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Read a selection of papers that synthesise evidence on key topics and interventions.

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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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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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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Parenting and Caregiver Support Programmes to Prevent and Respond to Violence in the Home

Parenting programmes are interventions or services aimed at improving interactions between parents and their children, as well as knowledge, beliefs,...

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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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