Posted by in News on June 17, 2019

The Politics and Possibilities of Scale

How is meaningful impact defined in international development?

Does it mean reaching “W” number of people? Conducting “X” trainings? Spending “Y” amount of money? Improving “Z” indicators?

Gender transformative programming (i.e programmes which aim to strengthen and/or create equitable gender norms and dynamics) has evolved considerably over the past decade. Activists around the world have been working for decades for these issues to be taken seriously. It is encouraging to see great progress and enormous potential. There is evidence that we can foster safer, healthier communities which support the decision-making and agency of women and girls, while holding men and boys accountable to the women’s rights movement.[1] [2

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Source: Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters Journal

 

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