Pathways @ AWID
Pathways members were involved in a number of events and sessions at the AWID Forum 2012 in Turkey - details below:
Visualising Women's Empowerment: Using film as activism.
Speakers: Tessa Lewin, Andrea Cornwall and Katrina Mansoor
Thursday 19 April, 14.30-16.00, 20988, Kasipasa 5 (E)
Trends Affecting Women’s and Rights Funding: Global and Regional Perspectives
Speakers: Virsiila Buadromo, Maitrayee Mukhopadhyay, Devi B Girija, Maheen Sultan. Including a presentation on the Mobilising Resources for Women’s Organising research
Thursday 19 April, 16.30-18.00, Lale
Gender Responsive Governance of Land: Women's Land Rights Struggles, Challenges and Lessons
Speakers: Dzodzi Tsikata, Patricia Chaves, Catherine Gatundu
Thursday 19 April, 16.30-18.00, Balat
Join Pathways of Women’s Empowerment RPC for screening of two short films: “Sugar Cane” from Brazil and “30%” from Sierra Leone. A panel discussion will follow on the two pathways featured in the films that have been advocated for women’s economic and political empowerment—increasing women’s access to paid work and increasing the numbers of women in politics—including insights and lessons for feminist engagement.
View the "Sugar Cane" film, directed by Christina Daniels, about a local government initiative run by the Women's Secretariat of Pernambuco, Brazil, helping to empower female sugar cane plantation workers.
Thursday 19 April, Eyup 19:00 – 20:00
Rethinking Ideas of Work from a Feminist Perspective
Claudy Vouhe and Naila Kabeer (organised by Genre en Action)
Thursday 19 April, 11.30-13.00, Sadabad Auditorium - 30050 - AR, EN, FR, ES, TU
Highlighting the InterSEXions: Sexuality, Economy and LGBT Rights
Come explore this highly under-documented intersection of realities. Examine the relationship between poverty and the denial of sexual rights, the ways in which sexuality is used to obscure public debate on economic policies or practices, and the best practices of groups working with economically disadvantaged LBT persons.
Speakers: Linda Baumann, Kim Vance, Susie Jolly, Kasha Nabagesera, Anne Marie Kristine Lim , Jessica Stern
Thursday 19 April, 14.30-16.00, 20757, Kasipasa 3 & 4 (E, S, T)
Funding landscape: Setting the tone.
Rosalind Eyben shall be taking a broad overview of the value for money and other rigid accountability and evaluation agendas and how they are impacting resource distribution for social change and justice work
Thursday 19 April, 14.30-16.00 Lale
Don’t talk to us about sewing machines, talk to us about workers rights.
Sex work is work. Trafficking is as an issue of poverty that causes many women to willingly/unwillingly enter into agreements with traffickers because they seek to escape / explore better livelihoods. This session will reflect on the evidence base and the experiences of sex worker rights organisations in this area.
Speakers: Meena Seshu, Laura Agustin, Sachumi Mayeo
Saturday 21 April, 1130-1300, Kasimpasa 1 & 2 (E, F, T)
Read Kate Hawkins' article from this session on the Global Network of Sex Work Projects website and watch a video and read the plenary speech from Kaythi Win, founder of Top, a national sex workers HIV programme in Myanmar.
Leaders of Social Change or NGO for Services Feminists and Questions of Political and Economic Power in Africa
Speakers: Dzodzi Tsikata, Muthoni Wanyeki, Sarah Mukasa, Marjorie Mbilinyi
Saturday 21 April, 11.30-13.00, Halic Auditorium
The Power of Pleasure
Speakers: Pinar İlkkaracan, Jaya Sharma, Stella Nyanzi. See twitter write up of this session from Kate Hawkins
Saturday 21 April, 1630-1800 Cibali 1 & 2
Gender and Regional Economic Integration in Africa: A Sustainable Response to the Global Crisis and Africa’s Development Challenges
Speakers: Dzodzi Tsikata, Jane Nalunga, Pauline Vande-Pallen
Sunday 22 April, 14.00-15.00, Cibail I and II
Unpaid Care work – scoping networking on social movements
IDS Fellows Naomi Hossain and Rosalind Eyben will be looking for others with a shared interest in why global policy institutions and spaces continue to invisibilize care and what can be done about it. Please book your appointment at the IDS-BRIDGE stand.
Pathways will also be sharing an exhibition stand with BRIDGE and other colleagues at IDS, activities taking place there:
Launch of Gender and Climate Change Cutting Edge Pack, Q+A, Thursday lunchtime, BRIDGE stand
SendasAL: Contextualising gender knowledge for Latin American audiences (in Spanish and English), Friday lunchtime, BRIDGE stand
Launch of Mobilising Men in Practice: Challenging sexual and gender-based violence in institutional settings, Saturday lunchtime, IDS stand
Link to the full programme at the AWID Forum Website