Reflection and Action Tool: Integrating a Life Course Approach in Programming with Boys & Men for Gender Equality
Applying a life course approach helps determine how and when to work with men and boys to achieve greater gender equality for individuals and communities. The “Reflection and Action” tool for Integrating a Life Course Approach in Programming with Boys & Men for Greater Gender Equality helps users apply a life course approach to programming with boys and men to more effectively engage them across development sectors to improve gender equality. Using a life course approach in general, but specifically for boys and men, allows programs to factor in the unique opportunities and challenges of specific life course stages and transitions – childhood through adolescence and adulthood. To meet these opportunities, the Reflection and Action Tool provides a framework to do so across three program phases: Design, Implementation, and Monitoring & Evaluation.