CATEGORY: I Know Gender

I Know Gender 14: Gender Equality and Voluntarism

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Learning Modality: Self-paced

Date: Available online all year

Duration: Approximately 50 minutes.

Language: English

Tuition fee: Free

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This module on volunteerism and gender will help you familiarize yourself with the importance of gender as a crosscutting issue in volunteerism, in the context of the development agenda 2030, in particular SDG5 on gender equality. It has been developed with the collaboration of United Nations Volunteers (UNV) agency. The topics in the module address central issues regarding volunteerism and gender, such as:

  1. Identify gender gaps and gender stereotypes related to volunteerism
  2. Use tools, strategies and resources to promote full participation of women and men in volunteerism
  3. Identify opportunities for volunteerism to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment

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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.