CATEGORY: I Know Gender

I Know Gender 10: Gender Equality in Emergencies

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Learning Modality: Self-paced

Date: Available online all year

Duration: Approximately 50 minutes.

Language: English , French and Spanish

Tuition fee: Free

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This module addresses the importance of promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women during all operations, including humanitarian emergencies. Gender equality is a core UN value that all UN staff must honor. In order to have effective, efficient, inclusive and responsive humanitarian assistance that saves lives, alleviates suffering, builds resilience and maintains human dignity, we must look at gender as a key factor.

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Approximately 50 minutes.

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All UN System staff and others who are interested to learn about gender issues

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A Portable Document Format (PDF) viewer and Flash software is needed in order to view the course. Please note that the course will open in a separate pop-up window, therefore please ensure that pop-up blockers are de-activated. The participant will need a set of headphones or speakers as the course includes audio throughout the entire course.