In the third in our series of articles looking at gender and leadership, Dr Silke Roth, Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Southampton, shares her insight into how gender matters within aid organisations.
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On UN International Women's Day, March 8th we shared the first in our series of interviews, articles and other resources highlighting gender issues and are keen to share more resources that will enable NGO managers to better "uphold women's achievements, recognise challenges, and focus greater attention on women's rights and gender equality to mobilise all people to do their part".
This second piece in the series examines important strategies for women's leadership learning.
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This case study looks at how small improvements in HR practices and policies at Dwelling Places, a small NGO in Uganda, have led to increased staff motivation and ultimately better services for communities in Uganda.
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By Jonathan Potter
I haven't been in many meetings which mentioned both humanitarian leaders and kangaroos. While in Melbourne last week I listened to a presentation from Deakin University's Humanitarian Leadership Programme (HLP). Now offering an accredited graduate certificate, part on-line with two intensive 8-day courses in Australia and Indonesia, more than 220 students have graduated in four years (from 39 organisations and 49 countries).
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The Humanitarian Human Resources (HHR) Africa conference 2015 will take place in Nairobi on June 8th 2015. This event provides a unique space for HR professionals in the sector to reflect, learn from what others are doing, gain fresh insights, and generate practical solutions to current HR and people management issues. Registration is now open with early bird discounts available until April 30th so book your place!
Read the full story (16 March 2015)
The CHS describes the essential elements of principled, accountable and high-quality humanitarian action. The draft CHS Monitoring and Verification Framework is a coherent and systematic approach to measuring how the CHS is used, and with what results. As such, it is an important quality assurance tool to ensure organisations are consistently assessing and reporting against the Standard using the same criteria, and generating comparable data.
Read the full story (13 March 2015)