Gender analysis in cooperatives

Training manual: Gender sensitivity training: An introduction to gender analysis in cooperatives

The enhancement of women's participation in cooperatives is an issue in many countries. In the. Philippines, women represent half of the cooperatives' members, but are nevertheless widely underrepresented in leadership positions. One approach to enhance women's participation in cooperatives policy and decision making is to improve their skills for leadership and management functions.

The overall objective of the training is to raise the acceptance of participants towards
an equal participation of men and women in cooperative leadership positions, and to enable them to design cooperative. activities based on a gender-specific analysis of potentials. and needs.
In particular, after the