GenCap - The IASC Gender Standby Capacity Project
The Gender Standby Capacity Project (GenCap) - an IASC initiative created in 2007 in collaboration with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) - seeks to facilitate and strengthen capacity and leadership of humanitarians to undertake and promote gender equality programming to ensure the distinct needs of women, girls, boys and men of all ages, are taken into account in humanitarian action at global, regional, and country levels.
Gender Capacity Advisers are deployed to support the Humanitarian Coordinator, Humanitarian Country Teams, UN agencies, cluster leads, NGOs and governments.
GenCap Advisers can be deployed in the initial stages of sudden-onset emergencies as well as in protracted or recurring humanitarian situations.
For upcoming events, please visit the GenCap events.
- GenCap Appeal 2016
- GenCap Update September 2016
- GenCap Update June 2016
- GenCap Update March 2016
- GenCap Annual Report 2016
GenCap information video: example Jordan
Regional Emergency Gender-Based Violence Advisors (REGA): example Guinea
With thanks to our donors