Training on gender mainstreaming

  • Posted on: 12 April 2020
  • By: eegyn

On March 25 - 26, 2020, within the framework of the project "Network of social services for disadvantaged women in Baltic Sea Region”, the training "Gender Mainstreaming. Basic principles, methods and practices” has been held.

The two-day training organized by the Regional Public Charitable Organization “Drug Abuse Prevention Cwnter” in the conference hall of the “Aglaya Kortyard” Hotel (St. Petersburg) was attended by 20 representatives of 13 NGOs from 7 regions of the Russian Federation. The training consisted of a webinar conducted by Leena Harake, executive director of the Committee of Women's Organizations on Problems Related to Alcohol and Drugs (Stockholm, Sweden), and a training seminar held by Maya Rusakova, director of the Public Health and Social Center “Stellit”, associate professor of Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University. The prerequisites for the emergence of gender mainstreaming were considered, the situation of gender inequality based on research results was discussed, the basic principles and methods of gender mainstreaming were presented, the advantages and difficulties in implementing the principles of gender mainstreaming were identified, the best practices of gender mainstreaming were considered. Participants discussed the possibilities and limitations of implementing the principles of gender mainstreaming at different organizational levels.

The project “Network of social services for disadvantaged women in Baltic Sea Region” is funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.