When attempting to generate change and improvement training is vital. For this end Make Every Woman Count has gather Gender Training Guides to be used by women's organisations, women's grassroots, women actvistts or by anyone who seeks to work with gender issues.
The focus of the material is with regards to women mainly to the African continent
Source:UNESCO Gender refers to the roles and responsibilities of men and women that are created in our families, our societies and our cultures. The concept of gender also includes the expectations held about the characteristics, aptitudes and likely behaviours of both women and men (femininity and masculinity). Gender roles and expectations are learned.
Source: UN Instraw Gender training has been promoted as a key strategy in efforts to mainstream gender perspectives into United Nations peacekeeping operations since the Security Council passed its Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security in 2000.
Source:UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service The publication responds to the needs of policy makers and climate change scientists to understand and address better the gender dimensions of climate change. It clarifies the linkages between gender and climate change mitigation and adaptation. It is a practical tool to increase the capacity of policy and decision makers to develop gender-responsive climate change policies and strategies.
Source:Women Watch This online course has been developed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM, now part of UN Women). The four agencies created the course to raise awareness of gender issues and dynamics and to ensure that their staff achieves a consistent level of knowledge.
Source: IPPF The handbook is divided into an introductory module and thirteen work modules.The first four modules are devoted to raising the associations' awareness regarding the relevance of Advocacy work, explaining concepts, and introducing the Advocacy models used by IPPF/WHR.
Source:IFOR The manual is not the same as other peacebuilding manuals. It covers traditional peacebuilding topics with a specific focus throughout on how being female impacts peacebuilding. The manual was designed for women who want to help themselves or other women become more involved in peacebuilding. The exercises and content are written both for beginners and community-level women as well as more advanced peacebuilding trainers.
Source:CARE The Inner Spaces, Outer Faces Initiative (ISOFI) toolkit is designed for use by staff of international development and health organizations, and is made up of participatory group activities to help program staff to identify,
Source: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) This training curriculum, developed by the UNODC, is for trainers working with police. The curriculum accompanies a UNODC Handbook and is designed to help local and national police develop the knowledge and skills required to prevent, respond to and investigate acts of intimate partner violence against women.
Source:Population Council This Manual aims to promote critical reflection among young women to recognize and understand how gender normative attitudes and behaviors affect their everyday lives and can result in increasing their vulnerability to HIV and other reproductive health problems.
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