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Ensuring the Funds Flow: Gender and Financing
Many minds have been brought to bear on the financing of development activities promoting gender equality, and tools have been developed to track the flow of finances in a gender disaggregated manner through allocation, expenditure and verification.
Written by Jane Carter - 22. October 2015
Internalising Social Values: NGO Partners in Bangladesh
In Bangladesh we partner with over 20 different local NGOs, some as part of a long-term engagement, and some as part of relatively recent interventions.
Written by Jane Carter - 17. September 2015
Gaining Courage, Speaking Out: Women’s Leadership Training in Guatemala
Helvetas' training covers aspects such as self-esteem, gender-based violence, the relevant laws and how to conduct community facilitation.
Written by Jane Carter - 16. July 2015
Are Women-Headed Households Disadvantaged?
In many cultural contexts, a woman who has lost her husband or never married is looked upon with scorn, a source of bad luck, or worse.
Written by Jane Carter - 28. May 2015
Translating Gender Equality in Rural Ethiopia
After attending trainings, couples start to share household chores, their mutual understanding increases, and their participation in WASH activities increases.
Written by Jane Carter - 15. May 2015
Debating Women’s Position in Mozambique
The more that women’s rights and roles in society are raised in a constructive debate, the more men and women are likely to reflect on their own situation and that of others.
Written by Jane Carter - 22. April 2015
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