent moves at the UN for ‘protection of the family’ conflict with established principles of international human rights law, including universality and indivisibility.

Where is the Money for Women's Rights - Factsheets

These factsheets were produced to help in understanding the dynamics around funding for womens rights activities.

Facing the Challenges of New Reproductive Technologies

This primer is a guide to the current debates on new reproductive technologies (NRTs), how they are changing political landscapes, and their potential effects on women's human rights.

Gender Equality and New Technologies: Nanotechnology

This fact sheet explains the meaning of 'nanotechnology', explores its potential promises and risks, some of the reasons it matters for gender equality and identify ways it can be addressed. 

Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation for Women’s Rights: 12 Insights for Donors

These twelve insights into how to develop more effective monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems are important for those engaged in women’s rights and empowerment work at the grassroots, national, regional, and global level.