Gender Statistics and Gender Budgeting Course

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July 2024

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GSG08 15 Jul 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 5 days Kisumu, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
GSG08 15 Jul 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 5 days Kampala, Uganda $1,900 Register
GSG08 15 Jul 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 5 days Accra, Ghana $2,400 Register
GSG08 15 Jul 2024 - 19 Jul 2024 5 days Accra, Ghana $2,400 Register
GSG08 22 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024 5 days Johannesburg, South Africa $2,400 Register
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July 2024

15 Jul - 19 Jul
5 days
KES 84,000 | $1,100
15 Jul - 19 Jul
5 days
- | $1,900
15 Jul - 19 Jul
5 days
- | $2,400
15 Jul - 19 Jul
5 days
- | $2,400
22 Jul - 26 Jul
5 days
- | $2,400
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This course seeks to build an understanding of how gender statistics can be used to enhance evidence-based policymaking at the country level among data producers and users. The course makes the business case for gender-informed statistics, looks at data sources, conceptual and measurement issues, how to analyze and interpret the data.

Narrated presentations are accompanied by guided readings, and case studies from around the world. There are exercises and interactive discussions to analyze and apply the information learned, and share experiences with other practitioners around the world.


5 days


The course targets statistics producers (statisticians) and users who aim to influence the process of gender statistics collection, analysis and use. This includes policymakers, staff from government agencies, researchers, advocates, and other data users, as well as statisticians from national statistics offices/services.

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Course Objectives

Upon completion of this IRES workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Identify institutional perspectives on gender-responsive budgeting and gender equality.
  • Better understand the levels of practice of gender budgeting at each stage of the PFM cycle and the interrelations between these stages.
  • Identify the level of practice of gender budgeting currently being implemented in their own countries and how this can be affected by PFM challenges.
  • Identify precise steps in moving towards improved practice in their own countries as well as the possible synergies of these steps with ongoing PFM reforms.


Module 1: Introduction to Gender

  • Introduction

  • Definition of Gender

  • Basic Gender Concepts and Terminology

  • Gender Dynamics

  • Introduction to gender statistics

  • Importance of gender statistics

  • Turning gender issues into gender statistics

  • How to produce gender statistics

Module 2: Gender Analysis

  • Introduction to Gender Analysis

  • Why Gender Analysis

  • Variables used in Generating Data

  • Gender Analysis Frameworks

  • Gender Analysis Tools

  • How to do a Gender Analysis

  • How to do a Gendered Analysis                              

Module 3: Gender Budgeting

  • What is a budget?

  • Definition and objectives of gender responsive budgeting

  • The budgetary process

  • Gender budgeting tools

  • Engendering performance budgeting

  • Sex-disaggregated statistics and indicators

  • Time use data and gender indicators

  • Tools for collection of time use data

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Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Institute (IRES) admission criteria.


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814, +250 789 621 067 or mail [email protected] / [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected] / [email protected]

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