On February 28th the Male Engagement Task Force of USAID’s Interagency Gender Working Group held their first meeting. With 56 participants the task force is looking forward to harnessing your continued energy and enthusiasm to make a contribution to advocacy, research and programmatic guidance on male engagement. Read More
News & Updates
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See below for the latest happening in the IGWG.
Just 20 years ago, if a program was “gender aware” in any way, it was considered a major step forward. Slowly, over the years, the thinking about gender inequities and their impact on health has advanced considerably, and the concepts and vocabulary have become much more nuanced.Read More
The Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20, 2011, and the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence from Nov. 25 to Dec. 10, 2011, are important opportunities to address the serious but often-ignored issue of gender-based violence (GBV) against transgender persons. The status of the transgender population has important implications for the progress toward gender equality and other human rights.Read More