Walking Together: The Journey of the Non-Aligned Movement and the Women’s Movement


Jain, Devaki, and Shubha Chacko. 2009. “Walking Together: The Journey of the Non-Aligned Movement and the Women’s Movement.” Development in Practice 19 (7): 895–905. doi:10.1080/09614520903122337.

Authors: Devaki Jain, Shubha Chacko


The story of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and the way in which women engaged with it, gaining from its overall liberatory calls, as well as its political independence from the UN and other multilateral agencies, is relatively unknown in the world of development and women; and yet it is an important example of multilateral space. This article argues that the NAM, and its engagement with women, has the historical and strategic potential to be the platform from which to launch an inclusive growth paradigm.

Keywords: gender, diversity, governance, public policy

Topics: Civil Society, Gender, Women, Nationalism, NGOs, Peacebuilding, Security

Year: 2009

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