Gender, women and health

Capacity Building Tools

Overview of the WHO Gender Mainstreaming Manual

Module 1: Awareness

Develop common understandings of key gender and health concepts to grapple with ways that gender operates as a determinant of health.

Module 2: Analysis

Learn to use two WHO gender analysis tools, the Gender Analysis Matrix (GAM) and Gender Analysis Questions (GAQ). Practical group work activities help to familiarize participants with these tools.

Module 3: Action

Practice using four additional WHO analysis tools to guide users through the process of assessing and developing gender-responsive actions in the health sector. Practical group activities allow participants to put gender analysis and planning skills to use.