Searching with a thematic focus on Gender empowerment, Gender in Bangladesh
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- DocumentWarwick University, 2018In this paper, the author investigates how binary framings of women’s identity have influenced struggles for women’s rights and the interpretations of the relationship between Islam and women’s empowerment in Bangladesh.Document
Women's empowerment revisited : from individual to collective power among the export sector workers of Bangladesh2012Bangladesh has become known as something of a success in advancing gender equality since the 1990s. There have been rapid gains in a number of social and economic domains, yet by most objective standards the current condition and status of women and girls within Bangladeshi society remain low.Document
We do it ourselves: Nijera Kori and the struggle for economic and gender justice in Bangladesh', EMERGE Story of Change 2BRIDGE, 2015This story of change pulls out the key findings and messages from EMERGE case study 2, which explores the work of Nijera Kori - a national social movement in Bangladesh fighting for economic and gender justice.DocumentPathways of Women's Empowerment RPC, 2015This thematic portal examines how women engage with policy change, and the building of alliances and coalitions, to bring about accountability. It also contains information on how to create demand for, and dismantle obstacles to, women’s empowerment; and how to institutionalise and legitimise women’s empowerment in the policies, actions and populations of these institutions.DocumentOxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative, 2013The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) is a new survey-based index designed to measure the empowerment, agency, and inclusion of women in the agricultural sector. The WEAI was initially developed as a tool to reflect women’s empowerment that may result from the United States government’s Feed the Future Initiative, which commissioned the development of the WEAI.DocumentChronic Poverty Research Centre, UK, 2011To what extent are multidimensional women’s microfinance groups in Bolivia and Bangladesh capable of supporting civic activism among chronically poor women? Multidimensional microfinance programmes are those that offer more than finance services; they also offer social services, often through a group-lending model.DocumentGender at Work, 2011The authors of this paper describe the key elements of Gender at Work’s Organisation Strengthening Program: the Integral Framework, Action Learning and Capacitar practices.DocumentDevelopment Research Network, 2009‘Digital Bangladesh’ became a key issue in the last election as the benefits of ICT became more well known. At the same time as this growing interest, Bangladesh was and still is in a time of flux with gender assumptions changing as part of a broader process of economic and social transition.DocumentInternational Development Department, University of Birmingham, 2009The question of whether Islam empowers women arises in the context of contemporary Bangladesh where, while conventional indicators of gender inequality are narrowing, Islam is increasingly visible in society and politics.DocumentDevelopment Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty, University of Sussex, 2009The study of the difficulties faced by those who stay behind when a member of their household migrates temporarily are under-researched in migration studies. The aim of this briefing is to summarise the effects of the temporary absence of migrant men on women’s livelihoods in rural West Bengal, India, and northern Bangladesh.