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Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality

Addressing gender equality is key for successfully achieving sustainable development outcomes and creating a more equal world. Gender equality mainstreaming is the process or means by which unequal conditions are addressed to achieve the goal of gender equality. This means ensuring a gender lens is applied to all organizational and programmatic activities, including a focus on promoting gender equality and empowering women and girls.

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Rapid Gender Analysis

Gender analysis is a systematic approach to identify key issues that contribute to gender inequalities, many of which also contribute to poor development outcomes. The gender analysis collects, identifies, examines and analyzes information on how roles and responsibilities are divided across gender identities. The CARE Rapid Gender Analysis provides essential information about gender roles and [more…]

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Disability, Poverty & Livelihoods Guidance
Disability, Poverty & Livelihoods Resource

Disabilities can exacerbate poverty by increasing the costs incurred by a household for care and treatment, and negatively impacting earnings if the person with a disability is dependent on others for day-to-day support. In turn, living in poverty can increase the likelihood of disability due to hazardous living and working conditions, inadequate access to treatment, [more…]

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Adolescent & Youth Sexual & Reproductive Health Toolkit

The Challenge Initiative’s Adolescent & Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health (AYSRH) Toolkit contains evidence-based interventions for increasing young people’s access to sexual and reproductive health services and information in urban environments. It includes a range of adaptable interventions relating to three components of adolescent health programming: services, demand creation, and advocacy. The Toolkit supports the [more…]

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Tackling The Taboo: Sexuality And Gender-transformative Programmes To End Child, Early And Forced Marriage And Unions

Tackling the Taboo focuses on the need to address social 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 program. The report presents findings from a review of 23 organizations that work at the intersection of child marriage and sexuality, [more…]

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The Building Success Series
Building Success series: strengthening response to HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in Nigeria

Building Success is a series of guides offering practical, concrete, and innovative approaches that have proven effective in strengthening the response to HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in Nigeria. Each of the four guides can stand alone, but they will be most effective if used as components of an integrated package. The series synthesizes and expands the [more…]

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Preventing Early Pregnancy and Poor Reproductive Outcomes: A Toolkit

In collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Family Care International developed this advocacy toolkit, available in English, French, and Spanish, to promote the dissemination of WHO guidelines on Preventing early pregnancy and poor reproductive outcomes among adolescents in developing countries, which focus on key actions that aim to [more…]

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Advocating for Maternal Health: A Checklist for Private Sector Health Providers

Maternal health remains an urgent public health challenge for the global community. The private health sector — which includes independent physicians, nurses, and midwives; traditional practitioners; private clinics and hospitals; pharmacies, health shops, and drug outlets; and health insurers — has a unique ability to address this challenges, especially in providing maternal health care for [more…]

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Making the Case for Midwifery: A Toolkit for Using Evidence from the State of the World’s Midwifery 2014 Report to Create Policy Change at the Country Level

This toolkit, available in English, French and Spanish, is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and capacity of midwives, and of their national midwifery associations, to conduct advocacy for positive policy change at the country level, using evidence published in The State of the World’s Midwifery (SoWMy) 2014 report.

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PROSALUD the Fully Functional Service Delivery Point in Nicaragua and Other Highlights

The Fully Functional Service Delivery Point (FFSDP) approach to quality assurance and improvement addresses the whole system at the health facility, through the application of three main components: (a) Quality standards-based evaluation; (b) Evidence-based work-planning; and, (c) Work-plan implementation using educational and intervention tools for performance improvement. The objective of the FFSDP is to turn [more…]

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