ENGENDERED: Goal of Gender Mainstreaming
To enable a gender just environment for all girls and boys, women and
men in Plan program areas.
The main objective of Plan projects is to enable a gender just
environment for all girls and boys, women and men in Plan program
areas, by addressing the structural causes of gender inequity through
capacity building of staff, people and institutions for inclusion of
gender empowerment approaches in multi sector and with multiple duty
Specifically, to Engender Plan programmes in Uttrakhand and Rajasthan
on Health, education, Child protection, Household Economic and Social
Security and community governance through capacity building,
behaviour change, advocacy and scaling up.
It will be a process oriented program focusing on the empowerment and
sound understanding of gender and consequent actions at various
The target groups and beneficiaries of this project are:
1) At Organizational level (Plan, its Partners and PU staff):
management team and implementation team
2) At Family and Community level (children and adolescent groups)
3) At District, State and National Levels (other duty bearers)
In short, this project is an effort to combine organizational and
programming processes with respect to gender equality and providing
moments where which particular attention is given to this all
important concern of gender mainstreaming and to ensure benefits of
all program and welfare initiatives reach girls, women, boys and men
equally and equitably. Additionally, an important planned method of
achieving the objective is to undertake trainings for Plan and PU
staff and community volunteers so as to enable them understand and
act for changing gender relations and ensure girls and women have
access to their rights and entitlements.
Since this entire project focuses on bringing about changes in the
attitude and behavioural practices within the organization and in the
communities, in the entire program delivery process it is pertinent
that the change agents are effective and impactful in their
communication to influence that. The communication; both verbal and
written will not only influence field processes but also be effective
in monitoring, measuring and documenting the change happening over a
period of time.
CAPACITY BUILDING ON
'DEVELOPING DOCUMENTATION, PRESENTATION AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS'
expectation of this training is to build the capacities of the
project staff in their written and verbal communication skills which
will aid them in their regular monitoring by documenting and
measuring change and establishing dialogue with various stakeholders.
To equip the participants with effective tools and techniques to
undertake effective and innovative documentation of learning and
change processes for monitoring.
To develop effective behavioural change communication (BCC) and
presentation skills of participants with appropriate methods.
Expected Outcome of the Workshop
At the end of the training the participants will be able -
To develop an Action Plan to monitor and measure change;
To do reporting and documentation; process documentation, and
develop case studies
To plan a BCC programme to change defined gender related behaviours
To develop community resources; Gender Monitors (community agents;
adolescent boys and girls) as key change agents
To monitor BCC programme and support Gender Monitors
FRAMEWORK FOR THE TRAINING CUM
The workshop will be for duration of 4 days in Gairsain and 3
days each for the handholding workshops ; conducted and facilitated
through various sessions using participatory methodologies to suit
the interests of the different participants.
central theme of the workshop should be built around
institutional development vis-à-vis gender mainstreaming and
empowerment and its intricate linkage to child rights and equity
Rights based approach
and entitlement will be the guiding principal.
Diverse communication related activities needs to be undertaken as
part of the workshop cum training like:
• Developing better understanding about Development Communication on
Gender in India.
• Skills involved with the dissemination of the issue through press
• Methods of developing useful documentation material for the
Engendered project’s process and methods of scaling up as well.
PU staff directly involved with the Engendered project. (this
includes the Gender Coordinator, Gender Focal Point persons) the
level of coordinators.
PU (Program Unit) Participants
Participants from three Programme Implementation Units (PUs – SBMA
Gairsain, SBMA Uttarkashi and Seva Mandir Udaipur) and two Partners (Shri
Bhuvneshvari Mahila Ashram and Seva Mandir will be present.
Additionally, Plan staff will also be part of this workshop.