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Description: A toolkit to assess the readiness of service providers, service facilities, the community and the policy environment to respond to gender-based violence (GBV) at antenatal care/prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (ANC/PMTCT) service sites and in the community. Each file is a downloadable MS Word document, in English or French, that can be customized for the user’s location.
The Overview describes the background and organization of the following eight tools.
Interview with Policy and Legal Stakeholders and Document Review Form (Annex 1, Tool #1)
Describing the status of GBV policy, strategy and laws in Rwanda; the integration of GBV into decentralization and health policies and strategies; the plans for dissemination of existing or future GBV policies and strategies; as well as the client-friendliness of laws and policies.
Interview Guide for Focus Group with ANC/PMTCT Clients (Annex 1, Tool #2)
Exploring clients’ perceptions of their needs, the options available to those who have experienced violence and the role of health service providers in helping victims of GBV.
Interview Guide for Focus Group with PMTCT Service Providers (Annex 1, Tool #3)
Exploring service providers’ perceptions of their readiness to offer GBV-related services and what is needed to respond to GBV in the service setting.
Questionnaire on Providers’ Knowledge and Attitudes Related to GBV (Annex 1, Tool #4)
Clinic Record Review Form to Assess Providers’ GBV Practice (Annex 1, Tool #5)
Assessing health service providers’ knowledge, beliefs and practices related to GBV.
Inventory to Assess Facility Readiness to Manage Gender-Based Violence (Annex 1, Tool #6)
Assessing facility readiness to offer GBV services.
GBV Resource Scanning Guide (Annex 1, Tool #7)
Describing legal, economic, psychological and social services and assistance to victims of violence in the community and assessing potential for collaboration among them and with the health facility.
Interview Guide for Focus Group with Community Members (Annex 1, Tool #8)
loring community perceptions about GBV and the role of the individual, the health center and others in the community in addressing violence against women.
For more information about IntraHealth’s work in Rwanda, please see our Rwanda country page or our Twubakane Project page and HCSP Project page. More information on IntraHealth's Gender Equality work is available here.
This publication is made possible by the support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the responsibility of IntraHealth International and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.
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