These training slides for module 1 (of 4) introduce the concepts, causes, magnitude, and consequences of gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC). It prepares participants to understand essential elements of GBV and VAC and their linkages with public health, human rights, poverty, SRHR, and HIV.
The United States celebrates Fathers’ Day on the third Sunday each June, commemorating the contributions of fathers and father figures in children’s lives. Many men recognize the importance of being engaged and responsible fathers, but they are limited by gender norms and responsibilities that define caregiving and unpaid care work as primarily female activities.
EnCompass serves as gender advisor in a consortium, led by Pathfinder International, implementing USAID’s Transform: Primary Health Care project in Ethiopia. The consortium will work with USAID/Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Ministry of Health to advance gender equality and end preventable child and maternal deaths in four of the most populous regions in Ethiopia. EnCompass also provides assistance in capacity building and quality improvement initiatives in this role.
EnCompass conducted a corporate evaluation of UN Women’s Regional Architecture. UN Women’s mandate is to progress efficiently and effectively toward the goal of achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment.
This toolkit was developed to support the implementation of the USAID Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy. It provides guidance and resources for USAID/Lebanon staff and implementing mechanisms (IMs) about how to integrate gender throughout USAID’s program cycle, including monitoring and evaluating. The Toolkit provides the following components: an overview of USAID’s policy guidance on gender integration; guidance on gender analyses and integrating gender into solicitations, monitoring, evaluating, and learning; and tools for gender integration.
This report synthesizes findings from the 2015 implementation of the PEPFAR Gender-Based Violence Initiatives (GBVI) in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, and Tanzania. This three-year, interagency initiative is aimed at improving HIV prevention, care, and treatment at all levels of society. Findings from this and the three country-specific reports will be used to inform programming and future initiatives.
In this report, AIDSFree reviewed the PEPFAR Gender-Based Violence Initiative (GBVI) in Tanzania in 2015 to assess lessons of the initiative's implementation. The PEPFAR GBVI is aimed at improving HIV prevention, care, and treatment at all levels of society in Tanzania. The AIDSFree team reviewed 65 documents and spoke with more than 50 stakeholders to complete the assessment. Findings from this report will be used to inform programming and future initiatives.