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Engaging men and boys in gender equality programming

Published on: 30/08/2016

This e-learning course introduces participants to principles, strategies, normative frameworks and policy approaches that have emerged from this work. The course runs from October 12th – November 22nd, 2016, and costs $495 to register. This certificate course involves approximately 30 hours of reading, discussion, webinars and quizzes, and is offered over a six-week period. The course is based on a participatory, active learning approach, with an emphasis on critical reflection and peer-to-peer learning. The course is intended for staff of inter-governmental and non-governmental organisations, (under)graduate students, humanitarian practitioners, gender focal points and others interested in gender equality. Participants should have a good written command of English, and have high competence and comfort with computer and Internet use.

The course outline is:

Week 1: Men, masculinities and gender – key concepts and normative/legal framework
Week 2: Opportunities and challenges of engaging men and boys in gender equality programming
Week 3: Gender-based violence
Week 4: Sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS
Week 5: Domestic work and caregiving
Week 6: Lessons learned and the way ahead


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