Gender Fair Education (GFE) Program (July 7, 2020 – Starting 2PM)
Building a culture of gender fairness in schools is one of our top priorities. The GFE program develops the capacity of educators and school administrators in gender-fair learning, non-sexist language, feminist research methodologies, among other gender-fair pedagogical approaches. By integrating perspectives, values and strategies related to the mainstreaming of women’s rights, and gender equality and inclusion in all aspects of education, we work with schools to create pillars for a gender-fair society.
Gender, Peace and Security (GPS) Program (August 15, 2020 – Starting 2PM)
Recognizing the voices of women in conflict and post-conflict situations is essential to building just and lasting peace. The GPS program seeks to do exactly this by highlighting the gender dimensions in war, militarism, conflict, peace and security. The program articulates an alternative security paradigm that is gender-responsive and inclusive of women’s initiatives to end war and contributions to peace building.
Gender and Development (GAD) Program (August 19, 2020 – Starting 2PM)
In helping to build a democratic and equitable society for women and people of all genders, the GAD program collaborates with government agencies, private institutions, civil society organizations, and academic institutions to hold interactive gender training activities. Through these collaborations, we promote critical gender awareness, equal opportunity policies, and socially inclusive practices be it in the workplace, school campuses, or household.
Young Women’s Leadership (YWL) Program (September 2, 2020 – Starting 2PM)
To prepare today’s young women to become tomorrow’s leaders, the YWLD program conducts leadership seminars and workshops for young women, by young women. The program traverses class, ethnic, political and religious boundaries to bring young women together. Collectively they envision, create, and collaborate as social change agents, encouraged to build their own feminist paradigms that uphold gender equality, diversity, and inclusion.
Feminist Research Program (September 8, 2020 – Starting 2PM)
When advocating for women’s empowerment, gender equality, and social inclusion, we understand that the barriers to a gender equal society are constantly evolving. Through the IFR program, our annual journal Quilted Sightings, features new thinking and feminist research studies on a wide array of topics. With a focus on local, national, and regional issues, the journal aims to contribute to the enrichment of a feminist global south perspectives, that engage and challenge traditional frameworks and western notions of feminism.
Mid-Year Training Institute (December 27, 2020 – Starting 2PM)
The Midyear Training Institute is our commitment to teaching and life-long learning of gender related theories and practices. We target schools, government agencies, civil society organizations, and the private sector, offering week-long intensive courses on topics such as Gender-Fair Education (GFE), International Women’s Human Rights (IWHR), Gender-Responsive Planning and Budgeting (GRPB), Migration and Development (MD), and Gender, Sexuality and Student Youth Well-Being (GSSYW).