The following serves as an orientation to summarize the most important aspects of a best practice. We suggest that you identify the graphics, maps and/or photographs that will be included before beginning the application.
El siguiente formato constituye una guía de orientación para resumir los aspectos más importantes de una buena práctica. Se sugiere identificar de antemano los gráficos, mapas y/o las fotografías que puedan usarse en el documento.
(Brazil 2010) Program H and Program M: Engaging Young Men and Empowering Young Women to Promote Gender Equity and Health
Best Practice winner for 2010.
Program H and Program M were developed to engage youth in critical reflections on gender and help
them build skills to act in more empowered and equitable ways. The complementary interventions use
educational workshops, community outreach strategies and a multi-media campaign to empower young
women to feel a sense of agency and control over their lives and to sensitize young men to some of the
harmful ways they are socialized and introduces ways to take on more gender-equitable attitudes and
Best Practice Winner at the 2009 contest.
(Bolivia 2008) Building Bridges between the Community and the Health Services with a Gender and Intercultural Approach
Best practices in gender, ethnicity and health: building bridges between the community and the health services with a gender and intercultural approach . Washington, DC: PAHO, 2008
Best Practice 2009 - Empowering families to face domestic violence, Brazil
Gender Mainstreaming in Priority Health Programs: The Case of the Diabetes Mellitus Prevention and Control Program in Mexico.
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