Gender Guidelines for Mine Action Programmes

The united nations (UN) endorsed the strategies of gender mainstreaming and gender balance to achieve the objective of gender equality. The UN gender guidelines for mine action programmes are intended to help policy makers and programme personel incoorporate gender considerations into all relevant mine action initiatives and operations. The report covers the foloowing topics: Introduction; Purpose and scope of the report; Rationale; Gender guidelines in mine action (Demining, mine risk education, victim assistance, Advocacy); Gender within international normative and legal framework; Conclusion.