This quick guide and tools help countries, donors, technical partners, and civil society groups make the most of sustainable development goal 4 data. The products educate stakeholders on who produces the data, how the indicators are developed, where to find the data, and how to use the information.
The FP-SDGs Model is an evidence-based advocacy tool that projects medium- and long-term effects of three different family planning scenarios, capturing the significant impact that contraceptive use has on SDG achievement. Projected SDG outcomes include water and sanitation services, poverty, food security, education, and child labor, and can be applied to any country.
The CycleBeads app, a digital platform using a modern method of family planning, helps women track their cycles and achieve or prevent pregnancy. The app's developer conducted social media campaigns in seven countries to monitor cost, distribution, and understand users and their experiences. The campaign results suggest that the app’s low-cost approach makes it accessible to women.
This brief provides a definition of and framework for understanding technology-facilitated gender-based violence (GBV) that links harmful behaviors. Connecting these pieces allows us to understand the depth and breadth of violent behaviors that occur in digital spaces that are often targeted towards women, girls, and sexual minorities.
This operations research study evaluated a pilot mobile phone-based referral system for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) in Botswana. This report presents results and recommendations related to community perceptions of GBV, provider perceptions and processing of GBV cases, and the GBV referral system.
To design and implement effective programs to prevent gender-based violence (GBV), we must understand GBV’s root causes and drivers and the nuanced factors that contribute to it in contexts affected by violence and conflict. This paper analyzes existing policies and literature, presents case studies, and makes program and policy recommendations.