The Interagency Gender Working Group promotes gender equity in order to improve global health and foster sustainable development.

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The Powerful Potential of Bystanders to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: Film Screening and Expert Panel Discussion

Film Screening and Expert Panel Discussion took place Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 Bystanders have untapped power to disrupt the cultural norms and behaviors that promote and permit gender-based violence (GBV). What does it mean to be a positive bystander, especially in the #MeToo era? The IGWG’s GBV Task Force sought to explore this question at an event dedicated to unpacking and understanding bystander approaches to...Read More

An Interview With Sarah Eckhoff on CARE’s Gender Marker and Integrating Gender Into Development Programming

On May 29, 2019, the Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) hosted their annual plenary, a space for members to come together to discuss challenges and learning opportunities they’ve faced in their gender work over the past year. This year the IGWG introduced a new plenary format in which members participated in group discussions. Following short technical presentations selected in response to members’ proposals, presenters led...Read More

The IGWG GBV Task Force Presents: Addressing Reproductive Coercion in Health Settings (ARCHES)

Addressing Reproductive Coercion in Health Settings (ARCHES): Results From an Evaluation of a Program to Reduce Gender-Based Violence and Increase Family Planning Uptake in Nairobi, Kenya ARCHES (Addressing Reproductive Coercion in Health Settings) is a brief, clinic-based model delivered within routine family planning counseling by providers to reduce reproductive coercion and intimate partner violence, and improve the reproductive health and autonomy of women and girls....Read More

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