TAG: International Women's Day

Investing in women is the key to Pakistan’s agricultural growth

Women's roles often go unrecognized, and they face numerous barriers in accessing resources, knowledge, and decision-making power.

How can anticipatory action inspire gender inclusion?

This International Women’s Day, we are looking at gender challenges and solutions for designing anticipatory action approaches in refugee and internally displaced persons hosting communities.

Beyond inclusion: Moving forward a feminist water agenda on International Women’s Day

A feminist water agenda calls urgently for a reorientation against deep-rooted institutional biases, assumptions and structures of power.

Rural women in Egypt are the driving force behind IWMI’s new community center

The center will be a hub for knowledge-sharing, marketing, and community building, ultimately shaping new opportunities for the women of Izbat Al-Hamra.

Ukama Ustawi: Accelerating inclusive agribusiness in East and Southern Africa

Empowerment and structural change come hand in hand – and with women agri-entrepreneurs at the center!

In focus: Women making a difference in the world of water

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2022 and pursue "gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow,” find out how three IWMI researchers are translating those words into action.

Why joint consideration of the water, energy, food, and environment sectors matters for gender equality and inclusivity in Nepal

As IWD approaches, CGIAR is launching a new research initiative – NEXUS Gains – that focuses on developing integrated innovations and solutions across the water, energy, food, and environment (WEFE) sectors.

Choosing the collective: Challenging conventional ideas of women’s leadership

Lessons emerging from our research shows that collectives allow bonding and connections through identities other than gender, enabling significant change in entrenched gender-power relations.

Women in Leadership: behind the scenes

Even in countries where gender norms prevail, women have, and will continue to, forge a path to leadership. With support from organisations like the CGIAR and IWMI, we can continue to equip both men and women with the knowledge and tools to lead.

Delivering equality means systems change, say IWMI experts

On International Women’s Day, Deepa Joshi shares a lesson from South Africa to demonstrate why delivering gender equality demands far-reaching systems change.

International Women’s Day

Translating research evidence into change for gender equality.

How CGIAR research is helping close the global gender gap

A World Economic Forum article by IWMI director general Claudia Sadoff.

Making science and knowledge inclusive for gender equality

Could women be the source of change? Advances in women’s representation in government show much promise.

Gender solutions for sustainable water management in Western Nepal

IWMI study calls for investment in the social capital and capabilities of women and marginalized people.

International Women’s Day

Florianne Clement, a social scientist at IWMI, explains how development projects can detect and influence the "critical consciousness" that compels and enables women to rise above the prejudice and discrimination around them.

International Women’s Day 2017

Revealing hidden truths about women, water and agriculture

International Women’s Day: How a water system may empower women in Nepal

What does gender have to do with agricultural water management?

Women, empowerment and the SDG targets

Gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment has featured prominently in development discourse for the last two decades and today comprises one of the sustainable development goals.

Floriane Clement

Empowering Women for 50-50

International Women’s Day 2016 “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it up for Gender Equality”

Stephanie Leder

International Women’s Day 2016

Understanding the different perspectives of men and women can help deliver more equitable water access

Ganges women to bear the brunt of climate change

Poor women and vulnerable groups will “bear the brunt” of climate change in parts of Bangladesh, India and Nepal.

Lindha Langa marks International Women’s Day 2015

To mark International Women's Day 2015 Lindha Langa spoke to Badra Kamaladasa, who is a leading voice in the water sector.

Lindha Langa marks International Women’s Day 2014

To mark International Women's Day we spoke to two leading lights in the water sector on Women and Water.

International Women’s Day 2014

To mark the occasion we’ve put together a picture feature from southeast Nepal, where the out-migration of male farmers means many women are now heads of the household - and in charge of the farm.

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