Gender and Youth Inclusion Strategy – Wassa East District

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WAGES Project

Publication Type:
Report
Year Published:
2018
Project:
WAGES
Funder:
Global Affairs Canada
Author:
WUSC - CECI
Partner:
CECI (Centre for Intenationalonal Studies and Cooperation)
Country:
Ghana
Contact:
Emelia Ayipio Asamoah ([email protected])
Tags:
Economic Opportunities, Education, Empowerment, Gender Equality, Inclusive Decision Making, Inclusive Market Systems, Skills training, Youth, Youth Leadership

The purpose of the GEYI Strategy is to ensure the planning and implementation of district’s projects and programs to promote gender equality and youth inclusion. The GEYI strategy therefore has been developed to: 1) provide strategies through which GE and YI could be integrated in the planning and implementation of developed activities to promote economic empowerment of women and youth; 2) ensure proper consideration of gender relations and age that contribute to equality between women and men, at all stages and in all spheres and activities; 3) ensure that GEYI issues are sustainably integrated in development planning and activities from the onset and continue after the project has ended. Ultimately, the GEYI Strategy is intended to assist WEDA align its Medium-Term Development Plan (MTDP) with the National Gender Policy and Ghana’s Youth Policy goals and objectives. The GEYI Strategy will also serve as a guide for the District’s overall planning and programming on GEYI in accordance with the goals of the WAGES project.