Herewith Tuvalu National Gender Policy: Strategic Plan of Action 2014-2016.
The three-year Strategic Plan of Action proposes a series of outputs and key actions in order to achieve the outcomes of the National Policy on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. Its implementation requires the active contribution of the Government and civil society organisations. The outcomes and outputs proposed must be incorporated and addressed in the national policy and programmes in every sector and need to be part of annual plans.
The National Gender Policy aims to provide the guiding framework to operationalize Government’s commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment in Tuvalu. The Policy outlines the specific areas that the Government will focus on within the next five years and provides the basis for multi-sectoral engagement and partnerships towards the overarching goal of gender equality and the empowerment of women
To build a society where women and men are recognised as equal partners in all aspects of development, are protected from all forms of discrimination and violence, and can equally access and benefit from the growth and development of the country.
Keywords: Tuvalu, Gender Policy