Work Around the Globe
MEASURES Gender Equality/Empowerment Meeting
An initial meeting was held on November 3rd, to bring together experts on gender equality and empowerment measures/indicators with scientific expertise regarding the science of the measures (validity, development history) and practical knowledge of what is working in the field, to identify novel and scientifically sound measures, identify gaps or frustrations with existing measures and build awareness across experts and fields regarding development of/promising measures to help push an agenda for their use, for cross-national understanding and monitoring of key issues. This meeting was held as part of our new Gates Foundation grant focused on gender equality and empowerment measures development in and for India. Please see our press release on this new study..."
March 2017 GEH Blog
Understanding Women and Girls’ Experiences of Reproductive Coercion, Intimate Partner Violence, and Unintended Pregnancy in Nairobi, Kenya
March 2, 2017
Dr. Silverman begins work with IPPF to adapt and evaluate the ARCHES intervention to reduce reproductive coercion, intimate partner violence, and related unintended pregnancy among family planning clinic users in Kenya. Read the full post...