The "Hidden Heroes" podcast series introduces listeners to women and girls around the globe taking a stand against gender injustice—and saving lives along the way. This episode centers on an all-female hackathon team in Ecuador that devised a simple, brilliant way to reach endangered women while avoiding the watchful eye of abusers: a cookbook.
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 podcast episode features an interview with Kluane Adamek, a Yukon regional chief in northern Canada. Adamek advocates for changes in the ways young people and the next generation are included in decision-making forums, and she is to committed advancing solutions and promoting values-centered leadership.
In episode two of the What’s a Man? Masculinity in India podcast, host Deepa Narayan, an award-winning researcher, explores what power means to young boys and men. Narayan highlights the most common responses about power from some of the 250 middle and upper-class boys and men interviewed before exploring the nature of power and its consequences in different models of masculinity.
The podcast hosts a discussion between two of UNICEF’s experts on sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and gender-based violence (GBV). They discuss how to promote a survivor-centered approach in SEA and GBV service provision and address recent SEA incidents in the aid sector.
Featuring experts from Afghanistan, Mozambique, Kenya, and Senegal, this new podcast series dives into what success means in family planning programs, how to integrate family planning into other health sectors, and how COVID-19 has impacted service delivery. This podcast also looks to the future of family planning programs around the world and explores the continued challenges facing us, plus what those working in the family planning field are doing to push the boundaries of creative solutions.