Process that aims to integrate gender equality into the regular rules, procedures and practices of an institution, leading to its transformation of an institution, thus also impacting on the organisational culture. 

See also: gender-sensitive; gender audit

Additional notes and information

To achieve this, the internal mechanisms of an institution will have to be adjusted within a process of organisational development. This entails an internal dimension of gender mainstreaming (organisational and personnel development) as well as an external dimension (service provision).


European Institute for Gender Equality – EIGE (forthcoming). Guidelines for Gender Institutional Transformation.