Synopsis This workshop is designed for humanitarian and development actors to build a working knowledge of SOGIESC (sexual orientation and gender identity/expression and sex characteristics) issues and inclusion of LGBTIQ+ people
This workshop is designed for humanitarian and development actors to build a working knowledge of SOGIESC (sexual orientation and gender identity/expression and sex characteristics) issues and inclusion of LGBTIQ+ people (and other gender and sexual minorities) within programs. Content includes terminology and concepts, diversity of LGBTIQ+ lived experience, key development and humanitarian challenges and LGBTIQ+ community strengths, existing policy and guidance for development and humanitarian professionals, and working on LGBTIQ+ issues within rights-based, needs-based, and localisation frameworks. For dull course details please visit our Workshops section
Who Is This For?
This workshop is tailored for staff working in program management; business development; monitoring, evaluation and learning; reporting/compliance; and similar roles within international development and humanitarian organisations. No prior knowledge of LGBTIQ+ issues is assumed.
People who take this course will build competence in:
- using key terminology and concepts
- navigating the diversity within LGBTIQ+ (and other gender and sexual minorities) people and the issues they face in different country contexts
• understanding key development challenges and humanitarian needs commonly faced by LGBTIQ+ people (and other gender and sexual minorities)
- integrating SOGIESC concerns within rights-based development framework
- starting conversations with country offices, partners and communities and assessing starting points in contexts where there may be some resistance to working on LGBTIQ+ issues
• applying a SOGIESC lens to reveal implicit bias and discrimination in program design
- addressing SOGIESC issues within an intersectional inclusion framework
- working on SOGIESC issues with local organisations and within a localisation approach
- respecting protection needs and do no harm considerations
Why Use Edge Effect?
Edge Effect courses are designed and delivered by people with extensive experience in the international humanitarian and development sectors. Choosing an Edge Effect course maximises relevance, actionability and value for money.
All Day (Monday)
Ticket Section Title
Maximum 12 participants. 10% discount available for group bookings of at least three participants - please contact email@example.com for coupon code before booking. For organisations seeking to book a full workshop of 12 places please contact firstname.lastname@example.org