Climate change has contributed to an increase in water salinity and health challenges for women in Bangladesh. This interview highlights the work of Jesmin Papri, an investigative journalist in Bangladesh, the impact of her follow-up reporting on local women with uterine diseases, and the challenges that come with being a woman in media.
Our training materials can be used to introduce a broad range of audiences and backgrounds to important concepts related to gender and health. Each training course focuses on one of five themes that complement the CORE Gender 101 agenda: Gender Integration, HIV + Sexuality, Safe Motherhood, Gender-Based Violence, and Constructive Male Engagement. The courses are designed to meet the geographic and technical needs of cooperating agencies, USAID Missions, and specific projects. Materials range from basics such as using a shared gender vocabulary and programmatic guidance, to user guides on how to conduct a gender analysis, to exercises for gender trainings. The trainings are geared to be used by anyone and with any audience, even those learning about gender for the first time!
Our popular Gender Integration Continuum framework is an important tool to assess how programs do (or do not) address gender and move them toward more gender-transformative actions. An updated User’s Guide for facilitating training on use of the continuum is available, along with other materials.
The Social Norms Atlas provides a broad introduction to social norms concepts, illustrative examples of social norms, behaviors, and attitudes in 10 sectors, and a cross-sector analysis highlighting meta-norms that cut across different sectors. The Atlas is written for program planners, implementers, evaluators, and researchers interested in building their social norms vocabulary, knowledge, and understanding.
This toolkit delivers practical guidance and resources for measuring the prevalence and extent of students’ experiences of school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV), and provides methods for assessing key risk factors and drivers of SRGBV. The toolkit includes a survey to measure all forms of SRGBV, plus helps identify and measure the risk factors and drivers of SRGBV.
This report explores the intersection between intimate partner violence and child support—an important, yet often overlooked, issue. The research responds to a request from the Malawi Judiciary to analyze best practices regarding better enforcement of child maintenance orders by the courts in order to lessen the prevalence of economic violence against women who often provide more child care.
This blog post features an interview with Jordan Marie Daniel, a Lakota winyan (woman), runner, and advocate. She founded a nonprofit called Rising Hearts, an “Indigenous led grassroots group devoted to elevating Indigenous voices and promoting intersectional collaborative efforts across all movements with the goals of racial, social, climate, and economic justice.”
This blog post tells the story of Purity, a 13-year-old girl from northern Kenya, who wants to help girls and their parents in her community better understand the harmful repercussions of female genital mutilation and child marriage, and why girls should instead be enrolled in school.