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Our framework highlights the interlinked dimensions of change required to make sustainable progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Podcast

Our bi-monthly Gender at Work podcast amplifies the voices of global gender activists searching for new ways to understand our work, our institutions and ourselves.

Action Learning

Gender Action Learning is a change process aimed at transforming unequal power dynamics, organizational culture and processes to advance gender equality.

Resources

Our knowledge resources include conceptual tools and practices to change the deep structures that hold gender inequality in place in organizations and communities.

Consulting

Gender at Work offers a range of consulting services to organizations to strengthen their contribution to gender equality and work to advance feminist leadership.

Courses

We are advancing the theoretical foundations on gender equality by engaging with universities and organizations to promote research and offer new courses.

our mission

gender equality isn’t a woman’s issue. it’s a human issue.

Gender at Work envisions a world that values and respects women’s human rights and cultures of equality, especially gender equality. We understand that to change systems of power that hold inequality in place, relationships between people, institutions and organizations have to shift.

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Walking the talk: Think tanks and gender – What did we learn?

Shortly after launching this blog series, Gender at Work participated in Women Deliver 2019 Conference held in Vancouver and attended by over 8,000 policy makers, researchers and activists from around the world.  Several sessions, including three co-hosted by IDRC, explored the theme of gender and research.  We were intrigued by how many of the ideas discussed at Women Deliver had been discussed in the TTI Gender Action Learning Project (GALP) and in the writeshop....

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Incorporating Gender into Academic Research Life

I always wondered how the University of Ghana could deepen its commitment to gender equality without ambitiously incorporating the concept into all aspects of academic research life. In 2011, three years after joining the University of Ghana faculty, I rejoiced to see the University formally committing itself to gender by launching its first sexual harassment policy. ...

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Creating more inclusive workplaces

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“Feminist futures is a world in the making; a world of adventure and imagination; a world of promise where everyone can realize their potential and live in harmony.”

Yaba Bodoe

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  1. mission & history

    How it all began
    In 1999, three impassioned feminists – Aruna Rao, David Kelleher and Rieky Stuart – wrote Gender at Work: Organizational Change for Equality, a book that laid the seeds for this international collaborative. Gender at Work was founded in 2001 by the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS), the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM, now UN Women), and Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP). It was established as a non-profit in 2003.
  2. mission & history

    Founded by AWID, CIVICUS, UN Women & WLP
  3. mission & history

    Registered as a Non-Profit Organization in the US
  4. mission & history

    Gender Action Learning Program Launched in India
  5. mission & history

    Registered as a Non-Profit Organization in Canada
  6. mission & history

    Registered as a Non-Profit Trust in India
  7. mission & history

    Established Gender at Work Private Limited in India
  8. where we're headed

    What we hope to achieve by 2020
    The work that we do now is crucial for the feminist future we hope to see by 2020. We are committed to expanding our work and growing our network so that more change agents around the world will be equipped with the necessary strategies to untangle deep structures that discriminate against women. In addition, we strive to increase the number of organizations that recognize the importance of changing deep structures of discrimination and informal norms in order to end discrimination against women and create cultures of equality.

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