Center on Gender Equity and Health UCSD

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We are dedicated to building awareness, research and action on the equitable treatment of women and girls as a means of improving the health of populations globally. Vision: We envision a world in which gender inequities and gender based violence are eliminated, no longer posing a major threat to the health and full social and economic development of women and girls across the globe. In such a wor

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09/23/2023

Many congratulations 🎉 to the Agency for All Project consortium, led by our team at GEH, for receiving the 2023 Marge Horn Award!

It is truly wonderful to see the team recognized in this way by USAID - US Agency for International Development, especially as they work hard to prioiritize locally-led development and research.

We're looking forward to the seeing what comes from this complex and meaningful work as the project moves forward!

➡️ Read more about the award: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/celebration-our-partnerships-agency-all-honored/?trackingId=57%2Bc2PyuSaCfsQZTbfaJfg%3D%3D&fbclid=IwAR3bXxc19MlkvYLVP37L12Mq8doOJK0AUuNdNAYHOJOFSPUyaE0bTjZu3zc

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We're SO honored to share that the full Agency for All Consortium—80+ people working across 13 organizations—received the 🌟 2023 USAID Marge Horn Award🌟 for stand-out implementation science , and global innovators and practitioners advancing the field of .

HUGE THANKS to our partners and our team at USAID - US Agency for International Development, without whom none of our unprecedented progress over the past year would be possible.

Read more about the award via this LinkedIn Article: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/celebration-our-partnerships-agency-all-honored?trackingId=57%2Bc2PyuSaCfsQZTbfaJfg%3D%3D&lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_detail_base%3Bl8EQlSTsRN6to9OjgRzq0A%3D%3D



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02/02/2023

We're celebrating! 🎉

As one of The LEGO Foundation's few Winners, the Impact & Innovation Development Centre--alongside the Center on Gender Equity and Health, Somero Uganda, The Bantwana Initiative, FAWE Uganda, and All Nations Child Development Centre--is excited to share more about REAL .

REAL Fathers stands for Responsible, Engaged and Loving Fathers. It's a positive program where mentors coach parents--with special focus on fathers--in play and . We've seen first-hand how this program helps children in grow up healthier and happier.

Our plan: To work in partnership to adapt REAL Fathers across local cultures, train more community-based mentors, and help local governments to track impact.

Watch this video to learn more and help us share the good news about this work! 👇

Photos from Center on Gender Equity and Health UCSD's post 09/22/2022

Here is *most* of our dynamic GEH team last night at Sexual Violence Research Initiative’s —gathering to celebrate our work to end violence against women & children alongside hundreds of other researchers, practitioners, policymakers and activists.

We’ve shared so much of our research in the past few days, and we’re not done yet!

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09/21/2022

GEH gathering at Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum 2022.

09/20/2022

Mark your calendars! 📆 TOMORROW 9/21 at the Sexual Violence Research Initiative's , GEH's Dr. Jay Silverman, Dr. Erin Pearson, and many global experts will discuss the health sector response to violence against women, touching on the intersection between reproductive health and violence.

Thanks to our panelists from USAID - US Agency for International Development, Population Council, Mexfam A.C., Ipas Bangladesh! 🤝

We'd love for you to join us: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/addressing-reproductive-coercion-arches-side-event-at-svri-tickets-407145983597

09/19/2022

🗣Why is understanding so important for violence prevention + response? This Friday, Center on Gender Equity and Health UCSD (GEH) will be joining our Agency for All Project partners for breakfast at to talk about priority research questions around this issue and more.

Space is limited, but it's not too late to register to join GEH colleagues, USAID - US Agency for International Development, and other partners!

Register: https://bit.ly/AforAll_SVRI2022

👋 Where will you be at Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum this week?

It's not too late to register to join the Project Consortium for breakfast this Friday, September 23 (space is limited!). Together, we'll explore the concept of within violence prevention + response programming in different settings worldwide. 🙌

👉Register here: https://bit.ly/AforAll_SVRI2022

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Our Consortium: USAID - US Agency for International Development, Center on Gender Equity and Health UCSD, Centre for Catalyzing Change - C3, Evihdaf, Makerere University, Matchboxology, Sambodhi Research & Communications Pvt. Ltd., Well Told Story, Wits - University of the Witwatersrand, CORE Group, IPPF, Equimundo, Save the Children US, Global

09/19/2022

At the Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum 2022 this week? Don't miss us!

We're partnering with the The Womanity Foundation to co-host a breakfast session on Thursday 09/22 called “South to South Equitable Partnerships for Program Adaptation." Join us to talk about how to to prevent violence against women & girls. 🙌

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/south-to-south-equitable-partnerships-for-program-adaptation-tickets-388702719297

The is the largest global conference focused on violence against women (VAW) and violence against children (VAC). More than 900 researchers, funders, practitioners, policymakers, activists and survivors will connect, learn and share about the newest innovations for prevention--and responding to--gender-based violence in low-and middle-income countries.

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We are kicking off a strategic review of the field-building platform for gender equality and empowerment measurement and gender data we maintain called EMERGE.

As the first step in this process, we invite you to tell us about your experience with EMERGE by completing a quick eight-question survey. We deeply appreciate you and your contributions to this process–thank you!

