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Gender in Development Organisations

Edited By: C Sweetman


Paperback | Dec 1997 | #67251 | ISBN: 0855983655
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This book draws together the experience of organizations working to promote women's full participation in the development process, studying the obstacles that stand in the way. Issues examined include gender auditing; the institutionalization of gender; the experience of a UN agency of integrating gender into its country programme; the process of creating a gender strategy; and using gender training.


Editorial; Rethinking organisations: a feminist perspective; Managing organisational change: the 'gendered' organisation of space and time; Implementing a Gender Policy in ACORD: strategies, constraints, and challenges; Establishing a feminist culture: the experience of Zimbabwe Women's Resource Centre and Network; AFRA confronts gender issues: the process of creating a gender strategy; Promoting women entrepreneurs in Lebanon: the experience of UNIFEM; Women's rights, the family, and organisational culture: a Lesotho case study; Making the Human Development Index (HDI) gender-sensitive; Interview: Magda Mateus Cardenas; Resources; Further reading

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