Gender Issues to Consider in the USAID/Bolivia Country Strategic Plan

The Mission is to be commended for its strong emphasis on poverty reduction and social inclusion that set the framework for developing equitable programs for all Bolivians, regardless of ethnicity, age, or gender. The Democracy (SO), Health (SO), and Alternative Development (SPO) Narratives demonstrate a commitment to gender integration in their IRs and supporting activities. While the Environment and Economic Opportunities SO narratives do not address gender issues explicitly, the IRs and activities offer opportunities for gender integration as part of their overall commitment to participatory processes and equitable outcomes. Below are suggestions on how to strengthen the integration of gender concerns and measure impact of the Missions strategic objectives on men and women, and boys and girls.

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