Gender-specific

Topic:

Policy, Program

Definition:

“• Considers gender norms, roles and relationsfor women and men and how they affect access to and control overresources
• Considers women’s and men’s specific needs
• Intentionally targets and benefits a specific group of women or men to achieve certain policy or programme goals or meet certain needs
• Makes it easier for women and men to fulfil duties that are ascribed to them based on their gender roles”

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
Gender-blind
Gender-sensitive
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