Successful Integration of Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Prevention Intervention Programming

Posted on May 11, 2015 at 5:25 am

Women who received standard HIV services plus community- and facility-based interventions to detect, prevent, and address intimate partner violence (IPV) reported fewer instances of physical and sexual IPV compared to women in a control group who received HIV services only. ...

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Engagement and Education Can Reduce Intimate Partner Violence

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 4:37 am

This study assessed the effects of community engagement activities (CE) versus interactive group education (GE) on intimate partner violence (IPV) by Ethiopian men. IPV prevalence decreased significantly in both intervention arms (from 53 percent to 38 percent in the GE ...

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Share-Net Expert Meeting Report: Gender-Based Violence

Posted on March 12, 2015 at 10:49 am

Please find attached the report of the Expert Meeting on Gender Based Violence held December 9th, 2014 and the following presentations: – Powerpoint presentation: launch of the lancet series on VAWG – Powerpoint presentation of PSI – Powerpoint presentation of ...

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Smart Investments for Financing the Post-2015 Development Agenda – ICPD

Posted on January 20, 2015 at 9:14 am

The cost of funding the Post-2015 Development Agenda is estimated to be trillions of dollars a year.1 While this magnitude may seem dizzying, especially for low-income countries with over-stretched public budgets and donor countries facing economic uncertainties, the financial resources ...

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Health care for women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 11:05 am

What this handbook does When providing first-line support to a woman who has been subjected to violence, 4 kinds of needs deserve attention: Immediate emotional/psychological health needs Immediate physical health needs Ongoing safety needs Ongoing support and mental health needs. ...

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Groundbreaking Insights on Shifting Gender Norms and Ending Perpetuation of Violence

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 6:29 am

A new ICRW report released at the MenEngage Global Symposium in Delhi last month reveals that 60 percent of men surveyed in India had acted violently against their wife/partner at some point in their lives. The study examines men’s attitudes ...

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Health care for women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 5:35 am

What this handbook does When providing first-line support to a woman who has been subjected to violence, 4 kinds of needs deserve attention: Immediate emotional/psychological health needs Immediate physical health needs Ongoing safety needs Ongoing support and mental health needs. ...

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The Lancet Series On Violence Against Women And Girls

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 8:07 am

Every day, millions of women and girls worldwide experience violence. This abuse takes many forms, including intimate physical and sexual partner violence, female genital mutilation, child and forced marriage, sex trafficking, and rape. The Lancet Series on Violence against women ...

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Ministerial Commitment on comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern African

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:40 am

In late 2011, under the leadership of UNAIDS and with the support of the Regional Economic Communities (EAC and SADC), the UN initiated a process that aimed to develop and implement a commitment around the needs and rights of young ...

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Findings from the SASA! Study: a cluster randomized controlled trial to assess the impact of a community mobilization intervention to prevent violence against women and reduce HIV risk in Kampala, Uganda

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 10:11 am

Abstract Background Intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV are important and interconnected public health concerns. While it is recognized that they share common social drivers, there is limited evidence surrounding the potential of community interventions to reduce violence and HIV ...

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