Integrating gender in Digital Impact Alliance program


Orgut/Nordic Consulting Group were awarded the Sida project for assessment of Digital Impact Alliance’s (DIAL) capacity to mainstream and integrate gender equality throughout their programme. It included the search for best practices and to provide recommendations for improvements. In agreement with UN Foundation, Sida is supporting Digital Impact Alliance and its vision to realize a more inclusive digital economy in emerging markets, whereby all women, men and children benefit from life-enabling, mobile-based digital services. The team consisting of Ulf Färnsveden, Suzana Zivkovic, Seema Shariff and Nils Jensen supported DIAL/Sida and its potential implementing partners in providing solutions for women, men, girls and boys from mobile SMART solutions and digital services. The process included performing a desk analysis of existing documents and plans for DIAL, performing a modified gender audit, facilitate an action planning workshop with the team, training on gender equality and mainstreaming as well as presenting the results in a final report and at Sida.