Breakthrough ACTION Guyana is the United States Agency for International Development’s flagship social and behavior change (SBC) project designed to improve malaria outcomes among priority populations. The project uses innovative SBC approaches to address key behaviors related to malaria testing and treatment.
In Mozambique, key populations for HIV prevention include female sex workers, men who have sex with men, incarcerated individuals, and people who inject drugs. While Mozambique has reduced the number of new HIV infections over the past decade, HIV prevalence among Mozambique’s key populations is disproportionately high, when compared to the general population.
This toolkit is a practical guide for public health professionals seeking to understand how gender can impact health outcomes, both through service delivery and access to information and care. Its primary focus is sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health.
This report focuses on the need to address patriarchal control of adolescent girls’ sexuality in the fight against child, early and forced marriage and unions, and highlights the vital role played by gender-transformative programs. The report presents findings from a review of 23 organizations that work at the intersection of child marriage and sexuality, and includes three case studies that feature the work of grassroots organizations working in politically and culturally conservative contexts.
Organizations and groups can use this tool to guide a group activity with members of the community with whom they work.
This guide was prepared primarily for those people who participate in the implementation of the food and nutrition security programs of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GTZ).
This fact sheet offers basic information about the ways in which gender can affect malaria prevention and treatment. It notes cases in the Gambia and Kenya, describing how gender issues were studied and addressed to deal with the gender differences.
Gender is a cross-cutting issue that can inform decision making and best practices in all health areas. HIV care and treatment, for example, has benefitted from increased attention to gender inequities over the past decade.
This study explored gender patterns in coastal and marine resources management to improve understanding about the state of women and men in environmental decision making and the structural challenges preventing equitable opportunities for men and women in relation to the coastal, marine and fisheries sectors.