This interactive tool highlights trends in women’s contraceptive use by age group, as well as reasons for discontinuation and related reproductive outcomes. By understanding their choices, health policy and program decisionmakers can better deliver high-quality, client-centered services that enable women and couples to make the best family planning choices for themselves. This spring 2021 update includes data from Mali, plus new data from Bangladesh and Zambia.
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.
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.
This toolkit delivers practical guidance and resources for measuring the prevalence and extent of students’ experiences of school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV), and provides methods for assessing key risk factors and drivers of SRGBV. The toolkit includes a survey to measure all forms of SRGBV, plus helps identify and measure the risk factors and drivers of SRGBV.
This brief contains a summary checklist of the best practices and recommendations for designing, implementing, and evaluating virtual interventions. This tool can serve as a starting point to guide an organization to effectively plan for a new program or to adapt an existing intervention.