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Evidence Syntheses

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, attitudes and practices that affect...
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Study Summaries

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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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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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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Working Papers and Reports

Evaluación de Impacto del Programa P Bolivia (Spanish)

Results of an impact evaluation of the Program P Bolivia intervention which was designed to promote men’s engagement in reproductive and maternal health, caregiving, and...
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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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Working Papers and Reports

An Evaluation of an Intervention with Male Partners of Women Survivors of Conflict-Related Rape and IPV in DRC

This report presents findings of a qualitative, time-series evaluation that assessed the Living Peace intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention programme, which targeted the husbands of...
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Journal Articles

Tathmini Gender Based Violence Study in Tanzania

Tathmini cluster randomised trial assessed the impact of a gender-based violence (GBV) prevention programme in Tanzania which was delivered through a HIV/AIDS programme platform. The programme...
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Working Papers and Reports

Lessons from SASA! Implementation in Haiti: A Community-Based Approach to Prevent VAWG

In Haiti, Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) is highly prevalent with 29 percent of ever-married women have experienced violence perpetrated by their most recent...
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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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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 to help ultra-poor women in...
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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 and fathers of children under...
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On the CUSP: The Politics and Prospects of Scaling Social Norms Change Programming

This paper highlights learnings from the Community for Understanding Scale Up (CUSP), which is a working group of nine organisations who are developing and scaling social...
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Evidence Syntheses

What Works to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict and Humanitarian Settings?

This briefing paper by the Global Women’s Institute and International Rescue Committee provides an overview of the existing evidence 1) on the prevalence of violence...
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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 improve sexual and reproductive health...
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Appreciative Inquiry (AI) and Most Significant Change (MSC)

Appreciative Inquiry (AI) and Most Significant Change (MSC) are both asset-based approaches that seek to support positive change. AI is a strategy and approach to...
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Transfers, Behaviour Change Communication, and Intimate Partner Violence: Post-programme Evidence from Rural Bangladesh

While transfers, such as cash and food, are a popular intervention to address intimate partner violence (IPV), this paper asks, what happens to IPV after...
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Tools and Guidance

DFID Guidance Note: Shifting Social Norms to Tackle Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)

This guidance note seeks to advise how programmes targeted at VAWG prevention can identify and address harmful social norms and constructions that sustain violence. It...
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Community Based Approaches to Intimate Partner Violence: A Review of Evidence and Essential Steps for Adaption

This review by the World Bank focuses on primary prevention programmes targeted at intimate partner violence (IPV) against women. It looks at programmes that aim...
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Gender-transformative Bandebereho couples’ intervention to promote male engagement in reproductive and maternal health and violence prevention in Rwanda: Findings from a randomized controlled trial

This study assessed the impact of the Bandebereho gender-transformative couples’ intervention in Rwanda on impact on multiple behavioural and health-related outcomes influenced by gender norms...
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Evidence Syntheses

Respectful Relationships: Education in Schools

This paper was written following a decision by the Australian Government to include Respectful Relationships Education on the school curriculum. It aims to support policy...
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A Mixed-method Review of Cash Transfers and Intimate Partner Violence in Low-and middle-income Countries

There is increasing evidence that cash transfer (CT) programs decrease intimate partner violence (IPV). However, little is known about how CTs achieve this impact. This...
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Tools and Guidance

Community-based Prevention of Violence Against Women and their Children

This accessible toolkit compiled by Our Watch in Australia comprises a suite of materials for practitioners wishing to work with communities to prevent violence against women....
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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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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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Evidence Syntheses

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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Evidence Syntheses

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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