CCB strives to promote equality in all work that is performed within the framework of CCB. The work performed within CCB shall promote equality and democracy as well as promoting environmental and socially sustainable development.
CCBs GOAL WITH REGARDs TO GENDER EQUALITY
The goal is that everyone performing activities within the framework of CCB shall have the same possibilities, rights and obligations. This extends to the even distribution of power and influence, equal conditions where entrepreneurship, jobs and working conditions are concerned, as well as the same opportunities to develop in the working situation. Further, it implies equal access to education and to opportunities to develop personal ambitions.
DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY
- The CCB Gender Strategy was adopted by the CCB Board in March 2003. The Gender Strategy was revised in March 2006 and includes now also the issue of Equality. The discussion on Gender and Equity issues will be regularly revised within CCB.
- When selecting projects to receive CCB/SIDA funding, the way gender and equity issues both within the project and within the applying organization will be taken into consideration.
- Regular presentations and discussions on the gender and equity activities performed by the CCB Member organisations will be made within the CCB Board. Experiences and updates will be forwarded to the CCB network.
Links to organisations and governments working with gender issues.
- The European Women’s Lobby
- WIDE- Network Women in Development Europe
- Swedish National Federation of Resources Centres for Women
- Gender Education and Advocacy (USA)
- IRC- International Water and Sanitation Centre, Gender and Equity
- Gender and Water Alliance
- ENERGIA – International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy
- WomenWatch (UN)
- Gendernet (World Bank)
- OECD Development Co-operation Directorate (DAC)
- International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance: Gender and Political Participation
- UNESCO: gender mainstreaming
- European Commission
- European Parliament
- Council of Europe
- Estonian Government
- Finnish Government
- German Government
- Swedish Government