Achieving gender equality

This policy paper serves the continuation and further development of the implementation of gender equality and gender justice in the work of Brot für die Welt and Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe in cooperation with the partner organisations. It defines Brot für die Welt and Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe’s positions and strategies regarding gender policy in the context of development policy and humanitarian aid. The paper focuses on the achievement of gender equality, and more specifically on the empowerment of women and girls and their equal rights in church based development cooperation. Its objective is to support staff and the organisation’s leadership in their task to campaign worldwide for gender justice, in particular for the equality of women and girls affected by marginalisation, poverty and catastrophes, in the dialog with the partners, in project work, advocacy, lobbying and public relations, as well as in the area of humanitarian aid.

 

In Brief

This policy paper by German organizations Brot für die Welt and Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe defines their positions and strategies regarding gender policy in the context of development policy and humanitarian aid.

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