Gender Mainstreaming Training March 2014

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  • 1. 
    Complete this sentence using the following words : biological – behaviours -  physiological . Please select the correct order from the available options below It's important to distinguish sex and gender. Sex refers specifically to the …… and …… reality of being male or female. Gender, on the other hand, refers to the socialized identity ascribed to roles, responsibilities, characteristics and …… attributed to boys, girls, men and women. These vary from one to another and over time.
    • A. 

      Biological, physiological, behaviours

    • B. 

      Behaviours, biological, physiological

    • C. 

      Biological, behaviours, physiological

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statement is accurate ? 
    • A. 

      Gender equity is the same as gender equality

    • B. 

      Gender equity means always treating men and women the same

    • C. 

      Gender equity may involve the use of temporary special measures to compensate for historical or systemic bias or discrimination

  • 3. 
    Strategic interests are immediate perceived needs such as water, shelter, clothing, basic health care and food. They are based on women's and girls' existing roles and do not challenge their subordinate position. Practical needs, on the other hand, refer to the relative status of women and men within society. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    By accepting the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), to what specific actions do States commit? Select all those that apply.
    • A. 

      Incorporate the principle of equality of men and women in their legal system

    • B. 

      Establish tribunals and public institutions to guarantee women effective protection against discrimination

    • C. 

      Take steps to eliminate all forms of discrimination practiced against women by individuals, organizations and enterprises, including ratification of the optional protocol

    • D. 

      Submit national reports at least every 4 years, on measures they have taken to comply with their treaty obligations

  • 5. 
    Which Millennium Development Goal is about promoting gender equality and women empowerment? 
    • A. 

      MDG 2

    • B. 

      MDG 3

    • C. 

      MDG 5

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements are true? Select all that apply. 
    • A. 

      Gender mainstreaming is a strategy to achieve gender equality

    • B. 

      Gender discrimination may occur any time throughout the life cycle of a person

    • C. 

      The Gender And Development (GAD) approach analyses gender power relations

    • D. 

      Empowerment enables women and men, boys and girls to question existing inequalities

  • 7. 
    Which statements is accurate about gender mainstreaming? More than one correct answer is possible. 
    • A. 

      Gender mainstreaming is only about adding a “women component” into an existing activity

    • B. 

      Gender mainstreaming requires consideration of the differential impacts of programmes/projects on women and men, boys and girls

    • C. 

      Targeted, women specific policies and programmes/projects are sometimes included as a component of a gender mainstreaming strategy

  • 8. 
    Which are the objectives pursued by UNOPS presented in the Corporate framework for gender mainstreaming. More than one answer possible.  
    • A. 

      To strengthen and maintain an institutional environment that supports and encourages gender mainstreaming

    • B. 

      To improve the effectiveness and sustainability of UNOPS projects addressing developmental, humanitarian and peace keeping challenges in countries of operations

    • C. 

      To promote the integration of a gender perspective into its corporate policies and projects of partners

  • 9. 
    In this sentence from UNOPS corporate framework for gender mainstreaming, what does SWAP stand for?  “UNOPS will be guided by the SWAP and other mechanisms developed by UN Women, which introduces an effective approach to monitoring and evaluation of progress made towards the basic institutional needs to support gender equality.”
    • A. 

      System Women Association for Progress

    • B. 

      System Wide Action Plan for gender equality

    • C. 

      System West African Professionals

  • 10. 
    Which are the 2 pre requisites to make UNOPS corporate framework for gender mainstreaming a successful policy the following?  
    • A. 

      A vigorous management

    • B. 

      A gender neutral work environment

    • C. 

      Gender focal points solely responsible for gender results

    • D. 

      A gender sensitive organizational culture

  • 11. 
    Which of the following aspects would you include in a gender analysis? Select all those that apply. 
    • A. 

      Power relations

    • B. 

      Access to and control of resources

    • C. 

      Gender roles within different contexts

    • D. 

      Only women's interests and access to resources

    • E. 

      Potential impacts of women's and men's roles for your programme

  • 12. 
    Please select the productive work activity (as opposed to reproductive work activities) from the following options.  
    • A. 

      Looking after children

    • B. 

      Fetching water

    • C. 

      Selling vegetables in the market

    • D. 

      Collecting firewood for cooking

  • 13. 
    What is often described as the International Bill of Rights for women? 
    • A. 

      Convention on the Elimination of all forms of discrimination against women (CEDAW)

    • B. 

      United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325

    • C. 

      1995 Beijing platform for action on gender equality and women’s empowerment

    • D. 

      3rd Millennium Development Goal

  • 14. 
    What core question does the activity and income profile in Gender analysis answer?
    • A. 

      Who does what in the sector and if they get paid?

    • B. 

      Who enjoys the benefits of the project?

    • C. 

      Who has access to the resources of the project?

    • D. 

      Who has control over project’s benefits?

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is useful during literature review stage of gender analysis to understand the macro level gender indicators and issues?
    • A. 

      World Bank Gender Dashboard

    • B. 

      United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF)

    • C. 

      UNDP Human Development Index

    • D. 

      Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    What are some of the ways in which project communications and outreach can be engendered?
    • A. 

      Including gender in the communication strategy

    • B. 

      Ensuring both women and men are represented in the project publications

    • C. 

      Avoiding gender stereotype language

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT a common challenge during monitoring and evaluation stage?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Invisibilisation

    • C. 

      Resistance

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 18. 
    In El-Dorado, only 20% of the girls are educated compared to 70% boys. This is an example of what?
    • A. 

      Gender parity

    • B. 

      Gender Sensitive Indicator

    • C. 

      Gender neutral Statistics

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Is it possible to incorporate gender aspects for an ongoing project, even if the original proposal is gender blind?
    • A. 

      No, nothing can be done once the project has already started

    • B. 

      Yes, using UNOPS gender checklist for project proposals

    • C. 

      No, delivery is more important than sustainability

    • D. 

      Yes, using Gender Action plan and involving key stakeholders

  • 20. 
    Who has the responsibility to mainstream gender into UNOPS projects?
    • A. 

      Project engineers

    • B. 

      Project Manager

    • C. 

      Gender Focal point

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    In which stage will you incorporate gender aspects into the Needs Assessment Mission’s   Terms of Reference? 
    • A. 

      Lead Generation

    • B. 

      Initiation stage

    • C. 

      Subsequent stage

    • D. 

      Final stage

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is currently permitted according to UNOPS HR rules and regulations?
    • A. 

      Maternity leave for International and local IICA’s

    • B. 

      Telecommuting

    • C. 

      Time off for breastfeeding for International IICA’s

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    What will assess if project has contributed to improving or worsening women’s lives and gender relations, as well as promoting positive change at the individual, institutional, community and social levels.
    • A. 

      Gender evaluation

    • B. 

      Gender monitoring

    • C. 

      Results based reporting tool

    • D. 

      Sustainability Marker

  • 24. 
    UNOPS partnered with Devex for a month long global conversation on gender titled? 
    • A. 

      She works

    • B. 

      She builds

    • C. 

      He builds

    • D. 

      He for She

  • 25. 
    What resources are available within UNOPS to mainstream gender?
    • A. 

      Gender- Commmunities of Practice (COP)

    • B. 

      Gender equality pages in intranet

    • C. 

      Gender focal point network

    • D. 

      Gender mainstreaming toolkit

    • E. 

      All of the above