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accountABILITY Toolkit
accountABILITY Toolkit

Women Enabled International’s accountABILITY Toolkit empowers women with disabilities and organizations working on their behalf to make use of available United Nations (UN) human rights mechanisms. Bringing the voices and experiences of women and girls with disabilities to the UN human rights system is essential to hold States accountable for their human rights obligations and [more…]

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Young Persons with Disabilities: Global Study on Ending Gender-based Violence and Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
Young Persons with Disabilities: Global Study on Ending Gender-based Violence and Realizing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

This study provides an analysis on the situation of young persons with disabilities concerning discrimination and gender-based violence, including the impact on their sexual and reproductive health and rights. It also provides an assessment of legal, policy, and programming developments and specific good practices in service delivery as well as best-standard prevention and protection measures. [more…]

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Guidelines for Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action

Persons with disabilities are estimated to represent 15 percent of the world’s population. In humanitarian contexts, they may form a much higher percentage. They are among the most marginalized people in crisis-affected communities and are disproportionately affected by conflict and emergency situations. The guidelines set out essential actions that humanitarian actors must take in order [more…]

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Investing in Youth Impact: A toolkit on Youth-friendly Funding

CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality conducted a study with 130 dedicated youth-led organizations (YLOs) and 15 major donors to understand the experiences of YLOs in accessing donor funds. Based on the study findings, the Investing in Youth Impact toolkit provides insight into the barriers that YLOs face in fundraising, from the YLOs’ and the donors’ [more…]

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Adapting to Learn and Learning to Adapt: Practical insights from international development projects

Adaptive programming and management principles focused on learning, experimentation, and evidence-based decision making are gaining traction with donor agencies and implementing partners in international development. Adaptation calls for using learning to inform adjustments during project implementation. This requires information gathering methods that promote reflection, learning, and adaption, beyond reporting on pre-specified data. This brief outlines [more…]

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Empanelment: A Foundational Component of Primary Health Care

In many health systems, empanelment signifies a step toward more effective and better coordinated primary health care by helping to transform reactive care, oriented around visits, into proactive care that can deliver broader improvements to population health. In 2017, the Joint Learning Network’s People-Centered Integrated Care learning collaborative convened practitioners from 10 countries to further [more…]

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FP2020 Catalyzing Collaboration

Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) is a global partnership to empower women and girls by investing in rights-based family planning. FP2020’s Catalyzing Collaboration report highlights achievements of FP2020 over the past six years, and outlines the model for moving their work forward towards the post-2020 world and Sustainable Development Goals. The report highlights FP2020’s multisectoral approach [more…]

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Good Governance in Civil Society Organizations (eManager)

The concept of good governance has gained prominence in development programs over the past decade. Good governance in the health sector and other sectors that have an impact on health is recognized as essential to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Ministries of health and donors are increasingly looking to civil society organizations (CSOs) as active [more…]

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Fighting Malaria with Skilled Leadership
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The Leadership, Management and Governance Project provided technical assistance to the National Malaria Control Programs (NMCPs) in Burundi, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Lao PDR, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Togo, through the work and expertise of Senior Technical Advisors. These advisors, who are directly embedded within the NMCP, served as technical experts as well as day-to-day [more…]

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Technical Highlight: Long-term Technical Assistance Advisors
Technical Highlight: Long Term TA

From 2013 to 2017, the USAID-funded Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project provided technical assistance to seven National Malaria Control Programs (NMCPs), through the placement of long-term technical advisors, in Burundi, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Lao PDR, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The LMG/NMCP Project’s experience suggested that this technical assistance model could be utilized in [more…]

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