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    HIV/ AIDS and women: a module for women's self help groups

    Gender and HIV/AIDS Web Portal, UNIFEM, 2006
    This toolkit aims to enable women to explore the issues of HIV/AIDS from the standpoint of personal experiences and to encourage the ownership of the process of engaging with factors which increase their vulnerability to HIV, thereby enhancing the community’s willingness to cope.
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    How to end child marriage: action strategies for prevention and protection

    International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2007
    Girls who marry as children (younger than 18 years of age) are often more susceptible to the health risks associated with early sexual initiation and childbearing, including HIV and obstetric fistula. Lacking status and power, these girls are often subjected to domestic violence, sexual abuse and social isolation.
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    Gender in local government: a sourcebook for trainers

    United Nations Human Settlements Programme, 2008
    Women and girls make up the majority of the population in most countries, therefore, it can be argued that local democracy, inclusiveness and sustainability can only be achieved when this share of the population has an equal say in the way that cities and municipalities are organized and managed.
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    CEDAW benchbook framework

    United Nations [UN] Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, 2008
    The Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) was ratified by the Philippines in 1981. This benchbook seeks to contribute to the clarification of how jurisprudence has helped in the realisation of women’s human rights and how it can further so do, using State obligations under the CEDAW as the standard.
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    Sakhi Saheli – promoting gender equity and empowering young women: a training manual

    Population Council, 2008
    Women’s heightened vulnerability to HIV is influenced by some of the major inequalities between women and men in various aspects of living.
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    Gender and security sector reform toolkit

    United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women, 2008
    Security sector reform (SSR) opens a window of opportunity to transform security policies, institutions and programmes by integrating gender issues. The Gender and Security Sector Reform Toolkit is an initial response to the need for more information and analysis on gender and SSR processes.
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    UNHCR handbook for the protection of women and girls

    United Nations [UN] High Commission for Refugees, 2008
    Today, women and girls everywhere still face greater obstacles claiming and enjoying their rights than do men and boys. Displacement generally exacerbates these inequalities, as does a tendency to focus on human rights abuses in public, rather than private, spheres. Gender inequality is at the heart of sexual and gender-based violence.
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    Picture our lives: gender and images in southern Africa

    Gender Links, Johannesburg, 2004
    How can images be used to challenge gender stereotypes in southern Afirca? This manual aims to provide an insight into gender and photojournalism in Southern Africa. Developed by experts and practitioners in the field and targeted at trainers, the manual contains fifty handouts and a number of exercises, and case examples. Key points highlighted by the manual include: 
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    Yaari Dosti: young men redefine masculinity, a training manual

    Population Council, 2006
    Increasing recognition of the influence of norms supporting inequitable gender relations on HIV/STI risk and partner violence has led to the development of innovative programmes aimed at reducing this. This manual is adapted from once such programme, “Program H: Working with Young Men Series”, developed in Brazil by Instituto PROMUNDO.
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    ILO Participatory Gender Audit

    International Labour Organization, 2007
    A Participatory Gender Audit is a tool and a process, based on participatory approaches, which assesses whether internal practices and systems for gender mainstreaming are effective and whether they are being followed. Participatory gender audits are used at an individual, team and organisational level to promote learning on how to integrate gender concerns throughout an institution.