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Rural women face unique challenges: a briefing for CSW62

In March 2018, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) considers the priority theme ‘Challenges and Opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls’. Read the IDM briefing for CSW62.  

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IDM welcomes Joanna Pradela

The Individual Deprivation Measure (IDM) team is thrilled to announce that from April 2018, Joanna Pradela will commence in the role of Team Leader, IWDA Individual Deprivation Measure Team. Joanna brings over a decade of experience in the international development and humanitarian sectors, with a focus on research, program management, policy and advocacy. She has […]

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Webinar: Women’s Economic Empowerment: Practical Tools for Gender-responsive Poverty Measurement.

ANU IDM Team Leader, Professor Sharon Bessell discussed the IDM as part of a panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment in March. The event, sponsored by SEEP is part of a learning hub and fund to promote collaboration through webinars, case studies, briefs and meetings.  

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Why data matters for advancing women’s economic empowerment

ANU IDM Co-leader Janet Hunt’s blog ‘How can we know if women are being economically empowered?’ is part of summary overview of the ODI blog series “Women, work and economic empowerment”, published on the London School of Economics and Political Science website. Read the contribution here 

IDM at the Indonesia Development Forum, 2017

In August 2017, Dr Sharon Bessell, ANU IDM Team Leader, was invited to speak on poverty and multidimensional inequality at the Indonesia Development Forum, hosted by the Government of Indonesia and organised by the Knowledge Sector Initiative (KSI)…

How Can We Know If Women Are Being Economically Empowered?

Associate Professor Janet Hunt, Co-Leader of the ANU IDM Team, contributed to the Deliver 2030 blog series on Women, Work and Economic Empowerment. Read her full blog, referencing the need for a gender-sensitive and multidimensional measure of poverty.  

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