mainstreaming gender equality – Siyanda means “we are growing” (isiZulu).

Linked on our blogs with Bridge.

  • Siyanda is an on-line database of gender and development materials from around the world. It is also an interactive space where gender practitioners can share ideas, experiences and resources. (Homepage).
  • Aims and Objectives: Siyanda aims to be an ever growing resource to support practitioners in implementing gender programmes and in mainstreaming gender equality concerns, whether they are gender specialists or not. (about 1/2).

Search for experts and consultants; Contribute; Subscribe newsletter; Help; Feedback;
Address: (hosted by) Bridge, Institute of Development Studies IDS, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RE, UK;
Contact Person: For more information on Siyanda or on how to contribute to the website please contact the website manager by e-mail.

About:  … Our main objectives are:

  • - Presenting short summaries of on-line work to save busy practitioners time in searching for relevant information.
  • - Enabling users to download full-length materials quickly and easily, free of charge.
  • - Facilitating a culture of sharing information and materials on gender and development among people working in this field.
  • - Working with partner organisations across the world to build an online space that reflects their interests and needs and that connects them with like-minded colleagues.

BRIDGE and the IAC: Siyanda is hosted by BRIDGE – the gender and development research and information service located at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) (in the United Kingdom). BRIDGE is one of a family of knowledge services from IDS.

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