Why It Matters
A new Auditor General report concluded that Global Affairs Canada was unable to demonstrate how Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP) contributed to improving gender equality in low- and middle-income countries. Significant weaknesses in Global Affairs Canada’s information management practices prevented it from assessing outcomes and reporting completely to Parliament and Canadians. How might INGOs integrate FIAP in their missions moving forward? What actions should GAC take to address this? What are the implications for development assistance and gender policy domestically?