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Gender issues in health projects and programmes

report from AGRA East meeting, 15-19 November 1993, the Philippines

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Published by Oxfam in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementT.K. Sundari Ravindran.
SeriesOxfam discussion paper -- 5
ContributionsRavindran, T. K. Sundari., AGRA East Workshop on Gender Issues in Health Projects and Programmes (15-19 November 1993 : The Phillippines)
The Physical Object
Pagination28p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22139326M
ISBN 100855982950

This book is not about diseases of women, and what the health profession can do, on its own, to manage and treat them. It is about issues in women’s health that need more than the medical. Gender and development is an interdisciplinary field of research and applied study that implements a feminist approach to understanding and addressing the disparate impact that economic development and globalization have on people based upon their location, gender, class background, and other socio-political identities. A strictly economic approach to development views a country's development.

  This book is the first textbook dedicated to critically examining gender and sex in study designs, methods, and analysis in health research. In order to produce ethical, accurate, and effective research findings it is vital to integrate both sex (biological characteristics) and gender (socially constructed factors) into any health study. Individual-level measures and outcomes. Describing gender roles and quantifying acceptance of or dissonance with these roles offer two options for incorporating individual-level indicators of the effects of gender on health. 14, 15 The Bem Sex Role Inventory is the most widely used and validated measure of masculinity and femininity. 16 Several scales, such as the Gender Role Stress Scale, can.

Projects The World Bank provides low-interest loans, zero to low-interest credits, and grants to developing countries. These support a wide array of investments in such areas as education, health, public administration, infrastructure, financial and private sector development, agriculture, and environmental and natural resource management. Gender and Health Taking into account both the differences and the inequalities between men and women in program planning, implementation, and assessment is vitally important to USAID programming. The roles and activities of men and women affect who does what in carrying out an activity, and who benefits.


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Book Description: This paper sets out some of the major gender issues arising from considerations of health care and health care provision.

It draws on the experience of participants in a workshop in the Philippines to increase understanding of the concepts and issues arising in connection with gender and health, and to develop tools for analysing these issues.

Application of practical tools for mainstreaming gender in programmes and projects; In-depth understanding of gender issues in Somalia; and Development of a gender responsive work plan in PROFILE Table below presents the profile of participants to the gender training.

Adding gender analysis to the tools employed by health professionals can enable them to design and implement more equitable and effective health progammes. Yet, currently health professionals are not always adequately prepared to address gender issues in.

Get this from a library. Gender issues in health projects and programmes: report from AGRA East Meeting, Novemberthe Philippines. [T K Sundari Ravindran]. issues is that a concern for gender equality is brought into the ‘mainstream’ of activities rather than dealt with as an ‘add-on’.

The first steps in the mainstreaming strategy are the. programmes. It will be the Organization's policy to ensure that all research, policies, programmes, projects, and initiatives with WHO involvement address gender issues, as clearly stated in PB policy framework2.

This will contribute to increasing the coverage, effectiveness, efficiency and ultimately the impact of health interventions. gender-related changes in the society, politics, economic participation etc. Gender mainstreaming in projects is about using participatory approached in all project stages.

The initial step is to have a basic understanding of what gender mainstreaming is “It is ensuring that strategies and actions for ending.

Gender analysis: USAID Working Definition. Gender analysis, as defined by USAID, is an analytic, social science tool that is used to identify, understand, and explain gaps between males and females that exist in households, communities, and countries, and the relevance of gender.

marginalization in projects, the impact of human resource allocation on gender mainstreaming. This would highlight the issues underlying the failure of gender mainstreaming and inform decision makers on the necessary action that is needed. issues of gender are actually addressed depends upon the policy direction envisaged.

One approach is to design projects and programmes to make life 'easier' for women and help them in their given gender tasks. For example, an agricultural project could include provision of support for female agricultural.

The Jhpiego Gender Analysis Toolkit focuses principally on Steps 4 and 5 below—the identification of critical information gaps and the development and implementation of a data collection plan. The Toolkit uses the GAF to organize questions for collecting information on gender relations and roles in the context of health programming.

The purpose of this Review is to provide evidence for why gender equality in science, medicine, and global health matters for health and health-related outcomes.

We present a high-level synthesis of global gender data, summarise progress towards gender equality in science, medicine, and global health, review the evidence for why gender equality in these fields matters in terms of health and.

Gender equality is a must for a world of Zero Hunger; where all women, men, girls and boys can exercise their human rights, including the right to adequate is why the pursuit of gender equality and women’s empowerment (Sustainable Development Goal 5) is central to fulfilling the World Food Programme (WFP)’s er we work – saving lives, changing lives – we must.

Gender analysis ought to be done at all stages of the development process, as it facilitates an examination of how a particular activity, decision or plan will affect men differently from women. Gender analysis explores these differences so policies, programs and projects can identify and meet the different needs of men and women.

Gender. 5 UNDERSTANDING GENDER ISSUES IN LIVESTOCK PROJECTS AND PROGRAMMES 5 GENDER AND LIVESTOCK 11 GENDER, SMALL LIVESTOCK AND DAIRY FARMING 11 Small Ruminants Sub-Sector This publication is the product of the collaboration between the Animal Production and Health Division (AGA) and the Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division (ESW).

Raffaele. Project/programme monitoring and evaluation guide Assess the project/programme’s human resources capacity for M&E 69 Determine the extent of local participation 69 Determine the extent of outside expertise 72 Define the roles and responsibilities for M&E Project, with duration of two years, will be developed in three phases and based on international programmes of new public health and contemporary educational methods, defined in Bologna Declaration, on OSI approach in the Workforce Development Programme, as well as on adopted and proposed documents of.

The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority - Gender and Development is a systematic set of programs, activities and projects with clear objectives for addressing gender issues.

It is a broad platform used to educate and enlighten the society about gender-equality. Also, to pursue efforts to eliminate discrimination to create a gender-responsive. make the need for specific policies, programmes or projects on gender equality obsolete.

The level of intervention (from basic “gender sensitivity” to comprehensive, targetted gender programmes) will depend on the specific needs and priorities revealed by a gender-sensitive situation assessment.

Gender is one of the most important considerations in public health research and program imple-mentation. Basic issues such as protecting women from violence, upholding their rights to prop-erty and equality in access to health, education, employment, and political participation are important to society and for public health.

the costs of project-/programme evaluations are included in the approved budget, or if project or programme evaluations are commissioned by ADA headquarters officers cross-cutting issues, such as poverty, gender and environment, are taken into consideration4, and the intervention logic (e.g.

Logframe) is analysed. poor sanitation, protection services, inadequate health care and limited livelihood opportunities.

Gender, protection mainstreaming and other cross-cutting issues were integrated in the JRP and partner project portfolios. The purpose of the “Review of Gender Mainstreaming in Rohingya Refugee Response” was to Assess.

Gender equality cannot be achieved without the involvement of men and boys. Change is slowly taking place, and men are increasingly working alongside women to support gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

Today, it is widely recognized that improving women’s status and advancing their rights yields benefits for whole societies, not just women and girls.