Gender, Development, and Advocacy
Advocacy for gender equality occurs at all levels of society--from grassroots women demanding community-level change to sophisticated coalition-building that promotes change to international trade laws. Articles in this collection chart the experience, challenges, and successes of gender equality advocates from area including Pakistan, Australia, and southern Africa.
Includes a comprehensive resources section, featuring books, organizations, Web sites, and electronic resources
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Страница 86 - DAWN (Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era) is a network of women scholars and activists from the economic South who engage in feminist research and analysis of the global environment and are committed to working for economic justice, gender justice and democracy (http:// www.dawn.org.fj/publications/DAWNInforms).
Страница 86 - Organization (WEDO), an international advocacy network that seeks to increase the power of women worldwide as policymakers in governance and in policymaking institutions, forums and processes at all levels, to achieve economic and social justice, a peaceful and healthy planet and human rights for all.
Страница 49 - Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on the establishment of the African Court on Human and People's Rights.
Страница 28 - ... 1 ) information politics, or the ability to quickly and credibly generate politically usable information and move it to where it will have the most impact; (2) symbolic politics, or the ability to call upon symbols, actions, or stories that make sense of a situation for an audience that is frequently far away...
Страница 2 - Westernisation was not relevant. She goes on to argue that women's emancipation movements were conducted in the context of nationalist struggles. They were acted out against a backdrop of nationalist struggles aimed at achieving political independence, asserting a national identity, and modernizing society (p.
Страница 27 - ... ability to quickly and credibly generate politically usable information and move it to where it will have the most impact; (2) symbolic politics, or the ability to call upon symbols, actions, or stories that make sense of a situation for an audience that is frequently far away; (3) leverage politics, or the ability to call upon powerful actors to affect a situation where weaker members of a network are unlikely to have...
Страница 22 - Advocacy captures what is unique about these transnational networks: they are organized to promote causes, principled ideas, and norms, and they often involve individuals advocating policy changes that cannot be easily linked to a rationalist understanding of their "interests.
Страница 86 - Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), 355 Lexington Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 100176603, USA...
Страница 85 - ... of central and eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).