Politically Informed, Gender Aware Programming: Five Lessons from Practice

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Helen Derbyshire, Sam Gibson, David Hudson and Chris Roche
(February 2018)
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This briefing note unpacks five key lessons that emerge from the Gender and Politics in Practice research:

1. Support inclusive local leadership...

2. ... to bring political and gender analysis together - and use it

3. ... to drive politically informed, gender aware action for change

4. ... to plan for uncertainty and learn through adaptation

5. Shape management systems to support these ways of working.

The note suggests practical questions to consider in each of these areas. 
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