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Working Papers and Reports

Towards More Effective Strategies to Prevent Violence Against Women and Children: A Prevention Collaborative Analysis

This paper outlines the analysis that informed the founding of the Prevention Collaborative, and locates our efforts within the wider violence prevention field. Specifically, it...
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Webinars

Working with Couples on Violence Prevention

This webinar is based on the publication of a new Prevention Collaborative  practice brief exploring the emerging area of working with couples on violence prevention....
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Appreciative Inquiry (AI) and Most Significant Change (MSC)

Appreciative Inquiry (AI) and Most Significant Change (MSC) are both asset-based approaches that seek to support positive change. AI is a strategy and approach to...
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News

Prevention Collaborative Mentors join the Violence against Children (VAC) Winter School

In early December, 8 members of the Prevention Collaborative joined the VAC Winter School hosted by the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. The Winter School,...
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Elevating the Value of Practice-based Knowledge

We are all affected by a deep, longstanding bias that privileges ‘scientifically’ derived knowledge. Yet, diverse forms of learning and ‘evidence’ are critical for agile...
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Multimedia

Once Upon a Girl

“Once upon a girl” tells the story of a girl who begins to question the “do’s and “don’ts” of the world around her, and how...
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Opinion

Addressing violence against children and women in the family: A call for an integrated approach

Violence against children (VAC) and violence against women (VAW) are global epidemics with prolonged impacts on the health, well-being, and safety of individuals and societies....
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Evidence Syntheses

Ending Violence in Childhood: Global Report 2017

This 2017 report by the global learning initiative, Know Violence in Childhood, documents the scale of violence experienced by children across the world in their...
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Tools and Guidance

COFEM Feminist Pocketbook

The Coalition of Feminists for Social Change (COFEM) has developed this useful resource on feminist approaches to addressing violence against women and girls (VAWG). It...
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Evidence Syntheses

Literature Review: Ending Violence against Women and Girls

This review of literature documents the state of violence against women and girls (VAWG) globally and in Australia by referring to a wide range of...
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Evidence Syntheses

Understanding the Linkages between Social Safety Nets and Childhood Violence: A Review of the Evidence from Low and Middle Income Countries

This review is timely as cash transfers have proven to be a powerful tool in tackling intimate partner violence (IPV). A large body of research...
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Evidence Syntheses

What Works Evidence Review: Intersections of Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children

This 4-page brief summarises the state of evidence on the intersections between violence against children (VAC) and violence against women (VAW). The authors argue that...
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Journal Articles

Global Prevalence of Past-year Violence Against Children: A Systematic Review and Minimum Estimates.

This paper provides important prevalence data on the scale of violence (emotional, physical, sexual and multiple exposures) against children around the world. The researchers carried...
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Practice Briefs

Training and Mentoring Community Facilitators to Lead Critical Reflection Groups

In order to foster shifts in attitudes, norms and behaviors around gender and violence, many activists and practitioners working to prevent violence against women (VAW)...
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Practice Briefs

Preventing Partner Violence: Working with Couples

Intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention programming in the Global South is primarily focused on working with women. Yet, over the last few years this has...
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Practice Briefs

Fidelity to the SASA ! Activist Kit

This programme brief elaborates the significance of the methodology of SASA!—a community mobilisation approach to prevent violence against women (VAW) and HIV, by Raising Voices...
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Evidence Syntheses

Piecing Together the Evidence on Social Norms and Violence Against Women

Developed by the Equality Institute, this booklet maps the current state of evidence on violence against women and girls (VAWG), with a specific focus on...
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Tools and Guidance

Global Guidance on Addressing School-Related Gender-Based Violence

This guidance set forth by the UNESCO and UN Women provides key information on approaches, methodologies, tools, and resources to address school-related gender-based violence. Targeting a...
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Raising Voices Good School Toolkit

Raising Voices has developed this toolkit as a response to the research evidence that suggests the incidence of violence at schools on a regular basis. The...
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Tools and Guidance

INSPIRE Indicator Guidance and Results Framework

The INSPIRE Indicator Guidance and Results Framework is a follow up of the INSPIRE Handbook that provides seven core strategies to improve programmes and services...
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Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Resource Guide

Primarily targeted at the IDB and WBG staff, and as well as other development actors with little or no experience addressing VAWG, this guide provides...
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Tools and Guidance

Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action

These guidelines set forth by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) equip humanitarian actors to coordinate, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate essential actions for the prevention and...
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Tools and Guidance

Minimum Standards for Prevention and Response to Gender Based Violence in Emergencies

This document by the UNFPA provides guidance for humanitarian actors on effective and appropriate prevention and response to gender-based violence (GBV) in humanitarian settings. Developed...
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Tools and Guidance

Rethinking Domestic Violence: A Training Process for Community Activists

This training guide and toolkit by Raising Voices provides capacity to prevent domestic violence for diverse stakeholders, including NGO workers, activists, police officers, community leaders,...
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Tools and Guidance

Toolkit for Optimising Cash-based Interventions for Protection from Gender-based Violence — Part 2

This toolkit by the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) put forth a set of tools to support programmes that focus on cash-based interventions and gender-based violence...
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Tools and Guidance

