User’s Guide, Chapter 4: Technical Area Sample Agendas

Gender Integration

If there is time to go beyond the 1-day prerequisite Gender 101 workshop, the following 2-day agenda is recommended to offer the Gender 101 elements with more in-depth sessions around gender integration. This longer agenda focuses on techniques for integrating gender into programs and projects and is based on the “Manual for Integrating Gender into Reproductive Health and HIV Programs: From Commitment to Action.” Participants gain an understanding of the principals and elements of gender-integrated projects as well as skills-building in integrating gender into the six steps of the project cycle.

Please find detailed facilitator’s guides and handouts for each activity in the IGWG Training Facilitator’s Menu.

Agenda: Two-day Gender Integration

Day 1

Welcome/Introductions/Agenda

“Vote With Your Feet”

Break

Defining Gender and Related Terms

Lunch

Gender Framework Domains

Break

Gender Continuum

Questions/Reading Assignments/Wrap Up

Day 2

Welcome/Recap/Day 2 Agenda

Gender in USAID’s Automated Directive System (ADS)

Break

Overview of Principals and Elements

Integrating Gender Throughout the Program
Cycle, Review of the Six Steps and Examples

Lunch

Small Group Work

Break

Poster Session and Debrief

Questions/Wrap Up/Evaluation


1 hour

45 minutes

15 minutes

1 hour

1 hour

2 hours 15 min.

15 minutes

1 hour

15 minutes


15 minutes

1 hour

15 minutes

40 minutes

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour 30 min.

15 minutes

50 minutes

30 minutes

Safe Motherhood

If there is time to go beyond the 1-day prerequisite Gender 101 workshop, the following 2-day agenda is recommended to integrate the Gender 101 elements with more in-depth sessions around Safe Motherhood. This training is ideal for program staff working in Safe Motherhood who want to build their skills on integrating gender into their programming. The module provides capacity building on foundational gender and gender analysis concepts and tools, with a special focus on how gender impacts safe motherhood.

Please find detailed facilitator’s guides and handouts for each activity in the IGWG Facilitator’s Menu.

Agenda: Two-day Gender + Safe Motherhood


Day 1

Welcome/Introductions/Agenda

“Vote With Your Feet"

Break

Defining Gender and Related Concepts

Introduction to Gender and Safe Motherhood

Lunch

How Gender Affects Safe Motherhood across the Life Cycle

Break

Gender Continuum with Safe Motherhood Examples

Questions/ Wrap Up

Day 2

Welcome/Recap/Day 2 Agenda

Introduction to Gender Analysis and Safe Motherhood

Break

Applying Gender Analysis and Integration in Safe Motherhood

Lunch

Gender in USAID’s Automated Directive System (ADS)

Action Planning

Close and Evaluation



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45 minutes

15 minutes

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour 30 min.

15 minutes

1 hour 30 min.

15 minutes


15 minutes

1 hour

15 minutes

2 hours

1 hour

1 hour

30 minutes

15 minutes

Gender, HIV and Sexuality

If there is time to go beyond the 1-day prerequisite Gender 101 workshop, the following 2-day agenda is recommended to integrate the Gender 101 elements with more in-depth sessions around their technical expertise. This training is for program staff working in HIV and sexuality who want to build their skills to integrate gender into their programming. The module provides capacity building on areas such as sexual discrimination, gender identity and gender integration into case studies.

Please find detailed facilitator’s guides and handouts for each activity in the IGWG Facilitator’s Menu.

Agenda: Two-day Gender + HIV and Sexuality


Day 1

Welcome/Introductions/Agenda

“Vote With Your Feet"

Break

Act Like a Man, Act Like a Woman

Lunch

Gender in USAID’s Automated Directive System (ADS)

What is Sexuality?

Shaping our Sexualities (break during group work)

Wrap-up, questions

Day 2

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Definitions and Myths

Action Planning for Your HIV Program

Break

Gender Continuum

Lunch

Gender Analysis Domains

Gender Integration Case Studies

Break

Close and Evaluation



1 hour

30 minutes

15 minutes

1 hour 15 min

1 hour

45 minutes

1 hour 30 min.

1 hour 45 min.

10 minutes


45 minutes

45 minutes

15 minutes

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour 30 min

15 minutes

15 minutes

Constructive Male Engagement

If there is time to go beyond the 1-day prerequisite Gender 101 workshop, the following 2-day agenda is recommended to integrate the Gender 101 elements with more in-depth sessions around their technical expertise. Through an extended exploration of men’s roles in family planning, sexuality, STIs, safe motherhood, and violence against women, this session allows participants analyze the social impact of the different RH experiences of men and women and identify how some types of men’s involvement perpetuate unequal power relationships. The module focuses on gender-integrated programming that fosters constructive engagement of men and also provides capacity building on foundational gender and gender analysis concepts and tools.

Please find detailed facilitator’s guides and handouts for all activities in the IGWG Facilitator’s Menu. There are also alternate agenda examples (including one that features M&E) in the archives section of the IGWG website.

Agenda: Two-day Gender + Constructive Men’s Engagement

Day 1

Welcome/Introductions/Agenda

“Vote With Your Feet"

Break

Defining Gender and Related Concepts

Act Like a Man, Act Like a Woman OR Images of Male and Female Roles

Lunch

Problem Trees and Gender Analysis

Day 2

Welcome/Recap/Day 2 Agenda

Gender, Justice and the Home

Break

Gender, Justice and the Community

Lunch

Why Engage Men in RH and How Has the Field Evolved?

Break

Framework Introduction—PowerPoint and
Case Studies

Types of CME Interventions

Close and Evaluation


1 hour

45 minutes

15 minutes

1 hour

1 hour 15 min.


1 hour

2 hours 45 min.


15 minutes

1 hour 15 min.

15 minutes

1 hour 30 min.

1 hour

1 hour


15 minutes

1 hour 15 min.

1 hour

15 minutes

Gender-Based Violence

If there is time to go beyond the 1-day prerequisite Gender 101 workshop, the following 2-day agenda is recommended to integrate the Gender 101 elements with more in-depth sessions around their technical expertise. This introduction to GBV focuses on intimate partner violence in the context of health. Workshop participants explore the types of violence GBV includes, violence that occurs through a woman's life cycle, and its impact on women's health. Recent DHS and WHO data and country-specific health data is discussed. Participants also explore the myths and realities of GBV and why many women remain in violent relationships, as well as examine strategies to address GBV and how to apply these to their own projects. Please find detailed facilitator’s guides and handouts for all activities in the IGWG Facilitator’s Menu. There are also alternate agenda examples (including one that features M&E) in the archives section of the IGWG website.

Agenda: Two-day Gender + Gender-Based Violence


Day 1

Welcome/Introductions/Agenda

“Vote With Your Feet"

Break

Defining Gender, GBV and Related Concepts

Myths and Realities of GBV

Lunch

The Life Cycle of Violence Against Women

How Prevalent is GBV? What are the RH Consequences?

How is GBV Perpetuated at Different Levels?

Questions/ Wrap Up

Day 2

Welcome/Recap/Day 2 Agenda

Why Does she Stay? Video and Discussion

Addressing GBV Through USAID’s Health Programs

Break

Gender Continuum with GBV examples

Lunch

Introduction to Gender Analysis and Integration

Break

Gender Analysis for GBV Case Study and Exercise

Close and Evaluation



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45 minutes

15 minutes

1 hour

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1 hour

1 hour 30 min.

30 minutes

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10 minutes


15 minutes

1 hour

50 minutes

15 minutes

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

15 minutes

1 hour 45 min.

15 minutes

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