Sessions I & II: 'gender' and 'development': introduction
Sessions III & IV: gender, intra-household allocation and collective action
Session V: microfinance from a gender perspective
Session VI: land issues through a gender lens
Session VII (individual guidance session): the final part of the course consists of the writing of an individual (policy) paper (5000-6000 words, all inclusive). Each student is entitled to individual guidance, in written and/or oral (for a maximum 'drawing right' of about 6 hours).
Session VIII (conference): students present and discuss their paper during a final conference class. Students also have to critically discuss another student's paper during the conference class.
Session IX: Rationale for engendering national institutions, poverty reduction strategies and changing aid modalities
Session X: gender-sensitivity of national and donor policies and processes : experiences to date
Session XI: moving forward - engendering national and donor policies and processes - introduction gender budgeting
Session XII: gender budgeting : principles, approaches, tools and limitations
Session XIII: application of gender budgeting in context of national and donor policies and processes