Report — Gender mainstreaming in the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

This report underscores the importance of gender mainstreaming. The question is what has happened since the last publcation about gender mainstreaming in 2015 and what has changed to ensure that gender was effectively mainstreamed and not ‘streamed away’? The urgent need to focus consistently on gender has been reconfirmed by the reported impact of the current Covid-19 pandemic: from job losses to spikes in domestic violence, the effects of the pandemic have hit women the hardest.

Cover Gender mainstreaming policy