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Online learning for gender mainstreaming

Like many other organisations during the COVID 19 pandemic the GRA has been using technology for gender capacity building with clients. A sharp learning curve for a small non profit who are experts in participatory training! During the 08-09 December 2020 we held our first gender mainstreaming training using an online platform across three countries:…

Gender impacts of COVID-19
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Gender impacts of COVID-19

Decision making and gendered roles: Women have proved to be less visible in COVID-19 crisis decision-making, yet within health emergencies they are prominent as frontline workers (nurses, nurse aides, teachers, child care workers, aged-care workers, and cleaners, retail staff) are mostly women (Lowe Institute, 2020).  Falling back on traditional ‘quick’ methods of decision that are…

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New market analysis for the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Conducted by The Gender Research Alliance, for the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women (CBFW) to support their work in Kenya. The purpose of this research was to assess the capacity needs of women entrepreneurs and to take stock of their entrepreneurial ecosystem. It also profiled women entrepreneurs that may be suited to participate in the…

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Comprehensive gender analysis, gender targets and policy for the Benguela Current Convention

This assignment conducted a gender analysis and develop a resulting action plan with indicators of achievement and gender baseline information for the Benguela Current Convention (BCC). This has enabled the monitoring and reporting of organisational progress in promoting gender equality in BCC operations going forward. The findings from the gender analysis were also used to…

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Situational analysis of cooperatives in Jere Local Government Area, Nigeria

The objective of this assignment for the International Labour organisation was to understand the current situation of cooperatives and other similar organizations in Jere Local Government Area, Nigeria, particularly their capacities, strengths, weaknesses and needs. particularly their capacities, strengths, weaknesses and needs.  The Gender Research Alliance collaborated with African Centre for Innovative Research and Development…

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Flemish cooperation: Gender and the green economy in South Africa

The Gender Research Alliance is technically advising and supporting the General Representation of the Government of Flanders in South Africa to gender mainstream their green economy project portfolio by: Helping Flanders in South Africa to develop gender goals for its development cooperation in the green economy. Analysing and advising green economy projects in gender mainstreaming…

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Gender auditing a large South African parastatal

The Gender Research Alliance is facilitating a participatory gender audit to assist a large South African Occupational Health and Safety Parastatal in its aim to achieve gender equality within its workplace, programs and develop the capacity of their staff to understand gender concepts in relation to their work. The audit will be running from March-May…

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Gender and evaluation

The Institute of Social Studies Trust (New Delhi)  launched Gender & Evaluation community on 16th Feb 2013 under ‘Engendering Policy through Evaluation’ project which was funded by IDRC and the Ford Foundation. The Community is an very active and useful resource for those involved in, or wanting to learn about gender specific evaluations or better inclusion of…

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Women in Business and Management

The work with the International Labour Organisation’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities to capture the initiatives of national Employers’ Organizations in Sub Saharan Africa to include in a handbook on advancing women in business and management was successfully completed with the client comment: “Thanks again for the interview reports. They were well-written and very interesting and…