Gender Action

Gender Action's mission is to promote women's rights and gender equality and ensure women and men equally participate in and benefit from International Financial Institution (IFI) investments in developing countries. From inception, Gender Action has advocated for the IFIs to promote women's rights and gender justice in all investments. The IFIs rarely recognize the importance of women's rights as fundamental for achieving successful and sustainable development outcomes. Gender Action's resear

Gender Action
1875 Connecticut Ave NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20009
United States
202-939-5463
http://www.genderaction.org

President

Elaine Zuckerman

Project Leaders

Claire Lauterbach

Mission

Gender Action's mission is to promote women's rights and gender equality and ensure women and men equally participate in and benefit from International Financial Institution (IFI) investments in developing countries. From inception, Gender Action has advocated for the IFIs to promote women's rights and gender justice in all investments. The IFIs rarely recognize the importance of women's rights as fundamental for achieving successful and sustainable development outcomes. Gender Action's resear

Programs

Capacity building programs in Central America and Africa engaging local organizations; Field research projects in Africa involving climate change and HIV/RH access; monitoring of IFI investments in select countries, including Haiti and sub-Saharan African countries; IFI Watcher gender and capacity building programs; advocacy campaigns and training

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