Gender and Development in Brief. Issue 5: Approaches to Institutionalising Gender

Publisher: Institute of Development Studies UK
Publication Date: May 1997
'Mainstreaming' has been widely adopted as a strategy for institutionalising gender concerns within development organisations. Has the high-level international attention to gender translated into gender-sensitive organisational change' This issue of 'Development and Gender in Brief' reviews approaches to institutionalising gender issues in both government and non- government organisations, with a particular focus on the experience of ACORD. It also looks at what happens to feminist concepts, such as empowerment, when they enter the mainstream.