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USAID Toolkit for Integrating GBV Prevention and Response into Economic Growth Projects

Published on February 08, 2016

USAID_GBV.JPGThe Toolkit for Integrating Gender-based Violence Prevention and Response into Economic Growth and Trade Projects was prepared by Development and Training Services, Inc. (dTS) and is published by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It offers background and practical guidance to USAID staff on how to address gender-based violence (GBV) in economic growth and trade (hereafter “economic growth”) projects across the program cycle. The Toolkit covers four overarching themes: 1. How and why economic growth projects can play a critical role in addressing GBV 2. How GBV can affect and undermine the outcomes of economic growth projects 3. Different contexts to consider when integrating GBV prevention and response into economic growth projects 4. Practical ideas and strategies for integrating GBV prevention and response into economic growth projects.