Category: 'gender'

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Gender and Rural Microfinance: Reaching and Empowering Women

This article looks at how microfinance is important for women’s empowerment. It focuses on how microfinance particularly in the rural areas is important for women who live there and do not have access to the economic markets. This article also shows how the empowerment of women economically can influence other sectors of society.

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Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

This article looks at the role of women in agriculture and how ensuring women play an economic part in agriculture, world hunger can be reduced. The article gives case studies involving the empowerment of women and how that has been beneficial not only for the women involved but also the community which they work in.

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Community Safety Initiative Gender-Based Violence Program

This report takes a look at how women, who are refugees and have experienced gender based violence,┬ácan empower themselves by starting income generating projects. The report shows how women can gain skills and education from the programmes run by the ARC organization. This project is important as it┬ádemonstrates how women in poverty can provide sustainable […]

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Harnessing the power of sports for development and peace

The article considers how the Sport for Development and Peace programme can improve society by considering sport as a: contributor to peace and development; tool to promote health; tool to promote the development of the youth; way to improve gender equity and empower females; method for including persons with disabilities in societies and improving their […]

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Environment and Sustainable Development

This article considers the relationship between sustainable development, the environment and gender, and looks at how gender roles can affect the environment, and co-relatively, how the environment can affect men and women. The article also looks at the impact that the relationship between gender and the environment has on government policies, and offers suggestions on […]