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Caribbean island states and COVID-19: re-building resilience

Economist Dr Marlene Attzs discusses the unique challenges faced by small island states during the pandemic and the vital role of civil society in shaping the response.

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Reframing the debate around women, peace, and security

Shreen Saroor argues that a landmark United Nations resolution risks leading peace advocates down the wrong path.

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Publication

Gender Analysis Guidance Tool

This Gender Analysis Guidance Tool has been developed to help civil society organisations in the Caribbean understand the connections between gender and climate change, as well as develop gender-sensitive policies and programmes for adapting to climate change.

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From commitment to action: inclusion of women’s voices in Commonwealth priorities for gender equality

Our Deputy Director-General, Myn Garcia, reflects on the civil society roundtable we organised as a part of the Commonwealth’s 12th Women's Affairs Ministers Meeting.

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Foundation strategic document

Gender and its intersectionality: guidelines for programming and engagement in governance

This document provides an understanding of intersectionality and its application to the Foundation’s focus in supporting people’s participation in governance.

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Involve me and I learn

Meeting with female peace activists from around the world has given Elzeever the confidence to demand a seat at the table. 

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Stronger civic voices across the Commonwealth

This publication showcases some of our projects across the Commonwealth as we embark on the last two years of the 2017-2021 strategic plan.

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Understanding the intersection between gender and climate change in the Caribbean: synopsis report

The Commonwealth Foundation convened a two-day dialogue with representatives from several civil society organisations across the Caribbean on Monday June 4 and Tuesday June 5 […]

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Defining the agender: West African feminism

How do you bridge gaps in different experiences of feminism in order to effectively mobilise an inclusive agenda?

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Audio

Commonwealth Voices: conversations with changemakers

Commonwealth Voices is a podcast about citizens coming together to participate in democracy and influence the institutions that shape their lives. Subscribe to the podcast […]

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Confronting assumptions: gender equality

Heather Cole recently convened a session with Foundation grants partners on gender sensitive programming.

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Commonwealth insights: women negotiating peace

Institutions involved in matters of war, peace and security have traditionally excluded women. When women are not involved in negotiating and drafting peace agreements their […]

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