Posts Tagged ‘Economics’
Inside the Complex Financial World of Women’s Organizations
Association for Women’s Rights In Development (AWID) has produced a series of reports on the state of fundraising and money in women’s rights organizations . The series, called Where is the Money for Women’s Rights, explores the complexities in obtaining adequate funding for organizations across the globe. One of the striking paradoxes of this moment is that…Read More
The SDGs: Landmark achievment, or a step backward?
…The objectives of Beijing were consistent with a recognition of the deeply structural nature of the inequalities experienced by women. By openly challenging austerity programmes and the impact of macroeconomic policies on women, the platform acknowledged that the neoliberal, “trade not aid” model of development was – and is – failing the majority of the…Read More
A Gendered Perspective: Reflections on the MDG and the potential of the SDG
By: Katie Douglas, WEA Intern A woman closes the door behind her and sets off into the early light of dawn. It’s the pre-monsoon season in India, and the air is thick with heat as she walks to her small kitchen garden. What began as a grant of seeds, has transformed into fertile beds of…Read More
WEA is partnering with Pink51 – Shop with Purpose!
WEA is thrilled to announce our exciting new partnership with Pink51.com as one of their featured organizations! What does this mean? Well, now there’s a new way for your to support our work and vision to uplift grassroots women environmental leaders…all while getting your shopping done! What Pink51 is: Pink51 is a for profit shopping…Read More
How Poverty hurts the Environment
Despite the fact that Nigeria is a leading producer of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and is seventh in the world for largest reserves of natural gas, it is also one of the biggest users of wood and charcoal fuels for cooking purposes. Given that wood is essentially free and that kerosene and other fuels are expensive and often…Read More