Topic outline

  • How Sida works with Gender Equality

    Welcome to the second introductory course on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

    Gender equality is achieved when women and men, girls and boys, have equal rights, life prospects and opportunities and power to shape their own lives and contribute to society. As one of the main thematic priorities for Swedish development cooperation, a gender equality perspective shall permeate all Sida’s work.

    Target group

    This course has been developed for all employees at Sida, Swedish Embassies and partner organisations.

    Learning objectives

    After active participation in the course, you will be able to:

    • understand the key elements of a gender analysis.
    • explain what guides Sida’s work on gender equality.
    • explain Sida’s model for gender mainstreaming in contribution management (project management).


    Before taking this course you should complete the course Introduction to Gender Equality.


    In the course you will conduct a basic gender analysis. You will find reflection exercises, tips and facts which will give you a good understanding of how Sida works for gender equality.

    The course takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. The certificates mentioned in the course are only available to employees of Sida and the Government Offices.

    Contact person

    Ida Pettersson

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