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Gender Mainstreaming

PAS QuickNotes 84

Gender mainstreaming seeks to identify and reduce adverse impacts that may result when program or policy decisions are made without gender considerations. This edition of PAS QuickNotes explains the concept of gender mainstreaming and summarizes how local officials and planners can begin integrating gender equity considerations into planning processes to help build more inclusive and just communities.

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