This gender analysis aimed to analyze and understand the current realities for women, men, girls, and boys in the Imvepi and Bidi Bidi settlements in Uganda and their current needs and capacities from a gendered lens. The analysis will also inform the programming of CARE's Strengthening Conflict and gender sensitive Community Resilience in protracted crisis (SCCR) project based on the different needs of men, boys, and women and girls in particular.
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.
This resource describes the results of IntraHealth's SupCap project, which employed a behavioral design process to develop an intervention with the goal of increasing postpartum family planning use, couples’ communication, and knowledge about contraceptive methods. The intervention targeted male partners of postpartum women and consisted of an interactive game, a child spacing planning card, and SMS messages.
This cluster randomized controlled trial evaluated the impact of CHARM2, a gender-synchronized, gender equity-focused family planning (FP) intervention for young married couples to promote uptake of reversible contraceptives and healthy spacing and timing of births in India. The intervention led to improved FP use, reproductive agency, and contraceptive communication.
Men caregivers play an important role in ensuring all children receive nurturing care. From supportive services to enabling policies and beyond, this infographic from MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership shows how men can be supported to provide nurturing care for their children from pregnancy to early childhood.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) affects the health of women across the globe, with the greatest burden encountered by women in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This scoping review aims to summarize and critically examine primary prevention interventions addressing IPV perpetration by men and boys in LMICs and identify gaps in the evidence base.
The “Inside the FP Story” podcast explores the fundamentals of designing and implementing family planning programming. Season 3 will explore how to approach gender integration in family planning programs—including reproductive empowerment, gender-based violence prevention and response, and male engagement. Hear from a variety of guests as they offer practical examples and specific guidance on integrating gender awareness and equality within their family planning programs. The podcast launches Wednesday, April 20, with new episodes released every Wednesday until May 3.