Gender cuts across all the themes, with resources on issues such as maternal health, education, social norms, power, rights, and employment.
A recent synthesis of evidence of research funded by the ESRC-DFID Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation which explores how emerging opportunities for women to enter paid employment interact with social norms in traditionally conservative contexts.
News: Automation, women, and the future of work
Will women benefit from the rapid automation and digitisation that is set to change the world of work as we know it? This briefing explores the impact of automation on women and work in developing countries.
Explores the impact of automation on women and work in developing countries, considering global targets on valuing unpaid care, rights to economic resources, and access and use of information and communication technologies.
Drawing on qualitative and quantitative data collected in 2012–2014 from over 4500 young people (aged 8–25 y) in Ghana, Malawi and South Africa, this paper documents practices of using mobile phones to seek healthcare and the new therapeutic opportunities they create, alongside the constraints, contingencies and risks.
In this paper we reflect on the inter-generational encounters which are embedded in young people’s cell phone interactions, and consider the wider societal implications, not least the potential for associated shifts in the generational balance of power.
Blog: Gender, leadership and governance: what did we learn from the World Health Summit?
Sally Theobald, RinGs and ReBUILD, reflects on some key points for gender, governance and health arising from the Women in Global Health's attendance at the World Health Summit 2016.