Gender mainstreaming series
This series on gender mainstreaming in multi-sectoral development issues has been developed from the Commonwealth Gender Management System, a holistic system-wide approach to bringing a gender perspective to all government policies, plans and programmes. They are accessible reference manuals written to help policy-makers and practitioners set up a gender management system and manage problems in advancing the goal of gender equality and equity.
Mainstreaming Gender in Social Protection for the Informal Economy
Explores the gendered dimensions of risk, vulnerability and insecurity and hence the need for a gender perspective in the design of social protection measures. This book provides an understanding of the constraints and barriers that confine women to more poorly remunerated, more casual and more insecure forms of waged and self-employment.
Gender in Primary and Secondary Education: A handbook for policy-makers and other stakeholders
Offers information about the notion of gender mainstreaming, a strategy for ensuring women's rights be addressed through policy, planning and implementation. This book focuses on the issues arising from a lack of clarity about the meaning of gender equality in education.
Gender Mainstreaming in Conflict Transformation: Building Sustainable Peace
Issues of socio-economic development, democracy and peace are linked to gender equality. This book argues that gender equality needs to be placed on the policy and programme agenda of the entire spectrum of peace and conflict-related initiatives and activities to achieve conflict transformation.
Mainstreaming Informal Employment and Gender in Poverty Reduction: A handbook for policy-makers and other stakeholders
Liberally scattered with practical examples, this book provides a convincing case for an increased emphasis on informal employment and gender in poverty reduction strategies. It sets out a strategic framework that presents important guidelines for policy-makers seeking to follow this approach.
Engendering Budgets: A Practitioners' Guide to Understanding and Implementing Gender-responsive Budgets
This guide provides practitioners, politicians and policy communities with the basic information needed to understand gender-responsive budgets and to start initiatives based on their own local situations.
Gender Mainstreaming in the Multilateral Trading System: A handbook for policy-makers and other stakeholders
The social dimension of trade policy and trade liberalisation is now a common topic in many official trade fora. However, this discussion is proceeding with little or no attention to the different needs, constraints and interests of women.
Gender Mainstreaming in Poverty Eradication and the Millennium Development Goals: A handbook for policy-makers and other stakeholders
This book explores the issue of gender inequality through the lens of the Millennium Development Goals, and highlights women's critical role in both economic growth and human development.
Gender Mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS: Taking a Multisectoral Approach
Gender Mainstreaming in HIV/AIDS: Taking a Multisectoral Approach is the first in a new series of manuals from the Commonwealth Secretariat on gender mainstreaming in critical development issues. It is being co-published with the Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health (Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre).
Gender Mainstreaming in the Health Sector: Experiences in Commonwealth Countries
This is the consensus built up in a series of workshops in different regions of the Commonwealth on what is the most effective way of applying Gender Management System principles and methodology to the health sector. This manual should assist other countries in adapting mainstreaming.
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