The Programme seeks to strengthen the participant organisations capacity in the field of human rights and gender eqality and get increased knowledge on how to use tools for gender mainstreaming. Strategy for change will strengthen the commitment of organizations and institutions to invest in and institutionalize gender-sensitive change.
Target countries: Ethiopia, Laos, Kenya, Tanzania and Viet Nam
Institutions and organisations which can impact on gender-related improvements either by formal/legal responsibility or general interest in promoting women's human rights are invited to participate. Individual participants are requested to prove interest in initiating change, invest time and efforts in new methods, take challenges and ability to lobby and strong leadership and training potential. Selection will be based on the principle of balanced representation of women and men.
The Programme and its training course in Sweden is based on four modules:
Module 1: Basics on Gender and sex, which presents the basic concepts of Gender, the stereotypes of masculinity and identity of men, sexual and reproductive rights, impact of HIV/AIDS and disabilities, right to life free from domestic violence, forced sex and risk of trafficking.
Module 2: Basics on human Rights for gender equality - presents theory and practice of all key declarations and the main strategies for poverty reduction.
Module 3: Methods of Analysis - presents gender budgeting and its contribution to the universal gender equality goals, history and concepts of gender budgeting, methods and forms of application.
Module 4: Change process: project work, networking, application - focuses on development of the strategy for change. Development of communication and networking strategy to lobby for human rights and sustain the change within participating organizations is another part of the change process.
The participant´s change project is the axel of the Programme and they have to be rooted in and supported by the home organisation/institution and consern a relevant problem in the field of human rights and gender equality. An approved change project is a very important criteria for qualifying.
OrganisationSipu International AB
NameAtt. Barbro Svedberg
Telephone+46 8 698 06 00
Fax no.+46 8 698 06 10