Supporting Gender and Development

Custom Training

  • In this workshop you will explore your own society’s gender roles through a variety of interactive activities and group processes.
  • You will learn to identify significant attitudes about gender roles, and how these are embedded in your culture and community.
  • Gender specific needs and issues will be explored from a community perspective.

  • You will explore the ways that gender roles in your society bring about socio-economic inequities.
  • You will learn to identify key gender-based power dynamics and access to resources.  
  • You will practice using these techniques to improve policy and planning.

  • In this workshop series, you will analyse and critique the development and planning policies of your agency.
  • The program starts with an examination of basic gender issues and then looks at individual agencies’ policies and programs as they impact those issues.  
  • You will identify areas of inequity within your organization and propose culturally appropriate ways to ensure greater gender-based human rights, including issues for LGBT groups.

This program is enriched when we have the participation of individuals from many different agencies.

** This program is most successful when done in modules over several months)



About Us

We promote social change by supporting people and communities as they move towards wellness, seek inner healing, and discover creative solutions to local problems. We base our work on a deep vision of how human beings thrive when physically and emotionally safe, and are free to secure their needs and shape their communities in ways that hold meaning and significance for them. Our approach is grounded in the philosophy and experience of Community Wellness Focusing.

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