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Gender Statistics and Gender Budgeting Course


This course seeks to build an understanding of how gender statistics can be used to enhance evidence-based policymaking at the country level among data producers and users. The course makes the business case for gender-informed statistics, looks at data sources, conceptual and measurement issues, how to analyze and interpret the data.

Narrated presentations are accompanied by guided readings, and case studies from around the world. There are exercises and interactive discussions to analyze and apply the information learned, and share experiences with other practitioners around the world.


By the end of the training, you will be able to:

  • Understand basic gender concepts and gender analysis tools
  • Generate gender statistics out of gender issues
  • Perform Gender Analysis and make inferences
  • Develop a gender responsive budgets
  • Develop gender-responsive planning skills
  • Implement gender-sensitive development policies


3 days


The course targets statistics producers (statisticians) and users who aim to influence the process of gender statistics collection, analysis and use. This includes policymakers, staff from government agencies, researchers, advocates, and other data users, as well as statisticians from national statistics offices/services.


Module 1: Introduction to Gender

  • Introduction
  • Definition of Gender
  • Basic Gender Concepts and Terminology
  • Gender Dynamics
  • Introduction to gender statistics
  • Importance of gender statistics
  • Turning gender issues into gender statistics
  • How to produce gender statistics

Module 2: Gender Analysis

  • Introduction to Gender Analysis
  • Why Gender Analysis
  • Variables used in Generating Data
  • Gender Analysis Frameworks
  • Gender Analysis Tools
  • How to do a Gender Analysis
  • How to do a Gendered Analysis                              

Module 3: Gender Budgeting

  • What is a budget?
  • Definition and objectives of gender responsive budgeting
  • The budgetary process
  • Gender budgeting tools
  • Engendering performance budgeting
  • Sex-disaggregated statistics and indicators
  • Time use data and gender indicators
  • Tools for collection of time use data


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B.9th December 2019.

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.     Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.     No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 3 Days
Event Date 16-12-2019
Event End Date 18-12-2019
Cut off date 09-12-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 46,999
Individual Price (International) EUR 539
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 627
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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