IASC e-learning on Gender Equality in Humanitarian Action

To provide introductory guidance – through information and practical examples – on the fundamentals of applying a gender-equality approach across all stages of the humanitarian programming cycle, based on the content of the IASC’s 2017 Gender Handbook for Humanitarian Action.

Topics

SDG
SDG5: Gender equality
SDG16: Peace, justice and strong institutions
Subject
Gender Equality in Humanitarian Action
Women2Lead
Conflict resolution and peacebuilding
Keywords
gender equality
Humanitarian Action
Humanitarian Programme Cycle

This course is divided into six modules. 

Mod 1 – Introduction to gender equality in humanitarian action

Mods 2-6 How to integrate gender equality into the Humanitarian Programme Cycle

2. Needs assessment and analysis

3. Strategic Planning

4. Resource Mobilization

5. Implementation and monitoring

6. Operational peer review and evaluation

Target Audience

All humanitarian staff from UN, NGOs, government and civil society looking for an introduction on how to integrate gender equality, and the empowerment of women and girls in the assessment, planning, implementation and monitoring of humanitarian programming.

Learning Objectives

When you have completed this course, you should be able to:

  • explain what gender equality is
  • explain why it is essential to integrate gender equality into humanitarian action
  • identify who is responsible for integrating gender equality into humanitarian action
  • describe how to integrate gender equality into the different stages of the Humanitarian Programme Cycle.

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