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  • Practice Area
    FHI 360 integrates a gender perspective into development programs to improve outcomes and increase equality among girls, boys, women and men.
  • Feature
    The DREAMS Innovation Challenge inspires one young woman in Malawi to pursue her education and dream about a future as an engineer.
  • Publication
    Each newsletter features activities of the project in Papua New Guinea, including profile pieces, meetings, impacts and site visits from funders and stakeholders.
  • Video
    In this video, Ena’am, a participant in the USAID Jordan Local Enterprise Support (LENS) project, describes her journey to economic empowerment as the first female restaurant owner in Talifa, Jordan. Already a restaurant owner when she learned...
  • Feature
    Beatrice, a young woman from Gulu in northern Uganda, obtained critical health and financial information through the USAID YouthPower Action mentoring program, Anyaka Makwiri.
  • Published research
    Men’s perspectives on women’s empowerment and intimate partner violence in rural Bangladesh
    Intimate partner violence may increase as women in patriarchal societies become empowered and challenge prevailing gender norms. This study explored men’s evolving views of women, gender norms and justifications for partner violence in the context of transitioning gender norms. The findings suggest that men’s growing acceptance of egalitarian gender norms and their self-reported decreased engagement in intimate partner violence are driven largely by their desire to improve their economic status and their fear of negative consequences to partner violence.
  • Tools
    This job aid contains guidance for health care providers to counsel family planning clients on bleeding changes associated with the use of hormonal contraception and the copper intrauterine device (IUD).
  • Feature
    Fifteen students who participated in FHI 360’s Four Pillars PLUS project in Nigeria and successfully completed secondary school recently had a unique opportunity to develop new skills and innovative ideas.
  • Published research
    Indicators of young women’s modern contraceptive use in Burkina Faso and Mali from Demographic and Health Survey data
    This paper presents an exploratory analysis of modern contraceptive use in Burkina Faso and Mali using recent Demographic and Health Survey data. Based on these findings, local governments and development organizations should focus on women’s empowerment and include male partners to increase modern contraceptive use and curb fertility rates.
  • Video
    In this video, Andrea Bertone, Director of Gender at FHI 360, explains our positive girl development approach to addressing the unique needs of adolescent girls.