How can governments, international nongovernmental organizations, and multilateral organizations effectively collaborate to strengthen a country’s response to gender-based violence in policy and practice? The Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Task Force and representatives from the Uganda Ministry of Health, the Uganda Ministry of Gender, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Health Policy Plus (HP+) project offered presentations and a discussion of Uganda’s successful experience May 15,...Read More
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Infographic: Violence Against Women
Violence against women is a human rights violation and global pandemic. This infographic―developed with support from the United States Agency for International Development by the Interagency Gender Working Group’s Gender-Based Violence Task Force―illustrates the multiple ways in which violence against women harms individuals, communities, countries, and the world, and outlines actions that governments, the private sector, and funders can take to prevent and respond to...Read More
Addressing Gender-Based Violence Through Cash Transfer Programming
The first part focused on sharing the latest evidence on cash transfers as an effective intervention for preventing GBV, specifically intimate partner violence, in developing countries. Other topics covered include how cash transfers can affect violence-related outcomes through casual pathways.Read More
Involving Everyone in Gender Equality by Synchronizing Gender Strategies
The concept of synchronized gender strategies continues to resonate with colleagues working in health and development. A recent review of the evidence and experiences of gender-synchronized strategies brings you up-to-date.Read More
2018 IGWG Plenary: Event Overview and Presentations
The Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) plenary meeting was held on July 10, 2018, and included over 60 participants. IGWG members and prospective members came together to learn about new interventions, research and tools relevant to gender, to connect with colleagues in the gender community and to discuss ideas and key priorities for the network moving forward. The Plenary kicked off with two technical presentations:...Read More
A Fireside Chat on Gender-based Violence with Mary Ellsberg and Lori Heise
In celebration of International Women’s Day, please join us for an intimate conversation with renowned experts, Mary Ellsberg and Lori Heise, who each bring more than 25 years of experience working on gender-based violence (GBV). Read More