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 (26 documents found)
Author: M. Surya, Pluto Press, Jan 2005
Is it possible to move beyond the male-female gender binary system?' This book begins with this question. It seeks answers from theoretical debates, as well as from research done by the author on populations in the UK who do not easily fit... Find out more
Authors: S. Jolly, Y. Wang, Siyanda, Jan 2003
International experience has demonstrated that gender must be addressed if HIV/ AIDS prevention and care is to be effective. Overall, the China-UK HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Project is moving in the right direction on gender by aiming... Find out more
Authors: S. Byrne, M. Schnyder, Institute of Federalism, Jun 2005
Why is decentralisation increasingly common? Does it, or can it, serve gender equality goals? This overview and annotated bibliography defines the concepts of governance, decentralisation and gender, describes various challenges in... Find out more
Author: T. Murshid, Women Living Under Muslim Law, Dec 2004
Taslima Nasrin, a feminist writer from Bangladesh, rose to prominence in the 1990s. Her prime concern was the condition of women, and she spoke out on issues such as women's right to determine the size of their families, as well as... Find out more
Panos Institute, London, Mar 2007
This is the fourth document in a series of briefings for the media from the Panos RELAY programme, which works with Southern print and broadcast journalists to communicate the findings of academic research in an accessible way. Journalists... Find out more
Norwegian Council for Africa, Sep 1999
Messages in the media can pressurise decision-makers to be accountable. Since South Africa's first democratic elections, the media have undergone major transformations. While this process has been uneven, it has opened up opportunities for... Find out more
Gender Advocacy Programme, South Africa, Sep 2000
The Gender Advocacy Programme (GAP) hosted a seminar on 'Gender and Sustainability in Community Radio' with a view to using the radio to advance the empowerment of women. This supposition is based on GAP's work with women in poor... Find out more
Authors: A. Ahmed, S. Menon, Breakthrough Institute, Jan 2006
Rights and Desire: A Facilitator's Manual to Healthy Sexuality' is a resource tool for teachers and facilitators to generate positive dialogue about relationships, sex and sexuality. The tool - which was created for work with young people... Find out more
Author: R. Petchesky, Jun 2005
Much groundbreaking work has been done by the movement against Violence against Women. At the same time, however, the emphasis on violence has produced an image of third world women as helpless victims of culture which dovetails with right... Find out more
Survivors Rights International, Jul 2003
Why does trafficking for sexual exploitation occur, and what can be done to combat it?Women and children are socially and economically vulnerable in Venezuela and Ecuador. This leaves them susceptible to false advertisements which promise... Find out more