After a decade of gender mainstreaming, it is now more widely recognised that the problem is not women’s integration in developmentbut the social processes and institutions that result in inequalities; that inequalities between women and men are not only a cost to women but to development as a whole and thus must be conceived as a societal and development issue rather than a ‘women’s concern’.
Mainstreaming and inclusive approaches in EU development policies. Report from seminar organised by APRODEV, Helpage, One World Action and WIDE in November 2003. Mainstreaming approaches ahve become fashionable but harldy take account of lessons learnt from a decade of gender mainstreaming. The report lookst at requirments for effective mainstreaming and at what is happening to issues that have not been identified for mainstreaming.
Submission to the Commission proposal for a regulation on promotion gender equality in development cooperation. Submission by APRODEV, One World Action, NGO-Women’s Forum with the support of WIDE, September 2003.
Everywhere and Nowhere - Assessing Gender Mainstreaming in European Community Development Cooperation publication by One World Action and APRODEV, October 2002. The study analyses the efforts of the EU institutions to mainstream gender and asks if gender mainstreaming has become everyone’s and no-one’s responsibility, and if mainstreaming does lead to invisibility.