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Read accessible summaries and syntheses of key research studies on violence and violence prevention that are designed for activists and practitioners.

Study Summaries

Impact of the RHANI Wives intervention on marital conflict, IPV and sexual coercion in Mumbai

The Reducing HIV among Non-Infected (RHANI) Wives intervention is a multi-session intervention for married women focused on building skills to deal with, and respond to, ...
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Working Papers and Reports

Community Activism Approaches to Shift Harmful Gender Attitudes, Roles and Social Norms

This evidence review evaluates the impact made through community activism across a range of settings—from rural areas and small towns of the Eastern Democratic Republic ...
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Working Papers and Reports

Redefining Norms to Empower Women: Experiences and Lessons Learned

This report documents CARE’s learnings in measuring social norms change through the Redefining Norms to Empower Women (ReNEW) project in Sri Lanka. Between 2014 and ...
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Research Basics

Quantitative Measurement of Gendered Social Norms

This guide by ALIGN gives an overview of quantitative approaches to measuring gendered social norms. It draws from existing practices in the field, such as ...
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Evidence Syntheses

Evidence Brief: Cash Transfers and Intimate Partner Violence

Cash transfers to poor households reduce intimate partner violence (IPV) in over 70% of the 22 rigorous quantitative and qualitative studies reviewed. Within the quantitative ...
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Measuring Social Norms

This technical brief is useful to both researchers and programmers to understand what the social norms are, and how they are related to HIV and ...
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Social Norms and AYSRH: Building a Bridge from Theory to Programme Design

This document provides guidance to support programmers to implement norms-shifting approaches, specifically to improve adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health. It unpacks theory and ...
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The Prevention Collaborative: Knowledge Strategy

One of the Prevention Collaborative’s core objectives is to ensure that existing research and practice-based knowledge on the causes of violence and how best to ...
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Study Summaries

Impact of the RHANI Wives intervention on marital conflict, IPV and sexual coercion in Mumbai

The Reducing HIV among Non-Infected (RHANI) Wives intervention is a multi-session intervention for married women focused on building skills to...

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Evidence Syntheses

Evidence Brief: Cash Transfers and Intimate Partner Violence

Cash transfers to poor households reduce intimate partner violence (IPV) in over 70% of the 22 rigorous quantitative and qualitative...

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The Prevention Collaborative: Knowledge Strategy

One of the Prevention Collaborative’s core objectives is to ensure that existing research and practice-based knowledge on the causes of...

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The Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore Programme: Engaging Boys to Prevent Violence in Bihar, India

This intervention, targeting boys and young men aged 13–21, provided gender transformative life skills education and sports–coaching in Patna district,...

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The Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore Violence Prevention Programme: Women’s Intervention in Bihar, India

This intervention targeted married women in existing village-level self-help groups (SHGs) in Nawada, Bihar. It provided gender transformative learning sessions...

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Impact of a Microenterprise Assistance Programme (WINGS) on IPV Reduction in Northern Uganda

This was a multiphase study of different variants of the Women’s INcome Generating Support (WINGS) programme, a microfinance intervention designed...

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Bandebereho Couples’ Intervention to Promote Male Engagement in Rwanda

The Bandebereho (“role model”) intervention, adapted from Program P, aimed to promote positive fatherhood and gender equality amongst expectant fathers...

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Elevating Practice-Based Knowledge to Improve Prevention Programming

This paper by the Prevention Collaborative sets out why we believe that practitioner learning and everyday experiences in designing and...

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