Feminist Economic Realities: economies of support, well-being and care

Feminist economic realities (FERs) are models, approaches, imaginings, and actions that critique and directly challenge unjust economic orthodoxies, most notably global neo-liberal capitalism, and provide solutions to dismantle the unequal power relations that are rooted in systems of economic oppression.  They are an attempt at showing a better way of living, working with nature and […]

FEMINIST EVALUATIONS SHIFT POWER AND BOLSTER EQUITY

In August 2023, the Global Change Center and the Praxis Institute of Participatory Practices* published a critical report that highlights the many ways evaluation policies within the development sector can perpetuate global inequalities. The report informs us that inequalities are being “proactively and subtly – reinforced by institutional day-to-day decisions regarding how evaluations are designed, […]

MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING SHOULD CENTRE CARE, TRUST AND FLEXIBILITY 

CMI!’S ‘MEL MATTERS’ CONVERSATION WITH THE UAF SISTER FUNDS   The current Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) practices followed by mainstream funders have significant barriers and risks. The most noticeable ones involve how it creates extra burdens for women and girls, puts their safety and security at risk and silences their voices. Whereas feminist MEL can […]

Women at the table: that is investing in global prospects!

This article is written by: Ireen Dubel everything of worth is defencelessgrows rich from touchabilityand equal to everything Lucebert 1974 (translation Diane Butterman 2011) Many preceded Mama Cash in their analysis of and response to the new policy note of Minister Kaag, Investing in Global Prospects. Our response focuses primarily on the significance of the […]

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