Training and Learning Material

Gender 101: Gender Equality at USAID

Read the USAID Gender Policy to learn about how USAID addresses gender inequalities.


The Gender 101 policy:

  • Includes basic definitions
  • Shows how gender is integrated into U.S. Government and USAID policies
  • Gives examples of how gender inequalities have been taken into consideration (or not) in USAID development activities in different sectors
  • Sets out Agency employees' responsibilities under the USAID Gender Policy, and
  • Explains why it’s important to address gender inequality in USAID’s work.

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