Afghanistan and Gender
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- The “We Can” Campaign in South Asia, 2004-2011. External evaluation report
- M Raab / Oxfam, 2011
- This evaluation was commissioned by Oxfam GB to measure the impact of the We Can campaign, which ran from 2004-2010 in six countries across south Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka). The overall goal of the ...
- Securing Life and Livelihoods in Rural Afghanistan: The Role of Social Relationships
- k Kantor / Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2010
- This paper provides evidence of the importance of social relationships to Afghan rural life and livelihood outcomes. This is an understanding of rural life not generally reflected in programme design and implementation. The paper draws from...
- Review of the Environment Programme in Badakshan, the Ghazni Programme, and the role and capacity of the Norwegian Afghanistan Committee (AIN/NAC)
- K. Haarberg / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD, 2011
- Review of the Norwegian Afghanistan Committee's (NAC) environmental programmes in two provinces in Afghanistan, which include nurseries, forest management, watershed management, access to clean water, women’s gardens, foster-mums for tree s...
- From resolution to reality: lessons learned from Afghanistan, Nepal and Uganda on women's participation in peacebuilding and post-conflict governance
- CARE International, 2010
- UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (SCR 1325, 2000) was hailed a victory for women’s rights activists around the world. The adoption of the resolution represented a significant step forward in recognising the strategic contribution t...
- A place at the table: safeguarding women’s rights in Afghanistan
- L. Hancock / Make Trade Fair Campaign, Oxfam International, 2011
- Ten years on from the start of the western intervention in Afghanistan, Afghan women are facing an uncertain future. Women have strived for, and made important gains, since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, including in political participati...
- The global financial and economic crisis and its impact on women: a human rights perspective
- S Nigam; S Mishra / Programme on Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 2011
- How has the global financial and economic crisis impacted on south Asian countries, and how has it affected women and men differently? Common economic analyses have highlighted the social impact using financial indicators. But this approach...
- Women’s participation in microfinance changing gender relations in Afghanistan
- S. Zand / Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2010
- This case study is a part of a larger study that explores women’s participation in different development programmes and projects in Afghanistan. The current paper looks at women’s participation in a microfinance (MF) programme i...
- Strategies for bringing women into government
- T. Whitman; J. Gomez / Hunt Alternatives Fund, 2009
- Involvement of women in peace processes brings skills, attributes, and perspectives to government processes. Post conflict governments that have involved women have tended to build governance systems which are stable and transparent. Howeve...
- Re-defining security: reflecting the differing needs of different sectors of society
- Institute of Development Studies UK, 2009
- Ruling administrations often determine security policy and direct its apparatus for the 'benefit of society'. But is security something to be grateful for, or a citizens’ right? Rather should security be determined by the concerns of ...
- Marraige practices in Afghanistan
- D. Smith / Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2009
- There are many different ways in which marriages are decided on and practised in Afghan families. The institution of marriage is central to Afghan social life. This report addresses decision-making about marriage and marriage practices in A...
- Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)
- Working for women's rights in Afghanistan