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Our learning community is comprised of practitioners and activists with skills in VAW prevention, research, programme design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation and advocacy who can facilitate learning, dialogue and capacity building.

Our Learning Philosophy

Knowledge around preventing violence against women is constantly evolving and we all need ways to keep up-to-date. Our learning Community is built upon the belief that no one is an expert in everything and we are all learning and have something to share from our experience. As a community, we share a commitment to highlighting the importance of both research and practice-based learning to inform effective programming for women and children.

What we do

We have a number of working groups and host regular webinars to offer members opportunities to share their expertise with the community and learn from each other. Topics include presentations of new study findings and learning modules on key topics from the basics of prevention, including how to address common implementation and monitoring challenges. We also collect Prevention Stories through interviews with activists and practitioners to learn from their practical experiences and share programme insights. Click here if you are interested in contributing a story or have an idea for a webinar.

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Latest news Upcoming Webinar: The Why and How of Elevating Practitioner Knowledge for Effective Violence Prevention

Practice-Based Knowledge can compliment and unpack evidence from scientific research to better answer questions such as who programmes work for, how and why. Applying and documenting this knowledge...

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Webinars
Webinars
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Latest in Webinars Design Thinking for IPV Prevention

This webinar shares lessons from ‘Becoming One’, an innovative counselling programme for couples delivered through faith leaders to prevent IPV in Uganda. The discussion covered the application of...

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Prevention Stories
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Latest in Prevention Stories 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 Bano Nayi Soch:...

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