Acronyms

ACORD
Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development
ADB
Asian Development Bank
ADF
Africa Development Fund
AfDB
African Development Bank
AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AusAID
Australian Agency for International Development
BASICS/USAID
Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival/
United States Agency for International Development
BCC
Behavior Change and Communication
BMZ
Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung
CCJS
Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics
CDC
Department of Health and Human Services Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention
CEDPA
Centre for Development and Population Activities
CH
Child Health
CIDA
Canadian International Development Agency
CSIS
Center for Strategic and International Studies
DFID
Department for International Development, Government of the United Kingdom
DHS
Demographic and Health Surveys Program (of MEASURE)
EGAT
Economic Growth and Trade department of the
United States Agency for International Development
FAMEDEV
Inter African Network for Women, Media, Gender Equity and Development
FAO
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FBFI
Food Basket Foundation International
FBI
United States Federal Bureau of Investigation
FGM/C
Female Gentia Mutilation/Cutting
FHI
Family Health International
FP
Family Planning
FRONTIERS
Frontiers in Reproductive Health
GADE
Gender and Diversity
GBV
Gender-based Violence
GINA
Gender Informed Nutrition and Agriculture
GTZ
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit
HIV
HIV Human immunodeficiency virus
HOM
Humanist Committee on Human Rights
IASC
Inter-agency Standing Committee
IDRC
International Devleopment Research Center
IDS
International Development Studies
IGWG
Interagence Gender Working Group
IGWG
Interagency Gender Working Group
ILO
International Labour Organization
IMCI
Integrated Management of Childhood Infections
INF
International Nutrition Fund
InterCambios
Inter-American Alliance for the Prevention of Gender-based Violence
IPPF
International Planned Parenthood Federation
IPPF/WHR
International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region
IRC
International Water and Sanitation Centre
JICA
Japan International Cooperation Agency
JSI
John Snow Inc
KHANA
Khmer HIV/AIDS NGO Alliance
KIT
Royal Tropical Institute
LGBT
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People
M/E
Monitoring and Evaluation
MARPs
Most At Risk Populations
MCC
Millennium Challenge Corporation
MNH
Maternal Health
MRC
South African Medical Research Council
MSCI
Maragaret Sanger Center International
NHMP
National Homicide Monitoring Program
OCHA
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
OSA
Oficina de Seguimiento y Asesoria en Proyectos
OSI
Open Society Institute
PAHO
Pan American Health Organization
PATH
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health
PEPFAR
United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
PHE
Population, Health, and Environment
PRB
Population Reference Bureau
R4D
Research for Development
RHRC
Reproductive Health Response in Conflict
SAfAIDS
Southern Africa Aids Information Dissemination Service
SDC
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
SHR
Supplemental Homicide Report
SIDA
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
SRH
Sexual and Reproductive Health
UN/ISDR
United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
UNAIDS
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
UNDP
United Nations Development Programme
UNFPA
United Nations Population Fund
UN-HABITAT
United Nations Human Settlements Programme
UNHCR
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
UNICEF
United Nations Children's Fund
UNIFEM
United Nations Development Fund for Women
UNRISD
United Nations Research Insitute for Social Development
USAID
United States Agency for International Development
USAID AIDSTAR-one
United States Agency for International Development
AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources
VAW
Violence Against Women
WACC
Women's Program of the World Association for Christian Communication
WFP
World Food Programme
WHO
World Health Organization
WHO/WPRO
World Health Organization, Western Pacific Region
WID
Women In Development
YWCA
Young Women's Christian Association