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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Published research
    Evaluation of a male engagement intervention to transform gender norms and improve family planning and HIV service uptake in Kabale, Uganda
    Evaluating men’s understanding of family planning and gender norms in Uganda revealed that, overall, the intervention did not achieve programmatically meaningful changes in gender attitudes among men, but it did show some improvements in men’s health-seeking behaviors. The authors suggest that future interventions require higher peer educator qualifications, longer intervention duration and more frequent supervision.
  • Publication
    Each newsletter features activities of the project in Papua New Guinea, including profile pieces, meetings, impacts and site visits from funders and stakeholders.
  • Published research
    HIV treatment cascade among female entertainment and sex workers in Cambodia: Impact of amphetamine use and an HIV prevention program
    This study examines the continuum-of-care outcomes among HIV-positive, female, entertainment sex workers in Cambodia. While most women were successfully linked to HIV care, the authors found that retention and viral suppression were low. The authors suggest that tailored existing HIV/AIDS prevention programs that target the broader population of HIV-positive, female, entertainment sex workers, as well as interventions to reduce amphetamine-type stimulant use, could optimize the health benefits of HIV treatment.
  • Tools
    This toolkit includes resources to conduct and use landscape assessments of gender and information and communication technology (ICT), providing implementing partners currently operating and planning on-the-ground programming with practical, well-...
  • Published research
    Mentoring interventions and the impact of protective assets on the reproductive health of adolescent girls and young women
    This literature review examines mentoring programs for adolescent girls and young women and the potential for these programs to improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes. Group-based mentoring programs demonstrated the most promise, and successful interventions consisted of multiple components, including mentoring. Despite promising evidence, the authors suggest more research to better understand the relationship between reproductive health and access to social and economic resources and the impact of mentoring programs.
  • Published research
    HIV prevalence and factors associated with HIV infection among transgender women in Cambodia: Results from a national Integrated Biological and Behavioral Survey
    This study was the second national biological and behavioral survey among transgender women in Cambodia. The authors found that HIV prevalence among transgender women remains persistently high. To achieve the goal of eliminating HIV, they suggest that effective combination prevention strategies addressing the risk factors among transgender women be strengthened.