Gender mainstreaming strategies in decent work promotion: Programming tools; GEMS toolkit

Equality empowers women and men. It is the right and the smart thing to do. The GEMS Toolkit provides 12 practical programming tools to facilitate the implementation of Gender Mainstreaming Strategies (GEMS) in organizations, policies, programmes and projects.


The tools contain quick reference guides, checklists and tips for programming gender equality in decent work promotion. The Toolkit is complemented by the ‘GEMS Toolkit in Brief,’ a desk calendar with the main gender pointers of each tool.