Thou shalt not… forget to mention gender in thy proposal

Is it me or do project documents use almost Biblical language? From a UNESCO literacy program in Southeast Asia:

“It has been foreseen in the LIFE Vision and Strategy Paper 10 that five years after the launch of the LIFE initiative, a mid-term evaluation will be conducted in 2011 to review the progress and impact of literacy initiatives in the Asia-Pacific LIFE countries.”

Replace “will” with “shalt” and it’s practically a prophecy. I bet they can predict the outcome beforehand too…


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I am a reflective person. I am an introvert, a friend, a brother and a son. I appreciate a well-crafted glass of beer, piece of music and turn of phrase. I am a professional of international development, a good pianist and a Green Bay Packers fan.

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