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News: Fall 2013

Joshua Doherty Awarded the 2013-2014 Michele Manatt Fellowship

Joshua Doherty is an M.A. candidate in International Affairs and J.D. candidate at G.W. Josh has been committed to global gender policy issues through internships since 2011, starting with the American Red Cross through his current involvement with Ayuda, Inc where he performs client intakes and prepares trial material related to domestic violence and family law cases. He has published three reports, including a Global Gender Policy Working Paper on the impact of quotas for women in the judiciary. He is focusing his studies at GW on gender-based violence and gender equality and seeks a career promoting women's and girl's development.

GGP Awarded Conservation International Grant

The Global Gender Program received a grant of $18,000 from Conservation International (CI) for a policy review to support CI's initiative, "Women and Healthy Sustainable Societies." The GGP research team comprises Ariana Leon Rabindranath, associate director of the Global Gender Program, and Pierre Pratley, pre-doctoral fellow. They will collect existing international, regional, and national level policies about freshwater conservation, food security, climate change adaptation, and improved livelihoods in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, and then review their inclusion of a gender dimension.

New Working Paper Online

GGP is pleased to announce the release of "Prospects for Women's Economic Empowerment: Trends and Models for Sustainability in the Artisanal Sector," the M.A. capstone report of Elizabeth Andrews, Nicoletta Barbera, Morgan Mickle, and Hilary Novik. The report examines the prospects for women's economic empowerment through the artisanal sector, based on field research conducted in Colombia and Rwanda.

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