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Lessons from Oxfam’s Bano Nayi Soch: Buno Hinsa Mukt Rishtey Campaign to Prevent Violence in India

Against the backdrop of India’s high rates of violence against women (VAW) and insufficient efforts to prevent it, in November 2016, Oxfam India launched the ...
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Co-Creating Systems for Primary Prevention of Gender-Based Violence with Communities in the Peruvian Amazon

Developed by the community, for the community, the GAP project is a unique initiative to prevent gender-based violence (GBV) in remote, low-resource settings. The project is ...
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Holistic Youth Development as a Life Course Approach to Violence Prevention

Globally, research shows that there is a close association between boy’s childhood exposure to violence and the perpetration of intimate partner violence by men in ...
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Engaging Influential Students to Tackle Peer Violence in Indonesia

Background In Indonesia, more than 1 in 5 students, aged 13 to 15 (18 million children), have experienced violence by their peers at schools, according ...
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Adaptative Programming: Engaging Absentee Fathers in a Parenting Programme

The popularity of parenting programmes as a strategy to prevent violence against women and children has soared over the last decade. There is strong evidence ...
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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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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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Lessons from Oxfam’s Bano Nayi Soch: Buno Hinsa Mukt Rishtey Campaign to Prevent Violence in India

Against the backdrop of India’s high rates of violence against women (VAW) and insufficient efforts to prevent it, in November...

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Co-Creating Systems for Primary Prevention of Gender-Based Violence with Communities in the Peruvian Amazon

Developed by the community, for the community, the GAP project is a unique initiative to prevent gender-based violence (GBV) in remote,...

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Prevention Stories

Holistic Youth Development as a Life Course Approach to Violence Prevention

Globally, research shows that there is a close association between boy’s childhood exposure to violence and the perpetration of intimate...

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Engaging Influential Students to Tackle Peer Violence in Indonesia

Background In Indonesia, more than 1 in 5 students, aged 13 to 15 (18 million children), have experienced violence by...

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Adaptative Programming: Engaging Absentee Fathers in a Parenting Programme

The popularity of parenting programmes as a strategy to prevent violence against women and children has soared over the last...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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