How is the Standard designed?


The STANDARD contains specific recommendations for the various steps of the ESF cycles as well as general advice on capacity building, information on what gender mainstreaming means and explanations of why it is necessary. Examples of good practice are included to illustrate the ideas and provide inspiration.

The STANDARD cover those dimensions regarding implementation in the ESF cycles:

  • Integrating a gender perspective into ESF procedures
  • Applying a gender perspective to ESF priority issues 
  • Capacity building and  competences needed to work with gender issues in the ESF

The STANDARD also contains:

  • Good practices and further reading
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Created: 2013/01/08   Changed: 2014/12/04