Five lessons from practice

Five lessons from practice

SEE THE RESEARCH PROJECT BRIEFING NOTE ON POLITICALLY INFORMED, GENDER AWARE PROGRAMMING

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From Silos to Synergy

From Silos to Synergy

LEARNING FROM POLITICALLY INFORMED, GENDER AWARE PROGRAMS

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Gender and Politics in Practice

How can a gendered understanding of power and politics make development work more effective? Many development programs tend to look at gender issues and politics separately. Through a series of case studies, this research asks what we can learn from more integrated approaches.

A briefing note highlights five key lessons that emerge from the research. The GAPP publications series also includes:

  • a literature review
  • a context paper, and three in-depth studies that examine how gender and politics came together in social change processes:
    • women political leaders in the Pacific
    • labour reform in Vietnam’s clothing industry
    • transgender empowerment and social inclusion in Indonesia
  • 14 short case studies of development programs that aim to be both politically informed and gender aware, and a synthesis of their key insights

See the team's guest post introducing GAPP findings on From Poverty to PowerHow can a gendered understanding of power and politics make development work more effective? (13 February 2018)

 

Australian Aid identifier GAPP is supported by the Australian Government through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Gender Equality Fund and DFAT’s partnership with The Asia Foundation.

 

University of Birmingham La Trobe University   Palladium     The Asia Foundation   

  UCL             King's College London       University of Southhampton    RMIT University

About DLP

The Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) is an international research initiative that explores how leadership, power and political processes drive or block successful development.

DLP focuses on the crucial role of home-grown leaderships and coalitions in forging legitimate political settlements and institutions that promote developmental outcomes, such as sustainable growth, political stability and inclusive social development.

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News

Program Manager job vacancy - join us!

Friday 1st March 2019

DLP is looking for a Program Manager for a new three-year phase of research on how leadership can support development in Asia and the Pacific.

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Tackling violence in the DRC: new papers discuss ways forward

Tuesday 18th December 2018

As the Democratic Republic of the Congo prepares for tense presidential elections, two new papers unpack some of the drivers of the prolonged conflict and insecurity in the eastern provinces.

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