Resources

10 Dec 2018
This report explores the issue of women’s leadership in science. Through interviews with women and men who lead international science and technology projects, the report highlights alternative pathways to success, and ways in which institutional change is so elusive and hard to achieve.
REGIONS: Other
TYPE: Reports
30 Aug 2017
World Bank/International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 2017: Report reviews the literature on gender and water, examines how norms and practices related to water exacerbate gender inequalities, and discusses examples of initiatives that have had intended and unintended consequences for gender equality.
TYPE: Reports
13 Jul 2017
Oxfam, 2017: Journal issue of Gender and Development focuses on water and sanitation from the perspective of gender justice and women's rights. It highlights the importance of WASH provision for women and girls, examines the gender aspects of WASH in more detail,and considers current policy and programme approaches to WASH that aim to address women’s and girls’ needs and interests.
TYPE: Other, Reports
22 Feb 2017
World Bank, 2015: Study illustrates the extent to which energy subsidy reforms in the Europe and Central Asia regions differently impact men and women, and seeks to understand whether gender-specific behavioral change and corresponding mitigation measures would help men and women better adapt to these reforms.
08 Feb 2017
European Commission, 2015: Guidelines to help science organizations develop and implement policies to promote women’s participation in science, including collecting data and monitoring gender equality, engaging leaderships, policy-making and institutionalisation, etworking and empowering women to take action, integrating gender in education and research, and communications.
27 Oct 2016
U.S. National Academies, 2004: Conference report contains peer-reviewed breakout and poster papers and several abstracts of papers on subjects including influence of residential location on travel behavior of women, gender differences in choice of transportation vehicle, women's concerns relating to transport options, and risk of injury to women resulting from transport.
TYPE: Reports
27 Oct 2016
U.S. National Academies, 2011: Conference report presents peer-reviewed papers on changing demographics and women’s travel behavior, transportation policy considerations for female travelers, protecting the safety and personal security of female transportation users, and studying the impacts of extreme events on female travelers.
TYPE: Reports
27 Oct 2016
U.S. National Academies, 2004: Conference report presents peer-reviewed papers that identiy and explore additional research and data needed to inform transportation policy decisions that address women’s mobility, safety, and security needs.
TYPE: Reports
27 Oct 2016
Transportation Research Board of the U.S. National Academies, 2011: Conference report highlights the latest research on changing demographics that affect transportation planning, programming, and policy making as well as the latest research on crash and injury prevention for different segments of the female population, particularly pregnant and elderly transportation users.
TYPE: Reports
27 Oct 2016
John Riverson, Mika Kunieda, Peter Roberts, Negede Lewi and Wendy M. Walker, 2005: Paper describes steps which are being taken by the World Bank to improve the effective meeting of gender needs in transport, summarizing examples of good practice and illustrating their application in Ethiopia.
27 Oct 2016
Asian Development Bank, 2015: Policy brief draws on rapid assessments of sexual harassment in public transportation conducted in three countries in Asia, and attempts to specify recommended actions to prevent and address sexual harassment in public transportation and its related spaces such as train platforms and bus stops.
12 Oct 2016
World Bank, 2002: Strategy identifies gender-related barriers to poverty reduction and sustainable development; and recommends appropriate actions to reduce these barriers; it is intended to establish an enabling environment to foster country-led, country-specific strategies for changing the gender patterns that are costly to growth, poverty reduction, and human well-being.
12 Oct 2016
CGIAR/International Agricultural Research Center in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), 2014: Report from a training workshop covering the practical, technical and analytical aspects of gender mainstreaming in dryland agriculture, as well as lessons learned for consideration in future trainings.
20 Sep 2016
European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE): Report identifies key factors in promoting gender equality within research organizations, discusses how the effectiveness of gender equality initiatives can be assessed, and identifies stakeholders' needs and priorities in relation to measures that could be made available for research institutions to support gender equality.
TYPE: Reports
16 Sep 2016
GTZ, 2010: Working paper traces the ways in which women’s economic empowerment through climate mitigation and adaptation fosters economic growth and socioeconomic development, reduces poverty, keeps environmental problems in check, and increases the potential for adaptation
TYPE: Reports