Caitlin Nordehn

Jul 28

From Aspiration to Transformation: Meaningful Progress in Women, Peace, and Security in the Next 20 Years

Fifteen years ago, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 to promote women’s participation in peace negotiations and operations, protection of women from sexual and gender-based violence, and prevention of violence against women. These principles have inspired official policies—also called national action plans (NAPs)—in 50 countries and counting. Yet, […] Continue reading

May 13

Lutheran World Relief and Land O’Lakes Launch Two New Gender Integration Tools

There is no one-size-fits all approach to gender integration. This is the clear message of two new gender integration tools launched this spring at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC: Lutheran World Relief’s (LWR) 2014 Storybook: INGO Experience with Gender Integration and Land O’Lakes’ Integrating Gender throughout a Project’s Life […] Continue reading

Apr 16

‘Women’s Rights Are Human Rights’: Where are we 20 years later?

Twenty years ago, Hillary Clinton’s speech at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing brought women’s issues to the global stage. Her underlying message, “human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights,” still echoes around the world and evokes a call to action codified in the […] Continue reading

Mar 12

What does meaningful progress look like in addressing gender issues in the environment (and agriculture)?

“Human beings are at the centre of concern for sustainable development. They are entitled to a healthy and productive life in harmony with nature. Women have an essential role to play in the development of sustainable and ecologically sound consumption and production patterns and approaches to natural resource management.” (United […] Continue reading

Jan 29

Gender-focused Volunteer Assignments for Winrock’s Farmer-to-Farmer for Agriculture Education and Training (F2F/AET) Program

Gender & Value Chains Training Volunteer Winrock’s Farmer-to-Farmer for Agriculture Education and Training (F2F/AET) Program seeks a volunteer with experience in agriculture value chain analysis and gender analysis and mainstreaming, to provide gender and value chain training to grantees of the Agriculture Education and Market Improvement (AEMIP) Program. AEMIP’s Innovations […] Continue reading

Oct 13

Grand Challenges: Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is launching a new Grand Challenge: Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development. This challenge focuses on how to effectively reach and empower the most vulnerable women and girls to improve health and development – including economic – outcomes as well as […] 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

Aug 20

Where are the Men?: Millennium Development Goals Twitter Chat Recap

Following the United Nations (UN) Millennium Declaration in 2000 the UN established eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to overcome global poverty. August 18 marked the 500 day milestone until the target date to achieve the MDGs. The UN’s social media campaign MDG 500 asked people around the world, how well […] Continue reading

Aug 01

Welcome to the Cultural Practice, LLC (CP) blog!

Welcome to the CP Blog where you will learn about our approach to bring about positive social change to reduce poverty, create healthy communities, and strive for social and gender equality. Over the past 10 years we have been working to assist international development agencies and foundations to find practical […] Continue reading

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