31 Aug 2015

DAWN Informs August 2015 This is a Special Issue on Financing for Development which is dedicated in loving memory to Josefa (Gigi) Francisco, the former General Coordinator of DAWN (2008-2014).
It contains the latest information and analysis as well as photos and outlines of DAWN's presence at FfD3.

  • Regressive trends in Financing for Development: The result of unbalanced negotiations
  • Reducing systemic risks, intensifying policy engagement, changing the balance of power
  • The limits to Domestic Resource Mobilization: AAAA failure to set the basis for progressive taxation, international cooperation and productive diversification
  • Favouring the private sector in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda: beyond evidence and human rights
  • A missed opportunity for African Women?
  • Africa Rising: The Cost of Extractivism in Africa
  • Fifteen Years of FFD Advocacy by DAWN

We hope you will find it useful for you analysis and advocacy.

07 Nov 2015

This is a summary of the book The Remaking of Social Contracts: Feminists in a Fierce New World (eds for DAWN) Gita Sen and Marina Durano (London, Zed Books, 2014).

This summary is intended for the purposes of advocacy and training by social movements and other organizations. The summary was put together by Claire Slatter, Seona Smiles and Gita Sen for DAWN in 2015.

DAWN holds the copyright for this Summary.

Events and Activities on Video

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Posted: 2015-12-10 20:36
Overview of the importance of co-responsibility and feminist analysis of transformational policies. Featuring the voices of progressive policy makers and civil society from nine regions of the world - including DAWN's Nicole Bidegain.
Posted: 2015-11-02 14:49
A discussion inspired by UN Women’s recent flagship report, Progress of the World's Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights. Shahrashoub Razavi (UN Women), Gita Sen (Harvard School of Public Health), Nancy Folbre (UMass Amherst, emerita) and Janet Gornick (Graduate Center, LIS)
Posted: 2015-07-27 14:58
A tribute to our beloved companera, Josefa 'Gigi' Francisco, who sadly passed away in July, 2015. She headed the DAWN Secretariat from 2008 to October, 2014, paving the way for feminists around the world and was a mentor to many. A feminist, social justice warrior. Forever in our hearts.
Posted: 2015-04-29 15:07
The side event, co-sponsored by DAWN, and the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark and the Republic of Philippines, took place on April 13, 2015 at the UN Headquarters in New York.