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A multidisciplinary NGO: the interface of home economics with gender and development

This paper analyses the trends and major themes in the fields of home economics (HE) and gender and development (GAD) focusing on different regions of the world and on change over the course of recent history. The interface of these two fields of educat ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:44

Women in Development Europe

The Annual General Assembly of Women in Development Europe (WIDE) took place in Madrid in March 1993. WIDE has members from 13 countries, mainly EC member states. The conference focused on `Women, Human Rights and Development' and the author briefly descr ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:54

Children, conflict and displacement

It is increasingly being recognised that many survivors of trauma are not best helped by psychological intervention based on the common Western patient/analyst relationship. Radda Barnen commissioned research into a variety of approaches to working with c ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:57

`Third World' perspectives on cyberfeminism

Cyberfeminists share the belief that women should `take control of and appropriate the use of cybertechnologies in an attempt to empower ourselves.' The author argues that the demystification of technology is necessary, but not sufficient, for empowerment ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:01

The F-word and the S-word - too much of one and not enough of the other

This article questions the growing use of the term ‘faith-based’ in development policy and practice. It is argued that it homogenises people in minority migrant and developing-country contexts and excludes many who are working for human rights and social ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:05

Counting the cost of HIV and AIDS to civil-society organisations

HIV threatens the survival of many civil-society organisations (CSOs) in Africa. While we know the range of potential costs to such groups, we lack a detailed picture of the extent of the impact. This article highlights important findings from exploratory ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-10-28 17:36

Development and Social Action

Edited by:  Eade, Deborah Civil society organisations (CSOs) are playing an increasingly prominent role in promoting policy change in fa ...

Book - admin - 2009-12-23 15:04

Denial and Distress: Gender, Poverty and Human Rights in Asia

Author:  Murthy, Ranjani K and Lakshmi Sankaran Publisher:  London: Zed Books, 2 ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 19:49

Missionaries and Mandarins: Feminist Engagement with Development Institutions

Author:  Miller, Carol and Shahra Razavi (eds.) Issue:  ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-07 08:30

Planning and Development with Women: Making a World of Difference

Author:  Young, Kate Issue:  Volume 4, Number 3 ...

Book review - admin - 2009-12-10 08:15