2009

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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Building a Global Food Security Strategy: The Role of Higher Education in US International Development Conference of Deans II, June 29, 2009

Author: Rubin, D. | Publication Date: 2009
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2009 has been a year of dramatic change. Agricultural development issues, after years on the back burner, are emerging as a key priority for international attention. Notwithstanding setbacks to the global economy and the military crises around the world, government leaders responded to the food price crisis of 2007-8 with […] 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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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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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

Ejerciendo ciudadanía: guía metodológica de incidencia política en violencia basada en género

Necesitamos orientar -de manera coordinada con el Estado y los organismos internacionales- los esfuerzos por prevenir la violencia basada en género tomando en cuenta a hombres y mujeres de todas las edades como población prioritaria, por hacer accesible la atención a la VBG y los programas de prevención, por crear […] Continue reading

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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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Building a Global Food Security Strategy: The Role of Higher Education in US International Development, A Report on the BIFAD Conference of Deans (ppt)

Author: Rubin, D. | Publication Date: 2009
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