Training Course on 'Gender Statistics' in Djibouti
 
Date : 17-18 January 2017 Venue : Djibouti Djibouti

In accordance with its 2017 Annual Work Plan and within the framework of Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC has organised the Training Course on 'Gender Statistics' at Department of Statistics and Demographic Studies (DISED) of Republic of Djibouti on 17-18 of January 2017.

The Training Course was conducted by Mrs. Bouchra BOUZIANI, Head of Social Statistics Department and National Focal point for Gender Statistics at the High commission for planning (HCP) of Morocco, with the participation of 18 officials of DISED of Republic of Djibouti.

As defined in the Classification of Statistical Activities (CSA Rev. 1 - October 2009; http://goo.gl/olg3Tz); Gender and special population groups – includes the topics on living conditions and role in the society: comparisons men/women and situation of special population groups like children, youth, women, elderly, disabled, minority groups etc.

The Training Course on 'Gender Statistics' included discussion activities with a focus on the following topics:

  • Importance of gender approach
  • Programs, agendas and international commitments
  • Importance of gender-sensitive statistics
  • Users, applications and dialogue processes with producers
  • Relevance for political effectiveness and general public sensitization
  • Upgrading the statistical system
  • Reference framework concept
  • Statistical process
  • Different data sources
  • Dedicated/specific gender surveys (TUS& VAW)
  • Mapping of sources, need & SWOT Analysis
  • Roadmap for upgrading of SNS

Sign up for an account at OIC-StatCom Forum (http://forum.sesric.org/) to join the group discussion on the Training Course on 'Gender Statistics' in Republic of Djibouti is available at: http://forum.sesric.org/?p=30234

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