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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)
b.tritton
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
b.tritton
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)
b.tritton
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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Renu Bala uses a tablet to contact buyers and keep track of market information. © Abir Abdullah/Oxfam
b.tritton
Thursday 1st September, 2016

Abigail Hunt, author of the recent Development Progress report, Women's economic empowerment: Navigating enablers and constraints, writes on the challenges women face and the enablers we should be focusing on for Oxfam Policy & Practice as part of Her Series.

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Following a handwashing program, children at a school in West Java Indonesia wash their hands – Sheryl Silverman / World Bank (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)
Chris Little
Friday 26th August, 2016

Ahead of World Water Week, authors from the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) write on the crucial role that sanitation can play in sustainable development.

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First day back at school in Mongolia – Nick Farnhill (Creative Commons licensed via Flickr)
Chris Little
Thursday 25th August, 2016

When looking to implement education reform, policy-makers and donors should pay close attention to political context argues Joseph Wales. He looks specifically at DFID's new RISE programme and outlines the lessons that can be taken from development progress research on national level education progress.

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Boys playing football in Mogadishu – AU-UN IST PHOTO / STUART PRICE (Public domain via Flickr)
Chris Little
Tuesday 9th August, 2016

What do the African Union's agenda for 2063 and the SDGs mean in a changing development landscape on the continent? Fortunate Machingura looks at how the regional dynamics are evolving.

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Dan, a community health worker, logs details of malnourished children to record their recovery - KUAP Pandipieri - CC BY-NC-ND
b.tritton
Tuesday 9th August, 2016

There is now an overwhelming consensus that much of the data with which governments, companies and civil society organizations make decisions are flawed. However, this does not mean governments should turn away from data-driven policy-making, argues ODI Managing Director Claire Melamed.

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School students benefited by PROMER, a program for the improvement of education in rural areas of Argentina. Photo: Nahuel Berger / World Bank
Chris Little
Wednesday 3rd August, 2016

Emma Samman showcases our interactive exploration of data on intersecting and intra-household inequalities.

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