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Webinars

Preventing IPV in Rural Ethiopia: Developing, Implementing and Testing “Unite for a Better Life”

Unite for a Better Life (UBL) is a gender-transformative programme to prevent intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV. It is delivered by trained facilitators to...
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Practice Briefs

Fidelity Brief for Adapting Indashyikirwa

Using the experience of implementation in rural Rwanda, this brief guides organizations to adapt and refine the Indashyikirwa Couples Curriculum for their own contexts and...
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Programme Summaries

Becoming One: A Religious Couples Counselling Programme

Becoming One is a religious couples’ counselling programme designed to prevent intimate partner violence (IPV). It is delivered by Faith Leaders who teach communication skills,...
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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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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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Tools and Guidance

Programa P Bolivia Un Manual Para La Paternidad Activa (Spanish)

The programme manual of the Program P Bolivia intervention which was designed to promote men’s engagement in reproductive and maternal health, caregiving, and healthier couple relations...
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Study Summaries

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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Multimedia

SASA! Video

This short video introduces the SASA! approach that mobilises communities to address power imbalances between women and men to reduce risks of violence and HIV.
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Study Summaries

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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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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MenCare+ Bandebereho Project in Rwanda

This documentary film shares the work and achievements of the MenCare+ Bandebereho project in Rwanda in engaging expectant fathers and their parters to promote men’s...
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Training Curricula

The Bandebereho Facilitator’s Manual

This manual was developed for facilitators in the MenCare+ (Bandebereho) project. The manual consists of guidance to facilitate 15-session small group workshops with expectant fathers...
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Implementing and Evaluating the Common Elements Treatment Approach

What interventions work best to prevent and reduce violence in families where violence and substance use are ongoing phenomena? In this webinar, practitioners and researchers...
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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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Training Curricula

Indashyikirwa Couples’ Curriculum Training Module

This Couples’ Curriculum by Indashyikirwa is designed to foster a process of change to reduce violence against women amongst couples in Rwandan communities. It consists...
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Viewpoint

Partnerships in Practice: Reflections on the Indashyikirwa Research-Programming Partnership in Rwanda

Partnerships between organisations implementing programmes and the research teams evaluating them can sometimes be fraught with tensions and misunderstandings. This can be due to team...
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Programme Summaries

The Indashyikirwa Programme, Rwanda

The Indashyikirwa programme aimed to reduce intimate partner violence (IPV) and improve the wellbeing of survivors in selected communities in seven districts of Rwanda. It...
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Study Summaries

Integrating IPV and HIV prevention: Impacts of the SHARE Intervention in Uganda

This study evaluated the Safe Homes and Respect for Everyone (SHARE) intervention, a multi-component IPV and HIV prevention program integrated into the Rakai Health Sciences...
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Working with Couples on Violence Prevention

This webinar is based on the publication of a new Prevention Collaborative  practice brief exploring the emerging area of working with couples on violence prevention....
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The Indashyikirwa Couples Intervention to prevent VAW in Rwanda

Erin Stern will present an overview of Indashyikirwa, a community IPV prevention programme that was implemented by CARE Rwanda, Rwanda Women’s Network, and Rwanda Men’s...
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Practice Briefs

Preventing Partner Violence: Working with Couples

Intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention programming in the Global South is primarily focused on working with women. Yet, over the last few years this has...
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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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Journal Articles

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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Tools and Guidance

Addressing Social Norms to Prevent Gender-Based Violence [infographic]

This infographic was developed by CARE to communicate about the work they are doing to change  social norms around intimate partner violence in Sri Lanka....
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Working Papers and Reports

On Norms and Agency: Conversations about Gender Equality with Men and Women in 20 Countries

This paper summarises the findings of a qualitative field study with 4000 men and women in focus groups across 20 countries from all regions. The...
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Tools and Guidance

VAWG Resource Guide: Social Protection Brief

The briefing note looks at the intersections between social protection (SP) and violence against women and girls (VAWG), and options for integrating intervention to prevent...
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Evidence Syntheses

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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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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