This free web-based course offered by BRIDGE, Institute of Development Studies, and the Gender Hub provides participants with a general grounding in the current concepts of governance from a gender perspective and offers some examples and resources for applying these within key governance institutions, with a focus on governments.
Course objectives: Why does gender matter for governance? How can we expose gender-blind institutions and processes? What strategies have enhanced the opportunities and outcomes for women and girls in government processes? What can we learn from this and how can we integrate this into our own work?
This pilot course aims to support development practitioners who are working to strengthen gender equality in relation to governance processes in their workplace. To support them this course seeks to equip participants with an introductory knowledge that can help them to take forward strategies for positive change.
Certificate of Completion: On successful completion of the course learners will receive a ‘certificate of completion’ that will be issued jointly by BRIDGE, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), UK, and Gender Hub.
When the course takes place: The course starts on Monday 3rd November and runs until Friday 28th November. During this time facilitators from the Gender Hub team will actively support participants in problem solving and answer questions related to the course.
Please note that the registration deadline is 12.00(GMT) on 30 October.