2017 – The UN Women Gender and Economics Training Manual


Description. The manual introduces participants to economics in general and presents feminist approaches to macroeconomics, microeconomics and international economics. It exposes participants to critical analyses of global and regional economic trends, including those related to economic crises. The manual also enhances the skills of participants in formulating gender-responsive economic policy for program implementation, policymaking, and advocacy, and strengthens the capacity of participants to network with other development practitioners, scholars and policymakers.

The training course is divided into nine modules

Module 1: Introduction to Economics
Module 2: Introduction to Gender-aware Economics and Methods of Analysis
Module 3: Gender and Macroeconomics
Module 4: Unpaid Work
Module 5: Employment, Decent Work and Social Protection
Module 6: Gender, Income Inequality and Poverty
Module 7: Gender, Public Finance and Investing for Gender Equality
Module 8: Gender, Trade and Value Chains
Module 9: Economic Policymaking and the SDGs: How to Reach the Goals. Download the manual here. 

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