Advancing Women’s Leadership and Advocacy for AIDS Action is a four-year, Ford Foundation-funded initiative designed to equip and empower a cadre of women from around the world with the knowledge and skills to strengthen and lead the global response to AIDS. This manual presents a scaled-down adaptation of the training curriculum used in the project’s workshops.

This brief publication highlights why Equality Means Business, providing context for the "Women Empowerment Principles" initiative and outlining each of the Principles in more detail. Additionally, it highlights current business practices that advance the WEPs and companies’ goals, summarizes reporting tips to help any business get started on the path, provides facts and figures and defines gender terms.

The training provided in this guide focuses on child-centered and life-skills education, girl-child and gender sensitivity, science education, and food security. Developing food security skills and science literacy is important for all children, no matter their household circumstances or future vocation.

This article explains that the task of finding water consumes so much time that a girl or woman often has little to no time to finish their education, focus on domestic duties and find other job opportunities.

This booklet guides experts in designing, implementing and monitoring livestock projects and programmes in a gender sensitive way. It identifies the main challenges faced by smallholder farmers, especially women, in small livestock management (particularly poultry and small ruminants) and in dairy farming.

In May 2015, Volunteers at Peace Corps/Swaziland organized the country's first-ever boys empowerment camp: Camp BRO (Boys Reaching Out). This resource provides the schedule that was used by Peace Corps/Swaziland when it hosted its 2015 Camp BRO.

This guidance document is designed for all Peace Corps Volunteers and staff and provides specific guidance around reporting activities under the Gender Equality/Let Girls Learn Cross-Sector Programming Priority (GenEq/LGL CSPP).

This how-to video for Peace Corps staff and Volunteers demonstrates how to report Gender activities under the current 2017 GenEq/LGL CSPP (Gender Equality/Let Girls Learn Cross-Sector Programming Priority).

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There are eight booklets in the Gender and Development Training manual. They provide the background and development of the project; training designs for various participants; session plans and handouts; and insights from the field. They are organized so that only the booklets needed can be taken out for any particular purpose. Each booklet is short enough to make copying of pages manageable. The booklets are numbered so that they can be returned for future use.

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