Take the survey here: https://buff.ly/3HW87Xf

Mental Health Outcomes in Transgender and Nonbinary Youths Receiving Gender-Affirming Care 03/10/2022

There is a disproportionate burden on transgender and nonbinary youths’ mental health due to stigma and lack of social support. Take a look at this paper with to learn more about mental health and gender-affirming care via JAMA Network Open

Mental Health Outcomes in Transgender and Nonbinary Youths Receiving Gender-Affirming Care This cohort study investigates whether gender-affirming care is associated with decreased depression, anxiety, and suicidality among transgender and nonbinary youths.

02/28/2022

and lockdowns have increased individuals’ risk for mental distress, , and alcohol use. This recent study explores the impact of on women in Wakiso District, Uganda. Linked here:

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Gender Equity and Girls’ Health 02/27/2022

Interested in being featured in Special Issue of Adolescents? This Special Issue “focuses on the ways in which gender inequities affect health and well-being among female adolescents.” More information here:

Gender Equity and Girls’ Health Special Issue in journal Adolescents: Gender Equity and Girls’ Health

Help seeking behavior by women experiencing intimate partner violence in india: A machine learning approach to identifying risk factors 02/25/2022

Community programs are pivotal tools for reaching out to women trapped in abusive relationships. Take a look at our research with & to learn more about reducing in India. via

Help seeking behavior by women experiencing intimate partner violence in india: A machine learning approach to identifying risk factors Background Despite the low prevalence of help-seeking behavior among victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) in India, quantitative evidence on risk factors, is limited. We use a previously validated exploratory approach, to examine correlates of help-seeking from anyone (e.g. family, friends, po...

CSW66 Side Events 02/24/2022

The side event schedule is now live! We are so excited to participate in the commission and discuss critical issues. Explore the program here:

CSW66 Side Events The programme of side events or activities organized outside the formal programme of the session of the Commission, provides an excellent opportunity for Member States, UN entities and NGOs to discuss themes of the Commission and other critical gender equality issues.

112090 - Research Project Manager 10/12/2021

GEH is hiring! Interested in joining a dynamic, fast paced work environment? GEH is currently recruiting a Research Project Manager and Research Project Coordinator. For more details and to apply please click on the link.

https://employment.ucsd.edu/112090-research-project-manager/job/17812322

https://employment.ucsd.edu/112019-research-project-coordinator/job/17778028

112090 - Research Project Manager Apply for 112090 - Research Project Manager position at UC San Diego in on https://employment.ucsd.edu/

Timeline photos 05/24/2021

Just launched! The Social Norms Atlas presents the work of the Learning Collaborative’s sector-specific Atlas Working Groups. Each sector conducted a participatory process of brainstorming, drafting, and refining sector content:
https://buff.ly/34d15Mn

#MyBodyIsMyOwn: What is Bodily Autonomy? 04/28/2021

Don’t forget to RSVP to U.S. Virtual Launch: 2021 UNFPA State of World Population Report on Thu, April 29th from 9:00 to 10:30 AM ET, featuring GEH’s Dr. Jay Silverman! Learn more about Bodily Autonomy:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdFz6FiZ2bs

#MyBodyIsMyOwn: What is Bodily Autonomy? Around the world, only 55% of girls and women are able to make their own decisions about their bodily autonomy. But, what exactly is bodily autonomy and why ...

Resources – EMERGE 04/27/2021

Please read our new report “A Conceptual Framework for Measuring Empowerment” on our resource page! https://buff.ly/3dYyFva

Resources – EMERGE Measurement Guidelines Report 1 What is Measurement and How Do We Quantitatively Measure Gender Equality and Empowerment?

04/26/2021

UNFPA is launching their groundbreaking 2021 State of World Population Report “My Body is My Own: Claiming the right to autonomy and self-determination" this Thursday, April 29th from 9:00 to 10:30 AM ET. GEH’s very own Dr. Jay Silverman will be a featured panelist in this forum. Don’t forget to RSVP! Invitation to Launch - https://bit.ly/3aEuvqm 2021 State of World Population Report - https://bit.ly/3euJGnm

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Timeline photos 03/09/2021

Today, and every day, we celebrate all women, in all their diversity. Happy ! UN Women

Timeline photos 03/09/2021

Around the world, some of the most efficient responses have been led by women. On , join us in speaking up for more women leaders in governments. UN Women

Timeline photos 03/08/2021

Sia Kukaewkasem is one of the activists changing the world and building a better future.
She supports migrant women and survivors of domestic violence through education programs and community empowerment.
This is her story: https://buff.ly/30ipe2i

Timeline photos 03/08/2021

Rosalina gets to work every day to find the truth & to demand justice.
She is , because she never gives up on her search for peace and dignity for indigenous women who were r***d, and who lost their families.
Her story: https://buff.ly/3eh7fRW

Timeline photos 03/08/2021

For UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka's full statement for International Women's Day - https://buff.ly/30mMzQo
UN Women

Generation Equality Rising 03/08/2021

Around the world, millions stand on the right side of history. This is . On , meet the changemakers who are fighting for an equal future:

Generation Equality Rising Meet the activists fighting for gender equality.

Timeline photos 03/08/2021

Happy ! If you haven’t already, today is the day to make a commitment to women everywhere to stand up for human rights and join the fight for an equal future. Where will you stand?

Claiming women’s space in leadership 03/08/2021

More women in leadership = Better tomorrow�From politics to business, to sports and science, check out how you can claim your space as a leader on . It’s your right!

Claiming women’s space in leadership Celebrate women’s leadership in all its forms, and calling for women and feminists across the world to claim their space in leadership

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