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A free online IASC course Different Needs-Equal Opportunities is available here in French and English.

This self-directed ecourse provides the basic steps a humanitarian worker must take to ensure gender equality in programming. The course includes information on the core issues of gender and how it relates to other aspects of humanitarian response, including camp management and coordination, education, food issues, gender-based violence, health, livelihoods, non-food items, protection, shelter, water, sanitation, and hygiene. Participants respond to a hypothetical, virtual disaster, solve real-life problems, and learn why gender should be a priority in humanitarian action in the self-paced, interactive course.

What is the purpose of the course?

The 3-5 hour course provides practical approaches on how to ensure that the needs of women, girls, boys and men are being met in humanitarian situations, as well as ensuring their full participation in all aspects of humanitarian programming.

What makes this course unique?

  • Immediate certification
  • Active learning by doing
  • High-impact, visually interesting
  • Immediate feedback on your correct and incorrect responses
  • Applied learning with concrete examples
  • Can be done individually or in groups

Who will benefit from this course?

Anyone working on humanitarian response will benefit from this course.


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Ce cours est actuellement disponible en français et en anglais

Améliorer l’efficacité de l’action humanitaire pour les femmes, les filles, les garçons et les hommes

Apprendre pourquoi et comment l’intégration de l’égalité des sexes dans la programmation humanitaire peut conduire à une réponse plus efficace et à une protection accrue pour les personnes que nous servons.

Suivez ce cours en ligne gratuit, basé sur le manuel de genre de l’IASC et sur les directives sur les violences basées sur le genre. .

Pour plus d’informations sur le cours, visitez le site