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

 

10:15

Gender and Rights: Legislation and Politics
CEDAW, Resolution 1325, 1820, Beijing Declaration
Integrating international law into national legislation
Gender based violence, FGM, sexuality
Rights to land ownership

 

11:45

Morning coffee

 

12:00

Gender and Governance 
Accountability, democracy, transparency and voice
Moving past the rhetoric to accountable gendered systems

 

13:00

Lunch

 

13:45

Gender Stakeholder Analysis
Mapping out global leaders in gender (individuals and organisations)
Exploring role, power and influence
Group work: practical using SA tool

 

15:00

Coffee Break

 

15:15

Addressing Barriers to Functioning Gendered Governance Systems 
Group work practical - developing a force field analysis

 

16:15

Final Remarks
Round-up Discussion

 

16:30

Close

 


Day Two: Tuesday 

 

09:30

Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap 

 

10:00

Gender and Leadership 

 

11:15

Morning Coffee

 

11:30

Gender and Development 
SDG 2030 goals
GAD, WID and gender mainstreaming: a primer and analysis
Economic, social and developmental role of gender equity
Existing problems in gender equity
Overcoming cultural barriers
New directions in gender: possibilities for changing paradigms 

 

12:30

Lunch

 

13:15

Food Security, Livelihoods, Economic Empowerment & Gender 
Women's livelihoods, economic empowerment and gender equity
Gender, livelihoods and the economy 
Changing economic roles for women
Strategies for promoting women's economic empowerment 
Enabling environment for economic empowerment

 

14:30

Afternoon Tea

 

14:45

Gendered Planning Processes: Emergency and Fragile states
Key themes
Planning, protection, assessments, baselines, voices

 

16:15

End of Day Wrap-up and Questions

 

16:30

Close

 


Day Three: Wednesday 

 

09:30

Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap 

 

10:00

The Relationship of Citizenship to Gender Equity 
Developing an inclusive definition of citizenship
Building into policy areas and electoral systems
Facilitating development of citizenship
Examples & group discussion

 

11:00

Morning Coffee

 

11:15

Gender and Social Development: Identifying and Addressing Inequity 
Social protection
Reducing inequities
Creating enabling environments for empowerment 

 

12:30

Lunch

 

13:15

Gender and Health
Gender concerns in planning health services
Gender Inequality - DALY analysis
Ensuring safe access to health services
Role of sexual health in empowerment and gender equity

 

14:15

Afternoon tea

 

14:30

Gender in Education 
Policies for delivering equity in education
Length of study and achievement
Role of education in delivering social goals

 

16:00

End of Day Wrap-Up and Questions

 

16:30

Close

 


Day Four: Thursday 

 

09:30

Registration and Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap

 

10:00

Methods & Strategies for Gender Equity Planning
Using strategic planning tools
Using principles of strategic thinking 
Applying methods to gender equity planning

 

11:00

Morning Coffee

 

11:15

Developing Legislation with Gender Sensitivity
Methods of stakeholder engagement and participation
Incorporating gender sensitivity into policy creation process
Equity and exclusion assessments

 

12:00

Lunch

 

13:00

Peace-building, Conflict and Gender

 

 

13:45

Gender Equity Planning and Strategic Communication

 

14:45

Afternoon Tea

 

15:00

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

 

16:00

CMI Tasks Discussion
Discussion around initial planning and ideas of CMI tasks based on participants’ current roles and future challenges

 

16:30

Close

 


Day Five: Friday 

 

09:30

Registration and Refreshments

 

09:45

Chair’s Introduction and Recap

 

10:00

Gender Audits: Monitoring and Evaluation for Gender Equity
Participatory gender audits and evaluations: tools, procedures and methods. What are we measuring, and with what purpose? (Surveys and focus groups) 
Designing M&E processes for gender evaluation

 

11:30

Morning Coffee

 

11:45

Developing Action Plans for Gender Equity 
Drafting inter-sectoral goals and objectives
Agreeing priorities
Setting objectives to implement change

 

13:15

Lunch

 

14:00

Budgeting for Equality

Gender Markers

Budgeting for gender change

Integrating equality into internal financial reporting systems

 

15:00

Afternoon Tea
Questions & evaluation
Certificates
Group photo

 

15:30

Wrap-Up and Close