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Reducing VAWG around water and sanitation

…water vendors being raped by householders. [5] How to build gender-transformative WASH programmes? DFID [ 6] has produced a Practitioners Toolkit on Violence, Gender and WASH with ten principles which…

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Mainstreaming Gender & Inclusion in Urban Programming

Infrastructure and cities programming provide critical opportunities to boost economic growth. However, infrastructure provision and urban development alone are not enough to ensure that economic growth benefits the…

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Reducing VAWG in Urban Public Spaces

…into higher paid or more secure jobs. This paper looks at how to build gender-transformative safe spaces programmes to improve women and girls’ safety and mobility in urban spaces….

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Infrastructure as a game-changer for Women’s Economic Empowerment

In September 2016 the UN Secretary General launched the first ever report by the High Level Panel (HLP) on Women’s Economic Empowerment. The Infrastructure and Cities for Economic…

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Transport: A Game Changer for Women’s Economic Empowerment

This Briefing Note provides guidance on how to accelerate Women’s Economic Empowermentthrough DFID’s investments in the transport sector. It is one in a series of ICED Briefing Notesdesigned…

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July 2017 QLL Event Recap

On 13 July, the ICED team delivered the quarterly lessons learnt workshop exploring how infrastructure programming can promote women’s economic empowerment. The workshop drew on ICED experience from…

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Urbanisation in a Digital World: Opportunities and actions for governments, donors and the private sector

…automation, skills and training, labour policy, cyber security, and traditional gender divides may narrow or widen the existing digital divide, and highlights the key issues that donors and governments should…

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What does good disability inclusion look like?

One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability and disability prevalence is higher in developing countries. This short paper sets out key…

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Disability inclusion: The basics

One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability, and disability prevalence is higher in developing countries. Infrastructure and cities are vehicles for…

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Case Study: Disability inclusive education in Pakistan

This case study highlights the opportunity for DFID urban growth, infrastructure and transport programmes to build disability inclusion into programming activities, using examples from the delivery of school…

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