This book is essential reading for development practitioners and those working on women’s rights, as well as NGO staff , researchers, and students of development studies.
Tina Wallace and Fenella Porter
Section One – A Perfect Storm
2.Development from the ground: A worm’s eye view
3.Evaluation, complexity, uncertainty – theories of change and some alternatives
4. Losing Sight of our Purpose?
5. Can girls save the world?
Kate Grosser and Nikki van der Gaag
6. Lost in Translation: Gender Mainstreaming in Afghanistan
7. Insulating the Developing Classes
8. Reconnecting Development Policy, People and History
Section Two – Changing conversations
9. Taking our lead from reality - an open practice for social development
10. Women on wheels
11.Too young to be women, too old to be girls: The [Un]Changing Aid landscape and the reality of girls at risk
12. Looking Beyond the Numbers: reducing violence against women in Ghana
13. From local to global and back again – learning from Stepping Stones
14.Peace Practice Examined
15. I don’t know ... and related thoughts
16.Apolitical stories of sanitation and suffering women