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The Power of Numbers: Women in Local Governance in Bangladesh
Thanks to the Sharique project, women are elected to the Union Parishads office – the lowest administrative unit in Bangladesh. They are increasingly well-informed and politically savvy.
Written by Jane Carter - 23. December 2016
Leadership Skills for Women and Men Staff
Management and leadership skills can and should be consciously trained, and prevailing gender patterns must be actively countered.
Written by Jane Carter - 06. October 2016
Educating Disadvantaged Children in Benin: Reflections Prompted by Office Renovations
In remote parts of rural Benin, many children do not attend school, or rapidly drop out. Reasons include the long distances to schools, overcrowded classrooms, difficulties in understanding the teachers and the cost involved.
Written by Jane Carter - 17. August 2016
Should We, Do We, Work in Urban Areas?
Although Helvetas' work focuses on rural areas, it does not stop where the countryside ends. We are already active in many small to medium sized towns.
Written by Jane Carter - 07. July 2016
Where the Money Goes… Tracking Spending on Gender and Social Inclusion
Our country programme in Nepal has used the tool of Fund Flow Analysis (FFA) for more than 10 years. It is now well embedded in financial reporting.
Written by Jane Carter - 16. June 2016
“Violence Against an Individual Is Violence Against Society…”
Addressing Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) is an issue on which all development practitioners should be aware.
Written by Jane Carter - 08. June 2016
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