Gender should have been a very important issue in NBDC work during its entire duration. Despite some capacity being present in the team and some activities that paid attention to gender, it did not go as far as it could or should have. The Institutional History of NBDC documents this. The main piece of work that was done around gender in NBDC was a study to investigate to what extent it had been a point of attention. See notes below.

Gender was also discussed in the May 2011 reflection workshop: session notes and presentation