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Gender equitable policy reforms in Bangladesh: The role of informal networks and practices

Working paper 154 Download pdf Maheen Sultan and Pragyna Mahpara This paper explores the way power operates in a gendered

Covid-19 and domestic violence: Caring states?
Covid-19 and domestic violence: Caring states?

30 April 2020 Sohela Nazneen ESID's expert on the politics of domestic violence sets out vital ways that states can

Reclaiming gender justice: We must act now to counter backlash threatening women’s rights globally
Reclaiming gender justice: We must act now to counter backlash threatening women’s rights globally

23 March 2020 Sohela Nazneen Sohela Nazneen is editor of the open access book Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global

PODCAST: The politics of domestic violence policy – Sohela Nazneen talks to Prof Diane Elson

6 February 2020         Listen to ESID researcher, Sohela Nazneen, in conversation with economist and gender specialist,

Acting together: Harnessing the power of the collective for reform

   Sohela Nazneen 19 December 2019 This blog features Sohela's ESID work on gender and was originally published by The

Will South Asia achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030? Learning from the MDGs experience

Working paper 126 Download pdf M. Niaz Asadullah, Antonio Savoia and Kunal Sen This paper contributes to the debate on the Sustainable Development

Five ESID books are open access and free to download

26 June 2019 With the recent publication of two new books, The Politics of Education in Developing Countries and Negotiating

PODCAST – Sam Hickey and Sohela Nazneen present findings of ESID book, Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South
PODCAST – Sam Hickey and Sohela Nazneen present findings of ESID book, Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South

30 May 2019 In this podcast, Professor Sam Hickey presents an overview of ESID's new book, Negotiating Gender Equity in

The interplay of ideas, institutional innovations and organisational structures: Insights from group farming in India

Working paper 116 Download pdf Bina Agarwal An innovative development programme requires ideas at multiple stages, from conception to implementation.

NEW OPEN ACCESS BOOK – Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South: The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy
NEW OPEN ACCESS BOOK – Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South: The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy

12 March 2019 "This book provides exciting new ways of thinking about how women’s rights policy change occurs in the Global

The politics of gender equity in the Global South

8 March 2019 Professor of Politics and expert on gender and institutions, Georgina Waylen, is a contributor to the forthcoming ESID

Political settlements, women’s representation and gender equality: The 2008 gender-based violence law and gender parity in primary and secondary education in Rwanda

Working paper 94 Download pdf Jennie E. Burnet and Jeanne d’Arc Kanakuze This paper explores the ways in which power

A political settlement approach to gender empowerment: The case of the Domestic Violence Act and girls’ education policy in Ghana

Working paper 91 Download pdf Beatrix Allah-Mensah and Rhoda Osei-Afful Although rightly lauded as one of the strongest democracies in Africa,

LISTEN: Sally Cawood discusses domestic violence in Bangladesh

GDI Phd candidate Sally Cawood talks about some of her observations during field work in Bangladesh. Read ESID research on

What do we wish for women worldwide?

It's International Women's Day 2017 and we're marking it with the wishes of 12 researchers from our global network of

WATCH: Alice Evans on the return of the Global Gag Rule

It's International Women's Day on Wednesday (March 8), and we'll be bringing you comment from some of our gender researchers

Big media for BIGD event in Bangladesh

2 March 2017 Our recent policy workshop with leading Bangladesh experts on growth, education, health and women's empowerment has received

Unpacking the ‘Bangladesh paradox’: the politics of inclusive economic and social development

  Dr Mathilde Maitrot 22 February 2017 Global Challenge Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathilde Maitrot reports from the ESID and BIGD

The politics of negotiating gender equity in Bangladesh
The politics of negotiating gender equity in Bangladesh

Working paper 76 Download pdf Sohela Nazneen and Rezwan Masud In Bangladesh there is a paradox when it comes to securing

Spotlight on an ESID expert – Research Associate Eleni Sifaki

  2 February 2017 Eleni Sifaki recently joined ESID as a Research Associate and is currently focusing on our women's

LISTEN: The story so far – a podcast on ESID's findings

Leading ESID researchers Sam Hickey, Sohela Nazneen and Kunal Sen present ESID's findings so far.. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/285828619" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450"

LISTEN – Beyond add women and stir: Can political settlement analysis take on a stronger gender focus?

29 June 2016 In this podcast, Naomi Hossain of IDS interprets a paper by Sohela Nazneen and Sam Hickey on