Glossary on Gender Issues
This publication presents IFAD’s first glossary of terms related to gender issues. It has been developed jointly by specialized staff in the Office of the Secretary (Language Services) and the Gender Desk in the Policy and Technical Advisory Division. The purpose of the glossary is to ensure consistency and accuracy of terminology in Arabic, English, French and Spanish, and standardize the terminology used in relation to gender issues in official documentation and publications, and in all aspects of meeting preparations. It is intended for use by IFAD staff, organizations working on gender issues and other interested parties. Terms and definitions are accompanied by details of the source document and date of publication.
The full glossary, composed of 130 terms, is provided in annex I and is listed in alphabetical order.
Annex II contains a quick-reference list of terms to facilitate the work of interpreters.