Modalities for strengthening capacities of gender initatives and sub-regional cooperation in eastern Africa
This paper presents an overview of gender initiatives taking place in Eastern Africa and implementations with regard to the Regional and Global Platforms for Action. In response to commitments made at the Fourth World ...
Gender characteristics of poverty with emphasis on the rural sector
A major concern of this report is to examine the extent to which- the concept of feminization of poverty is a reality in SSA. In order to test this hypothesis one has to look into the different characteristics of poverty, ...
Follow-up to the platforms for action on peace
As African countries liberated themselves from the yoke of colonialism, its people were buoyed by the hope that they could now turn their attention to the urgent issues of development. All too quickly, their hopes were ...
Gender training needs assessment mission: final draft
This paper focuses on the gender training needs assessment mission. African Centre for Women has in this context identified two new strategic areas, the economic Empowerment of Women and Gender Mainstreaming across all ...
Report on the activities of the women in development programme during the period April 1996 to April 1997
This annual report is prepared for review by the Africa Coordinating Committee on the Integration of Women in Development (ARCC) at its eighteenth meeting in ECA, Addis Ababa in accordance with its terms of reference. It ...
The missions of the African centre for women 1997-1999
In 1994, ATRCW officially took the name African Centre for Women (ACW) and became an integral regional body of the United Nations in Africa "for integration of women into development". Being an integral part of ECA, it ...
Women's rights within the family in Kenya
In response to the need for operationalizing these actions, various organizations have embarked on studies to deepen their understanding of the grassroots perception of empowerment and equity. The African Centre for Women ...
Progress report on the improving the communication network of the African centre for women
This document presents the Progress report on the improving the communication network of the African centre for women, January to December 1996.
Gender mainstreaming at ECA: Review of the past, present and future
The seventh meeting of the Coordinating Committee on African Statistical Development (CASD) took place at the Headquarters of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on 21 and 22 May 1997.The meeting was attended by the ...
Situation of women in the East African sub-region with specific focus on : participation of women in decision making economic empowerment of women for poverty reduction women's legal and human rights
The social and economic situation in these countries is reported to have declined significantly in the 1990s as the countries have recorded a marked decline in GDP and a corresponding decline in per capita income. In ...