Gender Mainstreaming and Sustainable Development

Gender Mainstreaming and Sustainable Development

Gender Mainstreaming and Sustainable Development

30 May–1 July 2022
The course is available in English

Strong commitment at both national and international levels has created an environment in which gender equality and women empowerment has been identify as central for sustainable development. However moving forward is not without challenges. Inequalities and discrimination may vary from place to place, however the disparity between women and men is clear. This online journey will help learners to understand gender cross-cutting issues in the world of work and provide strategic models and tools for concerted actions. This online learning will propose ways to integrate a gender approach into your work, your specific operational fields and present gender tools and resources.

Key features
LEARN ONLINE

Integrating real time e-learning and e-coaching

DEDICATED TECHNICAL SUPPORT

On the job e-coaching to help you apply learning to your context

DIGITAL COLLABORATION

Get critical insights and peer-to-peer support from a global network of professionals

Introduction to the course

Understand your gender-equality context by scanning key international gender-equality frameworks and the ILO Decent Work Agenda. Use tools for analysing gender issues in various settings, develop your gender planning, and overcome various forms of resistance using proven strategies. The course draws mainly on existing, well-tested ITCILO training packages. Some modules have been developed anew, building on the materials produced and experience gained during in-house training activities.Outside expertise and documents will also be drawn on.

Who attends this course?

This online course will be of particular interest to policymakers and national and local public-service staff; employers and workers wishing to ensure an equitable process in their organization; regional and international development agencies; civil society representatives interested in doing advocacy work and raising awareness of gender issues; individuals interested in mainstreaming the gender approach and working in the field of gender equality.

What topics does this course cover?

The online learning we will cover the basic concepts and key international gender equality frameworks as well as the ILO decent work agenda. Wet will provide tools to analyse gender issues in various settings and the use of gender planning in all facet of your work. We will review the various forms of resistances and strategies to overcome them. This online learning draws mainly on existing, well-tested ITCILO training packages. Some modules have been developed anew, from the materials and experience used during in-house training activities. Outside expertise and documents will also be
used. The full gender training curriculum lasts approximately 20 hours over 8 weeks.

What will I learn?

This course will provide learners with an adaptable set of training and information tools among which participants can choose tools and modules most relevant to him/her to bring gender equality concerns into the mainstream of labour-related development activities.

What will I be able to do?

Become fluent with the gender equality by understanding:

  • the key concepts
  • the international frameworks
  • the key issues on gender equality in the world of work

Analyse and plan:

  • to implement gender analysis in a country context
  • to run organizational assessments

Promote and communicate:

  • to develop the business case for gender equality and women empowerment
  • to identify and manage resistances
Why should I join?

Gender equality (or the lack of it) is one of the most important, and prominent, issues workers face today. Find out how you can make a difference in your own daily work and life.

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