Bolivia

Gender Background Report Volume II: Gender-focused Recommendations and Action Plan for USAID/Bolivia

This two-volume background report includes a gender analysis that summarizes the gender disparities in key programmatic sectors in which USAID has been working, examines why they exist, and suggests some possible approaches to reduce inequalities. This report, Volume II is a draft gender action plan, consisting of an application of […] Continue reading

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Gender Background Report Volume I: Gender Analysis for USAID/Bolivia

In 2013 USAID/Bolivia will develop a new Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) in support of Bolivia’s National Development Plan. The two prospective development objectives (DOs) in health and environment are likely to focus on reducing the social and economic exclusion of historically disadvantaged Bolivian populations. Activities under the new strategy […] Continue reading

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Strengthening implementation of gender-based violence policies in Bolivia: Analysis and Implementation Advocacy in the Avances de Paz Project

Gender-based violence (GBV) is increasingly recognized as both a public health and human rights issue that affects the majority of the world’s women. Bolivia has a long history of high prevalence of GBV—particularly intimate partner violence. Although the country has long carried out advocacy for legal and policy measures to […] Continue reading

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USAID/Bolivia: Health Strategy Portfolio Review FY2005-FY2009

In preparation for the design of a new strategy, a five person team undertook a portfolio review of USAID/Bolivia‘s health Program. A portfolio review was more appropriate assessment than a final evaluation as midstream changes to the FY2005-FY2009 strategy in 2007 made it unrealistic to measure impacts of interventions implemented […] Continue reading

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Gender-Based Violence and Family Planning Services in Bolivia: A Review of the Evidence through the Lens of the Demographic Health Survey and the Health Policy Initiative Avances de Paz Project

The purpose of this assessment is to ascertain whether GBV presents a barrier to the demand/use of FP/RH services and to explore whether stand-alone GBV interventions such as Avances de Paz have the potential to increase uptake of FP/RH services by addressing the common root causes of GBV and low […] Continue reading

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Analysis of Gender and Indigenous Issues with Regard to USAID/Bolivia’s 2005-2009 Strategy

Author: Caro, D. | Publication Date: 2004
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The USAID/Bolivia Mission has made significant progress in integrating gender into its new strategy, into most of its activities, and into recent RFAs and RFPs for new and follow-on activities. This report is intended as a resource guide to support the Mission in its subsequent efforts to ensure that gender […] Continue reading

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Gender Issues to Consider in the USAID/Bolivia Country Strategic Plan

The Mission is to be commended for its strong emphasis on poverty reduction and social inclusion that set the framework for developing equitable programs for all Bolivians, regardless of ethnicity, age, or gender. The Democracy (SO), Health (SO), and Alternative Development (SPO) Narratives demonstrate a commitment to gender integration in […] Continue reading

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