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 […]

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 […]

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.