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View Resource Institute of Development Studies

Located in Sussex, England, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is an international authority on development. IDS serves as a center for research and education on development and offers conferences and workshops, as well as a host of online information about research and publications. Full-text working and discussion papers are available online, as are several special research reports and...

http://www.ids.ac.uk/
View Resource Engendering Development

Published online in late May, this report from the World Bank is subtitled "Enhancing Development through Attention to Gender." Beginning with the oft-supported premise that "income growth and economic development promote gender equality in the long run," the report argues for a three-part global strategy for promoting gender equality: 1. a reform of economic and judicial institutions, 2. the...

http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/gender
View Resource Women and Nation-Building

The Rand Corporation released this provocative and insightful 213-page study in late February 2008, and it's one that policy makers and academics will find well worth a look. The report takes a close look at the role of women in the recent reconstruction activities in Afghanistan and its impact. While some development agencies have argued that pursuing a stronger role for women in nation-building...

https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/monographs/2008/R...