Food insecurity linked with intimate partner violence in Nepal

Posted on May 6, 2019 at 10:23 am

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is an important global health concern, having been linked with a wide range of poor mental and physical health outcomes. There are many community and household-level factors associated with IPV, but there has not yet been ...

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Social Norms and Beliefs About Gender-Based Violence Scale: A Measure for Use with Gender-Based Violence Prevention Programs in Low-Resource and Humanitarian Settings

Posted on April 8, 2019 at 11:48 am

This study seeks to evaluate the impact of gender-based violence (GBV) prevention programs through a reliable measure that examines change over time in harmful social norms and personal beliefs that maintain and tolerate sexual violence and other forms of GBV ...

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Rethinking Relationships: From Violence to Equality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Posted on April 8, 2019 at 11:40 am

This evidence brief focuses on the results from a two-year project in 15 villages across three rural health zones in eastern DRC that aimed to prevent violence against women and girls and make it unacceptable. The project sought to create ...

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Knowledge File Sexual & Gender Diversity in SRHR

Posted on February 7, 2019 at 11:12 am

Everyone has a right to enjoy a healthy sexual and relational life and to experience their own sexuality in a positive, safe way, free of coercion, discrimination, stigma and violence. Inclusive SRHR, respecting SOGIESC, sometimes in highly politicized societies and ...

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Gender Integration and Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response: Training Manual

Posted on February 4, 2019 at 10:52 am

As a part of our work with AIDSFree, members of the EnCompass team designed and delivered a three-day, face-to-face training for PEPFAR implementing partners working with orphans and other vulnerable children and key populations. The aim of this training is ...

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Gender-based violence throughout the Syria conflict: A 7-year analysis

Posted on January 21, 2019 at 11:16 am

Gender-based violence (GBV) has become a prominent public health issue in the Syria crisis; amplified by the protracted nature of the conflict and the social stigma surrounding it. The Lancet-American University of Beirut Commission on Syria conducted the first systematic ...

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Infographic: Violence Against Women

Posted on December 12, 2018 at 11:54 am

Violence against women is a human rights violation and global pandemic.  This infographic―developed with support from the United States Agency for International Development by the Interagency Gender Working Group’s Gender-Based Violence Task Force―illustrates the multiple ways in which violence against ...

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Hidden violence is silent rape: sexual and gender-based violence in refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants in Belgium and the Netherlands

Posted on August 7, 2018 at 8:39 am

Although women, young people and refugees are vulnerable to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) worldwide, little evidence exists concerning SGBV against refugees in Europe. Using community-based participatory research, 223 in-depth interviews were conducted with refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants ...

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Gender Based Violence Programming in Contexts Affected by Violence and Conflict

Posted on August 6, 2018 at 3:44 pm

This paper is intended as a resource for programme staff, in Christian Aid and elsewhere, who are designing and implementing interventions to address Gender Based Violence (GBV) in contexts affected by violence and conflict. It draws on analysis of existing ...

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Preventing violence against women and girls in Bihar: challenges for implementation and evaluation

Posted on July 12, 2018 at 12:49 pm

Abstract While there are a growing number of interventions and evaluations of programmes aimed at changing gender norms and violence against women and girls, there remains a dearth of documentation outlining the challenges faced in conducting these interventions and evaluations, ...

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