Men in the co-pilot seat: transforming cultural norms with a gender perspective in Mozambique

What are the challenges and opportunities for gender equity in diverse socioeconomic and cultural contexts such as those found in Mozambique? How do certain traditional cultural norms limit the role of women in society and reinforce gender stereotypes, hindering the empowerment of local development? Through a study conducted with rural communities in Manica, Sofala, Tete and Zambézia, four provinces located in the central region of Mozambique, we identified some installed perceptions that lead women to have an overload of tasks, to find limitations in access to information, to training spaces or to carry out productive activities that can increase family income. These, as well as other findings, are shared below