On June 29, 2017 the Gender-Based Violence Task Force of USAID's Interagency Gender Working Group hosted an event focused on innovative technology solutions to GBV. Please read our summary of the event here!Read More
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Weekly Wrap June 12 – 16, 2017
Events IGWG Gender-Based Violence Task Force Presents Using Technology to Combat GBV – New Innovations, New Opportunities When: Thursday, June 29, 2017, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Where: PRB, 1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 520 Washington, DC (closest Metro exit is red line Dupont Circle North) You won’t want to miss this cutting-edge look at innovative technologies to prevent and respond to gender-based violence. In 2014, the GBV...Read More
Resources Available From First Male Engagement Task Force Meeting
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
Gender Synchronization: A New Approach
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
Gender-Based Violence Against the Transgender Community Is Underreported
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