Tag Eastern Europe

Jane Carter, December 2016 0

Valuing women – and child care – in Albania

The 16 days of Activism on ending violence against women is now over, but that does not mean that the topic should fade from public discourse for another year. Recently I was in Albania, contributing to the planning of the next phase of the RisiAlbania project (Risi for short). Risi works to promote youth employment,

Jane Carter, November 2015 0

Women in Politics: Ideas from Albania

The Shareday that I mentioned in my last posting not only provided opportunities for thematic discussion, but also for viewing a range of (mainly project-produced) videos. I was particularly struck by one, on women in politics in Albania. It was produced by the dldp – the Decentralisation and Local Governance Programme, which is implemented by

Jane Carter, October 2015 1

Ensuring the funds flow: Gender and Financing

“Of course gender issues are important to us – but the problem is, we have no budget!” Anyone who has worked on gender in development – and probably gender in any other domain – is likely to have heard this comment. However, a “lack of budget” is often less of an issue than the crucial