Members Meetings and Public Seminars

Next members meeting

The date of the next meeting will be in January 2019. Details will be circulated to members. If you are interested in joining, please contact

Previous meetings

GADN holds quarterly members meetings and public seminars.  

In 2018-2019, GADN members’ meetings were held on the following topics:

  • DFID's Strategic Vision for Gender Equality: Opportunities, Challenges and Implementation

  • Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse - how should gender analysis shape safeguarding responses?

In 2017-18, GADN members' meetings were held on the following topics:

  • What's going on in the world of women's rights?

  • Strengthening solidarity on women's rights: A conversation with FEMNET

  • Raising the stakes on gender equality: time to lead on women's leadership

  • What’s happening at DFID on gender equality?

In 2016-17, GADN members' meetings were held on the following topics:

  • Gender equality and macroeconomics

  • Feminist development alternatives

  • Gender and refugee movements

  • Gender equality and environmental sustainability

Previous meetings have been on the following themes:

  • Gender and social movements

  • The SDGS: What's next?

  • The World Humanitarian Summit

  • How does Gender Equality Happen: The DfID programme partnership agreement learning group on gender equality present their theory of change

  • Men and Boys

  • Beyond the individual - addressing the social, political and economic blocks to gender equality

  • Setting Agendas in the Future

  • Political Participation

  • Beyond Gender Mainstreaming

  • Violence Against Women in Humanitarian Contexts

  • Women's Rights and Family Planning

  • Where do we stand? How can the development community navigate current pressures to deliver development for women?

  • Beyond Women and Girls' Vulnerability: A Debate on Gender, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Women's Rights in the Current International Aid Environment: Challenges and Opportunities

  • UN Women: A New Opportunity to Deliver for Women?

  • Peace, Security and VAW: Is UN SCR 1325 Delivering for Women?

  • How Can We Bring Together Our Work on Women's Rights and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights?

  • MDGs and Gender: What's next?