Gender and Development Network (GADN)
Gender and Development Network (GADN) is a diverse, effective and inclusive membership network made up of leading UK-based non-governmental organisations’ (NGO) staff, practitioners, consultants and academics working on gender, development and women’s rights issues. GADN enables members to share information and expertise, effectively lobby government and international bodies on gender and development issues and provide expert advice and comment on policies and projects. Our members work in partnership with development and advocacy organisations throughout the world.
Vision, Mission and Aims
Their vision is of a world where social justice and gender equality prevail and where all women and girls are able to realise their rights free from discrimination.
Their role is to promote gender equality and the rights of women and girls by building alliances and using our influence strategically within the UK and internationally. To do this we:
Support our members in their programming, advocacy and gender mainstreaming work
Identify and pursue opportunities to influence policy- and decision-makers and shape debates
Share learning, evidence and analysis amongst our members, allies and target audiences
Propose solutions and feminist development alternatives
Work collaboratively as part of a growing global feminist movementSee more