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Evidence Syntheses

Guidance for DFID Country Offices on Preventing and Responding to VAW and VAC

This is a brief guidance note prepared by DFID of the UK Government to inform their country offices on the intersections between violence against women...
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Multimedia

Will You Be My Mother? (VAC Advocacy Video)

Will You Be My Mother? is part one of ‘Will You Ever Forgive Me?’ a feature length film that documents four poignant stories told from...
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Bridging the Gaps: A Global Review of Intersections of Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children

This article presents a review of evidence on intersections between violence against women (VAW) and violence against children (VAC)—including sexual violence by non-partners. It especially...
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Journal Articles

Towards a Feminist Understanding of Intersecting Violence Against Women and Children in the Family

This study explores a gap in literature on the intersections of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women and violence against children (VAC) by answering how...
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Study Summaries

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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Evidence Syntheses

Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children – The Points of Intersection

This brief by the Pan American Health Organisation and the World Health Organisation provides key summary points regarding the intersection of violence against women and...
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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, attitudes and practices that affect...
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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...
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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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Working Papers and Reports

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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Training Curricula

Gender Socialisation and Gender Dynamics in Families – The Role of the Home Visitor

This is a training module for practitioners visiting homes, to equip them with knowledge about gender, the impact of gender inequality on children and parental...
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Programme Summaries

The Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore (Two Steps Towards Equality) Programme to Prevent VAW in Bihar, India

The Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore (Two Steps Towards Equality) Programme was implemented to better understand what works to prevent violence against women (VAW) in...
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Working Papers and Reports

What are Social Norms? How are They Measured?

This report is based on a review of 173 different publications and articles on social norms in global development, and discusses what the social norms...
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Tools and Guidance

Why Do People Do What They Do? A Social Norms Manual

This manual was developed from the training material used in a Multi Country Study on the Drivers of Violence. It asks the question “Why do...
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Tools and Guidance

Community-Based Norms Focused Interventions: Definition and Attributes

While social norms change is a powerful tool used in various development interventions, particularly in the fields of adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health...
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Tools and Guidance

Resources for Measuring Social Norms: A Practical Guide for Programme Implementers

This is a resource for programme planners and implementors who are engaged in norms-shifting interventions to prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG). It provides guidance...
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Working Papers and Reports

Intersections of VAW and VAC: Expert Perspectives On Service Coordination in Kampala, Uganda

This report provides findings of a qualitative study that focused on the perspectives of service providers in Kampala, Uganda on the linkages between intimate partner...
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Tools and Guidance

Scaling Up Norms-Shifting Interventions Targeting Adolescents and Youth

This resource by the Learning Collaborative to Advance Normative Change, addresses the scaling of social norms change interventions targeting adolescents and youth’s sexual and reproductive...
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Prevention Stories

Holistic Youth Development as a Life Course Approach to Violence Prevention

Globally, research shows that there is a close association between boy’s childhood exposure to violence and the perpetration of intimate partner violence by men in...
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Working Papers and Reports

Preventing Childhood Violence in the Home: A Prevention Collaborative Position Paper

A core objective of the Prevention Collaborative is to address violence in families, affecting both women and children. This paper outlines the Prevention Collaborative’s analysis...
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Working Papers and Reports

A Safe Place to Shine Creating Opportunities and Raising Voices of Adolescent Girls in Humanitarian Settings

This report provides key learnings from the Creating Opportunities through Mentoring, Parental Involvement and Safe Spaces (COMPASS) programme in Ethiopia, DRC, and Pakistan. This programme...
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Webinars

Parenting Programmes to Prevent Family Violence: Challenges and Opportunities

This webinar includes presentations from the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Philippines, sharing experiences designing, managing and evaluating parenting interventions to reduce violence against...
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Practice Briefs

Social Norms Change at Scale: Insights from Stepping Stones

This is a case study of Stepping Stones, which “promotes an inclusive, community-wide approach to address the complex issues communities face in changing social norms...
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Practice Briefs

Social Norms Change at Scale: Insights from GREAT

This case study by the Community for Understanding Scale Up (CUSP) documents a social norm change intervention by the Gender Roles, Equality, and Transformation (GREAT)...
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Working Papers and Reports

Social Norms Background Reader

In this background reader, the Learning Collaborative to Advance Research and Practice on Normative Change for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Well-being provides a...
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Working Papers and Reports

Identifying and Describing Approaches and Attributes of Normative Change Interventions

