Designed for use by any group, organization, or individual interested in systematically supporting and promoting women’s empowerment (with a focus on health-related issues), these operational guidelines provide step-by-step instructions on implementing the Women’s Empowerment Group (WEG) model. The WEG model explores the process of establishing secure environments for women to gain insights into maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition and the advantages of offering savings and loan options to women lacking access to conventional financial systems, thereby enhancing their decision-making roles and overall well-being.
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 guide presents an overview of the basic concepts and principles of violence against women (VAW) prevalence data, including why it is needed, what it can tell us and what it can be used for. This guide is intended for researchers, activists, policymakers, communication experts and journalists who are interested in better understanding survey data on violence against women and in better using such data for data-driven policy, programming and advocacy.
This handbook is designed to strengthen national, multisectoral efforts for violence against women and girls (VAWG) prevention and to inspire governments and stakeholders to prioritize, fund, and commit to preventing and ending VAWG in our lifetime. This resource is intended to support countries to develop specialized National Action Plans for VAWG prevention and enhance existing national approaches.
In late 2020, Meta approached CARE USA with an intriguing question: What if social media could drive social and behavior change for positive public health outcomes? Download this playbook to learn how CARE tested these methods and learn how to use social and behavior change communication tactics to increase awareness about public health, gender-based violence, economic resilience, food security, climate change, and education.
The aim of this guide is to catalyze higher impact through intentional gender-transformative collective action. Through a series of steps, the guide supports civil service organizations in strengthening their gender-transformative skills, knowledge, and leadership to systematically analyze and address the root causes of gender inequality, both at the individual and a systems level.
This standard operating procedure (SOP) guidance is intended to be utilized by programs providing PrEP so that support staff can identify clients who are experiencing intimate partner violence and provide appropriate violence response services. This SOP guidance defines procedures for using routine inquiry to identify current or potential PrEP clients who have experienced gender-based violence and for providing clients who disclose violence with adequate firstline support, referral, and follow-up in line with World Health Organization minimum requirements.