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Dr. Hardee has extensive experience with evidence-based gender programming, beginning under FHI’s Women’s Studies project in the 1990s.  She has been a longtime member of the Interagency Gender Working Group.

Dr. Hardee has assessed health programming from a gender lens and has conducted research in a number of countries.  She is working with the Ministry of Public Health in Afghanistan to write a National Gender Strategy for the country. 

Dr. Hardee is co-author of What Works:  Evidence for HIV and AIDS Interventions for Women and Girls ( a compilation of data from over 450 interventions in 90 countries, and Gender Perspectives Improve Reproductive Health Outcomes: New Evidence.

She has strategic plans and has co-developed curricula to integrate gender into HIV policies and programs.

Select publications:  Gender

Hersh, M, E Dunn-Georgiou, and K Hardee.  2010.  A Practical Guide for Integrating Gender into HIV Policies and Programs.  Training curricula developed for UNDP.  Washington, DC:  Population Action International.

Hardee, K.  2010.  Adding "Forced" Bachelors to "Missing" Girls: The Gendered Outcomes of China's Population Policy.  PAI blog post.  June 30.

Hardee, K.  2004.  The Intersection of Access, Quality of Care and Gender in Reproductive Health and STI/HIV Services:  Evidence from Kenya, India and Guatemala.  Washington, DC:  Interagency Gender Working Group and the Maximizing Access and Quality (MAQ) Initiative.

Hardee, K, et al.  1999.  “Family Planning, Work and Women’s Economic and Social Autonomy in Indonesia.”  Asia-Pacific Population Journal.  14(3):1-24.

​Hardee, K, Xie ZM and Gu BC.  1994. “Family Planning and Women's Lives in Rural China.” Intl Family Planning Perspectives.   30(2).

Key Gender Expertise

  • Gender assessment
  • Evidence-based gender programming
  • Evaluation of gender programming
  • Training on gender
  • Strategic communication on transformative gender programming