While there is much interest in the public health field on the application of social norms change approach, there is seldom consensus or common standard...
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Journal Articles

Converging Drivers of Interpersonal Violence: Findings from a Qualitative Study in Post-hurricane Haiti

This paper documents lessons from a qualitative assessment of the Transforming Households: Reducing Incidence of Violence in Emergencies (THRIVE) project in Côteaux, Haiti. It highlights multiple...
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Prevention Stories

Engaging Influential Students to Tackle Peer Violence in Indonesia

Background In Indonesia, more than 1 in 5 students, aged 13 to 15 (18 million children), have experienced violence by their peers at schools, according...
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News

Prevention Collaborative Mentors join the Violence against Children (VAC) Winter School

In early December, 8 members of the Prevention Collaborative joined the VAC Winter School hosted by the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. The Winter School,...
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Community

Addressing violence against children and women in the family: A call for an integrated approach

Violence against children (VAC) and violence against women (VAW) are global epidemics with prolonged impacts on the health, well-being, and safety of individuals and societies....
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Evidence Syntheses

Ending Violence in Childhood: Global Report 2017

This 2017 report by the global learning initiative, Know Violence in Childhood, documents the scale of violence experienced by children across the world in their...
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Understanding the Linkages between Social Safety Nets and Childhood Violence: A Review of the Evidence from Low and Middle Income Countries

This review is timely as cash transfers have proven to be a powerful tool in tackling intimate partner violence (IPV). A large body of research...
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Evidence Syntheses

What Works Evidence Review: Intersections of Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children

This 4-page brief summarises the state of evidence on the intersections between violence against children (VAC) and violence against women (VAW). The authors argue that...
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Journal Articles

Global Prevalence of Past-year Violence Against Children: A Systematic Review and Minimum Estimates.

This paper provides important prevalence data on the scale of violence (emotional, physical, sexual and multiple exposures) against children around the world. The researchers carried...
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Tools and Guidance

Global Guidance on Addressing School-Related Gender-Based Violence

This guidance set forth by the UNESCO and UN Women provides key information on approaches, methodologies, tools, and resources to address school-related gender-based violence. Targeting a...
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Tools and Guidance

Raising Voices Good School Toolkit

Raising Voices has developed this toolkit as a response to the research evidence that suggests the incidence of violence at schools on a regular basis. The...
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Tools and Guidance

INSPIRE Indicator Guidance and Results Framework

The INSPIRE Indicator Guidance and Results Framework is a follow up of the INSPIRE Handbook that provides seven core strategies to improve programmes and services...
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Tools and Guidance

INSPIRE Handbook: Action for Implementing the Seven Strategies for Ending Violence Against Children

The INSPIRE handbook is comprised of evidence based strategies to improve programmes and services addressing violence against children. It caters to various stakeholders across multiple...
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Training Curricula

Breaking the Cycle: An Action Guide on the Prevention of Gender-Based Violence Among Youth

Breaking the Cycle is a training programme that was launched in 2017 to provide tools for working with young people in the area of gender-based...
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Prevention Stories

How Personal Stories of Violence Can Change the Dynamic Between Trainers and Trainees

Early in 2018, Sharanya Gautam, Assistant Director at the Indian NGO Voices 4 Girls, travelled to the town of Jamshedpur in the state of Jharkand...
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Tools and Guidance

Respectful Relationships Education Toolkit

The Our Watch Respectful Relationships Education Toolkit was designed to help schools to develop and sustain a whole school approach to prevent gender-based violence by...
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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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Tools and Guidance

Applying Social Norms Theory for Measurement [Presentation]

These slides summarise how CARE sought to apply social norms theory to practice in three different programmes: Sri Lanka: An IPV prevention programme focused on...
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Tools and Guidance

Top 20 Resources on Social Norms

This is a list of top 20 resources identified by members of the Learning Collaborative for Advancing Research and Practice on Normative Change for Adolescent...
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Working Papers and Reports

Social Norms and Girls’ Wellbeing: Linking Theory and Practice

This report seeks to better explore the connections between social norms theory and practice as they relate to girls’ lives, and the implications for efforts...
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Evidence Syntheses

Gender Socialisation During Adolescence in Low-and-middle-income Countries: Conceptualisation, Influences, and Outcomes

Adolescence is a critical period in the development of gender attitudes and behaviours, which have potentially life-long effects. The rapid changes that take place during...
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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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Evidence Syntheses

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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