Posts in UK Government
DFID's Economic Development Strategy

May 2018

GADN submission (Women's Economic Justice Working Group): To the International Development Select Committee Inquiry on DFID's Economic Development Strategy. Commitments to women's economic empowerment are welcome, but structural barriers must be taken take into account if it is to deliver on its commitments. 

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Making trade work for gender equality

July 2017

Trade has the potential to advance gender equality and realise women’s rights by expanding decent work opportunities for women and contributing to sustainable and equitable economic development. However, in many cases this potential has not been fulfilled; trade, and the agreements that establish its rules, have impacted negatively on the lives of many women.

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VAWG and Humanitarian working groups provide evidence to Lords Sexual Violence in Conflict Committee

March 2016

The VAWG and Humanitarian Working Groups submitted written evidence for a House of Lords’ Select Committee on Sexual Violence in Conflict Inquiry. The submission addresses the causes of sexual violence in conflict (SVC), prevention of SVC, the needs of survivors of SVC, women’s participation and accountability for SVC.

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Supporting Syria and the Region 2016 Conference

February 2016

GADN recommendations: As the UK co-hosted the Supporting Syria and the Region Conference 2016, GADN called on the Government to ensure that the rights and needs of women and girls are prioritised in line Women, Peace and Security commitments and international humanitarian law. Written in partnership with Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS).

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