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Preventing Violence, Promoting Peace: A Policy Toolkit for Preventing Interpersonal, Collective and Extremist Violence
June 5, 2017

Preventing Violence, Promoting Peace: A Policy Toolkit for Preventing ...

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"The findings of this report emphasise the importance of violence prevention for sustainable development and the importance of sustainable development in the prevention of violence." Developed to ...

Understanding Social Norms Underpinning Domestic Violence in India
June 8, 2017

Understanding Social Norms Underpinning Domestic Violence in India

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Technical Background Paper for Oxfam India's Campaign on Elimination of Violence ... Tuesday, August 23, 2016 "Though ...

Preventing Violence against Women in Elections: A Programming Guide
February 6, 2018

Preventing Violence against Women in Elections: A Programming Guide

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gender-based violence in many societies have kept violence against women in elections (VAWE) on the margins of ... prosperous and stable societies in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Yet violence against women ... their work in the ...

January 30, 2018

Rural governance in addressing violence

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addressing sexual violence against women and girls and how can the women collectives support and further this ... addressing sexual violence against women and girls and how can the women collectives support and further this ...

How can media and communication address violence against women and girls?
December 5, 2017

How can media and communication address violence against women and girls?

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transformative approach explicitly tackles social norms around gender discrimination, power and violence, as well ... social norms around gender equality, power and violence are adhered to by men and women and boys and ... useful? Take ...

Social Norms and Women's Risk of Intimate Partner Violence in Nepal
March 5, 2018

Social Norms and Women's Risk of Intimate Partner Violence in Nepal

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statistics on the prevalence, causes, and consequences of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women as a ... psychometric characteristics of a new measure of social norms, the Partner Violence Norms Scale (PVNS). ... wife beating (and the ...

Integrating Protection: An Integrated Approach to Gender-Based Violence and Child Protection - Key Findings from Mali, Niger and Pakistan [2016-2017]
January 23, 2018

Integrating Protection: An Integrated Approach to Gender-Based Violence and ...

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violence (GBV) and provide support to survivors. The efforts of IRW to end GBV focus on early and forced marriage (EFM), female genital cutting/mutilation (FGM/C), and domestic violence (DV) that overlap in the ... integrated approach ...

Sexual Violence and Impunity (SVI)
November 15, 2017

Sexual Violence and Impunity (SVI)

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"For countries in South Asia that have endured conflict, acknowledging the violence and ... sexual violence in the region remains taboo, limiting restitution for victims and helping perpetrators ... investigates why the issue of sexual ...

Peace, Love, Tolerance: Key Messages from Islam and Christianity on Protecting Children from Violence and Harmful Practices
October 10, 2017

Peace, Love, Tolerance: Key Messages from Islam and Christianity on ...

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title714571611.jpg This book explores approaches to preventing all forms of violence ... religions acknowledge that "Protecting ...

Addressing Stigma and Gender-Based Violence to Improve HIV Service Delivery to Key Populations: Findings From a Rapid Assessment
February 1, 2018

Addressing Stigma and Gender-Based Violence to Improve HIV Service Delivery ...

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police over intimate partner violence. SWs are less willing to seek prevention, care, and treatment services or police help due to S&D, and Transgender (TG) individuals can face extreme violence ... schools on stigma through sessions on ...

Reporting on Gender-Based Violence - A Guide for Journalists and Editors
December 1, 2017

Reporting on Gender-Based Violence - A Guide for Journalists and Editors

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report on issues of gender-based violence (GBV) in a sensitive, respectful, and ethical matter. As stated in the guide, “[R]ates of gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa are staggeringly high, with a ... violence in the 12 months prior to ...

Using Technology to Document Violations: Enabling Sex-worker Communities to Document Violence Against Them in India and Cambodia
November 30, 2017

Using Technology to Document Violations: Enabling Sex-worker Communities to ...

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provide a fuller picture of the levels, types, geographical locations, and perpetrators of violence ... and analysis on violence against sex workers and visualisations of this evidence; Increasing ... by partners; and Contributing to ...

