MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation: Gender and Human Rights

MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation

MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation (MS-TCDC) is a training centre for development cooperation in Eastern and Southern Africa. MS-TCDC is situated close to Arusha in Northern Tanzania. The Centre offers regular courses in current development topics and methods.

MS-TCDC is conducting a one-week course on Gender and Human Rights from 16-20 July 2012 in Arusha, Tanzania.

By the end of the course, participants will have developed an understanding of gender and other related concepts; obtained knowledge about the key principles of gender mainstreaming; explored power relations and barriers to asserting rights by marginalised groups - especially women - as well as acquired skills in gender analysis and budgeting.

Course Content

  • Basic concepts and key principles of gender mainstreaming;
  • Gender analysis and analytical tools;
  • Gender and policy analysis;
  • Gender and human rights;
  • Women’s rights and empowerment of other marginalised groups through participatory techniques: star, reflect and crest; and
  • Gender budgeting.

The course is aimed at practitioners working in civil society organisations, technical staff in local governments, senior and middle level managers in development institutions and/or development agencies

Course Fee:

  • Single room: US$695;
  • Shared double US$585 (including tuition and full board).

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Event Start Date: 
Monday, 16 July, 2012
Event End Date: 
Friday, 20 July, 2012
Event Venue: 
Arusha, Tanzania
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