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This manual is a unique resource for gender and development trainers which draws on the work of gender trainers all over the world. It offers field-tested training activities and handouts drawn from a wide range of sources and shaped into a coherent training programme.

The Oxfam Gender Training Manual includes activities which explore:

  • Gender
  • Awareness and self-awareness for women and men
  • Gender roles and needs
  • Gender-sensitive appraisal and planning
  • Gender and major global issues
  • Working with counterparts on gender issues
  • Strategies for change

Full instructions are given for each activity, and the manual also includes facilitator’s notes and a comprehensive resources section. All the material is designed to be readily photocopiable.

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