Toolkits and Methodologies

Subjective Measures of Women’s Economic Empowerment

Interest in supporting women’s economic empowerment (WEE) in recent years has created an awareness of the need for more accurate and detailed data if gender disparities are to be appropriately and successfully addressed. This brief review finds that initiatives that are collecting data focus on objective measures of WEE, such […] Continue reading

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Facilitation Guide for an Integrated Evaluation Methodology: Most Significant Change and PhotoVoice

In 2012, Lutheran World Relief (LWR) and its local implementing partners launched the Learning for Gender Integration initiative (LGI), an innovative program to address gender inequality in the context of food security. LGI’s goal was to address inequalities to ensure that men and women have equal opportunities to benefit from […] Continue reading

LGI Facilitation Guide

Gender Analysis Toolkit for Health Systems

Author: Caro, D.; Nordehn, C.; Betron, M. | Publication Date: 2016
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The purpose of the Gender Analysis Toolkit is to provide research questions to guide data collection when performing a project-level gender analysis. The Toolkit provides illustrative questions related to the five domains described in United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Automated Directive System (ADS) 205, which are: 1) Laws, […] Continue reading

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Integrating Gender into Forestry Research: A Guide for CIFOR Scientists and Programme Administrators

This manual supports CIFOR’s efforts to incorporate gender analysis more systematically into research. The aim is to boost understanding of gender concepts among CIFOR scientists, and to enhance their confidence and capacity for using gender analysis in forestry research, either on their own or in collaboration with other experts. Continue reading

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Reducing the gender asset gap through agricultural development

This guide explores the intersection of gender and assets in the context of agricultural interventions. It grows out of a collaborative effort among international agricultural research organizations, implementing partners, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) partners who came together to evaluate the impact of agricultural interventions on the ability of men […] Continue reading

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Gender Integration in USAID/Mali Accelerated Economic Growth Program Report on Technical Assistance Activity

Construyendo los avances de paz: guía metodológica de análisis y planificación

Reconocer la presencia de este tipo de violencia en su comunidad fue un primer paso importantísimo en el proceso. Ahora toca facilitar espacios en los que intenten desentrañar la problemática de manera cuidadosa para entender su origen, su naturaleza y sus consecuencias. Con frecuencia, encontramos una conducta social que no […] Continue reading

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A Manual for Integrating Gender into Reproductive Health and HIV Programs: From Commitment to Action (2nd edition)

Author: Caro, D. | Publication Date: 2009
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The major activities of the IGWG are gender capacity-building, advocacy, and the development of operational tools (see a complete listing of IGWG products, services, and contacts in Appendix 3 or at www.igwg.org). This Manual is a companion to the Guide for Incorporating Gender Considerations in USAID’s Family Planning and Reproductive […] Continue reading

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Livelihood Options for Girls: A Guide for Program Managers

Author: Caro, D. | Publication Date: 2009
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The guide reflects lessons learned from a literature review the USAID | Health Policy Initiative, Task Order 1 conducted last year. The review revealed a variety of gender-related factors that contribute to the economic and social vulnerabilities of different subpopulations of adolescents and put them at increased risk of HIV […] Continue reading

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Identifying Appropriate Livelihood Options for Adolescent Girls: A Program Design Tool

Author: Caro, D. | Publication Date: 2009
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There are many different types of livelihood1 programs, including microfinance, conditional cash transfers, vocational skills training, scholarship programs, financial literacy, life-skills training, and so on. These programs are often applied to adolescents without distinguishing how their specific socio-cultural (e.g., age, gender, religion, marital status, residence, and school attendance) and economic […] Continue reading

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