Gwendolyn Beetham is senior program coordinator at Douglass Residential College, Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, USA. She has worked for women's research institutes and gender justice organizations around the world and has taught gender studies at the London School of Economics, Rutgers University, and Brooklyn College. Her research interests include gender-based violence, LGBT rights, and critical development theory. She has a PhD from the Gender Institute at the LSE.
Gender advocates have long criticized the Millennium Development Goals for not doing enough to mainstream the rights of women and girls. Two research experts share five tips on how to avoid this in the emerging post-2015 development framework.