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 (91 documents found)
Author: S. D. Galloway, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nova Southeastern University , Jan 2014
Throughout recorded history, women have been dehumanised, subjugated, and silenced. Although progress is occurring, this story is still true to too many women, especially in the developing world. Half a billion Muslim women inhabit... Find out more
Authors: N. O. Anyoha, J.U. Chikaire, R. N. Nwakwasi, International Journal of Development and Emerging Economics, Mar 2015
In south-western Nigeria, a number of traditional and social beliefs and norms work to inhibit women's participation in agricultural activities. As in many places throughout Africa, there has traditionally been a strict gendered division... Find out more
Author: S. B. Saraju, Journal of Education and Social Sciences, Jun 2016
The modern world is a competitive and demanding place, regardless of gender. Yet for women, especially Nigerian women, long-running agitation for gender equality has thus far failed to lift women from a role likened in this paper to... Find out more
Author: A. I. Olusola, Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Jan 2014
In Nigeria, as with many other places in the world, the Church is growing at a phenomenal rate, consisting of numerous Christian denominations both old and new. This spread of religious institutions holds both positive and negative promise... Find out more
CARE International, Jan 2016
Gender and power analysis form a foundation from which to contribute toward a just and sustainable impact toward gender equality. This site by CARE International presents options and reflections on the analysis of gender and power. This is... Find out more
World Economic Forum, Jan 2016
The Global Gender Gap Index 2015, a product of the work of the World Economic Forum, is an interactive, mapped index that ranks 145 economies according to how well they are leveraging their female talent pool, based on economic,... Find out more
Author: J. Hunt, Asian Development Bank , Jan 2013
This tool kit aims to assist development practitioners to ensure that gender perspectives are incorporated into development initiatives, and to monitor and evaluate gender equality results. It presents a menu of gender equality outcomes,... Find out more
Authors: S. Foran, G. Virdee, V. Rames, Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies , Jan 2010
Quality education for all is a fundamental human right, a protection mechanism and a catalyst for personal and social development. In crisis contexts, a gender-responsive education system is crucial to ensure male and female learners 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
Authors: C. Ricardo, F. Verani, Promundo, Jan 2010
This toolkit, developed by Promundo in collaboration with UNFPA and MenEngage, presents conceptual and practical information on engaging men and boys in promoting gender equality and health. Specific topics covered include: sexual and... Find out more