Gender responsive programming
Gender and Development [PDF]
A comprehensive five-day, nine-session curriculum for use by trainers of program managers and development workers in the private and public sectors. Field tested in Africa, the curriculum is designed to enable development workers to create gender-responsive institutions, policies, programs and projects. It examines gender influences in the participants' own lives, cultural reinforcement of gender roles and relationships and how these affect the development process.
Although this is a training manual, it can also be used as a self-guided learning tool and reference. Provided by the Centre for Development and Population Activities.
A Spanish version [PDF] of this manual is also available.
Gender and Medicine
Provides a good explanation of gender-related terms and concepts; theoretical and practical articles; links to other resources; and, a Gender & Medicine discussion forum. Provided by Monash University's Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences College.
Gender Handbook [PDF]
Section B of the handbook, Areas of Work, is the most relevant as it discusses practical application of the guidelines. For example there is a chapter on “Gender and Health in Emergencies”. The handbook was developed by members of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC).
The IASC is a is a unique inter-agency forum for coordination, policy development and decision-making involving key UN and non-UN humanitarian partners established in 1992 to strengthen humanitarian assistance.
Published by Inter-Agency Standing Committee.
Guide on Gender and Health Data and Statistics
This is an excellent resource for gender-related issues, such as the roles of men, women, boys and girls. It presents the differing perspectives and needs of each, including the impact and data disaggregation on many aspects of our work in HIV and AIDS, Safe Motherhood, Reproductive Health, SGBV and others. In this annotated resource guide, you will discover excellent training resources, evaluation findings and project designs that are gender-responsive.
Provided by the MEASURE Evaluation, the USAID Global Health Bureau's primary vehicle for supporting improvements in monitoring and evaluation in population, health and nutrition worldwide. We help to identify data needs, collect and analyze technically sound data, and use that data for health decision making.
Integrating Gender in Care and Support of Vulnerable Children: A Guide for Program Designers and Implementers [PDF]
This guide, published by FHI360, provides step-by-step guidance and recommendations on how to identify and address gender-related issues that negatively affect vulnerable boys and girls in the local program context. It is intended to be a practical tool for staff involved in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of care and support programs for vulnerable children.
FHI 360 translates the results of its work into publications, tools and training materials.
IGWG Gender and Health eToolkit
The Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) created theGender and health eToolkit to broaden the set of resources available to gender experts, public health specialists and service providers. It provides access to hundreds of tools, other gender toolkits and databases, and prominent gender and health websites throughout the world. Technical areas of health covered in the eToolkit include, but are not limited to, sexual/reproductive health and family planning; maternal health; child health; HIV/AIDS; infectious disease; water and sanitation; and nutrition and food security.
Socio-Economic and Gender Analysis for Emergency and Rehabilitation
The objective of this online module is to explain the importance of a gender perspective in emergency operations and assist emergency specialists in gender-sensitive planning.
Provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.