Welcome to the Different needs, equal opportunities course. This online course places you into a response scenario, making you responsible for ensuring the response meets the different needs of women, girls, men and boys. 

A low bandwidth version is available - you can make you selection from within the module. 

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Is this course for me?
This course is suitable for humanitarians of any level who wish to explore ways of ensuring equity within humanitarian response, or to refresh their current knowledge.

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will learn:
  • how to gather and assess gender-related information in the early phases of a humanitarian response
  • how to incorporate gender-sensitive activities into programme planning and implementation
  • how to monitor gender equality programming using checklists
  • how to encourage full participation of women, girls, boys and men.
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 1 hour to complete

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.