Leveraging donors' commitment to gender equality in a time of change and austerity

The Global Coalition on Women and AIDS Donor Brief, 2012; Dialogue with development partners Download publication

A brief on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, giving a review of the donor's response to the vulnerabilities of women and girls to HIV.

'The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Leveraging the commitment to gender equality in a time of change and austerity' is published by the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS (GCWA). It provides valuable insight into the status of gender issues within a complex donor organization. The brief is designed for advocates, practitioners and researchers working to leverage the Global Fund’s commitment to empower women and girls and encourage the inclusion of gender equality in their grant portfolios.

The publication includes:

  • An overview of the mandate and set-up of the Global Fund
  • A review of the Global Fund’s response to the vulnerabilities of women and girls to HIV
  • A discussion of the Global Fund reform process and agreed changes to available funding
  • Information on the current transitional funding mechanism
  • Details of the Secretariat’s response to the evaluation of the Gender Equality Strategy within the context of its Consolidated Transformational Plan
  • Recommendations on possible options for continued and expanded funding for women, girls, gender equality and HIV

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