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Gender and Development

The enhancement of gender equality and women’s empowerment is an important issue to be addressed by the global community. It is also the target of an independent goal, Goal 5, and considered from a cross-disciplinary perspective to tackle other goals in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The concept of ‘Gender and Development’ has been adopted since the 1970s. It has made women visible in the development field and raised awareness of gender issues in...

KEIJI Branch

Director: Matsuo WATANABE (Ritsumeikan University) In Kyoto-Shiga region, universities specialized in international cooperation and development issues are highly concentrated. The researchers and practitioners form clusters of their own, but this is not necessarily reflected in the development and expansion of JASID’s activities. The Keiji Branch is intended to provide opportunities for information sharing, discussion, research study for a wide range of people interested in development and international cooperation in the region by promoting cooperation...