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South-East Asia and the Pacific Multidisciplinary Advisory Team
ILO/SEAPAT's OnLine Gender Learning & Information Module


Unit 1: A conceptual framework for gender analysis and planning

Some gender planning approaches and strategies

Moserís Gender Planning Framework 

Uses of the framework
Uses of the framework
Strengths of Moserís framework
Potential limitations


Features of the framework

One of the most popularly used frameworks is that developed by Caroline Moser. It is based on her concepts of gender roles and gender needs, and policy approaches to gender and development planning. Other sections in this module discuss the concepts of gender roles and gender needs, and contain exercises which clarify an understanding of these concepts.

Moser categorises the main policy approaches to women and development as follows:

Policy approaches to low-income Third World women have shifted over the past decade, mirroring shifts in macro-economic development policies. Five different policy approaches can be identified, each categorised in terms of the roles of women on which it focuses and the practical and strategic needs it meets. Uses of the framework Strengths of Moserís framework Potential limitations [Adapted from Training Workshop for Trainers in Women, Gender and Development, June 9-21, 1996, Programme Handbook, Royal Tropical Institute, The Netherlands.]

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