Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill

A Bill to incorporate and enforce certain provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of
Women in Africa, National Gender Policy, and other matters connected…Please download

Eligibility Criteria

The Women’s Fund has designed eligibility criteria which it intends to launch in 2013 in order to kick off its programmes for the 2015 general election. The Eligibility Criteria serves two purposes: to set a standard for evaluating applications for financial and other support from the Women’s Fund thereby creating an objective and transparent process […]

Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2013

A number of initiatives that commenced in recent years are geared towards achievement of the fifth Millennium Development Goal (MDG 5: Improving maternal health), most notably the launch of the Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health in 2010 by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General. Subsequently, the high-level Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s […]

THE POLICY PROCESS: AN OVERVIEW – Rebecca Sutton

The paper offers an introduction to analysis of the policy process. It identifies and describes theoretical approaches in political science, sociology, anthropology, international relations and management. It then reviews five cross-cutting themes: (a) the dichotomy between policy-making and implementation; (b) the management of change; (c) the role of interest groups in the policy process; (d) […]