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This What a Feminist Foreign Policy Looks Like

America’s neighbors to the north are mounting an experiment.Last week, Canada announced its “…Continue

Started Jun 13

The State of Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean Rim countries have set change in motion, investing in laws, policies, and institutions that empower women economically. But there’s much to be done. From the gender pay gap to labour…Continue

Started Jun 12

Empowering Female Workers in the Apparel Industry: Three Areas for Business Action

To realize the ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment says there is a “pressing need to step up actions to close gender gaps…Continue

Started Jun 8

In the Mind, the Household, or the Market? Concepts and Measurement of Women’s Economic Empowerment

The concept of empowerment is now widely used in several disciplines to characterize the states and social processes of individuals and communities. In economic development, the concept has come to…Continue

Started Jun 1

 

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In Rural India, Economic Empowerment Program Mobilizes 45 Million Women

India’s National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLP) is one of the world’s most innovative projects aimed at reducing poverty and creating sustainable livelihood...
Wednesday
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Chicken or Egg? Prioritizing Direct Interventions vs. Changing Social Norms at Online

June 28, 2017 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Programs designed to achieve women’s economic empowerment are based on diverse perspectives. Some believe that a shift in gender norms is necessary for successful acquisition of skills, breaking gender stereotypes, sustaining the effort of empowering girls and women, and promoting women in workforce and business. Others contend that, due to the urgency of securing livelihoods for girls and women, rather than waiting for gender norms to change, investing in skill development will, ultimately,…See More
Jun 16
Vincent Trousseau posted a blog post

Trends on WEE: addressing systemic barriers, the new world of work and evidence of impact

The recent WEE Global Learning Forum was a unique opportunity to explore the trends on WEE and to learn from innovative initiatives implemented by development actors. This article gives some insights on our take-aways from the event!Systemic barriers, including social norms freezing the expected roles of women and men, were high on the agenda and there appeared to be consensus amongst presenters that increasing women’s participation is not enough. Not…See More
Jun 14
Vincent Trousseau posted a discussion

This What a Feminist Foreign Policy Looks Like

America’s neighbors to the north are mounting an experiment.Last week, Canada announced its “first feminist international-assistance policy,” following comprehensive public consultations which took place last summer in more than 300 sessions involving over 15,000 people in about 65 countries. A wide range of stakeholders also contributed over 10,000 written…See More
Jun 13
Vincent Trousseau replied to Rodolfo Gomes's discussion Do energy access projects provide the claimed benefits for women?
"Hi Rodolfo, Here is an interesting initiative from Energy 4 Impact that may be of interest to you, whereby they are working with women to supply energy to the "last mile": TACKLING THE ‘LAST MILE’ ENERGY ACCESS CHALLENGE…"
Jun 12
Vincent Trousseau posted a discussion

The State of Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean Rim countries have set change in motion, investing in laws, policies, and institutions that empower women economically. But there’s much to be done. From the gender pay gap to labour policies, dive into the data to see how women fare across the region - See more at:…See More
Jun 12
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Jun 11
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Jun 9
Vincent Trousseau posted a discussion

Empowering Female Workers in the Apparel Industry: Three Areas for Business Action

To realize the ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment says there is a “pressing need to step up actions to close gender gaps and ensure the full economic empowerment of women.” The private sector has an important role to play in this ambition—particularly in sectors, like apparel, that employ large numbers of women all over the world.BSR proposes three areas where apparel companies can take action to promote women workers’…See More
Jun 8
Vincent Trousseau posted a video

How do Social Norms affect Women's Financial Inclusion

Social norms are increasingly recognised as a major barrier to women's economic empowerment. In this interview, recorded at the 2017 WEE Global Learning Foru...
Jun 5
Vincent Trousseau posted a blog post

Shifting social norms at scale: Insights from the Practitioners' Learning Group

Facilitated by Oxfam and the SEEP Network, the Practitioners' Learning Group (PLG) on Shifting Social Norms in the Economy at Scale aims to better understand how to address social norms in the economy and create change at scale.During the recent WEE Global Learning Forum, initial insights were shared with a wide audience during a particularly well attended session articulated around the following themes:Overview of what social…See More
Jun 2
Vincent Trousseau posted a blog post

How do we measure women’s empowerment?

Empowering women and supporting gender equality is the stated aim of many development projects. Often these projects are asked to monitor and evaluate the extent to which their work is contributing to achieving greater empowerment, but there is little guidance on how to do it. In this blog Simone Lombardini presents a new guide to measuring women’s empowerment in Oxfam projects, developed through five years of impact evaluations.Since 2011, Oxfam GB has been conducting impact evaluations of…See More
Jun 1
Vincent Trousseau posted discussions
Jun 1
Vincent Trousseau posted a video

Women’s Economic Empowerment: In Conversation with President Luis Guillermo Solis

Luis Guillermo Solis discusses the importance of women in development in Costa Rica.
May 30
Vincent Trousseau posted a blog post

Addressing non-market constraints for sustained WEE - A theory of change

In her opening keynote to the WEE Global Learning Forum, Prof. Naila Kabeer, Professor of Gender and Development at the Gender Institute of the London School of Economics, presented a theory of change for sustainable women’s economic empowerment.In this short interview, Prof. Naila Kabeer explains how this theory of change should address structural barriers, and provides some insights on how to translate this into a programmatic approach.Read the latest blog from Naila Kabeer…See More
May 24
Vincent Trousseau posted a discussion

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: COLLECTIVE ACTION FOR WEE

We are delighted to launch the second "Question of the week"! Every month, we will publish a question from members of the network and seek opinions and answers from you all. This week, the question focuses on collective action for WEE:Women are often excluded from market-related decision-making (such as for price negotiations, investment or access to credit). How can collective groups influence decision-making processes in markets to empower women, and what is our role in assisting them do…See More
May 19

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DIgital Communications Lead- Knowledge Hub on Women's Economic Empowerment in Agriculture
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Oxfam
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Trends on WEE: addressing systemic barriers, the new world of work and evidence of impact

The recent WEE Global Learning Forum was a unique opportunity to explore the trends on WEE and to learn from innovative initiatives implemented by development actors. This article gives some insights on our take-aways from the event!

Systemic barriers, including social norms freezing the expected roles of women and men, were high on the agenda and there appeared to be consensus amongst…

Continue

Posted on June 14, 2017 at 10:30

Shifting social norms at scale: Insights from the Practitioners' Learning Group

Facilitated by Oxfam and the SEEP Network, the Practitioners' Learning Group (PLG) on Shifting Social Norms in the Economy at Scale aims to better understand how to address social norms in the economy and create change at scale.

During the recent WEE Global Learning Forum, initial insights were shared with a wide audience during a particularly well attended session articulated around the following…

Continue

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 12:30

How do we measure women’s empowerment?

Empowering women and supporting gender equality is the stated aim of many development projects. Often these projects are asked to monitor and evaluate the extent to which their work is contributing to achieving greater empowerment, but there is little guidance on how to do it. In this blog Simone Lombardini presents a new guide to measuring women’s empowerment in Oxfam projects, developed through five years of impact evaluations.

Since 2011,…

Continue

Posted on June 1, 2017 at 7:30

Addressing non-market constraints for sustained WEE - A theory of change

In her opening keynote to the WEE Global Learning Forum, Prof. Naila Kabeer, Professor of Gender and Development at the Gender Institute of the London School of Economics, presented a theory of change for sustainable women’s economic empowerment.

In this short interview, Prof. Naila Kabeer explains how this theory of change should address structural barriers, and provides some insights on how to translate this into a programmatic approach.…

Continue

Posted on May 24, 2017 at 7:00

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