This infographic illustrates how, since the outbreak of COVID-19, violence against women and girls (VAWG), and particularly domestic violence, has intensified.
The COVID-19 pandemic has unmasked underlying inequities. Measures such as lockdown and physical distancing have confined many people to isolated, unsafe places that may increase risk of gender-based violence (GBV).
SHOPS Plus collected data from hundreds of women in rural Nepal to pinpoint barriers to healthy behavior adoption.
Breakthrough RESEARCH conducted a mapping of family planning (FP) investments, technical approaches, and indicators in the four WABA/Amplify-FP (another USAID-funded project) countries to better understand the FP landscape in the region and, ultimately, contribute to improving social and behavior change (SBC) measures.
This report is for humanitarians working in fragile contexts that are likely to be affected by the COVID-19 crisis. It is organised around broad themes and areas of focus of particular importance to those whose programming advances gender equality and reduces gender inequalities.
This is a resources page about COVID-19. It is updated on a regualr basis.
This paper reviews the evidence on the promise of behavioral economics to improve health outcomes through provider-facing interventions in five critical health areas. The analysis draws from the limited existing evidence base on this topic to suggest where and how behavioral economics interventions may be most impactful and where further research may contribute most to building the knowledge base.
A global team of volunteers, coordinated by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Boston University School of Public Health, are curating this high-resolution living global data of public health policy interventions to serve as a global resource for researchers and decision makers.
In order to uncover the current evidence and better understand the mechanism of misinformation spread, the authors report a systematic review of the nature and potential drivers of health-related misinformation.
This brief is intended for development partners, including government and civil society actors. It provides recommendations and resources for responding to the needs of adolescent girls during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery period, including those at risk of early marriage and those who are already married and in informal unions.