Beyond Access:Toolkit for Integrating Gender-based Violence Prevention and Response into Education Projects
This toolkit is organized into five parts. Each part can stand alone or serve as part of a whole, if one wishes to read from “beginning to end.” The interactive format (described above) allows the reader to “jump” to the Part of the toolkit that is most useful at any given time.
- Part 1: Introduction provides the Purpose of this guide, and the background for why it was developed.
- Part 2: GBV and the USAID Education Strategy provides the United States government definition of GBV, USAID’s definition of school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) , explanation for why integrating GBV prevention and response improves education outcomes, and the evidence on the prevalence of GBV in the education sector.
- Part 3: Integrating GBV Prevention and Response into Education Projects provides guiding principlesto ensure the well-being of those at risk for, and survivors of, GBV, and illustrative GBV prevention and response activities by the USAID Education Strategy Goal 1: Reading Skills, Goal 2: Tertiary and Workforce Development, and Goal 3: Access to Education in Crisis and Conflict.
- Part 4: Measuring GBV Results in Education provides guidance on how to integrate GBV prevention and response throughout the USAID Program Cycle to be able to monitor, evaluate, learn, and adapt education projects and activities accordingly, and it includes illustrative indicators for measuring GBV prevention and response for each of the USAID Education Strategy goals.
- Part 5: Conclusion and Resources includes a glossary of terms, a summary of USAID’s experience in
integrating GBV response into the education sector, and references.