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Verification list for the assessment of gender mainstreaming in health sector programs


  Analysis of gender differences  
  1. Balanced ratio of evaluators/tranlators.  
  2. Balanced ratio of population consulted regarding their health needs.  
  3. Collection and gender analyis of the following data:  
  • Mortality rates by cause and clinical mortality rates disaggregated by age and gender;
  • Households headed by women, men, boys, and girls;
  • Social structures, including authority/influence positions and roles of women and men;
  • Groups with specific needs by age and gender.
  Analysis of gender differences  
  1. Opening hours, staffing and location of health services ensure equal access for women and men.  
  2. Care and establishment strategies address needs equitably.  
  3. Percentage of establishments with basic infrastructure, equipment, supplies, medicines, space, and trained personnel for reproductive health care, including birthing and emergency obstetrics.  
  4. Percentage of establishments for confidential assistance to survivors of sexual violence.  
  5. Ratio of health workers and psychosocial care community workers, by gender and age.  
  1. Percentage of women, girls, boys and men with access to sanitation materials (including home disposal systems for women's sanitary products).  
  2. Percentage of women, girls, boy and men with access to drinking water.  
  3. Percentage of women, girls, boys and men with access to food assistance programs.  
  4. Percentage of centers providing confidential assistances to survivors of sexual violence.  
  5. Percentage of women, girls, boys and men with access to health care services.  
  1. Balanced proportion of women and men participating in the design, execution, monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian health interventions.  
  2. Balanced proportion in decision-making positions.  
  3. Balanced proportion of local women and men hired/deployed in the health sector.  
  4. Balanced proportion of international women and men hired/deployed in the health sector.  
  5. Women and men regularly participate in group activities and meetings.  
  Measures focused on gender analysis  
  1. Messages on HIV/AIDS are disseminated, particularly directed to men, active and recently discharged members of the armed forces/security forces, displaced populations and refugees.  
  2. Communication strategies are developed and applied, on specific health risks that affect women and men, as well as communication strategies focused on adolescents.  
  Training/strenghtening of workforce  
  1. Balance/proportion of community women and men trained to provide health services.  
  2. Balance/proportion of employment in the health sector for women and men that have been trained.  
  3. Measures to address gender-based violence.  
  4. 24-hour access to services related to sexual violence.  
  5. Personnel is aware of medical confidentiality and adheres to it.  
  6. Personned is trained in the clinical management of  rape situations.  
  7. Confidential mechanism to provide psychosocial and health services to rape survivors.  
  8. Information campaigns for men and women on the health risks of sexual violence in the comunity.  
  Surveillance and evaluation based on data by gender and age  
  1. Demographic data on mortality, mobidity and health services is collected and disseminated regurlarly, disaggregated by gender and age, and a gender analysis is applied.  
  2. Percentage of participatory assessment reports that address the needs equitably.  

3. Formal monitoring and participative assessment mechanisms that provide information on the effects of the humanitarian crisis on the health of women, girls, boys and men.

  Coordination of measures with all actors  
  1. Health sector agents in contact with agents from other sectors to coordinate gender situations.  
  2. The sector/cluster has an action plan to deal with gender situations.  


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