Person

Andrea Cornwall

Honorary Associate

Professor Andrea Cornwall is a social anthropologist specialising in the anthropology of participation and democracy, masculinities, women’s empowerment and women’s rights, and sexualities.

Andrea Cornwall is no longer a member of staff at IDS, however, she is an Honorary Associate and the Director of the Pathways of Women’s Empowerment programme, which is hosted by the Participation Cluster at IDS.  

Academic links

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Connections and expertise

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Andrea Cornwall’s recent work

Journal Article

Beijing+20: Where Now for Gender Equality?

Published by IDS

The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA), celebrated by feminist activists as a triumph for women's rights, is 20 years old. The world that it once described has changed profoundly in some respects, and yet in others remains surprisingly similar. This IDS Bulletin reflects on those changes and continuities, tracing the trajectories of the Beijing conference in different policy arenas, national settings and domains of practice.

27 July 2015

Book

Feminisms, Empowerment and Development

Published by Zed Books

The economic and political empowerment of women continues to be a central focus for development agencies worldwide; access to medical care, education and employment, as well as women's reproductive rights remain key factors effecting women's autonomy.

4 March 2014

Working Paper

Using Participatory Process Evaluation to Understand the Dynamics of Change in a Nutrition Education Programme

Published by IDS

With roots in approaches to popular education and participatory action research that place the learner and the ‘beneficiary’ of development at the centre of enquiry and action, the participatory visualisation methods associated with Participatory Rural Appraisal have been widely used as tools for learning and accountability.

14 February 2014