This short video shares key lessons from two studies in Egypt and Sudan that looked at effective elements of various social marketing campaigns. The video highlights how the four P’s—product, price, place, and promotion—can be used to design a high-quality FGM/C campaign.
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 article provides a framework to identify the resources, institutions, and processes that shape adolescents’ gendered choices and behaviors according to a recent qualitative, longitudinal study. This understanding can be used to inform decisions about when and where to intervene with program and policy levers
UNFPA has launched an updated version of their free online course, Managing Gender-Based Violence Programs in Emergencies. The course targets new or emerging gender-based violence (GBV) specialists, humanitarian or development practitioners, and others who want to increase their knowledge of GBV prevention and response in emergencies. The course is available in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with negative physical and mental health outcomes. Antenatal care can act as a link to IPV services, but experiencing IPV may be associated with reduced uptake of antenatal care. A scoping review was conducted to synthesize quantitative research on IPV and uptake of antenatal care in low-resource settings.
Limited evidence exists on the effectiveness of male engagement interventions and how they impact relationship power dynamics and women’s decisionmaking. This study assessed the impact of the Bandebereho gender-transformative couples’ intervention on multiple behavioral and health-related outcomes influenced by gender norms and power relations.
A resource mentioned at the recent IGWG Fireside Chat event, The Prevention Collaborative is a feminist inspired, data-driven organization working to prevent violence against women in the Global South. Read more about their community, platform, and agenda on their website.