Perceptions of Participants, Who Attended the Development Gender and Intersectionality Lens Training Workshop

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Kritaya Archavanitkul
Kosum Omphornuwat
Jaruphapha Wasi
Chanettee Tinnam
Nilubon Rujiraprasert
Varaporn Chamsanit
Suchada Taweesit
Sulaiporn Chonwilai
Ouyporn Khuankaew
Assoc.Prof.Dr.Somporn Rungreangkulkij


In working to promote gender justice, a gender lens alone is not sufficient to understand inequity; rather adopting an intersectional approach has proven to be necessary. This study employed a descriptive research approach to explain perceptions of and changes among participants who attended a gender and intersectionality lens development training programme.Twenty-two participants from 13 organisations took part in this research study. Data was collected using a structured questionnaire and in-depth interview. Descriptive statistics and content analysis were used to analyse data. The findings of the research revealed that all participants were satisfied with the programme contents and training approach with an average satisfaction score of 3.55 out of 4. According to the interview data, most participants reported that an experiential learning approach and diversity of participants helped them realise and better understand the sources of injustice. They were able to apply knowledge to make changes in their work. Nevertheless, in order to apply knowledge to create changes at an organizational level, participants must have a role in decision making and participating organizations need to engage in policies that support social justice.

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Archavanitkul , K., Omphornuwat, K., Wasi, J., Tinnam, C., Rujiraprasert, N., Chamsanit, V., Taweesit, S., Chonwilai, S., Khuankaew, O., & Rungreangkulkij, S. (2020). Perceptions of Participants, Who Attended the Development Gender and Intersectionality Lens Training Workshop. Journal of Human Rights and Peace Studies, 6(2), 341–366. Retrieved from
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