Food Security and Agriculture

Training Course on Gender Mainstreaming

Course Overview

This course offers a concise and insightful exploration of the principles and practices necessary for promoting gender equality and integrating a gender perspective across all sectors and levels of society. It provides a comprehensive understanding of gender mainstreaming and its importance in achieving inclusive and equitable outcomes.

Participants will gain valuable insights into the concepts of gender, gender roles, and gender biases. Through interactive discussions and real-world examples, this course equips learners with practical strategies to identify and address gender disparities, integrate gender perspectives into policies and programs, and foster a more inclusive and gender-responsive environment.

Join us for this empowering course and become equipped with the knowledge and skills to promote gender equality and advocate for positive change. Together, let’s work towards a future where gender equality is a reality in all aspects of society.

Course Objectives

By attending the gender mainstreaming training course you will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of gender mainstreaming and its significance in promoting gender equality.
  • Analyze the social, cultural, and economic factors that contribute to gender inequality and discrimination.
  • Identify the key principles and strategies for integrating gender perspectives into policies, programs, and projects.
  • Develop practical skills to apply gender analysis tools and methodologies to identify gender gaps and needs in different contexts.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of gender mainstreaming interventions and their impact on social and economic outcomes.
  • Advocate for gender equality and inclusivity by effectively communicating and engaging with stakeholders, partners, and communities.

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Outline

Module1: Introduction to Gender and Definition of Terms

  • Understanding gender as a social construct
  • Exploring the difference between sex and gender
  • Definitions of key terms: gender, gender inequality, gender mainstreaming, gender analysis

Module 2: Causes of Gender Inequality

  • Historical and cultural factors contributing to gender inequality
  • Structural and systemic causes of gender disparities
  • Intersectionality: Understanding how gender intersects with other social identities
  • Exploring the impact of gender inequality on individuals and societies

Module 3: Gender and Development – Historical Background

  • Evolution of gender and development approaches
  • Historical milestones in the recognition of gender issues in development
  • Critiques of earlier development paradigms and the emergence of gender-responsive approaches
  • Understanding the relationship between gender equality and sustainable development

Module 4: Gender Mainstreaming Cycle

  • Overview of the gender mainstreaming approach
  • The four stages of the gender mainstreaming cycle: gender analysis, planning, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation
  • Applying the gender mainstreaming cycle to various contexts (e.g., organizations, policies, programs)
  • Case studies and examples of successful gender mainstreaming initiatives

Module 5: Gender Analysis, Frameworks, and Tools

  • Introduction to gender analysis: its purpose and key components
  • Gender analysis frameworks and methodologies (e.g., GAD, WID, intersectionality)
  • Tools and techniques for conducting gender analysis (e.g., gender-disaggregated data, gender impact assessments, gender budgeting)
  • Practical exercises and group discussions to apply gender analysis tools to real-world scenarios

Note: This course outline provides a general structure for the Gender Mainstreaming course. The specific content, activities, and duration of each session may be adjusted based on the target audience, learning objectives, and available time.

Classroom Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jun 24, 2024 Jun 28, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Jul 29, 2024 Aug 02, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Sep 02, 2024 Sep 06, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Oct 07, 2024 Oct 11, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Nov 11, 2024 Nov 15, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Dec 16, 2024 Dec 20, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register

Virtual Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jul 08, 2024 Jul 12, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Aug 12, 2024 Aug 16, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Sep 16, 2024 Sep 20, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Oct 21, 2024 Oct 25, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Nov 25, 2024 Nov 29, 2024 Online $ 350 Register

Registration Process

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Group Discounts

Boost your team's skills and maximize value with our attractive group discounts. Enroll 3 or more participants and enjoy significant discounts on any of our training programs.

Course Language

This Training course is offered in ENGLISH . Please indicate the language of choice during registration.

Training Approach

Our instructor-led trainings use well guided presentations, practical exercises, and group acivities. Participants are encouraged to bring any data relevant to their job responsibilities. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon completion of training, the participant will be issued with a certificate of Completion.

Post Training Support

Our commitment our clients success extends beyond the training program. We offer ongoing 3 months support through Q&A sessions, online forums, and access to our expert instructors.

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