Women and Gender Resources

A list of free guides, how-to tools and other resources on Women and Gender for NGOs and development professionals.

A Free Handbook for Parliamentarians: Advancing the Human Rights and Inclusion of LGBTI People

Advancing the Human Rights and Inclusion of LGBTI People: A Handbook for Parliamentarians has been jointly produced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA). This Handbook sets out relevant human rights frameworks and highlights the role of parliamentarians in implementing Agenda 2030, to ensure no one, including LGBTI people,… [Read More]

A Free Handbook on Monitoring and Reporting Homophobic and Transphobic Incidents

The aim of this publication is to contribute to increased and better reporting of homophobic and transphobic incidents by providing tools and a methodology to document and report violence motivated by hatred against LGBT people in a systematic and factual manner. This publication is designed for LGBT and human rights organisations who intend to monitor… [Read More]

A Free Justice Learning in Transition, A Grassroots Toolkit

The Toolkit aims to empower, equip and encourage people to examine the local practicalities of transition in a social justice conversation. The Political Settlements Research Programme (PSRP) is centrally concerned with how political settlements can be made both more stable, and more inclusive of those affected by them beyond political elites. In particular, the programme… [Read More]

A Free Gender Strategy Toolkit

This toolkit has been developed to help organizations leverage the value of the benchmark data in a strategic, structured and sustainable way. The toolkit also provides guidance for those organizations aiming to adopt best practice or become WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE). Aims of the toolkit Identify the on-ramp points to the… [Read More]

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A Free Toolkit for Health Care Providers in India: Reducing HIV Stigma and Gender-Based Violence

This toolkit was developed as the major output of the Reducing Stigma and Violence Toolkit for Health (SVTH) project. This project was jointly organized by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Bhoruka Public Welfare Trust (BPWT), and funded by the Levi Strauss Foundation. This project built on two training manuals developed through… [Read More]

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A Free Toolkit for Civil Society Organizations in Myanmar: Advocate Together

This toolkit is designed to offer a comprehensive set of advocacy strategies and tools for advocates in Myanmar. Advocates can be individuals, communities, civil society organizations, or any other institution advocating for democratic and participatory development in Myanmar. The toolkit is aimed to serve above all local and regional civil society organizations based in Myanmar’s… [Read More]

A Free Handbook on Legislative Reform: Realising Children’s Rights

This Handbook aims to support the effective implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), and advance gender equality by influencing the adoption of legislative measures, social policies and institutional changes that promote gender equality and results… [Read More]

A Free Tool for Strengthening Civil Society Organizations and Government Partnerships to Scale Up Approaches

This tool is a living document that provides guidance on good partnership practices that promote strong relationships between civil society organizations and government representatives on engaging men and boys in gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). Its goal is to strengthen these partnerships in order to enable the scale up and/or… [Read More]