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Beijing +5 Gender Equality, Development and Peace for the 21st Century [English][Arabic][French].
Women 2000 is a Special Session of the General Assembly, 5-9 June 2000 to review progress in the implementation of the Nairobi Forward-looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women and the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.
 
Bridge (Development - Gender) [English].
Bridge website supporting gender advocacy and mainstreaming efforts of policymakers and practitioners by bridging the gap between theory, policy, and practice with accessible and diverse gender information. Includes sections on gender and security, budgets, citizenship and participation.
 
BRIDGE Development - Gender [English].
Bridge is a non-profit making unit specializing in gender and development based at the Institute of Development Studies in the UK.
 
Canadian International Development Agency - CIDA Gender Equality [English][French].
CIDA's mandate is to support sustainable development in developing countries in order to reduce poverty and contribute to a more secure, equitable, and prosperous world.
 
Center for Research, Studies, Documentation and Information about Women [Arabic][French].
CREDIF was initiated by the government in 1990, with the aim of consolidating women's rights. The centre permanently observes and evaluates the position of women and plays an intermediary role between diverse governmental and non-governmental institutions.
 
Centre of Arab Women for Training and Research [English].
CAWTAR, located in Tunis-Tunisia, was created in 1993 as an independent international institution, working on a regional basis to undertake research on Arab women and the issues affecting them. Its mission is to provide gender related information to help raise awareness among planners of the need to ensure that women are brought into decision-making at all levels, and enabled to contribute to the development process effectively.
 
Collective for Research and Training on Development - Action [English][Arabic].
The Collective for Research and Training on Development-Action is a non-governmental organization that seeks to contribute to the social development of local communities and organizations through enhancing capacities particularly in gender analysis, gender and development, poverty and exclusion, for the purpose of contributing to creating a more just and equitable environment.
 
Commonwealth Gender and Development [English].
Works with Commonwealth people as a force for peace, democracy, equality, and good governance; a catalyst for global consensus building; and a source of assistance for sustainable development and poverty eradication.
 
Development Cooperation Directorate (DCD-DAC) [English].
Website of the Development Cooperation Directorate (DCD-DAC) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) which activities are carried out primarily through the Network of Gender Equality (GENDERNET). GENDERNET is an international forum that brings together gender equality experts from bilateral and multi-lateral development agencies to define common approaches and share good practice and innovative ideas on gender-related topics. The website includes articles, presentations, manuals, and statistics on gender-related topics.
 
Egypt - Promoting the Rights of Women and Children Through Information  [Arabic].
The project of women's legal rights aims at eliminating Egyptian women's legal illiteracy through enabling them to obtain the necessary legal information on personal status laws relating to marriage, divorce, custody and alimony. The project targets rural and other women who did not receive sufficient education. It works on making these women aware of the role of "family courts" in resolving family disputes, as well as informing women of the new methods and concepts in this area.
 
ELDIS - Gender Guide [English].
ELDIS is a gateway to information on development issues. It provides summaries and links to online documents. This guide provides a broad range access to gender-related resources, key web sites, statistics, research centers and networks, documentation services, women's human rights resources, women's health resources, WWW directories and discussion lists.
 
International Development Research Centre - IDRC Gender Unit [English][French].
IDRC Gender Unit aims is to increase the capacity for critical and meaningful engagement in gender and development problems, issues and debates.
 
International Development Research Centre - Women's Rights and Citizenship [English][French].
The Gender Unit works to integrate a gender perspective into Canada's IDRC programs and initiatives. Its mission objectives are to promote and facilitate gender mainstreaming within the Centre, and gender sensitivity in research for development projects funded by IDRC and to promote gender equality and equity in research for sustainable development.
 
International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics (iKNOW Politics) [English][French].
The International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics (iKNOW Politics) is an online workspace designed to serve the needs of elected officials, candidates, political party leaders and members, researchers, students and other practitioners interested in advancing women in politics. It is a joint project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI), the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA).
 
International Labor Organization - Gender Equality [English][French].
 
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development - Gender Coordinator Programme [English][French].
OECDs gender program is based on the consensus that gender equality, including specific attention to women in development, is key to achieving sustainable, people-centred development.
 
Pathways of Women’s Empowerment [English].
Pathways of Women’s Empowerment is a DFID funded research and communications programme which will link with academics, activists and practitioners to find out what works to enhance women’s empowerment.
 
PROLEAD [English].
Website of PROLEAD, a programme providing grants to women organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean to enhance women's leadership and participation. The website contains articles on women political leaders and women leadership.
 
Promoting the Rights of Women and Children Through Information  [Arabic].
This project aims at benefiting from modern technology to support women's and children's rights through disseminating knowledge and combating legal illiteracy among various social groups and in different regions. The project also aims at creating awareness of international agreements and charters on human rights, women's and children's rights.
 
UNDP Human Development Reports on Gender [English].
The Human Development Report (HDR) aims to put people back at the center of the development process in terms of economic debate, policy and advocacy.
 
