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Gender & Development Journal

Women collecting water from the completed Oxfam pond, Rajasthan, India. Shailan Parker/Oxfam

At a glance

Gender & Development is the only journal in the world to focus on international gender and development issues.


Gender & Development is the only journal in the world to focus on international gender and development issues, exploring the connections between gender and development initiatives, and feminist perspectives.

It aims to debate best practice and new ideas, and to make the links between theoretical and practical gender and development work. Gender & Development appears three times a year, in March, July, and November. Each collection of materials focuses on a current 'hot topic'.

Gender & Development is published for Oxfam by Routledge/Taylor & Francis as a print and electronic journal, available by subscription. Visit the Taylor & Francis website for more on how to subscribe.

Content is also available free of charge through the Policy & Practice publications section. Individual articles can be downloaded from the site for the use of development practitioners, policymakers and students interested in a particular topic. For further information including the Table of Contents for all issues, contributor guidance and upcoming themes, visit the Gender & Development website.

You can also follow Gender & Development on twitter: @GaDjournal

Recent issues

Volume 23

  • March 2015: Working on gender issues in urban areas
  • July 2015: Inequalities
  • November 2015: Resilience to climate change

Upcoming issues

Volume 24

  • March 2016: SDGs
  • July 2016: Violence Against Women & Girls
  • November 2016: Working on Gender in Fragile Contexts

Volume 25

  • March 2017: Natural Resource Justice
  • July 2017: Fundamentalisms
  • November 2017: Water

You can search for issues and individual articles through the Policy & Practice publications section.

Learning projects

Every three years a journal issue is created through a multidimensional learning project. This builds on the journal's aim to be a forum for dialogue on key issues of interest to the sector. Previous learning projects include:

Integrating Care into Development Practice (2013)

Beyond Gender Mainstreaming learning project (2011)

Gendered Inequalities: policy and practice perspectives

Gender & Development Journal, The Gender Institute, Oxfam and Routledge public lecture at the LSE, 2 October 2015. Speakers include: Chiara Capraro, Professor Naila Kabeer, Professor Diane Perrons and Daria Ukhova. Chaired by Caroline Sweetman and the discussant is Laurie Adams.

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