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Improving RMNCAH-N Outcomes by Advancing Gender Equality: GFF Brief for Operationalizing Measurement

Brief/Fact Sheet

Dec 11,2020

The aim of this brief: This brief aims to provide operational recommendations for country-driven actions for increased measurement on the contribution of gender equality to improved Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child, Adolescent Health and Nutrition (RMNCAH-N) outcomes for priority populations across the country investment cases and support the operationalization the GFF Roadmap for Advancing Gender Equality.

Who this brief is for: The primary audience for this brief is the GFF country platforms, Liaison Officers and Secretariat Focal Points who are involved in operations, including the support teams for the investment case’s results and monitoring frameworks. This brief may also be useful to a broader scope of partners working on the interlinkages between gender equality and RMCNAH-N.

What is included in this brief: This brief provides the context for the importance on how and why to measure gender equality in the GFF process. It suggests an operational framework with a strong focus on data and results monitoring to complement the GFF’s Roadmap for Advancing Gender Equality and its six action areas. The brief does not seek to be exhaustive brief but to provide initial contributions for deeper country reflections and dialogue. The annex offers suggestions for additional definitions tools and resources to help implement concrete actions for measurement of gender equality and RMNCAH-N in country investment cases.