Research project in progress

DEMETER – Gender, Land, and the Right to Food

Elisabeth Prügl, Fenneke Reysoo and Saba Joshi

Who Pays to Fulfill Health Rights? Aid Eligibility, Accountability and Fiscal Space

Sara Davis
29 May, 2018

Women’s Voices in the Media: Changing the World

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Gender Centre
30th May 2018

Research Brief: Gendered Impacts of Land Commercialization in Cambodia

Gender Centre
In progress

International Gender Champions

Claire Somerville
9 November, 2017

Action Days for the SDGs – SDGs and Impact Investing

Auditorium Jacques Freymond, Geneva
Executive Education

DEMETER Gender, Land and the Right to Food

Fenneke Reysoo
Research project in progress

Land Commercialization, Gendered Agrarian Transformation and the Right to Food (DEMETER)

Adriana Bessa
24th June 2019

From the Centre to the Margins and Back Again: Women in Agriculture at the ILO

Gender Centre
Journal article, 14 January, 2019

Engendering the right to food? International human rights law, food security and the rural woman

Gender Centre
21 February, 2019

Of dangerous ex-combatants, normal citizens and queering peacebuilders from the home: a feminist reading of ground-up constructions of ‘post-conflict’ Colombia in everyday reintegration practices

Maison de la Paix
Gender Centre
Academic courses

Advanced Development Microeconomics

Jean-Louis Arcand

Goal 5 highlights that gender inequality persists worldwide, depriving women and girls of their basic rights and opportunities. “Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls will require more vigorous efforts, including legal frameworks, to counter deeply rooted gender-based discrimination that often results from patriarchal attitudes and related social norms” as put  by the UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform. Read more about Goal 5

Target 5.1

End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere

Target 5.2

Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation

Target 5.3

Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation

Target 5.4

Recognize and value unpaid care and domestic work through the provision of public services, infrastructure and social protection policies and the promotion of shared responsibility within the household and the family as nationally appropriate

Target 5.5

Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life

Target 5.6

Ensure universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as agreed in accordance with the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome documents of their review conferences

Target 5.a

Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws

Target 5.b

Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women

Target 5.c

Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls at all levels