The Gender and Development unit (GAD) is designed to improve and develop projects and program for women and Gender issues through the implementation of series of activities covering short training courses, conferences, workshops, research and documentation. Since its establishment in 1978 under the Gender and Development program up to its promotion to women, gender and development unit in 2002, it achieved remarkable professional reputation at national and international levels and created good links with local and international institutions involved in Gender and development studies and research. Various training workshops, research assignments were successfully carried out at national and regional levels.
The program also offers training research and consultancy and advisory services in Gender and Development issues in the Sudan
The director of unit : Dr .intisar abu nagma
The program manager : Ust samia ahmed nahar