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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 is developed using IRC’s best practices in facilitating gender transformative programming since 2003 in Uganda, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo, etc.

The resource package contains introductory guidance, a training guide and an implementation guide to design and implement a one-year primary violence prevention that engages men and boys. Program staff are provided with practical insights on engaging men and boys to give them the knowledge and tools to reduce harmful belief systems and behaviors, and increase gender equality within homes and communities. It provides insights on how prevention programs can be guided by the voices of women and girls, and remaining accountable for transformative change.

Contents of Part 2— Training Guide

This training guide provides instructions and activities to meet the training requirements of program staff who will be facilitating the intervention.

It covers the following four sections:

1.  Provides trainers with an overview of the training approach, goals and information regarding key concepts of the training;

2. Provide guidance for trainers on how to lead a successful training;

3. Information regarding guidance tools to be used during the training;

4. Step-by-step information on detailed activities, curricula to cover training over a period of four weeks.

Date published
  • 2014
Published by International Rescue Committee