Introduction to GBA+

Building a framework to support GBA+ in your organization

Test your knowledge

Question 1 (Select all that apply.)

As an individual, your responsibilities for GBA+ include:

 

Hint

All federal officials and organizations have a role to play to ensure that GBA+ leads to better results for Canadians. We do not, however, all have the same roles.

Individuals:

  • Challenge assumptions and ask probing questions;
  • Seek out relevant data and information about diverse groups of women, men and gender-diverse people and how they may affected by your work;
  • Include GBA+ considerations in recommendations to managers and executives; and
  • Document the GBA+ process, including materials to support recommended options and to provide evidence of due process.

To review additional information related to roles and responsibilities, select ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES from the menu.


Question 2 (Select the best answer.)

A GBA+ Responsibility Centre should:

 

Hint

The role of a GBA+ Responsibility Centre is to lead, support, and monitor implementation of a GBA+ framework, and to provide oversight, direction, and promotion of GBA+ across your organization. To ensure access and application in various parts of your organization, it is recommended that the Responsibility Centre be identified in a unit with a broad reach .

To review information on identifying a responsibility centre, choose Building a framework to support GBA+ in your organization in the menu.


Question 3 (Select all that apply.)

A Pilot Initiative is an important component of a GBA+ framework because:

 

Hint

A pilot initiative is intended to inform the use of GBA+ throughout your organization. It should focus on a policy, program or legislative initiative that will impact the broader organization, to enhance visibility and relevance.

To review information on the elements of a GBA+ framework, choose Building a framework to support GBA+ in your organization from the menu.


Question 4 (True or false.)

A GBA+ policy statement or statement of intent should include the following:

  • A commitment to use gender and diversity analysis across the organization
  • A mandate to enable supporting structures for the sustainable use of GBA+
  • Senior management endorsement
 

Hint

A GBA+ policy statement, or statement of intent, is a clearly articulated commitment to GBA+, with senior management endorsement, that provides a mandate to proceed with building supporting structures, policies, and activities.

To review information on developing a Policy Statement, choose Building a framework to fupport GBA+ in your organization from the menu.


Question 5 (Select the best answer.)

Which organization plays the role of a centre of excellence for GBA+?

 

Hint

All federal officials and institutions have a role to play to ensure that GBA+ leads to better results for Canadians. We do not, however, all have the same roles.

To review GBA+ roles and responsibilities for the federal government, choose ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES in the menu.