Gillian Fletcher

Gillian Fletcher

Gillian has more than 15 years’ experience of working in, researching, and evaluating international development. She began as a VSO volunteer with an HIV prevention and AIDS care INGO in Cambodia. Her PhD examined the gaps between rhetoric and practice in HIV prevention in Myanmar. Methodologically, Gillian has a strong commitment to participatory action research and reflective learning. Gillian is also Senior Reviews Editor for the Culture, Health and Sexuality journal, and a member of the Australian Council for International Development University Network Committee. She is based at La Trobe University's Institute for Human Security and Social Change. 

Articles

Different development: walk the talk

14th April 2015

Spent the day at a ‘Doing Development Differently’ event recently and, while it offered a great opportunity to meet and hear from fascinating, dedicated, thoughtful people, I came away somewhat disheartened. Why? Because:

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Resources and reflections on gender and thinking and working politically

12th June 2015

Next week's meeting of the Thinking and Working Politically Community of Practice will focus on gender at an opportune time. It follows a spate of interesting papers, blog posts and talks about the relationship between 'thinking and working politically' and gender issues. 

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Gender in impact evaluation: norms as well as numbers

27th November 2015

The World’s Women 2015, recently released by the UN, tells us that in 2015 women held 22% of parliamentary seats – almost double the level recorded in 1997 (12%).

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