Search Organizations (English): Gender and development

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International Gender and Trade Network
Works to identify trade's impact on women and a women's agenda relative to trade and investment that will foster greater economic justice and security for women, families and communities globally. (See Details)
The Gender and Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Located at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, this multi-disciplinary research group has been at the forefront of work in gender and health, applying gender analysis and planning in their various areas of expertise.
Gender at Work
Works with development and human rights practitioners, researchers and policy makers to develop new theory and practice on how organizations can change gender-biased institutional rules, values, and practices. Aims to change the political, accountability, cultural and knowledge systems of organizations to challenge social norms and gender inequity. Website contains descriptions of projects they are undertaking, a discussion forum, and an e-zine. (See Details)
Gender and Disaster Network
Forms an educational project initiated by women and men interested in gender relations in disaster contexts. Documents and analyzes women's and men's experiences before, during, and after disaster, situating gender relations in broad political, economic, historical, and cultural context. Builds and sustains an active international community of scholars and activists. (See Details)
Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG)

Established in 1997 as a network comprising nongovernmental organizations, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), cooperating agencies, and the Bureau for Global Health of USAID. Promotes gender equity within population, health, and nutrition programs with the goal of improving reproductive health/HIV/AIDS outcomes and fostering sustainable development. Has 60 to 80 active members and maintains a listserv with more than 1,200 subscribers. A major focus of the group has been on gender education, advocacy, and the development of operational tools.

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Women Thrive Worldwide

Formerly the Women's Edge Coalition, Women Thrive Worldwide is a non-profit organization that shapes U.S. policy to help women in developing countries lift themselves out of povertyFounded in 1998, Women Thrive develops, shapes, and advocates for policies that foster economic opportunity for women living in poverty. They focus on making U.S. international assistance and trade programs prioritize women, and bring together a diverse coalition of over 50 organizations and 40,000 individuals united in the belief that empowering women is not only right, it’s also the key to ending global poverty.

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