Gender Advocacy through Communication

How to avoid gender-based prejudices in written and oral communication?

Being mindful of the language you use is possibly the easiest way to uphold gender mainstreaming in your personal daily practices. Moreover, gender advocacy through communication can be pursued in your organisation internally and publically through policy and strategy amendments that support gender inclusivity.

Here are some gender-sensitive communication strategies to get you started:

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كيف يبدو تعميم منظور النوع الاجتماعي على أرض الواقع؟

أهم تحديات تعميم منظور النوع الاجتماعي في عمل المنظمات المحلية في لبنان

في سياق نشر مركز دعم لبنان لدليل تعميم منظور النوع الاجتماعي ومساعدة منظمات المجتمع المدني المحلية على تبنيه، نظم المركز ورشة تدريبية ليومين متتاليين (٤-٥ تموز/يوليو) حضرها عدد من المنظمات المحلية الشريكة لمنظمة دياكونيا وهم: دار الأمل، المرصد اللبناني لحقوق العمال، شبكة المنظمات العربية غير الحكومية للتنمية، أركانسيال، جمعية النجدة الاجتماعية، التجمع النسائي الديمقراطي اللبناني، وجــمعيـــــــــة نبع

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3 Ways to Start Incorporating Gender Mainstreaming in your Organisation

Implementing Gender Mainstreaming

Since you now know and understand the term gender mainstreaming*, you can go about  learning how to implement it! You can begin gender mainstreaming in your civil society organisation (CSO) by undertaking an analysis of your organisational strategies, communication policies, internal policies, budgeting, programming, and project development.

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What is Gender Mainstreaming?

The term “gender mainstreaming” was officially recognised in the Fourth United Nation World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995.

While this event formalised the term into a global policy, the notion of gender mainstreaming was initially born out of the natural acknowledgement that the perspectives of women and men are relevant to attaining gender equality, and equity on the long run.

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