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Deakin University

Gender and Development

Deakin University via FutureLearn


Explore the relationship between gender and development

This online course explores why gender matters in contemporary international and community development, asking you to:

  • explore the challenges for achieving gender justice throughout the world
  • examine the concepts of gender, development and what brings gender and development together.

This course is designed for those who have an interest in or are working in gender development or the humanitarian and community sectors.

Take your learning to the next stage

The course provides a free introduction to a Deakin University’s postgraduate degree in Development and Humanitarian Action which can be done entirely on FutureLearn.


  • What's the story with gender and development?
    • Thinking critically about gender and development
    • Gender: what's the story?
    • Development: what's the story?
    • Weekly wrap
  • Frameworks for change
    • Explore approaches to change
    • Priority areas on the world stage
    • Mainstreaming gender and development issues
    • Course wrap


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