Tools and Strategies for Progress
Thousands of organizations and scores of skilled, experienced professionals are at work every day producing tools, strategies and insights designed to improve the lives of the poor. Some of the resources we have found most useful can be found here.
Born to Be Free: A Regional Study of Interventions to Enhance Women and Girls’ Safety and Mobility in Public Spaces [pdf]
This report reviews 55 interventions related to women's safety in public spaces, and makes recommendations for future work.
Source: UN WomenDownload This Resource
Gender-based Violence Against Children and Youth with Disabilities Toolkit [pdf]
This toolkit guides humanitarians and development practitioners on participatory programs to address gender-based violence against children with disabilities.
Source: Women's Refugee CommissionDownload This Resource
Cue Cards for Counseling Adolescents on Contraception [pdf]
These cue cards provides counseling to providers and educators working with adolescent on contraception.
Source: Pathfinder InternationalDownload This Resource
Health Impacts of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: a Synthesis of the Evidence [pdf]
A quick reference guide to the health impacts of FGM
Source: Population Council and the Africa Coordinating Centre for the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/CuttingDownload This Resource
Child Marriage and Early Child-bearing in India: Risk Factors and Policy Implications [pdf]
This brief examines which girls are most at risk for early marriage and what can prevent early marriage.
Source: Young LivesDownload This Resource
Engaging Men in Public Policies for the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls [pdf]
This report provides an overview of VAWG programs in Latin America and the Caribbean to identify and outline effectives strategies for engaging men to prevent VAWG.
Source: Promundo, UNFPA, UN Women, and EME/CulturaSaludDownload This Resource
Coming of Age: Communication’s Role in Powering Global Health [pdf]
Never before has communication offered such potential to accelerate progress towards a healthier world. Even in the poorest parts of the globe, more people own radios, televisions and phones than ever before. At the same time, those working with communication to improve health have access to unprecedented evidence about the most effective approaches.
Source: BBC Media ActionDownload This Resource
Girls' Learning and Empowerment- The Role of School Environments [pdf]
This policy brief discusses how a school's physical and social environment impact girls' learning and empowerment.
Source: United Nations Girls' Education InitiativeDownload This Resource