Research and advocacy form the backbone every policy action, and therefore it is vital for it to be unbiased and reflect the diversity of stakeholders. For this reason, gender should be at the core of think-tank and academic research to enable them to offer the best guidance to policymakers and decision-makers from across governments, non-governmental organizations, academia and business.
Research studies have proven that the world over, women-led business have been yielding a higher ROI than all businesses!
Following are some toolkits and resources to help think-tanks include a gender-lens into their research and to develop overall gender programs:
Gender, think-tanks and international affairs: A toolkit
Encouraging a more gender-sensitive approach for think-tank activities such as convening and debate, research and analysis, and communications and publishing.
Gender Equality in Academia and Research – GEAR tool
The Gender Equality in Academia and Research (GEAR) tool
A toolkit for promoting gender equality in think-tanks and international affairs
We know that think tanks occupy an influential space in policymaking as producers of knowledge and convenors of those involved in policy and decision-making. Yet, the think tank community has been…