Toolkit for Optimising Cash-based Interventions for Protection from Gender-based Violence — Part 1

This toolkit by the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) put forth a set of tools to support programmes that focus on cash-based interventions and gender-based violence...
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Training Curricula

Preventing Violence against Women and Girls: Engaging Men through Accountable Practice— PART 3 Implementation Guide

This three-part resource package by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides practical insights on engaging men and boys in preventing VAWG in humanitarian settings. It...
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Training Curricula

Preventing Violence against Women and Girls: Engaging Men through Accountable Practice— PART 2 Training Guide

This three-part resource package by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides practical insights on engaging men and boys in preventing VAWG in humanitarian settings. It...
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Preventing Violence against Women and Girls: Engaging Men through Accountable Practice— PART 1 Introductory Guide

This three-part resource package by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) provides practical insights on engaging men and boys in preventing VAWG in humanitarian settings. It...
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Tools and Guidance

DFID Guidance Note: Shifting Social Norms to Tackle Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

This guidance note seeks to advise how programmes targeted at VAWG prevention can identify and address harmful social norms and constructions that sustain violence. It...
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Working Papers and Reports

Community Based Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence: A Review of Evidence and Essential Steps for Adaption

This review by the World Bank focuses on primary prevention programmes targeted at intimate partner violence (IPV) against women. It looks at programmes that aim...
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Training Curricula

Breaking the Cycle: An Action Guide on the Prevention of Gender-Based Violence Among Youth

Breaking the Cycle is a training programme that was launched in 2017 to provide tools for working with young people in the area of gender-based...
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Training Curricula

Stepping Stones: A Training Manual for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Relationship Communication Skills and Empowerment

This training manual focuses on strengthening relationships, promoting safer sexual practices, and the prevention of HIV. It recognises that there is a strong link between...
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Training Curricula

Program M Manual

Program M is named after mulheres and mujeres, the words for women in Portuguese and Spanish. It was launched in 2006 as a companion to...
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Training Curricula

Program H|M|D: A Toolkit for Action

This toolkit presents the short version of the approach contained in Programs H and M. It seeks to make the model accessible so that an...
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Training Curricula

Program H Manual

Program H is named after homens and hombres, the words for men in Portuguese and Spanish. Launched in 2002 by Promundo and partners and now...
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Practice Briefs

Adaptive Programming: Addressing Unintended Consequences

Many violence prevention programmes are designed based on a theory of change that sets out pathways to expected results drawing on the available evidence. While...
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Research Basics

Measuring Intimate Partner Violence

This brief provides guidance for the non-expert on how to collect valid quantitative data on partner violence in an ethically and methodologically sound manner. Specifically,...
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Tools and Guidance

Top 20 Resources on Social Norms

This is a list of top 20 resources identified by members of the Learning Collaborative for Advancing Research and Practice on Normative Change for Adolescent...
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Tools and Guidance

Addressing Social Norms to Prevent Gender-Based Violence [infographic]

This infographic was developed by CARE to communicate about the work they are doing to change  social norms around intimate partner violence in Sri Lanka....
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Evidence Syntheses

Gender Socialisation During Adolescence in Low-and-middle-income Countries: Conceptualisation, Influences, and Outcomes

Adolescence is a critical period in the development of gender attitudes and behaviours, which have potentially life-long effects. The rapid changes that take place during...
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Tools and Guidance

CARE’s Journey Piloting Social Norms Measures for Gender Programming

This “Theory to Practice” brief describes CARE’s journey to understand social norm theory from academia, and apply it in development practice. CARE’s interest stemmed from...
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Working Papers and Reports

On Norms and Agency: Conversations about Gender Equality with Men and Women in 20 Countries

This paper summarises the findings of a qualitative field study with 4000 men and women in focus groups across 20 countries from all regions. The...
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Tools and Guidance

VAWG Resource Guide: Social Protection Brief

The briefing note looks at the intersections between social protection (SP) and violence against women and girls (VAWG), and options for integrating intervention to prevent...
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Evidence Syntheses

A Mixed-method Review of Cash Transfers and Intimate Partner Violence in Low-and middle-income Countries

This paper draws on a mixed method review of studies in low- and middle-income countries on the impact of Cash Transfer (CT) programmes on Intimate...
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Tools and Guidance

Community-based Prevention of Violence Against Women and their Children

This accessible toolkit compiled by Our Watch in Australia comprises a suite of materials for practitioners wishing to work with communities to prevent violence against women....
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Tools and Guidance

Approaches to Scale-up and Assessing Cost-effectiveness of Programmes to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls

With its focus on low-income and middle-income countries, this review paper summarises evidence on the cost and value for money  (VFM) aspects of interventions to...
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Evidence Syntheses

Response Mechanisms to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls

This paper examines the evidence base on the effectiveness of response mechanisms for VAWG in preventing the occurrence or reoccurrence of violence. In this paper,...
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State of the Field of Research on Violence Against Women and Girls

This paper reviews the knowledge base on the scale, scope and nature of VAWG and the factors that drive it at individual, relationship, community and...
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Interventions to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls

This rapid review paper examines the most common and promising interventions that specifically seek to reduce different types of VAWG as an outcome, and those...
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