Genderfocus on temporary leave

NewsPosted by 2012-06-09 02:13PM
Genderfocus owner and senior consultant Carolina Wennerholm is presently working as Lead Policy Specialist on Gender Equality at Sida and is therefore not providing any consultancy services (June 2012-April 2013).

Genderfocus on temporary leave

NewsPosted by 2011-09-25 08:07PM
From August 2011-August 2012 Genderfocus is not providing consultancy services. For further information please contact

Gender training for human rights experts from Africa and Asia

NewsPosted by 2011-04-07 10:43PM
GenderFocus cooperates with Sipu International on the ITP Human Rights towards Gender Equality. In March a group of 25 human rights experts and advocates from Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Laos and Vietnam visited Sweden for a one month training. GenderFocus worked with the group the first week on topics incuding gender analysis, gender and poverty, genderbased violence, trafficking in human beings, empowerment, gender mainstreaming, gender in project cycle management.

Strategic support to Action Aid

NewsPosted by 2011-04-05 01:51PM
GenderFocus has been commisioned by Action Aid to provide strategic support as regards "Women's Rights" in the development of the organisations Strategic Plan for 2012-2017. An overview report was presented during Action Aid Sweden's planning week in March 2011.

Introduction to CSR

NewsPosted by 2011-02-25 06:09PM

A successfull introduction seminar to CSR in the development context was held by CSR-Gender Group at Sida on February 3.

19 representatives from organisations, authorities and private sector participated actively.

The next introduction is planned for March 15.

A training on CSR in Difficult Markets is planne for March 28-30.

Gender training for Swedish Printing Companies

NewsPosted by 2011-02-25 06:03PM

GenderFocus in cooperation with EnGender Development have been invited by Morgondagen AB to conduct gender trainings for printing companies members of Grafiska Förbundet/Tidningsutgivarna within an ESF- funded project for capacity development. 13 printing companies in the Stockholm region with around 900 employees are welcomed to the trainings. The trainings target employees through an introductory seminar, and are thereafter followed up by specific training for the senior managment.

Monitoring of Danish funded Anti-trafficking Program

NewsPosted by 2011-01-30 12:16PM

GenderFocus has participated in the monitoring mission on the Regional Anti-trafficking Program in Eastern and South Eastern Europe, Phase II, funded by the Royal Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Danida). The monitoring mission was led by Danida with experts from the Danish Institute of Human Rights and GenderFocus through the Nordic Consultant Group, NCG - Denmark.

The mission included field visits to Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus. Key implementing partners are IOM, OSCE and La Strada.

Thank you for 2010

NewsPosted by 2010-12-21 07:44PM

GenderFocus wishes to thank all partners and clients for a fruitful 2010!

The activities during 2010 have been focused on some strategic assignments due to Carolina Wennerholms almost fulltime work at the Swedish Agency for Development Evaluation. Thus, focus has been on completing the project on GBV training for Sida in cooperation with NCG, as well as on working with SIPU international on the ITP trainings on Human Rights Towards Gender Equality. A cooperation with SIPU in partnership with the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies was initiated, and will continue the coming years. The development of an e-based training module on diversity and gender was the result of a cooperation with MindSet.

An important work has been the development of trainings on CSR in cooperation with Sida Partnership Forum through the CSR Gender Group.

GenderFocus looks forward to new and important projects in 2011!

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