Hot Issue: Women’s Organisations and the Engagement of Men


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Gender Tool Box
November 2016
Gender equality and women and girls’ rights is a priority in Swedish development cooperation. Sida has since long given support to women’s rights organisations as key stakeholders for promoting gender equality. Sida is also a global leader in supporting men’s engagement for gender equality. However, a combination of a great demand for limited resources and the increasing engagement of organisations working for men’s responsibility for gender equality have created a concern on how to balance the support to women’s organisations with that of the engagement of men. The purpose of this brief is to discuss some of the most common questions in relation to this dilemma.

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