Back to news
16 Nov 2015 | News

ICIMOD Gender Sensitisation Training for Support Staff

0 mins Read

70% Complete

Gender sensitivity training for support staff was held 14 October 2015 at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). Seven female professional staff and 12 male support staff participated bringing varied perspectives crucial in such training.  Consultant and experienced trainer Pranay Rai, conducted the training.

The workshop’s aim was to promote an understanding of gender politics to create a more inclusive, accepting, diverse, interesting and productive workplace. Workshop content included understanding of social norms, one’s own identity and translations and interpretations of gender. ICIMOD policy on gender, inclusion and equal opportunity was also covered along with questions on processes, challenges and opportunities.

Participants were actively involved in designing collaborative and awareness-raising tasks as a key part of the learning process. The process ensured that participants related course content to the requirements of their jobs and communities and drew on their experience of dealing with gender related challenges in their lives.

Stay current

Stay up to date on what’s happening around the HKH with our most recent publications and find out how you can help by subscribing to our mailing list.

Sign Up

Related Contents

Continue exploring this topic

National Partners trained on Participatory Ecosystem Based Planning and Management

ICIMOD, in collaboration with the Wildlife Conservation Division (WCD) of Department of Forest and Park Services (DoFPS), Bhutan, organised a seven-day ...

12 Apr 2018 News
AGORA Workshop in Nepal (29 -30 March, 2018)

Introduction The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United ...

Piloting of the Biodiversity Monitoring Protocol for REDD+ conducted in Parsa Wildlife Reserve, Nepal

Though a few biodiversity monitoring manuals and guidelines from the Government of Nepal (GoN), National Trust for Nature Conservation (

31 Jan 2020 Cryosphere
ICIMOD releases new improved MODIS snow data for High Mountain Asia

Snow is a significant component of the ecosystem and water resources in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Snow monitoring is ...

珠峰上的垃圾堆。在今年的#世界环境日,是时候纠正我们的行为了

#塑战速决 (#BeatPlasticPollution) –今年世界环境日的三项行动 似乎没有任何地方可以免受塑料污染浪潮的影响:即使是地球之巅。上周在当地社区、登山者和政要前往纪念珠峰人类首登 70 周年时,ICIMOD 发起了我们新的 #拯救我们的雪(#SaveOurSnow)活动——一段视频显示被留在珠峰(南坡)大本营的堆积如山的塑料制品和其他垃圾的消息迅速传播开来。 但我们这代人可以扭转塑料潮流吗?随着谈判代表离开巴黎,同意起草一份具有国际法律约束力的条约草案以终结塑料污染,而在设立世界环境日的50周年呼吁采取集体行动来抵制它,有充分的理由充满希望。 同样重要的是,我们有充分的理由采取行动:塑料工业不仅是世界上增长最快的工业温室气体来源,而且塑料废物极大地加剧了兴都库什-喜马拉雅地区现有的气候变化、生物多样性丧失和污染等问题,ICIMOD 的 南亚网络开发和环境经济学(South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics ,简称SANDEE)。原因如下: 气候:固体废物——其中大部分是塑料——堵塞了排水系统,并增加了破坏性洪水,即由全球变暖引发的更频繁且更强烈的降雨事件引发的洪水。 生物多样性:塑料垃圾可能需要数百年才能分解,它们堵塞水道,其中的有害化学物质渗入土壤和水中,影响陆地和水生生物、生态系统和人类健康。 ...

3 Jun 2016 Water
Kailash Sacred Landscape Initiative Addresses Water Worries Across the Region

‘We prefer to wait for water at the springs over attending meetings’, said a woman of Digtoli village, around 41 ...

1 Jun 2018 KDKH
Knowledge hub proposed for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in the Koshi basin

As part of a wider effort between Nepal, India, and China to strengthen disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the Koshi ...

24 Aug 2017 News
Participants of On-the-job Training Develop Glacier Change Data for Selected HKH Basins

The outcome of their work was reported to their supervisors at ICIMOD on a weekly basis, where assigned experts provided ...