Gender

 

There are 53 items related to Gender. Items are listed by date added.

 

Environmental and Gender Impacts of Land Tenure Regularization in Africa: Pilot Evidence from Rwanda

Environmental and Gender Impacts of Land Tenure Regularization in Africa: Pilot Evidence from Rwanda

Source: Journal of Development Economics, 2014

Author(s): Daniel Ayalew Ali, Klaus Deininger, and Markus Goldstein

Countries: Rwanda

Topics: Gender, Governance, Land

Added: 21/05/2017

 

We evaluate the short-term impact of a pilot land regularization program in Rwanda using a geographic discontinuity design with spatial fixed effects. Three key findings emerge from the analysis. First, the program seems to have improved land access for legally married women (about 76% of married couples) and prompted better...

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‘I Acted Like a Man’: Exploring Female Ex-insurgents’ Narratives on Nigeria’s Oil Insurgency

‘I Acted Like a Man’: Exploring Female Ex-insurgents’ Narratives on Nigeria’s Oil Insurgency

Source: Review of African Political Economy, 2016

Author(s): Temitope Oriola

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 12/04/2017

 

This paper explores how a small sample of female ex-insurgents make sense of their engagement in Nigeria’s oil insurgency. The study is informed by three key questions: How did Delta women join the insurgency? Why did they join? How do they frame their participation? The paper analyses the prevalence of...

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Verisk Maplecroft's Conflict Minerals Risk Analysis

Verisk Maplecroft's Conflict Minerals Risk Analysis

Source: Verisk Maplecroft, 2017

Author(s): Verisk Maplecroft

Topics: Assessment, Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 10/04/2017

 

Verisk Maplecroft’s conflict minerals analysis quantifies 20 political, social and environmental risk related to the production of tantalum, tin, tungsten and gold (3TG) in the largest global producers of the minerals. The focus of the risk assessment is at the mine level of the value chain, though risk issues present...

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The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

The Complex Ties That Bind: Gendered Agency and Expectations in Conflict and Climate Change-Related Migration

Source: Global Policy, 2017

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Honduras

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Governance, Land

Added: 10/04/2017

 

For the past decade, western public discourse and the policy world have become increasingly concerned about ‘irregular’ migration and, to a slightly lesser extent perhaps, what driving role conflict and climate change play in triggering it. Addressing the causes and effects requires having a better understanding of the impacts that...

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Land Tenure in South Sudan: Does It Promote Climate Change Resilience?

Land Tenure in South Sudan: Does It Promote Climate Change Resilience?

Source: The Sudd Institute, 2017

Author(s): Nhial Tiitmamer, Augustino Ting Mayai, and Nyathon Hoth Mai

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Economic Recovery , Gender, Governance, Land, Livelihoods

Added: 10/04/2017

 

Land was a key driver of the war between Khartoum and Southern Sudan. The Khartoum government had placed the land and its resources under the state’s control, while the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), which represented the South during the war, argued that the “land belongs to the community” and...

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Incidence and Impact of Land Conflict in Uganda

Incidence and Impact of Land Conflict in Uganda

Source: World Bank Group, 2004

Author(s): Klaus Deininger and Raffaella Castagnini

Countries: Uganda

Topics: Conflict Causes, Gender, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

While there is a large, though inconclusive, literature on the impact of land titles in Africa, little attention has been devoted to the study of land conflict, despite evidence on increasing incidence of such conflicts. The authors use data from Uganda to explore who is affected by land conflicts, whether...

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Afghanistan WASH Cluster Detail Operational Plan - HRP 2017

Afghanistan WASH Cluster Detail Operational Plan - HRP 2017

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Gender, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

According to UNICEF-WHO joint monitoring report 2015, 68 percent of Afghans don’t have access to improved sanitation and nearly 15 million, 45 percent use unimproved water sources. The provinces with higher intensity of conflicts are also the ones with poor WASH indicators (ALCS 2014). Safe hygiene behaviours like handwashing with...

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Does Artisanal Mining Increase the Risk of Sexual Violence? Micro-Level Evidence from Eastern Congo

Does Artisanal Mining Increase the Risk of Sexual Violence? Micro-Level Evidence from Eastern Congo

Source: Quality in Primary Care, 2016

Author(s): Siri Aas Rustad, Gudrun Østby, and Ragnhild Nordås Quality in Primary Care 1-Jan-16

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 15/02/2017

 

​DR Congo’s natural resource abundance has featured in policy debates and amongst advocacy groups as the prime example of ‘conflict minerals’ driving conflict-related sexual violence. Yet, systematic analyses of the links between mining, conflict, and sexual violence are scarce. This article explores this link combining new subnational data on the...

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Structural Change and Wife Abuse: A Disaggregated Study of Mineral Mining and Domestic Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1999–2013

Structural Change and Wife Abuse: A Disaggregated Study of Mineral Mining and Domestic Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1999–2013

Source: Political Geography, 2017

Author(s): Andreas Kotsadam, Gudrun Østby, and Siri Aas Rustad

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 15/02/2017

 

Mineral mining may be a mixed blessing for local communities. On the one hand, extractive industries can be a positive economic driver, generating considerable revenues, and opportunities for growth. On the other hand, mining is often thought to be associated with negative effects, such as pollution, and violent conflict. Existing...

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Women, Peace, and Security: Afghanistan-Pakistan Women’s Policy Brief

Women, Peace, and Security: Afghanistan-Pakistan Women’s Policy Brief

Source: USAID, 2017

Author(s): Ana C. Rold, Sameena Imtiaz, and Mariam Safi

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 18/01/2017

 

The Pakistan-Afghan Women’s Forum for Peace and Democracy (PAWFPD) was established in 2012 to enhance cross-border cooperation between Afghanistan and Pakistan. This initiative engages and empowers women from both countries to participate in processes that help to build peace in the region. In October 2015, the United Nations Security Council...

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