COVID-19 has upended the lives of children and families across the globe and is impacting efforts to end child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM). Actions taken to contain the spread of the pandemic – such as school closures and movement restrictions – are disrupting children’s routines and their support systems.
Impact evaluations assess the success of a program by measuring program effects on the intended outcomes, including intermediate, behavioral, and social outcomes. Therefore, multiple indicators may be assessed during both monitoring and evaluation activities.
This document includes recommended actions in developing gender equality indicators.
The Minimum Standards comprise a set of 18 inter-connected standards that draw upon UNFPA’s comparative advantage and global expertise and are based on international best practice.
Based on existing published and grey literature, the authors* document nine main (direct and indirect) pathways linking pandemics and Violence against Women and Children (VAW/C)
This briefing note aims at giving an overview of risks of gender-based violence (GBV) in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. It also includes recommendations to mitigate risks and ensure access to lifesaving GBV services. The last section contains a list of useful resources.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing unimaginable human suffering and is likely to heighten gender-based inequalities around the world. As economic activity comes to a halt, women who face disadvantage in access to decent work will suffer the most.
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.
Experience from past outbreaks shows the importance of incorporating a gender analysis into preparedness and response efforts to improve the effectiveness of health interventions and promote gender and health equity goals.
Les besoins en santé reproductive de 34 millions de femmes et de filles nécessitant une aide humanitaire ne s’arrêtent pas lorsque survient une catastrophe. Les conflits et les catastrophes augmentent les risques pour la santé reproductive, notamment en rendant la grossesse et l’accouchement plus dangereux. C’est une période où de nombreuses femmes souhaitent retarder ou éviter une grossesse