The standards are the result of a collaborative research and consultative process built upon a global movement of evidence and practice, and led by many of the field’s foremost experts on gender mainstreaming in international contexts. These standards should be clear enough to set a minimum level of quality, but broad enough to allow each agency to define what is appropriate for their organizational and programmatic context. We submit these standards as the minimum bar for acceptable programming and advise all agencies to review, adopt, and work toward executing them.

The 8 Minimum Standards

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