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Read accessible summaries of the key findings of individual studies on VAW prevention

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AN evaluation of the Real Fathers Initiative in Uganda

This study (an RCT) evaluated the scale up of the Responsible, Engaged and Loving (REAL) Fathers Initiative in Acholi and Karamoja Sub Regions in Northern ...
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Potential Pathways to Prevention: Understanding the Intersections of Violence Against Women and Children in the Family

This is a summary of findings from a study on the intersections of violence against women and violence against children, which was conducted in 2014 ...
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Impact of Stepping Stones on incidence of HIV, HSV-2 and IPV in rural South Africa

This study evaluated the impact of Stepping Stones, a participatory group and community-based prevention programme, on sexual behaviours and sexual health outcomes- including HIV, Herpes ...
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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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Impact of Indashyikirwa in Reducing IPV in Rwanda

This is a summary of the impact made by the Indashyikirwa intervention in reducing the experiences and perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV) in rural ...
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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, Bihar. It aimed to promote ...
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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 on violence against women(VAW) together ...
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Impact of the SASA! Violence Prevention Intervention

This is a summary of the findings from a cluster randomised controlled trial (RCT) of SASA!—a community mobilisation intervention to prevent violence against women and reduce ...
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AN evaluation of the Real Fathers Initiative in Uganda

This study (an RCT) evaluated the scale up of the Responsible, Engaged and Loving (REAL) Fathers Initiative in Acholi and...

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Impact of Stepping Stones on incidence of HIV, HSV-2 and IPV in rural South Africa

This study evaluated the impact of Stepping Stones, a participatory group and community-based prevention programme, on sexual behaviours and sexual...

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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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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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The Impact of SAFE on Intimate Partner Violence in Slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh

This study evaluated the Growing up Safe and Healthy (SAFE) programme, a multi-component intervention implemented in 2012-2013, which aimed to...

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