Adolescent-responsive health systems intentionally transition the emphasis from creating separate adolescent-friendly spaces towards ensuring that all health services are responsive to the needs and rights of adolescents by incorporating adolescent-friendly elements that have demonstrated effectiveness into the health system. This tool can be used to inform work plans, national priority setting, and budgeting, as well as to measure and monitor a health system’s progress in meeting the needs and rights of adolescents of all genders over time.
Rigorous monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is essential to the success of FP programs, and establishing consistent and effective indicators is part of the work of MEASURE Evaluation, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development, to improve health information systems globally. This brief outlines 15 key indicators that ministries of health and organizations can use to inform the M&E of programs that encourage male engagement in FP.
EMERGE is an initiative focused on measurement of gender equality and empowerment. The platform is designed as a repository of measures and resources for survey researchers and practitioners working on development, program monitoring and evaluation, and for consideration of state or national indicators.
This manual and the associated practitioner toolkit form a comprehensive package to support researchers and members of the humanitarian community in conducting ethical and technically sound research, monitoring and/or evaluation (RME) on gender-based violence (GBV) within refugee and conflict-affected populations.
This toolkit aims to strengthen the capacity of researchers working on infectious diseases of poverty by incorporating an intersectional gender approach.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Gender Equality Toolbox is made up of tools that can guide foundation staff and partners in designing, managing and measuring the results and impact of gender intentional and gender transformative programs and investments. Contains Gender Equality lexicon, Conceptual Model of Women and Girls’ Empowerment, Methods Note on Measuring Empowerment, Gender Equality Primer, Gender Integration Guide, Gender Integration Marker, and Gender Integration Marker Aid.
This framework offers guidance for how FHI 360’s research and programs can systematically identify and challenge gender-based inequalities that pose barriers to development. The Gender Integration Framework offers guiding principles, provides definitions, explains gender integration, introduces gender analysis and addresses gender integration in programs and research. If used consistently and adapted as we learn from daily practice, this framework can enable us to make gender a positive aspect around which individual lives can be improved and human development advanced.
The Gender Tool Box gathers knowledge material and method support on gender equality in the form of tools, briefs and thematic overviews. The tool box features gender mainstreaming tools includingthree main approaches: Integration of gender equality in interventions in general; Targeting specific groups or issues through special interventions; Dialogue with partners on gender sensitive issues and aspects.
The Compendium of Gender Scales contains scales used to assess gender-related attitudes and beliefs. Scales selectedfor the compendium have all been tested for their ability to measure gender attitudes and predict behaviors of interest, such as gender-based violence and partner reduction. Scales selected for the compendium have all been tested for their ability to measure gender attitudes and predict behaviors of interest, such as gender-based violence and partner reduction.
This document provides concrete guidance for organizations on how to comprehensively and explicitly integrate gender in their M&E system. It describes how to make each component of a functioning M&E system gender-sensitive and provides guidance on how to assess the organization’s M&E system to ensure that gender is fully integrated throughout the system for appropriate collection, compilation, analysis, reporting, dissemination, and use of gender data for decision making.