I know Gender How To Series – Module 4: Mainstreaming Gender Equality in Procurement

Course

Self-paced e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

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Length
50 minutes
Level
Intermediate
Language
English
Region
World
Venue
Online
Certificate
Yes
Price
Free

Course summary

Understand why and how procurement is a key enabler for gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Topics

Sustainable Development Goals
Gender equality

About this course

This module will allow users to understand why and how procurement is a key enabler for gender equality and women’s empowerment. In particular, the users will: familiarise with the notions of gender mainstreaming in procurement; appreciate the drivers for gender equality inclusion; and learn about useful tools and approaches to drive gender mainstreaming through public procurement.

Target audience

All UN System staff and others who are interested to learn about gender issues, specifically procurement experts drafting TORs and developing evaluation criteria, project managers, business developers, social inclusion and gender equality specialists, and other staff who are interested in learning about the relevance of gender equality within procurement, as well as practical examples and guidance on how it applies to their work.

Learning objectives

The users will:

  • Familiarise with the notions of gender mainstreaming in procurement;
  • Appreciate the drivers for gender equality inclusion; and
  • Learn about useful tools and approaches to drive gender mainstreaming through public procurement.