The role of a Toolkit in mobilising women in local and regional development (Abstract)

Rose Gilroy and Christine Booth

Local Economy, 2000

Volume 15, Number 1, pages 9-17


This paper introduces UK readers to the EuroFEM Toolkit which has been developed with European Union (EU) funding. The Toolkit is a collection of methods and stories taken from women’s projects in European member states and is aimed at supporting, encouraging and facilitating women’s involvement in every sector of local and regional development. The context for the development of the Toolkit is set within the debate about gender mainstreaming and what this means for local and regional development..