PANNA: Resource Pointer #323 (Gender and Development Policy)


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Resource Pointer #323 (Gender and Development Policy)
2, 2003

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*Untapped Connections: Gender, Water and Poverty, 2003* Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO). Explores how, in every corner of the globe, women play a central role in managing water supply and distribution and suggests strategies for translating government commitments on gender, poverty eradication and water and sanitation into action. Lists existing international organizations and policy focused on gender, poverty and water. Contact WEDO, 355 Lexington Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017-6603; phone (212) 973-0325; fax (212) 973-0335; email; Web site

*Correcting Gender Myopia: Gender Equity, Women’s Welfare, and the Environment, 2002* Danielle Nierenberg. Discusses gender myopia — blindness to the inequities between women and men — and its role in development policy. Reviews the state of the world’s women, documents the links between women’s welfare and population and charts the progress (or its lack) in achieving gender equality. 68 pages. US$5. Contact World Watch Institute, P.O. Box 188, Williamsport, PA 17703-9913; phone (888) 544-2303; fax (570) 320-2079; email, Web site

*A Small World After All: Women Assess the State of the Environment in the US and Beyond, 2002* Women’s Environment & Development Organization (WEDO) and Rachel Carson Institute. A compilation of presentations made at the Women Assessing the State of the Environment (WASTE) Summit focusing on building policy for sustainable development based on world peace, human rights, and women’s equality. 36 pages. Available for free download at Contact WEDO, 355 Lexington Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017-6603; phone (212) 973-0325; fax (212) 973-0335; email; Web site

*Engendering the Global Agenda: The Story of Women and the United Nations, 2002* Hilkka Pietilä. Covers 80 years of history between women and intergovernmental-organizations. Recounts women’s involvement in the development of the League of Nations and the United Nations. 124 pages. Available free at: Contact United Nations (UN) Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS), Room DC1-1106, United Nations, New York, NY 10017; phone (212) 963-3125; fax (212) 963-8712; email; Web site

*Gender in Monitoring and Evaluation in Rural Development: A Tool Kit, 2001* World Bank. Intended to assist policymakers develop gender-sensitive policies and programs to ensure that overall development efforts are directed to attain impacts that are equitably beneficial for both men and women. 12 pages. Available for free download at: Contact World Bank, P.O. Box 960, Hemdon, VA. 20172-0960; phone (800) 645-7247; fax (703) 661-1501; email; Web site

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