What is Gender mainstreaming?
October 13, 2023

What is Gender mainstreaming?

This information brief developed by the EU4 Gender Equality Reform Helpdesk outlines what gender mainstreaming is, why it is important and how to mainstream gender into the policy/programme cycle. It also highlights key frameworks and provisions on gender mainstreaming at the global and EU levels, in addition to good practices related to gender mainstreaming in Eastern Partnership countries.

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