3 edition of Gender mainstreaming initiative in the public service found in the catalog.
Gender mainstreaming initiative in the public service
South Africa. Public Service Commission. Branch: Investigations and Human Resource Reviews.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 57).
|Other titles||Gender mainstreaming initiatives in the public service|
|Statement||compiled by Branch: Investigations and Human Resource Reviews.|
|LC Classifications||JQ1947 .S72 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 59 p. :|
|Number of Pages||59|
|LC Control Number||2007327360|
Gender mainstreaming is the current international approach to promoting equality between women and is based on the recognition that gender inequality operates at all levels and in all sectors of society, and thus needs to be addressed in the mainstream. It aims . Sweden’s Constitution sets out to combat discrimination, including, among others, on the grounds of gender in Article 2. Since 1 January , the Gender Equality Agency is tasked with raising awareness of gender equality policy and gender mainstreaming, increasing coordination, contributing to knowledge and methods and supporting implementation.
Gender mainstreaming was established as a major global strategy for the promotion of gender equality in the Beijing Platform for Action from the Fourth United Nations World Conference on Women in Beijing in The ECOSOC agreed conclusions (/2) established some important overall principles for gender mainstreaming. A letter from the Secretary-General to heads of all. Gender mainstreaming was first introduced when UNIFEM (the women’s division of the United Nations) was restructured. At the Third UN World Women’s Conference in Nairobi in , gender mainstreaming and empowerment were adopted in development policies due to the persistent marginalization of women with respect to access to resources, information, and decision making, .
The substance of the Commission's initiative, finally, was provided by the "policy frame" of gender mainstreaming-which as we have seen was already familiar to the Equal Opportunities Unit of the Commission, and which was given a major boost by the public adoption of mainstreaming as a key element of the Beijing Platform of Action. This paper reviews published literature on experiences in mainstreaming gender within the health sector since the s. Although much has been written about the need for mainstreaming gender, and.
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Mainstreaming essentially offers a pluralistic approach that values the diversity among people of different genders. In the gender mainstreaming project studied, the social workers had to interpret and balance social services objectives, gender equality objectives and the individual perspective in their daily Author: Anne-Charlott Callerstig.
Gender Mainstreaming in the Public Service: Office of the Public Service Commission (OPSC) Briefing Professor Stan Sangweni, Chairperson, Public Service Commission (PSC), informed the committee that the Office of the Public Service Commission (OPSC) would present on the report and findings into gender mainstreaming, and introduced the delegation.
The gender mainstreaming process is divided into 10 stages, and each stage is described with the help of various tools, checklists and exercises. Although these 10 steps are presented as a cycle, you should begin with the Step that is the most appropriate entry point for the task at hand.
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Gender Mainstreaming. Gender Mainstreaming in the Public Service Gender mainstreaming has been official Government policy since June This policy was reiterated in through OPM Circular No. 15/, to ensure that policies and practices are gender mainstreamed. Working with gender mainstreaming is a groundbreaking task that represents one of the most important challenges facing the public sector.
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A book of ideas for managers and strategists”). Inthe PSC released a report titled Gender Mainstreaming initiative in the Public Service and the findings showed that there was no common understanding of gender mainstreaming and recommended that: • DPSA must create a national framework to effect a more enabling environment that recognises the importance of providing social benefits to families.
Gender mainstreaming is a strategy that requires assessment of any planned action to identify the differing implications for men and women, so that both will be able to benefit and existing gender inequalities will not be perpetuated or exacerbated.
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Africa's Public Service Delivery & Performance Review is a peer reviewed journal, aimed at the promotion and sharing of knowledge, skills and innovations in government and the wider Public-Sector environment in South Africa and abroad. With a multi-disciplinary outlook, the journal will stimulate service delivery and performance challenges being faced in government.
As one of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s publications on gender mainstreaming in key development issues, this book will be of interest to those working to achieve gender equality, peace, democracy and sustainable development, particularly in situations of armed and other forms of conflict.Gender Mainstreaming is a globally accepted strategy for promoting gender equality.
Mainstreaming is not an end in itself but a strategy, an approach, a means to achieve the goal of gender equality. Mainstreaming involves ensuring that gender perspectives and attention to the goal of gender.
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