Gender

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Manual/Handbook/Guide

INEE Guidance Note on Gender

Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI)

The INEE Guidance Note on Gender provides strategies to ensure that girls, boys, women, and men in contexts of conflict and crisis equally enjoy the protection and learning outcomes that quality education can provide.

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Interim Guidance: Gender Alert for COVID-19 Outbreak

Published by
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)

In addition to informing on gendered impacts that have emerged in the COVID-19 health emergency, this document by the IASC Reference Group for Gender in Humanitarian Action includes minimum standards for integrating gender equality into preparedness and response planning process, and cluster programme priorities for a gender-integrated response.

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Advocacy Statement

Five Actions for Gender Equality in the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Response

Published by
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF is committed to ensuring gender equality is at the heart of our COVID-19 response, especially as it pertains to front-line service delivery, system-strengthening support, and advocacy and communications. We continue to work alongside our United Nations sister agencies, government partners, civil society collaborators and private-sector allies.

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Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action

Published by
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)

The Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action were developed to assist humanitarian actors and communities affected by humanitarian emergencies to coordinate, implement, monitor and evaluate essential action for the prevention and mitigation of gender based violence across all sectors of humanitarian action.

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Report

Global Rapid Gender Analysis for COVID-19

Published by
CARE
International Rescue Committee (IRC)

This report is for humanitarians working in fragile contexts that are likely to be affected by the COVID-19 crisis.It seeks to deepen the current gender analysis available by encompassing learning from global gender data available for the COVID-19 public health emergency. 

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

How to support survivors of gender-based violence when a GBV actor is not available in your area

Published by
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)

The "Pocket Guide" resource package is designed to provide all humanitarian practitioners with concrete information on how to support a survivor of gender-based violence who disclosed to you in a context where there is no gender-based violence actor (including a referral pathway or GBV focal point) available in your area.

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GBV Case Management and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published by
Gender Based Violence AoR Help Desk

This note aims to provide practical support to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) practitioners to adapt GBV case management service delivery models quickly and ethically during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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Research Publication

Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Violence against Women and Girls

Published by
UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)

This rapid research query summarises the evidence of the COVID-19 pandemic on violence against women and girls (VAWG), as well as other similar epidemics.

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

Disability and COVID-19: Guidance note for projects

Published by
Girls' Education Challenge, UKaid

COVID-19 raises the potential for an increase in stigma, discrimination and rights violations against girls with disabilities in the countries in which the GEC operates – remember that existing barriers will still be there.

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Advocacy Statement

Putting Gender at the Forefront of the COVID-19 Education Response: Common Messaging Framework

Published by
United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI)

This common messaging initiative represents a strategic opportunity to foster dialogue and raise attention to the gendered impacts of COVID-19, advocate for strategies to respond to the gendered dimensions of this crisis, and look ahead to the safe reopening of schools through a gendered lens.

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Manual/Handbook/Guide

Building back equal: Girls back to school guide

Published by
Malala Fund
Plan International
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Office (UNESCO)
United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI)

The guide provides targeted inputs to ensure continuity of learning during school closures, and comprehensive, timely and evidence-based plans for reopening schools in a way that is safe, gender-responsive and child-friendly, and meets the needs of the most marginalised girls

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Report

COVID-19 and Female Learners in South Sudan: The impact of school closures in Juba, Rumbek, Kapoeta, Torit and Pibor

Published by
Oxfam

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting closure of South Sudan’s schools in March 2020 exacerbated many of the challenges female learners face in pursuing an education. Research found that increased poverty, domestic care work, early and forced marriage, and teenage pregnancy would make it difficult for female learners to return to schools when they reopened in May 2021.

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Research Findings on the Situation of and Impact of COVID-19 on School Going Girls and Young Women in Uganda

Published by
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Uganda Chapter

This report contains findings of a study commissioned by Forum for African Women Educationalists Uganda Chapter to estimate the prevalence of early marriages and adolescent pregnancies among school going girls during the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda and investigate the drivers of engagement in sexual activity among school going girls and young women during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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