Social trends and gender norms
This Story of Change pulls out the key findings and messages from EMERGE case study 1, which focuses on Brazil's national healthcare policy for men (PNAISH). The policy seeks to involve men more in health decisions - both relating to their families' and their own health and wellbeing, leading to transformations in health outcomes as well as gender roles and relations.
This story of change pulls out the key findings and messages from EMERGE case study 3, which focuses on the work of Kembatti Mentti Gezzimma (KMG) in Kembatta Zone, Ethiopia. KMG works with men, boys, women and girls as part of its efforts to eliminate female genital mutilation-cutting.
This campaign report reviews Plan International’s global campaign to end violence against children in schools across the 66 countries that Plan operates in. The report builds on a systematic and extensive literature review on school violence as well as telephone and email interviews with government and NGO experts from Asia, Latin America and Africa.
What is the relationship between gender equality and current economic processes? This report is an analysis of the state of gender equality worldwide, with a focus on the economics of gender equality and development. It provides a conceptual framework that examines the factors that have fostered change and the constraints that have slowed progress in relation to gender equity.
What is the current progress that countries have made to attain universal primary and secondary education, to improve literacy and educational quality for boys and girls? To address the status of this global commitment, this report offers a comprehensive review of gender disparities in school retention, repetition and attainment.
What are the best practices and strategies for schools to improve sexual behaviour among youth? To contribute to this evidence, this article systematically reviewed 83 studies from both developed and developing countries that measured the impact of school-based sex and HIV education programs on sexual behaviour among youth under 25. The authors examined the characteristics of programs that have successfully changed behaviours including STD behaviours and pregnancy rates, and knowledge and attitudes that affect those behaviours.
This book includes contributions from educational researchers evaluating the field of gender and education. The book offers global best practices in schools for promoting gender equality, the direction of educational policy and how to address 'problem of boys', and how factors including social class, ethnicity and sexuality relate with young people’s school experiences.
This report provides the rationale for, content, development, sample activities, and effective teaching methods for integrating gender and rights into a sexuality and HIV curriculum for young people aged 15 or older in or out of schools. To ensure the resource is globally relevant, guidelines are provided for educators and policymakers to adapt the materials to one’s local environment with a broad range of populations.
What do we know about the benefits to men and women when gender equality is a critical and prioritized component of school based curriculums? This article reviews such positive outcomes by assessing the impact of structured, participatory and conscious raising education programs that promoted gender equality in school settings in Brazil, the Balkans, and India.