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GAD Policy and 3 Operational Plans

2008 Strategy 2020 – Gender Equity: driver of change
 1998 Policy on Gender and Development

 Gender and Development Plans of Action (PoAs)
    roadmaps for policy implementation PoA ( 2008-2012) adopted prior to Strategy 2020 Completed 2012 Operations plan not organizational gender issues

 Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Operational Plan – 2013-2020
 sets out the strategic directions and the guiding framework for moving forward the gender equity agenda, and  better aligning gender operations with Strategy 2020

Operations with Gender Mainstreaming (2007 – 2012)
100% 90% 80% 70%
65% 53% 56% 42% 29% 27% 31% 43% 38% 42% 51% 76% 86% 76% 67% 58% 76%
Projects with Gender Concerns ADF Gender Mainstreaming Gender Mainstreaming (ADF & OCR)

60%
50% 40% 30% 20%

23%

10%
0% 2007
Gender Equity Theme

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012
No Gender Elements

Effective Gender Mainstreaming

Some Gender Elements

Gender Equality Operational Plan
• Builds on past achievements, experiences & lessons • Gender mainstreaming in core sectors will be consolidated, expanded and made “gender-smart” • Pilot initiatives for scaling up to tackle more difficult & sensitive issues: gender based-violence and women’s empowerment • Shifts emphasis from “at entry” design to improving implementation for better gender equality outcomes

Gender Operational Plan
 Consolidate & expand gender mainstreaming across core sectors  Explore more GEN operations  Target narrowing gender gaps  Improve quality at entry  Strengthen implementation for better gender equality results  Monitor gender equality outcomes at country level

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