WIDE+ Newsletter 3a, August 2015, with reviews of World Bank GE strategy, Financing for Development Agenda, Women’s Rights Paradigm and Feminist Economic Literacy

Publication with tools on enhancing Economic Literacy by WIDE+ members Almost two years ago five women’s rights, gender and development organizations in five different countries started the Grundtvig-project “Economic Literacy across Europe: Exchange and Cooperation to Promote a Feminist Approach in Adult Education”. They are all WIDE+ members and involved other member associations and individuals into … Continue reading WIDE+ Newsletter 3a, August 2015, with reviews of World Bank GE strategy, Financing for Development Agenda, Women’s Rights Paradigm and Feminist Economic Literacy

WIDE+ Critical reflections and key recommendations for the World Bank Group’s new Gender Equality strategy

Patricia Muñoz Cabrera and Gea Meijers The present article is a summarized version of WIDE+ critical reflections and key recommendations to the World Bank Group (WBG)new strategy on Gender Equality. These recommendations were submitted during a recent consultation process (Brussels, June 8). WIDE+ believes that the framework of the WBG's proposed policy does not take … Continue reading WIDE+ Critical reflections and key recommendations for the World Bank Group’s new Gender Equality strategy

Increasing Gains for Women, Not Just the Economy: The UK Gender and Development Network Submission to the World Bank Gender Strategy Consultation

Daphne Jayasinghe Earlier this year the World Bank Group (WBG) launched the concept note for its new gender strategy, ‘Promoting Gender Equality to Reduce Poverty and Boost Shared Prosperity.’ It was developed to launch and inform the global consultation which ran until late July. Whilst welcoming the proposed strategy the UK Gender and Development Network’s … Continue reading Increasing Gains for Women, Not Just the Economy: The UK Gender and Development Network Submission to the World Bank Gender Strategy Consultation