CALL FOR PAPERS

Date and time: 
Tue, 2014-09-16 11:29
Location / Venue: 

AWSC

CALL FOR PAPER CONTRIBUTIONS TO

THE GENDER BRIEFS

The African Women’s Studies Centre, University of Nairobi, in collaboration with the Heinrich B⍤ll Stiftung wishes to commission 3 short thematic publications under the banner ‘Gender Briefs’ through this Call for Papers.

The publications will be clustered under three broad topics: Representation and Participation, Women and Devolution and Institutional Framework for Gender Mainstreaming in Kenya. Each thematic publication will have several sub-topics which will form individual chapters in the publication.

Interested writers/essayists are hereby invited to express their interest by sending a 300-WORD abstract on ANY ONE of the topics below to awsckenya@uonbi.ac.ke and copied to awsikenya@yahoo.ac.uk by 26th September, 2014.

  1. Interpretation of constitutional/statutory gender and women related provisions e.g Article 27 (3), (8), Article 97 and Article 98 among others
  2. Unpacking the gender rule and the Supreme Court Advisory Opinion of December 2012.
  3. Drivers for systemic gender reforms: political, civil, state
  4. “Beyond numbers” to transformative agenda related to women’s representation (Best practices in the implementation of the gender rule)
  5. Beyond parliamentary representation: Women’s representation in state corporations, public listed companies, County assemblies and executives, Judiciary, Civic leadership.
  6. Devolution as a vehicle for transformation of women’s lives: a reality?
  7. Auditing women’s agency at national and county levels
  8. Article 43 (1) on social and economic rights and its impact on women’s lives and their families
  9. Institutional Framework for Advancement of Gender Equality in Kenya: National and county level.
  10. Analysis of recommended mechanisms for women’s representation in Kenya’s National Assembly and Senate
  11. Lessons from documented best practices on institutional mechanisms for gender mainstreaming

The Gender Briefs will be primarily advocacy publications towards policy reform/implementation. The briefs will contribute critical assessment of the gender equality agenda and gender programming in Kenya, providing practical analysis. The target audience will be policy makers and implementers, reaching a secondary audience comprising academic researchers, civil society actors and development partners.

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2017-09-30 11:29
Contact Person: 

AWSC OFFICE ON 0725740025

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Message from the Director

 

Prof. Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira, EBS

Director,

African Women's Studies Centre

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