Resources and Publications

​SDC Policy Documents

SDC Gender Policy (2003)

10 Years SDC Gender Policy (2013)

Swiss National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security - UNSCR 1325 (NAP, 2013)

Swiss Position on Gender Equality in the Post-2015 Agenda (2014)

2030 Agenda: Transforming our World (2015)

Gender at SDC - strategic lines and thematic priorities 2015-2018

Egalité homme-femme à la DDC: lignes stratégiques et priorités thématiques 2015-2018

Joint Statement on Gender Equality in the Financing for Development Process - Revise Draft (May 2015)

Outcome document of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development: Addis Ababa Action Agenda (2015)

SDC Gender Mainstreaming Resources

Gender in Practice: A Toolkit for SDC and its Partners (2003)

Gender and Humanitarian Aid (2008)

Gender, Conflict Transformation and the Psychosocial Approach (2006)

Gender and Qualitative Interpretation of Data (2006)

Interprétation des indicateur qualitatives (2006)

Gender and Water: Mainstreaming gender equality in water, hygiene and sanitation interventions (2005)

Mainstreaming HIV in Practice (2011, re-edition)

GEM Gender Equality Mainstreaming Checklist (Gender Policy Marker)

SDC How-to-Note on integrating SDC's Gender Policy into Cooperation Strategy Management (2013)

Gender in Annual Reports: Final Analysis Summery (2016)

SDC GenGov Toolkit 

Reference Indicators Gender English, French, Spanisch

  • For Regional SDC Resources and Publications see here.
  • For Thematical Resources see here.


Thematic Resources

Thematic Guidance Note: Women's Economic Empowerment (2016)

Thematic Guidance Note: Gender & Food Security (2016)

Thematic Guidance Note: Gender & Vocational Skills Development (2016)

 „Violence against and individual is violence against society, the family as a whole" SDCs experience in addressing Sexual and Gender-based Violence (2016)

Working Group 1325: Women Peace Security – reloaded. Civil Society Alternative Report on the Nation-al Action Plan 1325 as seen from the Gender Perspective. (2016)

Gender and Land - Implications for Sustainable Development: A working paper for development practitioners (2014)

Factsheet Violence Against Women - The missing MDG? (2013)

Added Value: Contributions to gender equitable economic development (2011)


Further Gender Resources 

Gendered Dimensions of Development (UNRISD Classics, Vol. II)

Gendergerechte Friedenspolitik: Friedensarbeit und Frauenrechte in Spiegel von KOFF / Gender-oriented Peace Policy (KOFF, 2015)

Gender and Food Security: Towards gender-just food and nutrition security. Overview Report. (BRIDGE, 2014) 

Gender and Development Networkd (GADN): Briefing on Gender Mainstreaming (GADN, 2014)

Equality Means Business? Governing Gender through Transnational Public-Private Partnerships (2014)

Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDP, 2013)

Gender in Municipal Plans and Budgets: Manual with practical guidelines on Gender Responsive Planning and Budgeting at local level, based on experiences with municipalities in Kosovo (2012)

Resource Guide on Gender and Climate Change (UNDP, 2009)

Training Manual to Suppoert Country-driven Gender and Climante Change (NDF, ADB, 2015)


Shared Documents from Network Members

Gender Analysis of Maize Post-Harvest Management in Kenya: A Case Study of Nakuru, Naivasha and Embu Districts (SDC, 2015)

Gender Analysis of Maize Post-Harvest Management in Malawi: A Case Study of Lilongwe and Mchinji districts (SDC, 2015)

Gender Analysis of Maize Post-Harvest Management in Zambia: A Case Study of Chipata and Katete Districts (SDC, 2015)

Gender Analysis of Maize Post-Harvest Management in Zimbabwe: A Case Study of Shamva District (SDC, 2015)

DRAFT Gender Strategy for Grain Post-Harvest Management in African Smallholder Farming Systems (SDC, 2015)

Gender Analysis in Pastoral Livestock Herding in Mongolia (SDC, 2015)



F2F Event June 2014: Interviews with Gender Focal Points

Kinzang Tobgyal 



Fernando Piliao




Blandine Codjia



Dasaman Wijesinghe



Yamuna Ghale



Ursula Läubli



Sabine Pallas