The power and process of shifting gender norms: Insights from a randomized controlled trial in South Africa
This Project SOAR report summarizes findings from a randomized controlled trial of Tsima ra rihanyu (“working together for health”), a three-year community mobilization program for treatment as prevention that aimed to address the social barriers to HIV testing and treatment in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. In this report, the authors explore the types of gender […]
Power, privilege and priorities: GLOBAL HEALTH 50/50 REPORT 2020
A review of the equality- and gender-related policies and practices of 200 global organisations active in health and health policy.
Briefing on men’s health for WHO gender, equity and human rights unit
Global Action on Men’s Health (GAMH) is aware that the Gender, Equity and Human Rights Unit at WHO is the process of developing an integrated framework of gender, human rights, equity and social determinants. GAMH also understands that men’s issues will be addressed in the framework; we view this is a very significant and much-needed […]
Gender Relations, Sexual Violence and the Effects of Conflict on Women and Men in North Kivu, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: Preliminary Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)
In June 2012, Sonke Gender Justice Network, Promundo-US and the Institute for Mental Health of Goma implemented the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Goma, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A total of 708 men and 754 women between the ages of 18-59 were interviewed in: (1) rural areas outside Goma; […]
Technical Implementation Considerations for Early Infant Male Circumcision: A Resource Guide for Optimizing Quality
Drawing from the available scientific evidence and implementation experience with early infant male circumcision (EIMC), this document offers considerations for national decision makers and programme planners on filling identified gaps in EIMC quality standards and making the associated technical or programme policy decisions. The appendices provide a job aid for determining infant weight eligibility for […]
PEPFAR’s Best Practices for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision Site Operations: A Service Guide for Site Operations, Second Edition
The second edition of this resource for site-level staff of implementing partners supported by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) offers guidance on proven approaches to providing high-quality voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services at the facility or site level.
Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision In-Service Communication: Best Practices Guide
Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services offer a unique opportunity to engage male adolescents and adults in high-quality HIV prevention and to share key messages with men and boys who otherwise might not interact with the health system. Developed for VMMC programs supported by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), this guide […]
PEPFAR Guide to Monitoring & Reporting Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Indicators
Developed as a resource for partners implementing voluntary medical male circumcision programs supported by the US President’s Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), this guide may be useful to others seeking to improve the monitoring of VMMC services. Topics addressed include the PEPFAR VMMC indicators, target setting, data collection, and use, data tools and reporting […]
A Guide to Indicators for Male Circumcision Programmes in the Formal Health Care System
The indicators described in this guide, based on the Male Circumcision Action Framework, provide a mechanism for obtaining important feedback for the management of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programmes. The guide is included in the PEPFAR guide to best practices for VMMC site operations.
Safe, Voluntary, Informed Male Circumcision and Comprehensive HIV Prevention Programming: Guidance for Decision-makers on Human Rights, Ethical and Legal Considerations
UNAIDS provides guidance for decision-makers and program planners on the human rights, legal, and ethical issues they may need to consider when they are deciding whether or not to initiate or expand voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) services and for service providers on their ethical and legal duties when offering or performing the procedure.