United Nations - Division for the Advancement of Women - Women Watch [English].
Women Watch is a joint UN project to create a core Internet space on global women's issues. It was created to monitor the results of the Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing in 1995. It was founded in March 1997 by the Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW), the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and the International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW. Women Watch is a gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality throughout the United Nations system.
 
United Nations - Division for the Advancement of Women- Women Watch - Good Practices in Gender Mainstreaming and Implementing Beijing Platform for Action [English].
The Good Practices database is a project of the Inter-Agency Committee on Women and Gender Equality (IACWGE), coordinated by UNIFEM and with the participation of UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, and HABITAT. The Good practices database provides information for organizations interested in learning from the experiences of others working on gender equality issues.
 
United Nations - Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia - ESCWA Centre for Women [English][Arabic].
The center's work is specifically directed at improving the status of women and empowering them economically, socially and politically. The main objectives of the Unit are, (a) to follow up on the gender-related recommendations that emanated from the United Nations global conferences and summits; and (b) to provide support to the family as a basic unit of society and underscore family-related roles, values and identity.
 
United Nations - International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women [English].
INSTRAW serves as a vehicle at the international level to promote and undertake research and training programs to contribute to the advancement of women and gender equality worldwide. INSTRAW's current operational methodology is based on information and communication technologies (ICT) for the production, management and dissemination of gender related knowledge and information.
 
United Nations - Research Institute for Social Development - Research Program - Gender, Justice, Development and Rights [English].
Discussion of the political and legal developments of women's movement, within different national contexts and exploration of the democracy and legal reforms to achieve gender equality.
 
United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF Gender Equality [English].
is a critical aspect of all UNICEF programs that aim to end gender bias and discrimination as crucial in the empowerment of women and girls and the achievement of gender equality in education.
 
United Nations Development Fund For Women [English].
UNIFEM promotes gender equality and links women's issues and concerns to national, regional and global agendas by fostering collaboration and providing technical expertise on gender mainstreaming and women's empowerment strategies.
 
United Nations Development Fund for Women - Arab States Regional Programme - Economic Empowerment [English].
The Programme focuses on initiatives for enterprise development for women through a number of projects in Arab countries. These projects focus on development of women’s entrepreneurship through training, developing institutions providing business support services to women, gender mainstreaming and fostering pilot initiatives in the area of marketing, sensitization of macro economic policies and credit.
 
United Nations Development Programme - Gender in Development Programme [English].
advises, supports, and facilitates UNDP's gender equality policy, dialogue and practice, and promotes the empowerment of women.
 
United Nations Development Programme - Programme on Governance in the Arab Region - Gender & Citizenship Initiative [English][Arabic].
The G&C initiative works to raise public and media awareness about the gender inequalities that are inherent in key legislations, such as nationality laws and promote overall women's rights in the Arab region.
 
United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women [English].
(DAW) advocates the improvement of the status of women of the world and the achievement of their equality with men, aiming to ensure the participation of women as equal partners with men in all aspects of human endeavor.
 
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Gender Mainstreaming [English][French].
 
United Nations Population Fund - Promoting Gender Equality [English].
UNFPA funds population and reproductive health programmes helps governments in the world's poorest countries, and in other countries in need, to formulate population policies and strategies in support of sustainable development and promoting women's equality.
 
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development - Gender and Social Policy [English][French].
UNRISD is an autonomous UN agency engaging in multidisciplinary research on the social dimensions of contemporary problems affecting development.
 
United States Agency for International Development - Women in Development Publications [English].
USAID's reports and publications on gender issues, and other Information Bulletins and Fact sheets.
 
USAID Office of Women in Development [English].
The Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID) has a critical role in the United States Agency for International Development as the central point of technical leadership and expertise on gender issues in social, economic and political development.
 
Women in the Arab World: Towards Equal Citizenship [English].
The World Bank Group - Mediterranean Development Forum IV - workshop held in Amman, Jordan, October 6-9, 2002. MDF4, prepared by the UNDP-Arab States Bureau, debated the issue of gender inequalities and women's access to public spaces with a focus on three areas of citizenship rights; nationality and voting laws, social security laws and family laws.
 
Women Thrive [English].
Website of Women Thrive, a U.S. based non-profit organization focused on influencing U.S. policy related to women in poverty in developing countries. The website includes sections on the organization's advocacy activities to shape and develop international assistance policies that foster economic opportunity for women in poverty.
 
Women Watch [English].
Website of Women's Watch provided by the United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE). Women's watch is a central gateway providing information and resources on gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the world. Covers numerous aspects of women's issues including gender mainstreaming and women in power and decision making.
 
Women's International Coalition for Economic Justice  [English].
Women's International Coalition for Economic Justice (WICEJ) is an international coalition representing organizations in all regions of the globe. It works to link gender with economic policies on the international and local arenas, from a human-rights perspective. 
 
Women's Rights and Economic Change Program [English][French].
Through the Women’s Rights and Economic Change Program, The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) works towards developing more effective strategies to deal with the complexities of addressing gender equality and poverty eradication in an era of globalization.
 
World Bank Group - Gender and Development [English].


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