Project goal: to emphasize the importance of gender mainstreaming throughout government by targeting government officials and providing them with training to deal with gender inequality
Project duration: December 2010 – June 2012
Project activities in 2010-2011:
- CEA examined current gender equality policies within government
- CEA preparing to provide four training sessions of two days each that will target the main issues surrounding gender inequality (small scale research projects involving the concepts learned at the trainings will be assigned)
- CEA identified international experts from Sweden and Belgium to conduct training-of-trainers seminars on theories and methods of gender+equality policies
- CEA drafted the training program designed for Inter-ministerial commission members and civil servants from the Parliament and institutions accountable to the Parliament.
- From September 2011 CEA’s staff conducted three trainings seminars: two seminars (in September and November) targeted the Inter-ministerial Commission on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men, one seminar (in November) was conducted for the civil servants from the Parliament and institutions accountable to the Parliament.
- CEA contracted the national experts to complete critical frame analysis of the policy documents on gender equality in Lithuania3
- The staff started t draft the methodological tool on gender mainstreaming by adapting critical frame analysis to Lithuanian context.
Project coordinator: Office of Equal Opportunities Ombudsman
Project funding: European Commission