Policy and Tools

Back to the Basics: A Simple Gender Analysis Tool

March 27, 2017
I’m often asked, “What is a good tool to use to do a quick gender analysis?” Here’s a simple gender analysis tool to keep in your back pocket. If you don’t have time to prepare a detailed gender analysis or can’t work with a gender expert at the beginning of a new project or program, ask yourself the following questions: 1. How are men, women, boys and girls differently affected by this... Read more
Applying a gender perspective to your work

Back to the Basics: How do I Apply a Gender Perspective to My Work?

March 22, 2017
If your boss hands you the latest brief on food security, police reform, or democratic elections, and then asks you to apply a gender perspective to the brief—here’s some help! A simple tool you can use to apply a gender perspective to whatever policy brief, background document, or proposal you are reviewing is to create a chart that helps you identify what gender information you do and do not... Read more
Women World Leaders Discuss Gender Equality in Politics, UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Women in Diplomacy Podcast: Women, Peace and Security at NATO with Amb. Marriët Schuurman

February 22, 2017
The Foreign Policy Project is an educational mentorship program for young women interested in careers in international relations. The project produces a podcast called “Women in Diplomacy.” This episode, through an interview with NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace, and Security (WPS), Ambassador Marriët Schuurman, highlights the challenges and advantages of implementing the WPS agenda... Read more