center development services

Gender Assessment and Mainstreaming

CDS recognizes gender inequality is a significant constraint in development. Gender and Development is one of the key approaches and underlying theme of CDS' activities. We provide support to organizations to ensure gender is integrated into all phases of theier program and/or project to enable women and men to participate and benefit equally from development initiatives.

This support can consist of building the long term organizational capacity to mainstream gender throughout the organization, a program or project, or provide shorter term input into a separate component such as conducting Gender Needs Assessment. We also to provide training in the Gender and Development concept as well as gender mainstreaming for NGO's. Examples of our experience in Gender Assessment and Mainstreaming include: