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Program Lacks a Detailed Gender Strategy - ADS

According to ADS, gender analyses are mandatory for strategic plans, assistance objectives, and projects/activities. ADS further states, “gender issues are central to the achievement of strategic plans and Assistance Objectives (AO) and USAID strives to promote gender equality, in which both men and women have equal opportunity to benefit from and contribute to economic, social, cultural, and political development; enjoy socially valued resources and rewards; and realize their human rights.”

General Recommendations

  • Provide guidance to staff to reemphasize the requirements of Automated Directives System 201 to implement a gender strategy in all [program] activities.

Source: AUDIT REPORT NO. 6-294-11-006-P March 22, 2011

The recommendations are derived from audit reports of the Office of the Inspector General. The source refers to the audit report, which is available on this site as part of the Audit Database Project: an educational tool for compliance with USAID regulations.  Please see the disclaimer of this site before using recommendations.

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