Gender studies are an important tool for evaluating complex social phenomena. This instrument provides insight about women, families, as well as large and small social groups, their roles and positions. The instrument also sheds light on overall picture of the society. Additionally, gender studies observes and finds power and control mechanism distribution among different groups of the society.
Gender studies are frequently applied for planning socially-oriented programs/projects/policies, as well as during projects in order to see how fitting and well-implemented the projects are for target groups.