CIVICUS Toolkits

The overall objective of mainstreaming gender within projects is to have a gender sensitive project that provides a signal that helps to measure gender-related changes in the society, politics, economic participation etc. Gender mainstreaming in projects is about using participatory approached in all project stages. The initial step is to have a basic understanding of what gender mainstreaming is “It is ensuring that strategies and actions for ending discrimination at all levels and stages of the project cycle; taking into consideration men and women’s needs, desires, ambitions when decisions are made and resources are allocated”

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