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Assessing Gender Mainstreaming in Developmental Organizations of Abbottabad

Sadia Razzaq, Tayyaba Sadiq and Imran Naseem

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Abstract: The study assesses strategies of various developmental organizations in Abbottabad to incorporate gender in Project management. This is census based research because of various limitations attached with data collection, whole population considered to reduce the chances of maximum error. Data analysis performed by descriptive statistics, correlation and regression. The results show that there are strategies at national level and various international commitments as well. Moreover, a five year project also implemented successfully by UNDP to spread the awareness of gender mainstreaming and to make the organizations to adopt gender mainstreaming in their policies, planning and managements. However, primary data analysis shows that employers are aware of gender mainstreaming and have aptitude about gender mainstreaming, but due to no implementation of designed national level policies, both genders feel lot of problems regarding the fulfillment of their duties. These problems create stress and frustration and deteriorate the effectiveness of employers work that ultimately impact badly on overall efficiency of organizations.

Keywords: Gender; Development Organization; Mainstreaming; Equality; Sustainable development; Decolonization; Gender Awareness (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J0 N3 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012-02-15, Revised 2012-04-10
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