The Course has the following objectives:
Session 1:- Ice-Breaking + Introduction + Orientation to the training
1.1 : Introductions
1.2 : About the Program – Context, Goal , Objectives and Outcome
1.3 : Expectations Sharing
1.4 : How to Resolve Queries/ Online Discipline
Session 2:- An Introduction to Gender and Development– Gender sensitization
2.1: Various discourses on Gender and unequal gender relations in fields
2.2: Understanding the culture and society in gender construction- case studies.
2.3: Do culture and society promote gender equality- various discourses about gender and its characteristics and nature?
2.4: How social and cultural institutions confirms the logics of gender stereotypes.
Session 3:- Gender and Feminism: The Conceptual Understanding and its Interaction
3.1: Feminism: Preconditions of Origin, Arguments and Movement in the modern period.
3.2: Theories of Gender and Development -Judith Butler- Gender Performativity. , Candace West and Don H. Zimmerman- Doing Gender and Gender Display,
3.3: Luce Irigaray- On Gender Project: The Historical Injustice of Women in Western Culture.
Session 4:-The Role of Feminist Theories and Movements for Gender Justice
4.1: Evaluating the arguments and demands of feminist theories.
4.2: Reviewing its success.
4.3: Gender movements for respect, recognition, and rights.
4.4: Contributions of feminist theories and their academic activism.
4.5: Analyzing the usefulness and relevance of feminist theories and movements.
Session 5– Understanding theory of Gender Development
5.1: Social learning theory.
5.2: Cognitive Development theory.
5.3: Gender Schema theory
Session 6- Gender Issues in Development: Debates and Controversies on Gender in contemporary India
6.1: Effects of modern development model on gender, social, economic, political -Can the modern development alter the present gender status quo.
6.2: Gender exploitation in modern development- exploitation of women in development sector, gender disparity in remuneration, labor-market imbalances.
6.3: Gender representation- map representation of women in policy-making, administration, social activism- condition of women working in institutions and agencies- government and private sector.
Session 7- Forms of Gender Based Violence and Injustice
7.1: Sexual Violence against women.
7.2: Enforcing Moral Codes (Case of Honour Killings and other Rituals, Systems, Practices).
7.3: Cultural Practices: Gender in Caste and Religion.
7.4: Gender-based Violence (GBV)- case studies from developing countries- both public and domestic- marriage, religion, working sector.
Session 8- Gender Budgeting: Conceptual framework
8.1: Gender Responsive Budgeting Initiatives.
8.2: Gender Responsive Budgeting Tools.
Session 9- Why Implement Gender Budgeting: Pursuit of Gender concerns with various Ministries
9.1: Gender Budgeting in government of India
9.2: Budgeting for Gender Equity: Strategic Framework of Activities
9.3: Initiatives from outside of Government Ministries
Session 10– Gender Audit: Policy and Practice
10.1: Definition and purpose of the Gender Audit
10.2: How does a gender audit work?
1.3: Gender audit dimensions: An internal audit, An external audit