This document provides a snapshot of the extent to which, and in what ways, women and women’s rights organizations have led and participated meaningfully in the COVID-19 response and recovery in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. This research was conducted through consultation with key actors utilizing the Framework for Measuring Women’s Leadership and Meaningful Participation in COVID-19 Responses.
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 analysis brings together, for the first time, comparative data from across the Americas on the state of Afrodescendant women’s maternal health. The document provides action-oriented recommendations to reduce maternal mortality and ensure the highest attainable standard of maternal health for girls and women of African descent in the Americas in the short and medium terms.
This report explores how, when men are affected by armed violence, women and girls are also indirectly or directly victimized. The report highlights the specific protection risks affecting adolescent boys and men and how this affects their economic and psychological wellbeing. It reflects on the intersectionality of their struggles and the effects that this has on girls and women, as well as the society at large.
The UNFPA in Myanmar commissioned this study to gain an initial insight into the sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender-based violence prevention and response, and mental health and psychosocial support needs of persons with disabilities in the program’s target states in Myanmar. The findings of this assessment informed the formulation of practical recommendations for improving the delivery of services to persons with disabilities in the country.
To challenge stereotypical representations, this report draws on primary interview data to explore the views of Afghan male allies who are working for gender equality and feminist peace in the country. The report discusses the allies’ perspectives on gender relations and their commitment towards feminist peace and offers an analysis of the current situation in Afghanistan under the Taliban regime and its implications for male allies and their work.
Global crises such as climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and conflict are widening inequalities everywhere, especially for women and girls, refugees, and internally displaced people. This report represents 6,299 survey respondents (4,610 women) from nine countries and shares survey findings and insights from 26 rapid gender analyses and assessments conducted in 2022, providing insights into the gendered power dynamics and experiences of women and men, boys and girls in conflict, natural disasters, and other crises.