Strengthening Gender Programming in PEPFAR: Best Practices, Program Models and Resources

October 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa- This technical exchange brought together Gender Focal Points from PEPFAR country teams and headquarters to provide a technical update on gender and HIV within the context of PEPFAR, and share implementation successes and challenges from a variety of country settings. The exchange provided a forum for fostering collaboration across countries, sharing resources, identifying ongoing needs, and addressing long-term planning. Presentations included an update on progress to date, gender integration, gender and monitoring and evaluation, and panel discussions sharing country experiences.

Presentations from and a summary report of the technical exchange are available for download below.

PDF View the Summary Report (PDF, 3.2 MB)

Presentation Videos

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby's opening & welcoming remarks to participants of the Technical Consultation

  • U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby's opening & welcoming remarks to participants of the Technical Consultation

Presentations

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

PEPFAR Gender Technical Meeting Welcome & Overview
(PDF, 1.09 MB)

Presented by Lilly Bertz, OGAC,
Sasha Mital, CDC, and
Diana Prieto, USAID

Gender, HIV/AIDS and Monitoring and Evaluation
(PDF, 420 KB)

Presented by Karen Kun, CDC, and Monique Widyono, USAID

Gender-based Violence and the Links to HIV
(PDF, 822 KB)

Presented by Nduku Kilonzo, LVCT, Care and Treatment

The Top Five Things You Need to Know about Gender in PEPFAR
(PDF, 178 KB)

Presented by Gender Technical Working Group Co-chairs

 

What Does 'Gender' Have to Do With Key Populations? An Overview
(PDF, 151 KB)

Presented by Sasha Mital, CDC

Gender Integration: What, Why, and How?
(PDF, 82 KB)

Presented by Amelia Peltz, USAID, and Jessie Gleckel, CDC

 

Mozambique:
Community Involvement in GBV Prevention, Care and Treatment-
Reflections on Work to Date and
Opportunities as We Move Forward

(PDF, 1.9 MB)

Presented by Mary Ellen Duke, USAID

 

Gender Considerations: Gay Men, Other MSM and Transgender Individuals
(PDF, 1.6 MB)

Presented by Kent Klindera, amfAR

 

 

Gender Integration: CDC-Uganda
(PDF, 2 MB)

Presented by Rose Apondi, CDC

 

 

Ukraine: HIV Prevention among Female
Injecting Drug Users

(PDF, 518 KB)

Presented by Sandra Bird, USAID

 

 

Ghana: Gender Challenge Fund Activities
(PDF, 4.2 MB)

Presented by Peter Wondergem, USAID

 

 

Gender and HIV Prevention in the Mozambican Armed Forces
(PDF, 804 KB)

Presented by Antonio Langa, Department of Defense

 

 

Integrating Gender into Military HIV Programs
(PDF, 324 KB)

Presented by Olivier Kalombo, USG

 

 

VMMC: More to the Matter than Men
(PDF, 1.3 MB)

Presented by Daniel Rutz, CDC

 

 

Using Communication for Social Change: Soul City's Work to Promote Male Circumcision and Improve Demand Among Men
(PDF, 948 KB)

Presented by Lebo Ramafoko, Soul City

 

 

South Africa: Medical Male Circumcision Campaign
(PDF, 948 KB)

Presented by Bafana Khumalo, Sonke Gender Justice Network

 

 

Structural Interventions: A Quick Overview
(PDF, 370 KB)

Presented by Amelia Peltz and Britt Herstad, USAID

 

 

Swaziland: WORTH-An Approach to Gender and Economic Empowerment for HIV Prevention Targeting Women
(PDF, 1.6 MB)

Presented by Choice Mafuka, Pact

 

 

Engaging Men and Boys to Transform
Gender Norms

(PDF, 1.4 MB)

Presented by Bafana Khumalo, Sonke Gender Justice Network

 

 

The Health Policy Project: Addressing HIV-related Stigma, Discrimination, Gender Norms and Gender-based Violence in Jamaica
(PDF, 1 MB)

Presented by Jennifer Knight-Johnson, USAID

 

 

Gender Considerations in PMTCT Option B+
(PDF, 1.6 MB)

Presented by Esther Machakaire, CDC

 

 

Promoting Male Involvement in PMTCT: The Pathfinder Botswana Experience
(PDF, 2 MB)

Presented by Esther Machakaire, CDC