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Gender Mainstreaming, Analysis and Planning Course

INTRODUCTION

Gender equality and empowerment is considered a critical element for development. This course is designed to prepare participants for a variety of careers where specialized knowledge is required related to the integration of gender considerations into policy making, project design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Gender mainstreaming is an international strategy to achieve gender equality in all aspects of society. Many governments in developing and developed countries have endeavored to implement this strategy. This course aims to provide participants with a comprehensive knowledge of gender mainstreaming and gender analysis. It draws on best practice and case studies from around the world. As well, it provides the opportunity to focus on a specific policy area (such as public health, education, economic management, or human resources) or for participants to employ this knowledge in their own workplace through an action research topic.

OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, the participant should be able to;

  • · Have explored the intrinsic relationship between gender and development
  • · Be able to integrate gender into contextual analysis, and to use gender analysis frameworks effectively
  • · Be better equipped to integrate gender into strategic and operational planning
  • · Have acquired methods of creating gender awareness within development practice

TARGET GROUP

Gender advisers, development practitioners with an interest in gender mainstreaming, gender focal points

DURATION

5 days

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Basic concepts on gender mainstreaming

  • Current development context. Gender Equality in the SDGs and 2030 agenda
  • Global commitments to Gender mainstreaming
  • Rationales for gender mainstreaming
  • What is gender mainstreaming?
  • Multiple strategies for applying gender mainstreaming. Why no one size fits all solution is possible?
  • Added value of gender mainstreaming

 Gender integration framework and Sensitization 
 Gender analysis

  • Engaging men and boys
  • Overcoming resistance
  • Applying gender mainstreaming (individual work)

Gender mainstreaming

  • Tools for gender mainstreaming and analysis
  • Applying gender mainstreaming (small group work)
  • Gender analysis and gender planning tools
  • The impact of gender inequality on economic growth and sustainable development;

Communication in gender

  • Sexual-based barriers to communication; 
  • Body language
  • How to create the right image
  • Dealing with media; and communication secrets of great leaders.

Gender Mainstreaming in Institutions

  • Gender mainstreaming in key organizational components. Opportunities and challenges
  • (Organizational culture; Human resources; Staff accountability and incentives for gender mainstreaming; financial resources and budget)
  • Nontraditional institutions

Gender Mainstreaming in Public Policies

  • Gender Analysis
  • Design, implementation and evaluation of public policies
  • Gender responsive budgeting
  • Gender responsive policy - making and budgeting

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led training 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.

ACCREDITATION

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

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at the IRES Training Centre in Nairobi. 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

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Mob: +254 715 077 817 Tel: 020 211 3814

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 29th July 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.  Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the commencement date. 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.

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Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 05-08-2019
Event End Date 09-08-2019
Cut off date 29-07-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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