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Webinars

The Indashyikirwa Couples Intervention to prevent VAW in Rwanda

Erin Stern will present an overview of Indashyikirwa, a community IPV prevention programme that was implemented by CARE Rwanda, Rwanda Women’s Network and Rwanda Men’s...
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Once Upon a Boy

This video by Promundo tells the story of a boy and his experiences growing up, including peer pressure, his first sexual relationship, his first job,...
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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 programs 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 programs targeted at intimate partner violence (IPV) against women. It looks at programs that aim...
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Prevention Stories

How bicycles started to shift gender norms in Zaatari refugee camp

Zaatari refugee camp in northern Jordan is the size of a small city. Home to some 80,000 Syrian refugees, the camp spans more than five...
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How personal stories of violence can change the dynamic between trainers and trainees

Early in 2018, Sharanya Gautam, Assistant Director at the Indian NGO Voices 4 Girls, travelled to the town of Jamshedpur in the state of Jharkand...
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Prevention Stories

Why engaging religious scholars in dialogue could hold the key to ending FGM in East Africa

When Maryam Sheikh joined the Population Council to work on preventing female genital mutilation (FGM) among the Somali population of Kenya, progress had stalled. A...
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Prevention Stories

Giving technical assistance on gender and VAWG prevention: Balancing ‘ownership’ and ‘transformation’

When a public-sector organisation in Afghanistan decided to produce a set of gender resources for its employees, independent consultant Julienne Corboz was asked to provide...
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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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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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Multimedia

Change the Story: Ten actions to prevent Violence Against Women [booklet]

This booklet is an edited extract from Change the story: A shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in...
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Journal Articles

Gender-transformative Bandebereho couples’ intervention to promote male engagement in reproductive and maternal health and violence prevention in Rwanda: Findings from a randomized controlled trial

This study assessed the impact of the Bandebereho gender-transformative couples’ intervention in Rwanda on impact on multiple behavioural and health-related outcomes influenced by gender norms...
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Evidence Syntheses

Respectful relationships: Education in Schools

This paper was written following a decision by the Australian Government to include Respectful Relationships Education on the school curriculum. It aims to support policy...
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Tools and Guidance

Applying social norms theory for measurement [presentation]

These slides summarise how CARE sought to apply social norms theory to practice in three different programmes: Sri Lanka: An IPV prevention programme focused on...
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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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Working Papers and Reports

Social norms and girls’ wellbeing: Linking theory and practice

This report seeks to better explore the connections between social norms theory and practice as they relate to girls lives and the implications for efforts...
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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 it Is doing to try to change  social norms around intimate partner violence in...
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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 adolescence...
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Practice Briefs

Tipping Point Social Norms Innovations Series: Amra-o-Korchi, Bangladesh

This brief outlines CARE’s experience with implementing ‘Amra-o-Korchi’ in Bangladesh. This was one of a series of ‘Tipping Point’ programme innovations that CARE piloted to...
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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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Study Summaries

Enabling Social Change: How value deliberations led to individual and collective empowerment in rural Senegal

This summary paper is based on four years of field research to look at how Tostan’s Community Empowerment Programme (CEP) – which entailed a process...
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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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Evidence Syntheses

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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Evidence Syntheses

What Works to Prevent Partner Violence?

This document reviews the empirical evidence of what works in low-and middle-income countries to prevent violence against women by their husbands and other male partners....
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Evidence Syntheses

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

This evidence review looks at a range of programmes implemented in South Asia to prevent Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). It looks at interventions to prevent...
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