Author / Copyright Holder:
Kristin Valasek, Megan Bastick
The Toolkit was developed in order to increase the knowledge, capacities and exchange regarding the gender aspects of SSR amongst security sector reform policymakers, practitioners and researchers.
The Toolkit aims to:
Set out why gender is important to SSR processes.
Present practical strategies for integrating gender into SSR assessment, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, drawing upon experiences from different SSR contexts and different security sector institutions.
Provide material to guide the development of
gender-responsive SSR policy, at both international
Provide material from which training on gender issues for security sector personnel and SSR practitioners can be developed.
Be a references guide on international laws and standards governing women’s rights and gender