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Gender, Agriculture, and Climate Change: An Analysis for USAID/East Africa

Executive Summary: This report reviews the gender implications of the activities of the United States Agency for International Development/East Africa (USAID/EA) Regional Economic Growth and Integration (REGI) program with particular reference to the Feed the Future and the climate change initiatives. In East Africa, there is a need to incorporate […] Continue reading

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Gender Assessment USAID/India

Author: Caro, D.; Green, M.E.; Pangare, V.; Goswami, R. | Publication Date: 2010
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Although gender inequality and rigidly prescribed roles undermine equitable development and social justice, they are largely unchallenged in many settings, and imperceptible to policymakers and the general public. USAID/India has decided to mainstream gender in its strategy as a means of addressing gender inequalities throughout its programs. This gender assessment […] Continue reading

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

This is a methodological guide on analysis and planning for gender-based violence prevention projects. It was developed as part of the Avances de Paz project, a project working against gender-based violence in Bolivia. Find other guides from the project here and here. The first step in the process was recognizing the presence of […] 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 livelihood 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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Promoting Gender Equitable Opportunities in Agricultural Value Chains: A Handbook

Gender issues fundamentally shape the totality of production, distribution, and consumption within an economy but have often been overlooked in value chain development. From production to processing to disposal, gendered patterns of behavior condition men’s and women’s jobs and tasks, the distribution of resources and benefits derived from incomegenerating activities […] Continue reading

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Integrating Gender in Policy Implementation Barriers Analysis: A Methodology

Author: Rubin, D.; Herstad, B. | Publication Date: 2009
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The Policy Implementation Barriers Analysis (PIBA) activity was designed to pilot a methodology and set of tools to identify key barriers to implementing programs under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Specifically, the activity focused on identifying barriers to reaching a targeted goal for one or more of […] Continue reading

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Hablando sobre nosotros: autodiagnóstico comunitario

This is an intervention model to implement policies against gender-based violence. This methodological guide was developed as part of the Avances de Paz project, a project working against gender-based violence in Bolivia. Find other guides from the project here and here. The main objective of the community process of Phase 1 is […] 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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Ejerciendo ciudadanía: guía metodológica de incidencia política en violencia basada en género

This is a methodological guide on political advocacy against gender-based violence. It was developed as part of the Avances de Paz project, a project working against gender-based violence in Bolivia. Find other guides from the project here and here. We need to orient – in a coordinated way with the State and […] Continue reading

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