Gender Equality, HIV, and AIDS
Sheila Aikman, Elaine Unterhalter, Tania Boler
The book shows that while gender inequalities in society generally, and particularly within the education sector, are driving aspects of the HIV epidemic, educational settings can be empowering and bring about change. It examines different expectations of what HIV education programmes and education...
Microfinance and Poverty Reduction
The provision of credit and other financial services has become increasingly seen as the answer to the problems facing poor people. Microfinance interventions have the capacity to increase incomes, contribute to individual and household security, and change social relations for the better. However,...
Basic Accounting for Credit and Savings Schemes
Intended for readers without any formal accountancy training, this book explains in clear and simple language how to document the financial transactions associated with credit and savings schemes.
Gender Equality and Men
Why include men in gender equality and anti-poverty work? What works with men in practice? What is the impact of including men in gender analysis and action? How should organisations develop work with men? In international debates on gender equality there is a growing emphasis on men, not only as ho...
Basic Accounting for Small Groups
The success of any venture, whatever its size, depends on proper financial control. This book offers a step-by-step guide to basic accounting and financial management techniques. It is written in plain language for people who have no previous experience of accounting and book-keeping. Using simple c...
Gender in Development Organisations
Over the past decade, organisations working on development issues have taken an increasing interest in women’s needs and rights. But working on promoting awareness of women’s marginalisation demands more than an equal opportunities policy. This book draws together the experience of organizations wor...
A Basic Guide to Evaluation for Development Workers
Focuses on the principles underlying evaluation, and deals with issues to be considered at the planning stage, the steps involved in carrying out evaluations and the importance of involving people in the evaluation process throughout.
Environments and Livelihoods
Is poverty to blame for the global environmental crisis - or conversely, is environmental degradation a major cause of poverty? This question is at the heart of this book, which conceives of environment; in the broadest sense: one that includes people and social relationships. It reflects on the rel...
Gender in the 21st Century
From the perspective of development specialists and feminist activists, this book considers the challenges facing gender and development practitioners and policy-makers in the 21st century. Despite some successes women in many countries remain in abject poverty, lacking food, clean water, education...
Women Reinventing Globalisation
The Association for Women's Rights in Development's (formerly AWID) International Forum is the largest international summit on gender equality outside of the United Nations system. It provides an unparalleled opportunity to develop strategies, share ideas, build skills, and provide support - all to...