Gender-blind

Topic:

Policy, Program

Definition:

” • Ignores gender norms, roles and relations
• Very often reinforces gender-based discrimination
• Ignores differences in opportunities and resource allocation for women and men
• Often constructed based on the principle of being “fair” by treating everyone the same”

 

References

WHO Gender Responsive Assessment Scale: criteria for assessing programmes and policies. https://www.who.int/gender/mainstreaming/GMH_Participant_GenderAssessmentScale.pdf

Last Updated:

Nov. 2020
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