Gender Mainstreaming, Analysis and Planning Course

Course Date Duration Location Registration
08/07/2024 To 12/07/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
05/08/2024 To 09/08/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya
09/09/2024 To 13/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
30/09/2024 To 04/10/2024 5 Days Kigali,Rwanda
28/10/2024 To 01/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
25/11/2024 To 29/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
16/12/2024 To 20/12/2024 5 Days Mombasa, Kenya


Welcome to the "Gender Mainstreaming, Analysis, and Planning Course." In today's world, gender equality is not just a moral imperative but also a strategic necessity for organizations and societies. This comprehensive course is designed to empower individuals and organizations to address gender disparities effectively, integrate gender considerations into their operations, and contribute to a more inclusive and equitable future.

Gender mainstreaming, analysis, and planning are essential tools in achieving gender equality. By understanding and applying these concepts, individuals and organizations can create environments where everyone, regardless of their gender, can thrive, succeed, and contribute fully to their potential. This course is your gateway to mastering these critical skills and making a positive impact on gender equality.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will:

  1. Understand the fundamental principles of gender mainstreaming, analysis, and planning.
  2. Recognize the importance of gender equality in various contexts, from workplaces to policymaking.
  3. Develop proficiency in using gender analysis tools to identify disparities and opportunities.
  4. Gain practical skills in integrating gender considerations into decision-making processes.
  5. Create gender-responsive policies, programs, and initiatives.
  6. Foster a culture of inclusivity and diversity within their organizations.
  7. Implement gender-sensitive budgeting and resource allocation strategies.
  8. Analyze the economic and social benefits of gender equality.
  9. Address common challenges and barriers to gender mainstreaming.
  10. Develop action plans for promoting gender equality in their organizations and communities.

Organizational Benefits:

Implementing this course within your organization can lead to several significant benefits, including:

  1. Enhanced organizational reputation and credibility.
  2. Improved employee morale, engagement, and retention.
  3. Increased innovation and creativity through diverse perspectives.
  4. Enhanced decision-making by considering gender-based insights.
  5. Better alignment with regulatory requirements and international standards.
  6. Mitigation of legal and reputational risks associated with gender discrimination.
  7. Expanded market reach by understanding and serving diverse customer bases.
  8. Strengthened partnerships with stakeholders committed to gender equality.
  9. Improved organizational resilience through diversity and inclusion.
  10. Advancement of sustainable development goals and societal progress.

Target Participants:

This course is designed for a diverse audience committed to advancing gender equality, including:

  1. Human resources professionals seeking to create inclusive workplaces.
  2. Policy analysts and government officials responsible for gender-responsive policymaking.
  3. Non-profit and NGO leaders working on gender-related projects.
  4. Business leaders aiming to promote diversity and gender equality within their organizations.
  5. Educators and trainers interested in integrating gender perspectives into their curricula.
  6. Activists and advocates striving to advance gender equality in their communities.
  7. Researchers and academics exploring gender-related topics.
  8. Anyone passionate about driving positive change towards gender equality in any context.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Gender Integration Framework and Sensitization

  • Understanding the importance of gender integration in various contexts.
  • Exploring the historical context of gender analysis and mainstreaming.
  • Recognizing the significance of sensitization in promoting gender equality.
  • Case studies highlighting successful gender integration initiatives.
  • Addressing common misconceptions and stereotypes about gender.
  • Identifying key stakeholders and their roles in gender integration.
  • Analyzing the benefits of gender-sensitive approaches.

Module 2: Gender Analysis

  • In-depth exploration of gender analysis methodologies.
  • Collecting and interpreting gender-disaggregated data.
  • Assessing the impact of gender roles and norms on society.
  • Identifying gender disparities in various sectors.
  • Developing analytical skills for gender-focused research.
  • Case studies on the practical application of gender analysis.
  • Using gender analysis to inform decision-making processes.

Module 3: Engaging Men and Boys

  • Understanding the role of men and boys in promoting gender equality.
  • Strategies for involving men and boys in gender initiatives.
  • Addressing resistance and challenges in engaging men.
  • Case studies on successful engagement programs.
  • Promoting positive masculinity and breaking down harmful stereotypes.
  • Encouraging men and boys to become advocates for gender equality.
  • Measuring the impact of male engagement efforts.

