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Gender equality is a European value but also a proof of aid effectiveness. There is evidence that gender inequality and poverty are closely related.
It is not just that women have lower incomes and are less wealthy; poverty in the narrow financial sense is compounded by women's lack of political power and unequal access to basic human rights; employment, information, social services, infrastructure, natural resources, etc. Addressing gender equality effectively will ensure aid is effective and benefits both sexes equally.

A EU Gender Champion takes the responsibility to make visible at the highest level and give impetus to the EU’s progressive stance on gender equality and women’s human rights.

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Gender Focal Persons are the key “change agents” that support colleagues to move on towards the EU's Action Plan to advance gender equality through external relations and development cooperation. This document aims at providing information about their role and the available resources to develop their roadmap.

This collection of fifteen good practices in mainstreaming gender highlights cases collected through the 2017 EU Gender Action Plan II Annual Implementation Report1 and the 2017 External Assistance Management Reports (EAMR). It aims to provide an inventory of examples of programmes, projects and initiatives – implemented by EU Delegations, the European Commission, the European External Action Service and EU Member States – in which gender is mainstreamed well, and which promote gender equality and women’s empowerment. The collection covers a wide range of geographical areas, sectors and cooperation modalities.
The objective of this webinar is to show, through practical examples, the link between the Rights-Based Approach integrating gender mainstreaming and the effectiveness of the COVID-19 response. The webinar will discuss the added value of this methodology to overcome social, economic and environmental challenges of the pandemic, and to keep the path of the SDGs, with the aim of leaving no one behind.

Duration: 1 h 30

This webinar is destined to DG DEVCO Staff in HQ and EUDs.

The objective of this webinar is to contribute to a successful 2019 GAP II reporting by supporting those who are in charge of it at EUDs in the reporting process.

Duration: 1 h
Also available in: Español
The Resource Package offers tools for integrating a gender dimension at all the various steps and according to the different aid modalities and approaches used in today’s practice of international development cooperation.
This webinar is divided into three main sections: Gender Action plan, Gender in Infrastructure and Gender in Justice. Each section contains short (MP4) videos with moderators who present and explain this webinar on Gender.
Course on gender and infrastructure: implications of infrastructure and transport programmes.

Duration: 20 min
This course explains how gender mainstreaming is a key quality and accountability factor in justice sector reforms.

Duration: 20 min
This webinar will provide an overview on how to incorporate a gender-responsive approach in the design, implementation and monitoring of value chain development (VCD) projects.

Duration: 70 min