The Gender Center promotes the rights of girls and women to education, health, a safe environment, economic participation, and leadership. It analyzes gender-related issues and advocates for the mobilization of leaders and institutions in support of gender and equity.
The Gender Center has implemented over forty projects in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America on a range of gender related topics including, girls’ and women’s education; community engagement; mitigating gender-based violence, anti-trafficking; girls’ and women’s leadership; and girls’ and women’s economic empowerment.
The Gender Center envisions a world in which people’s life chances are based on ample opportunity and personal achievement, rather than gender or other social, economic, or environmental circumstances.
To promote, from a gender and equity perspective, the rights of all, especially girls and women, to access high quality education; to live in a healthy and safe environment; to engage fully in social, economic, and civic activities; and to pursue leadership positions in society.
The Gender Center has a long history of incorporating gender into development programs and maintaining stand alone projects on gender. Our services include:
- Strategic Planning
- Needs Assessment
- Project design
- Project Management and Implementation
- Short- and long-term Technical Assistance
- Applied research
- Project Evaluation
- Conference Reporting and analysis
- Gender Integration
Student Councils Promote Girls' Education in Yemen
YEDI Focuses on High-Quality Basic Education Programs
Advancing Learning and Employability for a Better Future (ALEF)