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.
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.
In 2021-2022, UNFPA in the Philippines introduced the Cash for Maternal Health Emergency Fund—designed to facilitate safe pregnancy and delivery—in the conflict-affected Maguindanao province. This report shares program evaluation findings and is intended to provide new evidence to inform planning of maternal health programs with cash components, both in the Philippines and beyond.
Based on a scoping study, this paper offers a landscape scan highlighting what is known about technology-facilitated violence against women, who is currently generating this knowledge, and how the evidence is being produced. The paper also highlights some of the related methodological, ethical, and sociopolitical challenges to collecting data on technology-facilitated violence against women.
This synthesis report showcases recent programmatic and advocacy successes and highlights remaining knowledge and implementation gaps in GBV prevention and response and serves as a guide to those working in this community, as well as in SRHR. It summarizes the GBV Task Force’s learnings over the life of the PACE Project and, based on these learnings, suggests actions to strengthen GBV prevention and response.
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This web feature outlines the best available information on the impact of the medicalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). It synthesizes quantitative data on trends over time, the relationship between medicalization and overall FGM/C prevalence, and qualitative data on provider and community perspectives.