As with the previous framework (2018-2021), this framework provides advisory services to Sida and Swedish embassies in the thematic area of gender equality, women’s rights and the empowerment of women and girls. The framework agreement includes the following priorities:

  • Gender mainstreaming
  • Gender equality sustainable economic development and women’s economic empowerment
  • Women’s political participation and leadership
  • Women’s and girls’ human rights including non-discrimination in legal frameworks
  • All forms of gender-based violence and harmful practices
  • Prevention and response to sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment (SEAH)
  • Feminist movement building and support to women’s rights organizations
  • Gender equality in conflict, post-conflict, and humanitarian contexts
  • Gender equality in environment and climate change
  • Gender equality in education
  • Gender equality in health and in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)
  • Social norms change, including through working with men and boys
  • Gender-responsive budgeting