Guides on integrating gender into infrastructure development in Asia and the Pacific
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This guide introduces to the United Nations gender mainstreaming principles; why it is important to mainstream gender; the business case for gender mainstreaming; and an overview of the project life cycle. The document describes in detail each stage of the project life cycle and addresses key gender mainstreaming and social inclusion considerations. It is part of a practical series of how-to guides and checklists specific to the Asia-Pacific region.
The tool provides practical guidance on both the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ of integrating gender across project phases.
- Gender mainstreaming
- Social inclusion