September, 2014

Sep 18

Sex and Gender: What is so confusing?

I recently reread The Giver in anticipation of seeing the movie. As it has been some time since I read the book with my children I couldn’t recall whether my memories related to the actual text or to the stimulating conversations we shared. It turns out that there was less […] Continue reading

Sep 17

Leveling the Playing Field:
How Gender Concepts Play Out in Everyday Life

As my third anniversary of joining CP approaches, I increasingly find myself reflecting on how my work has opened my eyes to gender issues and how they manifest themselves in different parts of my life. While at CP I’ve had the opportunity to look at gender issues in food security, […] Continue reading

Sep 16

CP Awarded New Contracts with Cornell University, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, and Jhpiego

In August 2014 CP was awarded a contract to work with Cornell University in developing the curricular materials for its new Gender-responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT) certificate training program. In partnership with Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, the program will combine classroom, on-line, and field work to build […] Continue reading

Sep 10

Job Opportunity: CIAT Gender Coordinator

CIAT is currently seeking applicants for a Gender Coordinator position. Building on prior and ongoing research, s/he will lead the development of research projects, identifying critical areas of work within the framework of the Center strategy as well as research strategies of CGIAR Global Research Programs. The ideal candidate will […] Continue reading