In contemporary time, attention has diverted from that of merely achieving national growth and development to that of sustainable human development. The later embodies the elements of the former as well as concerns about the problems of environmental degradation in the pursuit of development central to this are the activities of the human element.
In practice is obvious that the challenges of slow growth in economic, social and political development cannot be far from the present inadequate gender practices.
Gender Issues in Sustainable Development examines human element in the process of growth and development.Therefore an accelerated development of any nation will require the efficient mobilization and effective use of productive resources (human and material).
This workshop holding in Shangisha, Lagos state is therefore, designed to address challenges of sustainable development arising from gender imbalance.
At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to
- Analyse the concept and elements of sustainable development
- Identify gender imbalances and their implications
- Appraise the institutional framework for women development and empowerment
- Examine the impact of economic reforms on the vulnerable groups of which women form the highest percentage
- Determine appropriate strategies and polices for gender balance in the development process
- Concept of and framework for Sustainable Human Development
- Overview of the Gender Imbalance in Development
- Conceptual and Methodological Framework for Women Development and Empowerment
- Gender, Population and Socio Economic Development
- Gender Dimensions of Macro Economic Policies
- Issues in Women Advancement
- Strategies towards Meaningful Gender Balance in Economic Development
- Gender Analysis and Auditing and Development
- Ethical Issues in Gender Mainstreaming
Methodology of Delivery
Lectures, discussions, syndicate work, case studies and role-play. Audio visual aids will be used to reinforce the training and learning methods.
The workshop is designed for Senior Managers (both male and female) in key ministries in the federal, state and local governments, Pressure groups, NGOs, and private sector. Also expected to attend are Labour Leaders and Senior Personnel Officers of various organizations.
Mode of Assessment for Certification
100 percent attendance / active participation
Mrs. S. G. Edem