Module 4: Overcoming Resistance

  • Identifying common sources of resistance to gender integration.
  • Strategies for addressing resistance at individual and institutional levels.
  • Building support networks and alliances for gender initiatives.
  • Case studies on overcoming resistance in various contexts.
  • Communicating the benefits and rationale for gender integration.
  • Developing persuasive arguments and narratives.
  • Creating a culture of inclusivity and openness.

Module 5: Applying Gender Mainstreaming (Individual Work)

  • Practical exercises for applying gender mainstreaming principles.
  • Developing gender-sensitive action plans.
  • Integrating gender considerations into daily tasks and responsibilities.
  • Self-assessment and reflection on personal biases and behaviors.
  • Monitoring and evaluating individual progress in gender mainstreaming.
  • Feedback and coaching for continuous improvement.
  • Showcasing success stories from individual gender integration efforts.

Module 6: Gender Mainstreaming Tools and Analysis

  • Exploring a toolkit of gender mainstreaming instruments and resources.
  • Applying gender-sensitive tools for policy analysis and planning.
  • Case studies demonstrating the effectiveness of gender mainstreaming tools.
  • Integrating gender considerations into project management and decision-making.
  • Practical exercises on using gender mainstreaming tools.
  • Collaborative learning through sharing experiences with tools.
  • Evaluating the impact of gender mainstreaming on project outcomes.

Module 7: Applying Gender Mainstreaming (Small Group Work)

  • Collaborative group exercises in applying gender mainstreaming.
  • Designing and implementing gender-responsive projects and policies.
  • Analyzing real-world scenarios to identify gender implications.
  • Sharing insights and lessons learned from group projects.
  • Feedback and peer review of gender integration strategies.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of small group gender mainstreaming efforts.
  • Building teamwork and collaborative skills in gender analysis.

Module 8: Gender Analysis and Gender Planning Tools

  • Advanced techniques in gender analysis.
  • Developing gender-sensitive planning frameworks.
  • Using gender indicators to monitor progress.
  • Case studies on the integration of gender analysis into planning processes.
  • Evaluating the outcomes and impact of gender-inclusive planning.
  • Tailoring gender planning tools to specific contexts and sectors.
  • Leveraging gender analysis to address complex societal challenges.

Module 9: The Impact of Gender Inequality on Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

  • Examining the economic consequences of gender inequality.
  • Understanding the link between gender equality and sustainable development.
  • Case studies on how gender disparities affect economic growth.
  • Identifying opportunities for economic empowerment of women.
  • Strategies for incorporating gender considerations into development projects.
  • Analyzing the role of women in entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • Measuring the impact of gender-responsive development initiatives.

Module 10: Communication in Gender

  • Recognizing sexual-based barriers to effective communication.
  • Understanding the role of body language in communication.
  • Crafting and maintaining a gender-sensitive image and presence.
  • Navigating media engagement in the context of gender issues.
  • Analyzing the communication strategies of successful gender advocates.
  • Unveiling the communication secrets of renowned leaders in gender equality.
  • Practical exercises for improving communication skills in gender initiatives.

Module 11: Gender Mainstreaming in Institutions

  • Integrating gender mainstreaming across key organizational components.
  • Opportunities and challenges in fostering gender equality within institutions.
  • Addressing gender biases within organizational culture.
  • Strategies for promoting gender diversity in human resources.
  • Establishing staff accountability and incentives for gender mainstreaming.
  • Allocating financial resources and budget for gender integration efforts.
  • Case studies on nontraditional institutions leading in gender mainstreaming.

Module 12: Gender Mainstreaming in Public Policies

  • Applying gender analysis to inform policy design, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Gender-responsive budgeting and its impact on resource allocation.
  • Gender-sensitive policy-making processes and practices.
  • Case studies on successful gender mainstreaming in public policies.
  • Developing strategies to advance gender equality through policy.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of gender-responsive policies and budgets.
  • Engaging with stakeholders and advocacy for gender-inclusive policies.

General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031




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