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A female stall-holder does business in Nyaung Shwe, Myanmar - Asian Development Bank (Creative Commons Licensed via Flickr)
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Wednesday 16th November, 2016

With the third global Women's Entrepreneurship Day on 19 November, Abigail Hunt looks at how emerging technology is affecting women's working lives.

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Donald Trump supporters demonstrate on Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC on Thursday afternoon, 9 July 2015. Photo: Elvert Barnes CC-BY-NC-ND
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Thursday 10th November, 2016

The rise of populism around the world highlights the group of people 'left behind' by progress in economically open countries.

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Maria Miller MP speaks at ODI's parliamentary reception on women's economic empowerment - ODI/Carl Bigmore
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Thursday 3rd November, 2016

Mollie Liesner, Private Sector Development, Markets and Trade consultant at Itad, shares her top takeaways from ODI's parliamentary reception on women's economic empowerment.

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The El Panecillo hill seen from Quito's historic centre along the García Moreno street. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Cayambe CC-BY-SA 3.0
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Friday 21st October, 2016

While this week's Habitat III conference had a high turnout and a focus on inequality, we didn't see major political or financial commitments to realise the New Urban Agenda.

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António Guterres - UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferre
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Wednesday 12th October, 2016

As António Guterres prepares to take up his role in early 2017, ODI experts offer their thoughts on what his priorities should be.

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Waste, and slum populations, are projected to double in some areas by 2030 - despite sustainable development goal targets to reduce them - Kibae Park (Creative Commons Licensed via Flickr)
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Wednesday 5th October, 2016

Susan Nicolai, Head of the Development Progress Project, writes for the Guardian Development Professionals Network on the challenge of meeting the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

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Women from Conakry speak at a local radio station, Cote D'Ivoire - Ami Vitale/World Bank Photo (Creative Commons Licensed via Flickr)
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Friday 23rd September, 2016

Elizabeth Stuart, head of ODI's Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme, outlines the importance of including marginalised voices at international summits and in decision making.

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Sonia Janeth Barriga, a waste picker in Bogota, Colombia - Juan Arredondo/Getty Images Reportage (Creative Commons Licensed via imagesofempowerment.org)
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Friday 23rd September, 2016

Initial reflections on the first High-Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment report to the UN Secretary General

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Migrant domestic workers pften have very limited knowledge of their human and labour rights, living in isolation and having few support networks - Matthijs de Bruijne via http://gdr.cascoprojects.org
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Thursday 15th September, 2016

Apps providing domestic cooks, cleaners and care workers are growing rapidly in countries like India, Mexico and South Africa. Research Officer Abigail Hunt explores whether this is likely to be good or bad for the women who use them.

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Professor Amivi Kafui Tete-Benissan teaches cell biology and biochemistry at the University of Lomé, Togo - Stephan Gladieu/World Bank (Creative Commons Licensed via Flickr)
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Thursday 1st September, 2016

Tackling the five most common myths as women's economic empowerment moves from the 'gender ghetto' into mainstream development practice.

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