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Gender equality
Working Paper
The role of gender in the extractives industries

In recognizing that women’s participation and gender equity is a precondition for the achievement of acceptable development outcomes, extractives industry companies are increasingly making public commitments to integrating gender equality, incl...

extractives industry Gender equality Sustainable development
Blog
Tackling gender inequality from all directions

Improving the position of women continues to be an important concern in development...

Gender equality Development aid Interventions
Book
Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam (in Vietnamese): A Rising Dragon on the Move

Giới thiệu Việt Nam là một nước đông dân ở khu vực Đông Nam Á với lịch sử lâu đời và đặc trưng về kinh tế, chính trị và xã hội.2 Sau khi kết thúc chiến tranh với Hoa Kỳ năm 1975...

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book Chapter
Rural transformation: a commune-level analysis

From the book: Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book Chapter
Characteristics of the VARHS data and other data sources

From the book: Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book Chapter
Viet Nam: setting the scene

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
Book
Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations...

Growth Structural transformation Rural development
In the media
Research Fellow Smriti Sharma’s article on gender equality in India picked up

An article on gender equality in India written by UNU-WIDER’s Smriti Sharma is getting international attention. The piece, originally published in The Conversation , has been picked up by the US edition of The Huffington Post — pointing...

Gender equality India
News
Caren Grown of the World Bank on gender equality and past work at UNU-WIDER

World Bank Senior Director Caren Grown spoke about women’s empowerment and the World Bank Group’s gender strategy at a discussion event on 28 October, organized by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland. In her presentation, she...

Gender equality
Project workshop
Contemporary issues in gender and development
25 October 201626 October 2016
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
In the media
Girls’ school enrollment decreases in conflict – UNU-WIDER study gets attention in Indian news

The co-author of a recent UNU-WIDER study, Prakash Singh, has published a column in India’s news site, the Hindu Business Line. In the article, he discusses some of the challenges faced by girls and women in India and the vital role of...

Education Gender equality
Video
Amartya Sen: Feminism is an issue of humanity

“I think gender inequality is not the natural human condition. But the idea that somehow women have to be in an inferior position – or not quite such dominant position – is really wholly artificial for me” says Amartya Sen...

Gender equality Feminism Economic inequality
Project meeting
Kick-off meeting – Gender and Development project
6 May 20157 May 2015
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 b, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Presentation
Lessons from ReCom in a post-2015 perspective

ReCom (Research and Communication on Foreign Aid) occupied a key role in UNU-WIDER’s 2010-13 work programme addressing the triple crisis: Finance, Food and Climate Change. Some 240 ReCom studies were prepared during a period of 3-years by...

8 October 2014
SIDA, Valhallavägen 199, Stockholm, Sweden
Past event
News
Aid in a Post-2015 World

Now out the ReCom - Research and Communication on Foreign Aid programme summary which outlines 15 key findings relevant to the post-2015 agenda.

Foreign aid Social sectors Gender equality
News
Finn Tarp Moderates Public Meeting on Nordic Development Cooperation

The Finnish Minister for International Development Pekka Haavisto invited his Nordic colleagues to Helsinki to discuss how to enhance cooperation on development policy issues.

Development aid Sustainable development Poverty
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