Gender in Local Government: A Sourcebook for Trainers
This manual, ‘Gender in Local Government: A Sourcebook for Trainers’ is designed to assist training institutions in mainstreaming gender incapacity building for local government. It consists of gender concepts, gender analysis and tools in areas of local government.
The following key issues of local governance have been selected:
- participation in local government,
- land rights,
- urban planning,
- service provision,
- local government financing,
- violence against women and
- local economic development.
Numerous case studies illustrate what local governments can do to strengthen gender mainstreaming in their work. Reflection questions, training exercises and guidelines for conducting gender trainings will help trainers to develop successful trainings. It is hoped that it will provide valuable insights and resources for trainers and training institutions to improve their training courses to strengthen the capacity of local governments to deliver.
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Gender in Local Government: A Sourcebook for Trainers -by Prabha Khosla, Publication UN-Habitat, 140 p, 2008
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