Networks for Change and Well-Being: Girl-Led 'from the Ground up' Policy Making to Address Sexual Violence in Canada and South Africa
November 13, 2017

Networks for Change and Well-Being: Girl-Led 'from the Ground up' Policy ...

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and young women are subject to exceptionally high rates of sexual violence. In the Canadian context, ... Conducting research into the role girls can play to inform the study and eradication of sexual violence ... prevent and address ...

Living Free and Equal: What States Are Doing to Tackle Violence and Discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex People
November 21, 2017

Living Free and Equal: What States Are Doing to Tackle Violence and ...

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countries in every region of the world are doing to tackle violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, ... protecting persons from violence; preventing torture and ill treatment; prohibiting and combating ... findings: More than ...

Enough: Together We Can End Violence Against Women and Girls
September 22, 2017

Enough: Together We Can End Violence Against Women and Girls

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for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Oxfam's Enough campaign focuses on shifting harmful social norms that condone and perpetuate violence against women and girls. It kick-started ... help individuals and communities understand ...

Understanding the Linkages between Social Safety Nets and Childhood Violence: A Review of the Evidence from Low- and Middle-income Countries
July 20, 2017

Understanding the Linkages between Social Safety Nets and Childhood ...

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normalized in childhood, putting children who experience or witness violence at a higher risk of experience and perpetration in adulthood....While risk and protective factors for childhood violence have been ... finds they have the potential to ...

INSPIRE: Seven Strategies for Ending Violence Against Children
July 25, 2017

INSPIRE: Seven Strategies for Ending Violence Against Children

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shown success in reducing violence against children. They are: implementation and enforcement of laws; ... contribution to the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and describes the magnitude and types of violence against ...

Transfers, Behavior Change Communication, and Intimate Partner Violence: Postprogram Evidence from Rural Bangladesh
October 27, 2017

Transfers, Behavior Change Communication, and Intimate Partner Violence: ...

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Transfer programmes have been shown to reduce intimate partner violence (IPV), but little evidence exists ... "threat points", men's social costs of violence, and household well-being. The ...

A Rigorous Review of Global Research Evidence on Policy and Practice on School-Related Gender-Based Violence
August 14, 2017

A Rigorous Review of Global Research Evidence on Policy and Practice on ...

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violence experienced by girls and boys in and around schools across the globe, school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) has become a major concern for policymakers, education practitioners, and researchers. To ... Initiative joined forces ...

Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in South Asia: Evidence for Interventions in the Health Sector, Women's Collectives and Local Governance Mechanisms
September 18, 2017

Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in South Asia: Evidence for ...

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partner violence (IPV) interventions by examining relevant programmes that were or are being implemented ... As ICRW explains, IPV is defined as sexual, physical, or psychological violence inflicted by a ... as a problem, due to stigma ...

Digital Tools and Changing Behaviour in Relation to Violence against Women
September 7, 2017

Digital Tools and Changing Behaviour in Relation to Violence against Women

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been successful in changing behaviour in relation to violence against women? Violence against ... relations; on the other, it may encourage new forms of violence against women. This is the first report of a ... different objectives, ...

June 6, 2014

Symptoms associated with pregnancy complications along the Thai-Burma ...

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violence and intimate partner violence.  Maternal and Child Health, Feb, [epub ahead of print]. Abstract To assess the association between lifetime violence victimization and self-reported symptoms ... the lifetime prevalence of any ...

Intervening to Reduce Violence against Women and Girls: Lessons from the Do Kadam Programme in Bihar for Programme Implementation and Evaluation
April 28, 2017

Intervening to Reduce Violence against Women and Girls: Lessons from the Do ...

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violence, and reduce women's experience of intimate partner violence. This policy brief gives a ... in implementing and evaluating social sector programmes to reduce violence against women and girls. ... coaching to boys and young men; ...

February 7, 2012

Valerie Minne - MSF

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Gender based violence, sexual violence, access to health and psychosocial services ccapacity cpicks (C-Picks) ...

Honour and Prestige: The Influence of Social Norms on Violence against Women and Girls in Karnataka, South India
June 23, 2017

Honour and Prestige: The Influence of Social Norms on Violence against Women ...

