Gender. Mainstreaming . in Planning & Development Division and Departments Project. Supported by:. Project: Gender Mainstreaming . Department: Planning and Development Division & Departments. Project Duration: 3 Years. PROJECT LOCATIONS.
Department: Planning and Development Division & Departments
Project Duration: 3 Years
Project Locations: Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta,
Head Office: Islamabad
Project Cost: US$ 4.5M
About Gender Mainstreaming Project
In Planning & Development Division and Departments Project
“Build the capacity of the government officials to
mainstream gender in the…
…of government policies, plans, programme and project in
all areas of development”.
Gender sensitization of senior and mid-level planning and
development (P&D) officials at the federal, provincial and district levels.
Developing capacity for gender analysis, planning, monitoring and evaluation.
Establishing gender disaggregated databases using information and communication technology skills and competencies.
Establishing knowledge based networking, e-forums, and a
community of gender mainstreaming practitioners.
Developing institutional mechanisms and procedures for systematic gender mainstreaming and accountability in government.
A high priority of the Project is to raise the awareness of senior officials and policy makers of the government. The training comprises of four categories, each with defined target group as follows:
Capacity Development thru
Gender Mainstreaming Project
of the N
Projects Supported by GSP
efforts through gender responsive governance
and a rights-based approach to sustainable
Overview of Gender Support Programme
of NCSW Gender Responsive Budgeting,
MoFGender Mainstreaming in the
Planning Process, P&DD Achieving
National & Int’l Commitments on Gender
& Poverty Issues, MoWD
Enabling Social Environment
Gender Justice through Musahilat Anjuman
(MA). Interventions – build capacity
of MA members, enhance public engagement,
promote women’s awareness of their
rights, utilize services of the MA.
Women’s Access to Capital and
Technology (WACT). Enhance economic s
tatus of urban and rural women through
credit, promoting small and medium
entrepreneurship, building capacity,
facilitating ICT solutions and networking.
Gender refers to the economic, social and cultural attributes and opportunities associated with being a man or a woman in a given society.
Resources and facilities usually benefit those who are best placed to exploit them.
An unconscious bias against the disadvantaged, especially against women
Gender Mainstreaming in Policies, Programs & Projects
“ …the process of assessing the implications for women and men of any planned action, including legislation, policies or programs, in all areas and at all levels. It is a strategy for making women’s as well as men’s concerns and experiences an integral dimension of the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and programs in all political, economic, and societal spheres so that women and men benefit equally and inequality is not perpetuated.”
Monitoring / Evaluation
Project Goals/Objectives, Strategy & Project Management
Were gender disaggregated data and gender analysis used in the background and justification of the policy, program or project?
1. Once upon a time the sex-disaggregated data for a National TB Program
Do these differences in notification rates reflect a true difference in TB incidence for women and men?
Need for gender statistics
3. Gender statistics were collected, followed by gender analysis and gender-related issues emerged as follows:
It means that all government officials…… at all levels, no longer simply assume that either gender (especially women) will automatically benefit from a proposed policy or program. Rather, it is consciously thinking about how this will happen.
Taking Forward the Gender Agenda …..