Gender mainstreaming in government agencies (JiM)

Where
Sweden
When
2016
Who
The Government
Key objectives of the measure:

 

Gender mainstreaming is the main strategy used to attain the Government’s gender equality objectives in government agencies. It means that decisions in all policy areas must be characterised by a gender equality perspective. The Government has expanded the development programme . Gender mainstreaming in agencies (JiM) to cover 60 bodies, including five cultural agencies Swedish Arts Council, The Performing Arts Agency in Sweden, The Public Art Agency Sweden, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee and The Swedish Exhibition Agenecy.The purpose is to strengthen and develop gender mainstreaming in government agencies such that their work even better helps to attain the objectives of gender equality policy. The mandate includes agencies presenting a plan of goals and activities for how the agency intends to work to ensure that its operations help to achieve the gender equality objectives. The mandate will run until the end of 2018.

Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
regulatory
Main feature of the measure:

The main feature is to attain the Government’s gender equality objectives in government agencies. It means that decisions in all policy areas must be characterised by a gender equality perspective.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

The purpose is to strengthen and develop gender mainstreaming in government agencies such that their work even better helps to attain the objectives of gender equality policy.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Within ordinary budgetframes.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution
Participation