Writer Natalie Apcar shares highlights from the latest Knowledge SUCCESS Gender Analysis—a deep dive into gender and knowledge management for global health programs, particularly family planning and reproductive health—and provides recommendations for responding to some key challenges, plus a guiding quiz for getting started.
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 blog post describes the impact of SHOPS Plus’ integrated intimate partner violence and family planning digital campaign project in India, targeting women and their partners using the hashtag #KyaYeHinsaNahi? (“Is this not violence?”). The campaign aimed to recognize intimate partner violence in its early stages and empower women to take action and seek help.
Climate change is a justice issue that requires us to dismantle systems that oppress, exclude, disadvantage, and prevent people from accessing resources and opportunities for adaptation, while privileging others who have power and decision-making control. The writers list the steps IIED is taking to integrate gender transformative and intersectional approaches in their work.
Women and girls are among the population groups most deeply impacted by compounding effects of global disruptions, from the COVID-19 pandemic to climate change. This article presents an analysis of the gendered impacts of crises and the need to prioritize high-impact, cross-cutting best practices to address them, including increased access to voluntary family planning and reproductive health through holistic approaches.
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.
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.”