The National Women Institute (INAM) and the Millennium Challenge Account-Honduras Working for an Overall Gender Approach.


Tegucigalpa, May 8, 2008.- The implementation entity of MCA-Honduras and the National Women Institute (INAM for its Spanish acronym) held a workshop oriented to establish support mechanisms regarding gender issues for the specialists of MCA-Honduras projects currently working throughout  the country.


Martin Ochoa, MCA-Honduras General Director, welcoming attendees to the event. .


MCA-Honduras is working in association with several NGO’s and consulting firms to comply with the gender guidelines included in the Rural Development and Transportation Projects, and which are part of the Program´s success indicators.
“This is the beginning of a series of events that INAM and MCA-Honduras will be organizing to guarantee that benefits reach both men and women” expressed Martin Ochoa, MCA-Honduras’ General Director.

INAM has demonstrated permanent interest in incorporating the gender approach in all development projects, and is providing support to train MCA-Honduras specialists and implementing agencies on the national legislation and policies dealing with gender issues, as well as on strategies based on a gender transversality approach; gender equity-based impact  indicators;  and on the identification of opportunities.

This workshop represents a strategic alliance between INAM and MCA-Honduras aimed at achieving an integral gender approach in all the Program´s activities.


Partial view of attendees to the Gender Workshop.


One of the work groups during the workshop coordinated by INAM´s gender specialists.




2009. Millenium Challenge Account. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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