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Women and girls form the majority of those living in poverty. Achieving gender justice is a matter of basic rights and also a key means of addressing poverty.

The Oxfam Gender Training Manual

The Oxfam Gender Training Manual
648 pages

Williams, Suzanne
Seed, Janet
Mwau, Adelina

Publication date
01 Jan 1994


Oxfam GB

Guidelines and toolkits

This manual is a unique resource for gender and development trainers which draws on the work of gender trainers all over the world. It offers field-tested training activities and handouts drawn from a wide range of sources, and shaped into a coherent training programme. The Oxfam Gender Training Manual includes activities which explore: gender; awareness and self-awareness for women and men; gender roles and needs; gender-sensitive appraisal and planning; gender and major global issues ;working with counterparts on gender issues; strategies for change. Full instructions are given for each activity, and the manual also includes facilitator's notes and a comprehensive resources section. All the material is designed to be readily photocopiable.