Gender-transformative

Topic:

Policy, Program

Definition:

“• Considers gender norms, roles and relationsfor women and men and that these affect access to and control over resources
• Considers women’s and men’s specific needs
• Addresses the causes of gender-based health inequities
• Includes ways to transform harmful gender norms, roles and relations
• The objective is often to promote gender equality
• Includes strategies to foster progressive changes in power relationships between women and men”

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-sensitive
Gender-unequal
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