gender equality

Gender Norms and HIV Testing/Treatment Uptake: Evidence from a Large Population-Based Sample in South Africa

How does the endorsement of different dimensions of gender norms by men and/or women influence their use of HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment? This question was examined using data from a 2014 population-based survey of 1053 women and 1004 men, ages 18–49, in rural South Africa. We used a global measure for views toward gender norms (the GEM Scale), plus four subsets of scale items (all reliabilities ≥ 0.7).

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Harnessing the power of data for gender equality: Introducing the 2019 EM2030 SDG Gender Index

The 2019 SDG Gender Index finds that, across the 129 countries studied, no country has fully achieved the promise of gender equality envisioned in the ambitious 2030 Agenda. The global average score of 65.7 out of 100 is “poor”; barely a “passing grade”. This means that nearly 40% of the world’s girls and women – 1.4 billion – live in countries that are failing on gender equality, and another 1.4 billion live in countries that “barely pass”.
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Addressing women’s and men’s gender-specific needs in HIV service delivery: Learnings from Project SOAR

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Project SOAR

Project SOAR has synthesized its learnings to-date from integrating a gender lens into its implementation science research. Our gender analysis highlights findings from across studies that are:

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Webinar: Involving Boys in AYSRH Programming

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Webinar

Engaging men and boys in sexual and reproductive health, particularly family planning, can improve health outcomes for men, women, and children. Moreover, involving boys in AYSRH programming can have a positive effect into adulthood, promoting critical reflections on masculinity and gender equality as well as health prevention and seeking behaviors.

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Foundations of Gender Equality in the Health Workforce Self enrolment

This course is intended to expose the participant to basic concepts, issues, and standards related to gender equality in the health workforce, including legal and policy protections.It covers:

  • Gender in the Health Workforce
  • Discrimination and Inequality
  • Workplace Violence
  • Sexual Harassment in the Health Workforce
  • Creating a Policy and Legal Environment to Promote Gender Equality in the Health Workforce

Good Practice Guide: Gender-transformative HIV programming

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Yes
Author
International HIV/AIDS Alliance

This Good Practice Guide provides the rationale for gender-transformative programming, as well as tools to help civil society and community-based organisations, including Alliance Linking Organisations (LOs) and implementing partners, to integrate a gender perspective into their HIV programmes. It aims to strengthen HIV programming with, by and for women and girls in all their diversity, and to sharpen the Alliance’s focus on gender in its work with key populations. It draws upon – and refers to – other resources on women, girls and gender equality in the context of and response to HIV.

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Gender Equality Toolkit

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Yes
Author
IndiKit

IndiKit aims to make monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of relief and development interventions easier and better - by helping humanitarian and development workers to use well-formulated project indicators and to correctly collect and analyse the data required for each indicator.

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International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education: an Evidence-informed Approach

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Yes
Author
UNESCO

The International technical guidance on sexuality education (the Guidance) was developed to assist education, health and other relevant authorities in the development and implementation of school-based and out-of-school comprehensive sexuality education programmes and materials. It is immediately relevant for government education ministers and their professional staff, including curriculum developers, school principals and teachers.

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Toolkit for Integrating Gender in the Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programs

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Yes
Author
Jessica Fehringer, Brittany Iskarpatyoti, Bridgit Adamou

This toolkit aims to help international health programs integrate a gender perspective in their monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities, measures, and reporting. 

It is designed for use by health program staff working in various health sectors (such as HIV; malaria; reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health; and tuberculosis), and for various health agencies and initiatives. The toolkit will support health program staff to integrate gender in their programs, projects, and M&E activities.

Its objectives are to provide the following: 

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Webinar: Introducing a new toolkit for integrating gender in the monitoring and evaluation of health programs

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Webinar

Join MEASURE Evaluation on December 12 at 10:00am EST for a webinar introducing a new toolkit for integrating gender in the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of health programs. The webinar will be led by MEASURE Evaluation’s Brittany Iskarpatyoti, Bridgit Adamou, and Jessica Fehringer.

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