Agenda

Professional Certificate in Strategic Gender Equity Planning

Day One: Monday 

 

09:30

Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair & Delegate Introductions
Experience and lesson sharing
Finding common ground: understanding gender equity and why we are trying to achieve it

 

10:45

Introduction to the ‘Shevolution theory’ of the Parallel universes

  • Your Operational Context … One universe is mostly men, the other universe is mostly women …

Basic gender concepts and definition:

  • Evolution of cultures
  • What do we mean by Gender?
  • What influences Gender roles?

Power-point presentation/discussion/quick quiz

 

11:30

Morning coffee

 

11:45

How to bridge the gap between the parallel universes

How to convince colleagues that Gender considerations are important and relevant to their work! Economic, social, reputational, human rights – examples from across the world.

  • Case examples of dangers of ignoring gender considerations
  • Case examples of advantages of including gender considerations
  • National/international obligations: CEDAW/SDG5/ The Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: and the Sendai agreement

Power point presentation and discussion

 

13:00

Lunch

 

13:45

Advocacy

How to convince colleagues Gender considerations are important and relevant to their work (continued).

Universal principles of advocacy

Why bother with gender? How to convince your colleagues

Power point presentation/Discussion/ Role plays

 

15:30

Coffee Break

 

15:45

Putting on your gender spectacles

Methods and Strategies for Gender Equity Planning - using strategic tools and principles of strategic thinking- processes/ approaches / methods for gender equity planning. Incorporating gender sensitivity into policy creation process

  • Swedish and Canadian frameworks for integrating gender into policy/programmes/projects/implementation/legislation
  • The Theory of Change - an imbalance of power

Power Walk Exercise and discussion

 

16:45

Final Remarks
Round-up Discussion

 

17:00

Close

 


Day Two: Tuesday 

 

09:30

Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap 

 

10:05

Gender analysis and Gender Mainstreaming

Diverse impacts on women, men, girls and boys: policies, legislation, economic and political decisions, cultural taboos

Gender Analysis

  • Asking the right questions
  • Having the right evidence
  • Data and research
  • Mapping stakeholders

 

  • Visible and invisible discrimination
  • Participation
  • Visibility/invisibility
  • Access, distribution (money, power, justice, opportunities, resources.)
  • Human Rights
  • Stereotypes, assumptions, perceptions
  • Inclusiveness/intersectionality


Power point presentation/ Exercise and discussion: ‘He does/she does’

 

11:15

Morning Coffee

 

11:45

Planet Mars Exercise and discussion

 

13:00

Lunch

 

14:00

Mainstreaming Gender

Integrating gender into:

  • the framing of outcomes - indicators
  • Reports – sex disaggregated data
  • Strategies
  • Proposals
  • targets
  • activities
  • risk management strategy
  • budget allocations (Gender responsive budgeting.)

 

 Power-point presentation/discussion/Video – (case example of gender analysis and mainstreaming gender into Swedish local authority policy and spending for roads and education.

 

15:45

Afternoon Tea

 

16:00

Scenario Exercise

Participants will be given a scenario into which they will be asked to apply gender mainstreaming and gender analysis.

 

16:45

End of Day Wrap Up and questions and set Learn Plan Diary Homework

 

17:00

Close

 


Day Three: Wednesday 

 

09:30

Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap 

 

10:05

Gender and governance – accountability, democracy, and voice.

Political Elections

  • Participation of women voters
  • Women candidates
  • Minimising violence against women in elections

Media coverage

 

11:30

Morning Coffee

 

11:45

Targeted interventions

  • Setting women up for Success – practical tips!
  • Case example: The 300 Group
  • Women’s Human Rights
  • International humanitarian and human rights instruments.

 

 

13:00

Lunch

 

13:45

FMG Case Study

 

15:00

Afternoon tea

 

15:15

Sexual Harassment, Gender-Based Violence, and Sexual Exploitation/Abuse

This session will cover a range of topics related to Sexual harassment GBV, sexual violence, and abuse.

The session will also include a Video of Turkish men supporting the campaign to combat violence against women

 

16:30

End of Day Wrap-Up and Questions

 

16:45

Close

 


Day Four: Thursday 

 

09:30

Registration and Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap

 

10:05

Bridging the parallel universes in post-conflict and humanitarian crises.

Participation/ prevention/protection and relief and recovery.
“Women, the elderly, minorities and people with disabilities are discriminated against in disasters.” World Disasters Report 2007

Women’s participation in Peace Talks

Mainstreaming gender into Security System reforms

Implementation of UNSCR 1325+.  National Action Plans

Examples from 3 continents

 

 

11:30

Morning Coffee

 

11:45

Bridging the parallel universes in post-conflict and humanitarian crises continues.

 

13:00

Lunch

 

14:00

Monitoring and evaluation/delegates will be given a case example sc and invited to conduct monitoring and evaluation from a gender perspective

 

 

   

 

15:30

Afternoon Tea

 

15:45

Chartered Management Institute Assignments and Criteria
Structuring a written piece of work for assessment - generic overview and principles
Structuring work to meet the assessment criteria
Blending gender equity content into these structures

 

16:30

End of the Day Wrap Up/Set learn-plan diary homework

 

16:45

Close

 


Day Five: Friday 

 

09:30

Registration and Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap

 

10:05

Organisational Capacity Building

Organisational and management capacity for implementing gender throughout the layers of stakeholders/partners/institutions.

Presentation and Discussion

 

11:15

Morning Coffee

 

11:30

Case Study: Women's Budget Group, and Case study UK implementation of SDG 5

 

12:45

 

 

Delegate Final discussion and feedback

  • Certificates
  • Evaluation Form

 

13:00

Lunch