Training activities for 2005 - click here.
GETNET programmes aim to
deliver cutting edge interventions to transform gender relations within South
African society. Our programmes are based on four key activities, namely gender
training, research, materials development and regular networking events.
three main programmes focus on:
the governance skills of councillors and officials within South African Local
men's active participation in the search for gender equality
people within organisations and institutions to initiate, lead and maintain organisational
Gender and Local Government
objective of this programme is to build the skills of local government councillors
and officials to integrate gender into their policies, planning and implementation.
Local government is the sphere of government that is the closest to our communities,
and through more gender equitable service delivery, it has the potential to change
the condition and position of women living within municipal areas.
objective of our Gender and Local Government programme is to:
programme consists of training workshops, research on various topical issues within
this sphere of government, development of materials, both for training and publication
purposes, as well as regular networking events with key stakeholders within the
- Enhance the participation
of women within governance and decision - making
transform local government into more gender equitable structures of governance
- To build
the governance skills of councillors, and implementation skills of local government
officials to address gender imbalances within service delivery
The training component consists of a series
of three workshops, that covers the following:
gender within Local Government Integrated Development Plans
local government budgets from a gender perspective
women's participation in the affairs of local government
with gender issues in the transformation of councils' practices and procedures
Men and Masculinities Programme is a unique approach to encourage the participation
of men in working towards transforming gender relations in South Africa. The training
GETNET offers to men is unique in that it is held exclusively with men in a secure
and non - threatening environment where they can reflect and discuss a range of
gender issues relevant to their personal lives, work and community.
training offered within this programme is ideal for men who are interested in
gender work and that are employed as transformation officers, diversity trainers,
human resource managers, members of men's groups or forums.
three - day workshop:
participants to reflect on how their socialisation, culture, tradition and religion
affect relations between women and men.
the intersections between gender, HIV/AIDS and Violence against Women
- Promotes social
relations that contribute towards equity between women and men.
Assist individuals, organisations and institutions to formulate plans for change
Gender Training Workshop
This program is aimed at enhancing the skills
of employees who are responsible to mainstream gender within their organisations'
structure and functions.
training programme consists of three components:
Formulation and Analysis
Planning & Budgeting
four - day course is outcomes - based and involves participatory learning methodology.
Experienced gender trainers make use of group work, discussion groups and stimulating
debate to facilitate the learning process.
workshop is aimed at:
Practitioners in NGO's/ Organized Labour/ Private Sector and Government Departments
- Men and
women interested in deepening their understanding of gender in order to apply
it in their organization and community
four - day workshop covers:
Construction of gender
between gender - based violence, HIV/AIDS and Poverty from a gender perspective
of Gender Frameworks and Analysis
analysis of government budgets
Training Opportunities for 2005
2005 GETNET will host workshops that are open to individuals who would like to
equip themselves with the skills and knowledge offered within the three programmes.
you want to know whether you will benefit from these workshops, ask yourself these
you a policy maker or decision-maker and responsible for initiating change in
your institution or organization?
you ever been asked to bring gender issues into your work or to be more gender
you a gender focal person in your organisation or institution?
you have gender work as part of your job description?
you want to develop your gender training skills and become a GETNET training consultant?
you have answered YES to one or more of these questions, then you fall
within the target group for these workshops.
For more information about workshops for 2005, please click