Social and Gender Analysis (SAGA)
8-12 November 2010
This workshop on Social and Gender Analysis (SAGA) is the second in a series of capacity building programmes we have planned for activists and staff of civil society organizations in Karnataka. The workshop aims at developing perspectives and skills for gender responsive and transformative leadership in the non-profit sector.
- Analysis of socio-political and economic realities in India today
- Understanding of concepts of gender and gender relations, and their origin in the system of patriarchy, capitalism and caste in the Indian context.
- Analysis of the links between gender relations and self and attempt shifts in their own attitudes, values and behaviour patterns.
- Understanding of the recent debates on concepts of gender, third gender, masculinities, women’s rights and empowerment.
- Rethinking strategies for women’s and other marginalized sections empowerment in the context of globalization and other emerging realities.
- Gender and self : Personal constructs of masculinities and femininities
- Concepts of sex and gender, gender roles and gender relations
- Patriarchy, capitalism and caste in the Indian context.
- Concepts of gender based division of labour, access, ownership, and control over resources , participation in decision making etc.
- The social relations perspective to gender, and the changes in the concepts of gender relations.
- Concepts of human needs and interests, practical gender needs and strategic gender interests etc
- Policy approaches to gender and women’s development
- Recent debates on concepts of gender, third gender, masculinities, women’s rights and empowerment.
- Dimensions and causes of poverty
- Gender / diversity specific causes and coping strategies
- The elements of globalisation and its impact on lives and livelihood of the poor, women, dalits and other marginalized groups.
- Strategies for mainstreaming gender / diversity concerns into the work of Civil Society Organizations.
The workshop is designed for women, men & transgenders who are working with Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), Faith Based Organisations (FBOs) and other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Karnataka . Medium will be English with translations if necessary.
The course will follow an action-reflection-action model and will build on participants own experiences and knowledge base. The methodologies will include group discussions, case studies, role plays, audio-visuals, and input sessions..
Course fee and registration
The course fee is Rs. 3000/- (Rupees three thousand only). This will cover board and lodging and course materials. We request interested candidates to fill in the enclosed form and mail it to us before the 25th of October 2010. A few scholarships are available on a first come, first served basis.
For further details contact: Mercy Kappen, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com