Global Resources

Welcome to the Global Resources Database. This library contains over 3,000 specially selected gender documents picked from over 1,500 sources. It covers longstanding concerns and debates as well as emerging issues. It provides access to research, reports and policy documents, as well as records of good practice, lessons learnt and case studies, amongst other things. Each resource has been summarised providing a brief overview, key findings and recommendations, to help you save time deciding which resources you really want to read.

The database is added to monthly with the latest resources on a particular theme and/or region. We often pick a theme which is particularly relevant, for example, linking in with the theme of a key international gender event or campaign. However some months we like to showcase work from a region or on a theme that is underrepresented to provide space for more marginalised issue and further add to the diversity of our database.

We also strive to make resources available in languages other than English. A number of resources are available in French and Spanish, as well as other languages within the database.

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Global Resources (68 documents found)
Authors: F. Ellery, G. Lansdowne, C. Csaky, Save the Children Fund , Jan 2011
Children with disabilities are particularly vulnerable to sexual violence. This report is based on evidence generated from a global literature review and first-hand research in four African countries: Burundi, Madagascar, Mozambique and... Find out more
Author: N Abdulmelik (ed), Jul 2013
In 50 years, what kind of Africa can we envision, and then proceed to achieve? What are the non-negotiables? What agenda will see a true transformation of the world in which we live? What factors will enable us to not simply survive, but... Find out more
Authors: J. Gaventa, R. McGee, Zed Books, Jan 2010
How has citizen action resulted in national policy change in different parts of the world? This is the full introduction to the edited volume of the book Making Change Happen, published by Zed Books. It includes case studies, such as:... Find out more
Author: D. Chopra, Institute of Development Studies UK, Jan 2014
This policy briefing argues that women’s rights and children’s rights directly influence each other, yet there have been few successes at tackling the agendas in a collaborative way, limiting the quality of policy and practice in both... Find out more
Author: E. Leye, Association of European Parliamentarians with Africa, Jan 2012
At least 28 countries on the African continent practice some form of female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM/C). Believing that FGM/C could be eradicated within a generation if appropriate actions are taken, the Association of European... Find out more
Home Office Research, Development and Statistics Directorate, Jan 2014
This UK Home Office online resource series brings together all documents relating to FGM. The documents found here include statements opposing FGM, guidance notes, impact assessments, policy papers, correspondence, forms and promotional... Find out more
Author: J. Howarth, Jan 2012
The Afar region of North-east Ethiopia has one of the country’s highest rates of female genital mutilation (FGM) with around 74 percent of women and girls undergoing the practice. Since 2000, a joint programme to abandon FGM in the Afar... Find out more
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mar 2013
A girl or woman seeking asylum because she has been forced to undergo, or is likely to be subjected to, female genital mutilation (FGM) can qualify for refugee status in the European Union (EU) under the 1951 Convention relating to the... Find out more
Authors: M. Ryan, A. Glennie, L. Robertson, A. Wilson, 28 Too Many, Jan 2014
There has been limited research on the impact of emergency situations on female genital mutilation (FGM), despite it being widely recognised as a harmful traditional practice (HTP) that violates the human rights of girls and women. This... Find out more
The Guardian, UK, Jan 2014
Since February 2014 the Guardian has been building a global media network to campaign across Africa through journalism, popular soap, radio, social media and animation to end female genital mutilation (FGM). The Guardian's End FGM Global... Find out more