The influence of internal organizational mechanisms on gender mainstreaming effectiveness Morogoro region, Tanzania

Main Article Content

Lusako Mwakiluma
Chacha Matoka

Abstract

The paper sought to analyse the influence of the existing internal organizational mechanisms on gender mainstreaming effectiveness (GME). The study used cross sectional research design where a total sample of 368 respondents was drawn from population of 4481 by using systematic sampling from employees of the Morogoro Municipal Council, whereby questionnaire was the main tool used to collect data. The linear multiple and hierarchical regression models were used analyse data. The study found that a positive and significant influence of existing internal organizational mechanisms on gender mainstreaming effectiveness at Morogoro municipal council. The paper concludes that the GME was influenced greatly by the internal organizational mechanisms. Therefore, it is recommended that the Local Governmental Authorities to increase efforts of committing resources on the internal organizational mechanisms for gender mainstreaming effectiveness in the work place.

Article Details

How to Cite
Mwakiluma, L., & Matoka, C. . (2021). The influence of internal organizational mechanisms on gender mainstreaming effectiveness Morogoro region, Tanzania. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 8(11), 50–61. https://doi.org/10.14738/assrj.811.10886
Section
Articles

References

Abraham, M. (2013). Does having women in positions of power reduce gender inequality in organizations? A direct test. [https://mackinstitute. wharton.upenn.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Abraham-Mabel_Women-in-Management.pdf]. Accessed on 24/06/2020.

CAAF (2017). Practice guide to auditing the United Nations Sustainable Development [https://womendeliver.org/publications/practice-guide-auditing-united-nations-sustainable-development-goals-gender-equality]. Accessed on 23/12/2019.

Ellemers, N. (2018). Gender Stereotypes. Annual Review of Psychology, (69),275–98

FAO, (2017). Gender Mainstreaming Framework and Strategy. Rome, 22.

Fita, L., Trivedi, M.M. and Tassew, B. (2012). Adoption of improved dairy husbandry practices and its relationship with the socio-economic characteristics of dairy farmers in Ada's district of Oromia State, Ethiopia. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, 4(14), 392-395.

Frost, J. (2019). Introduction to Statistics: An Intuitive Guide; [https:// statisticsbyjim.com/basics/measures-central-tendency-mean-median-mode/] Accessed on 24/11/2019.

Idris, I. (2018). Mapping women’s economic exclusion in Tanzania. K4D Helpdesk Report. Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies. 15.

Khaffaf, D. (2017). A Hierarchical Multiple Regression Analysis investigating the association between Religion, Mindfulness, and Personality on Stress and Anxiety. Manchester Metropolitan University. 25.

Taylor, R. (1990). Interpretation of correlation coefficient: A basic review, Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 1: 35-39

UNDP (2015). Evaluation of UNDP contribution to gender equality and women’s empowerment. [http://web.undp.org/evaluation/evaluations/te/ gender.shtml], Accessed on 21/08/ 2020.

UNICEF (2010). Advocacy Toolkit: A guide to influencing decisions that improve children's lives. UNICEF, New York.

URT (2014). The National Guidelines for Mainstreaming Gender into Environment. Vice President’s Office. Dar es Salaam, 88.

URT (2016). Tanzania Country Gender Profile. Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children. 139.

USAID (2018). USAID FACTS. [https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files /documents/1860/Gender_and_Youth_Fact_Sheet_2018_ENGLISH_FINAL.pdf] Accessed on 12/02/ 2019.

Yamane, T. (1967). Statistics: An Introductory Analysis, 2nd Edition, New York: Harper and Row.