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globally." Social norms play an important role in driving violence against women and girls (VAWG) and in sustaining practices such as child marriage (CM) and intimate partner violence (IPV). This is one ... informants recalled: less ...

Voices against Violence: A Non-Formal Education Programme for Children and Youth to Help Stop Violence against Girls and Young Women
February 5, 2014

Voices against Violence: A Non-Formal Education Programme for Children and ...

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wagggs_voices_against_violence_1_800x533.jpg "The new curriculum stems from the understanding that ... to challenge gender ...

Gender Violence & HIV: Perceptions and Experiences of Violence and Other Rights Abuses against Women Living with HIV in the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu Natal and Western Cape, South Africa
May 8, 2013

Gender Violence & HIV: Perceptions and Experiences of Violence and Other ...

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myself..." While violence against women exacerbates women's risks and vulnerabilities to HIV ... to violence, abuse, and other rights violations. This is the contention of the South African civil ... violence and other rights ...

Violence, Power and Participation: Building Citizenship in Contexts of Chronic Violence
March 21, 2011

Violence, Power and Participation: Building Citizenship in Contexts of ...

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Working Paper (#274) explores civil society participation in two contexts of chronic violence. Author ... Guatemala to inform her look at whether and how CSOs work on - as well as in - violence. Building meaningful citizenship in chronic ...

Disasters and Violence against Women and Girls: Can Disasters Shake Social Norms and Power Relations?
March 14, 2017

Disasters and Violence against Women and Girls: Can Disasters Shake Social ...

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characterised by the aggravation of discriminatory norms, social inequalities and gender-based violence ... vulnerability, including the risk of violence, and foster more equal power relations. This paper aims to ... in the first place) ...

Tackling Intimate Partner Violence in South Asia: Why Working with Men and Boys Matters for Women
March 14, 2017

Tackling Intimate Partner Violence in South Asia: Why Working with Men and ...

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(ODI) explores multi-level influences that shape the perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV) by ... conceptual framework: understanding intimate partner violence from an ecological and institutional lens in ... primary data, trends ...

Connect with Respect: Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Schools
January 30, 2017

Connect with Respect: Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Schools

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the expression of gender-based violence in the school setting. Teachers, school principals and the ... respectful relationships, and deliver a violence prevention programme within their curriculum." ... deliver a violence prevention ...

Critical Choices - Assessing the Effects of Education and Civic Engagement on Somali Youths' Propensity Towards Violence
March 1, 2017

Critical Choices - Assessing the Effects of Education and Civic Engagement ...

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Shabaab from drawing more youth to join in violence.” This study sets out to generate evidence on the impacts of a youth-focused stability programme in Somalia on reducing youth engagement in violence ... far too long, evidence on “what ...

Pop Culture with a Purpose: Violence against Women in Bangladesh - Edutainment
January 12, 2017

Pop Culture with a Purpose: Violence against Women in Bangladesh - Edutainment

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Monday, October 31, 2016 Observing that violence against women (VAW) and ... violence-free life. "Norms and power relations are ...

Overcoming Violence: Exploring Masculinities, Violence, and Peacebuilding - Pilot Training of Trainers Cycle 2009-2010
March 25, 2011

Overcoming Violence: Exploring Masculinities, Violence, and Peacebuilding - ...

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"Overcoming Violence: Exploring Masculinities, Violence, and Peacebuilding". Organised by the Women ... Overcoming Violence: Exploring Masculinities, Violence, ...

Whose Justice, Whose Alternative? - Locating Women's Voice and Agency in Alternative Dispute Resolution Responses to Intimate Partner Violence
September 19, 2017

Whose Justice, Whose Alternative? - Locating Women's Voice and Agency in ...

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evidence suggests that ...a significant proportion of women survivors of intimate partner violence choose community-based alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms to help address the violence they are facing. ... the informal justice ...

Engaging Men in Public Policies for the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls
February 24, 2017

Engaging Men in Public Policies for the Prevention of Violence Against Women ...

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it comes to the strategy of engaging men and boys to prevent and eventually eradicate violence ... gender and violence. For instance, in India, Program H (called Yaari Dosti) sought to challenge gender norms and reduce violence against women ...

