Gender Analysis in Grantmaking: It’s Still Relevant!

Grantees may not see the connection between effectiveness and gender. To the contrary, explained one grantmaker, many people seem to think, “That was a ’70s thing. Women and men are equal now. We don’t have to worry about that.” Consequently, the challenge for grantmakers is twofold: first, to stimulate thinking about gender and effectiveness; and, then, to use that thinking to improve program effectiveness.

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This takeaway was derived from Grantmaking with a Gender Lens.