Gender

Gender Equality

Women suffer economic, social, and political discrimination. Much has been done over the last three decades to try and reverse such discrimination, and aid has played its part. Yet in many societies there is often a higher incidence of poverty among women than men, while women are also more likely to live in extreme poverty.

© UN Photo/Myriam Asmani

One of the more difficult issues aid organizations are facing is how to plan and conduct interventions in fragile situations where armed conflict i...

CARL-GUSTAV LINDÉN / Oct 2013
© UN Photo/Helena Mulkerns

An important part of ReCom–Research and Communication on Foreign Aid (2011-13) is to get ‘the message’ from the research programme across so that t...

CARL-GUSTAV LINDÉN / Jul 2013
© UN Photo/Kibae Park

In recent weeks there have been several large gatherings of experts dealing with how to tackle the complex climate change and environmental problem...

CARL-GUSTAV LINDÉN / Apr 2013
© UN Photo/Albert Gonzalez Farran

We welcome applications from researchers for the call for papers between 1 February and 11 April 2013.

UNU-WIDER / Jan 2013
Fisherman in Wataboo beach © UN Photo/Martine Perret

At the recent UNU-WIDER research conference on development and climate change, the communications team took the opportunity to ask participants vis...

UNU-WIDER / Oct 2012

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