Overcoming Violence: Exploring Masculinities, Violence, and Peacebuilding
March 25, 2011

Overcoming Violence: Exploring Masculinities, Violence, and Peacebuilding

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Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) is convinced that in order to change cultures of war and violence, women ... entitled "Overcoming Violence - Exploring Masculinities, Violence and Peace", the first of which ... training needs. The ...

Violence Online in India: Cybercrimes Against Women and Minorities on Social Media
March 2, 2017

Violence Online in India: Cybercrimes Against Women and Minorities on Social ...

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report on online violence against women and marginalised individuals emerges from a collaboration between ... par with violence, even though 30% of those who had experienced it found it "extremely ... importance of prosecuting individuals ...

Engaging Children & Youth as Partners in Preventing Violence against Children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
May 11, 2017

Engaging Children & Youth as Partners in Preventing Violence against ...

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Engaging Children & Youth as Partners in Preventing Violence against Children is a project seeking to eradicate violence against children and youth in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The project objectives are to: (1) identify the worst ...

September 4, 2008

Violence against children in conflict with the law. A thematic consultation ...

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Página web de la Universidad de Essex. (4 violence against children conflict with the law thematic consultation for the united nations ...

September 2, 2008

UN Human Rights Standards and Mechanisms to Combat Violence against ...

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UNICEF. (8 human rights standards and mechanisms combat violence against children contribution the study violence against children parametros mecanismos derechos humanos las ...

Picturing a Life Free of Violence: Media and Communications Strategies to End Violence Against Women
March 21, 2011

Picturing a Life Free of Violence: Media and Communications Strategies to ...

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strategies and materials used around the world to end violence against women. A collaboration between the ... information sharing between organisations working to end violence against women, so that strong and effective ... database containing ...

UNICEF Nigeria Videos on Violence Against Children
November 15, 2016

UNICEF Nigeria Videos on Violence Against Children

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vac.jpg In response to Nigeria's Year of Action to End Violence Against Children campaign, which was launched in September 2015, ...

Addressing violence against women and girls in Zambia through a community health systems strengthening initiative
January 9, 2017

Addressing violence against women and girls in Zambia through a community ...

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-  The elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls is a key priority of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In Zambia, where gender-based violence (GBV) rates have been ... years, 43% have experienced ...

October 11, 2004

Violence in the Media: The Extent and the Influence of Violence in the Media ...

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the most spectacular representations of violence, to the extent, which is totally out of proportion ... upon the most extreme forms of violence, in order to protect the illusion of integrity of certain individuals or social systems. The ...

WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Intervention Research on Violence Against Women
December 1, 2016

WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Intervention Research on Violence ...

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Recommendations for Research on Domestic Violence against Women ... scientists, and practitioners on violence against women (VAW), these World Health Organization (WHO) ... First: Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Research on Domestic ...

Violence against Women and Girls: Professional Development Reading Pack No. 32
October 17, 2016

Violence against Women and Girls: Professional Development Reading Pack No. 32

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addressing violence against women and girls (VAWG), described here as a profound public health issue and ... peace. VAWG includes, but is not limited to: domestic and intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual violence (including rape), sexual ...

The Impact of SASA!, A Community Mobilisation Intervention, on Women's Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence: Secondary Findings from a Cluster Randomised Trial in Kampala, Uganda
October 13, 2016

The Impact of SASA!, A Community Mobilisation Intervention, on Women's ...

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Gender Violence and Health Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine ( Abramsky, Devries, Kyegombe, Watts ); Raising Voices ( Michau, Nakuti ); Centre ...

We Want To Be Free - A Book About Gender-Based Violence
November 17, 2016

We Want To Be Free - A Book About Gender-Based Violence

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screen_shot_2016-11-21_at_11.31.53.png This book about gender-based violence (GBV) is designed to inform young people in South Africa ...

A dramatic end to violence against women?
December 15, 2016

A dramatic end to violence against women?

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people better understand gender-based violence. Yet despite early signs of promise, we need more evidence on how effective media programmes are at changing patterns and perceptions of violence against women ... of activism to protest violence ...

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