Global Resources

Welcome to the Global Resources Database. This library contains over 3,000 specially selected gender documents picked from over 1,500 sources. It covers longstanding concerns and debates as well as emerging issues. It provides access to research, reports and policy documents, as well as records of good practice, lessons learnt and case studies, amongst other things. Each resource has been summarised providing a brief overview, key findings and recommendations, to help you save time deciding which resources you really want to read.

The database is added to monthly with the latest resources on a particular theme and/or region. We often pick a theme which is particularly relevant, for example, linking in with the theme of a key international gender event or campaign. However some months we like to showcase work from a region or on a theme that is underrepresented to provide space for more marginalised issue and further add to the diversity of our database.

We also strive to make resources available in languages other than English. A number of resources are available in French and Spanish, as well as other languages within the database.

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Global Resources (424 documents found)
Authors: O. Vaughan, S. Z. Banu, Wilson Center, Apr 2014
The complexity of the Nigerian Shari’a crisis reveals many contending perspectives, thoughts, and debates on governance and politics in contemporary Nigerian society, even among Northern Nigerian Muslims themselves. This publication by the... Find out more
Authors: J. B. Bunte, L. Vinson, Journal of Peace Research, Jan 2015
News reports of clashes between Muslims and Christians in countries such as Nigeria are increasingly common, yet clashes occur in some communities but not others. Under what conditions does religious identity become the fault line of... Find out more
Author: C. Nagarajan, New Humanist, Feb 2016
Writing in the New Humanist, Nigerian human rights activist and author Chitra Nagarajan raises the issue of the rising level of strict religious interpretation in Nigeria, and asks whether anything can be done to effectively combat the... Find out more
21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, Jan 2016
If immediate action is not taken, religious minorities in northern Nigeria will continue to face policies and practices that seek to remove their very presence, while the violence of Boko Haram and Fulani militants will further compound... Find out more
United Nations Development Programme , Mar 2016
In recent years, new waves of violent extremism based on religious, ethnic or political grounds have taken the lives of many innocent people. Extremist ideologies glorify the supremacy of a particular group, while opposing the idea of a... Find out more
United Nations [UN] Peacekeeping Operations , Apr 2015
The protection of populations and prevention of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, while primarily the responsibility of nation states, is a multi-layered and complex task requiring the contribution of a multitude of... Find out more
Authors: A. Osita-Njoku, P. Chikere, Applied Research Journal, May 2015
Throughout the 20th century, terrorism was largely limited to regional and national boundaries, and predominantly based on revolutionary nationalism in the fight against colonial powers. However, since the attacks in the United States in... Find out more
Author: L. Guihuan, Royal Tropical Institute , Jan 2005
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can have profound implications for women and men in terms of employment, education, health, environmental sustainability, and community development. Because of systemic gender biases in... Find out more
Author: M. Aryal (ed), Internews, Jan 2012
This comprehensive toolkit for journalists and other stakeholders invovled with reporting human rights is both a human rights reference guide, and a workbook. It draws on a variety of research, training and experience especially that of... Find out more
Author: S. Tielemans, Conciliation Resources, Dec 2015
Integrating gender into conflict analysis can increase the inclusivity and effectiveness of peacebuilding interventions. It does this by enhancing the understanding of underlying gender power relations and how these influence and are... Find out more