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Male Engagement Task Force Resources

The IGWG's Male Engagement Task Force has created a curated list of key resources related to 1) Men, Masculinities, and Health, 2) HIV/AIDS, 3) Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health, and 4) Family Planning and Reproductive Health.Read More

March Gender Knowledge Exchange Event: A Conversation With ABAAD on Adapting GBV Programming During COVID

On March 24, 2021 the Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG), in collaboration with the ABAAD Resource Center for Gender Equality in Lebanon, hosted its first Gender Knowledge Exchange to share the challenges, best practices, and lessons learned as a result of ABAAD’s experiences working to address gender-based violence (GBV) survivors’ health and well-being needs and to prevent future violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this event,...Read More

Voices on the Ground Series: Responses to Gender-Based Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic

To commemorate the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), the GBV Task Force of USAID’s Interagency Gender Working Group caught up with Gary Zeitounalian, gender program technical support with ABAAD Resource Center for Gender Equality in Lebanon, and with Wangechi Wachira, executive director at the Centre for Rights Education and Awareness (CREAW) in Kenya, to learn how they are adapting their programming to address the violence prevention and response needs of women and girls during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented in two parts, these interviews offer practical insights and inspiration from program implementers and advocates on the front lines.Read More

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