Workplace Violence and Gender Discrimination in Rwanda's Health Workforce: Increasing Safety and Gender Equality

This article in Human Resources for Health draws on research conducted during the Capacity Project, the predecessor to CapacityPlus.

Workplace violence has been documented in all sectors, but female-dominated sectors such as health and social services are at particular risk. This article reexamines a set of study findings that directly relate to the influence of gender on workplace violence, synthesizes these findings with other research from Rwanda, and examines the subsequent impact of the study on Rwanda’s policy environment.

Repositioning Family Planning: Rwanda’s No-Scalpel Vasectomy Program

Discusses the Capacity Project's work to expand family planning services, and provides recommendations for future implementation.

The Impact of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Strengthening

Provides an overview of results from a qualitative evaluation study of the Capacity Project’s HRIS strengthening in Swaziland, Uganda, and Rwanda, and draws on results from a regional workshop on data-driven decision-making in Tanzania.

Applying the Learning for Performance Approach

Discusses the Capacity Project’s participation in the development of LFP-informed learning interventions.

Addressing Gender Inequality in Human Resources for Health

Reviews how the Capacity Project addressed gender discrimination and inequality in HRH through its institutional mechanisms, approaches, and tools as well as in country-level implementation.

Knowledge Management and Human Resources for Health: Using Quality Information to Make Better Decisions

Illustrates the Capacity Project’s approach to integrating knowledge management into HRH strengthening activities and provides recommendations for future initiatives.

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