Started May 5
Published in the Huffingtonn Post:Closing the gender pay gap, increasing access to finance for women, and enacting regulatory and legal policies to increase women’s economic participation cannot be…Continue
Started May 3
The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) for its Shaping Inclusive Finance Transformations (SHIFT) Challenge Fund entitled “Linking remittances as…Continue
Started Apr 13
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
Oxfam implements programmes to improve women’s economic empowerment (WEE) within value chains in more than 40 countries. This article highlights distinctive characteristics of Oxfam’s programmatic approach to tackle the broad spectrum of barriers to WEE.
Covering around 30 projects, the review provides great insights in the kinds of approaches Oxfam is taking within its programmes to improve women’s livelihoods, wellbeing and realise their…
Posted on April 11, 2017 at 16:00
On 8th March, Winnie Byanyima announced the winners of the WEE Leadership Awards, an event organised by Oxfam’s Knowledge Hub on Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) in Agriculture to recognise staff members from across Oxfam and partner and community organisations who have shown exceptional championship of WEE.
Aida Zubčević, M.B. Akhter and Eaetemad Rafallah Abdallah have kindly accepted to share with us what…Continue
Posted on March 28, 2017 at 9:23
The involvement of men and boys is a prerequisite for shifting social norms around unpaid care work. Jane Kato-Wallace, Senior Program Officer at Promundo-US, highlights the implications for organizations addressing the caregiving divide.
The unpaid care work divide represents an enduring aspect of gender inequality where men are expected to be the breadwinners while women are responsible for care and domestic work. One of the reasons is because…
Posted on March 21, 2017 at 9:00