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Programme Summaries

The ‘COMBAT’ Programme, Ghana

This programme developed a Rural Response System (RRS) to mobilise community members, state agencies and other key actors to prevent and respond to violence against...
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Towards Decolonising Knowledge in the Violence Prevention Field

For many decades, women’s movements around the world have challenged knowledge hierarchies that have (re)produced ideas of gender, masculinity, security and bodily integrity rooted in...
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Webinars

The Why and How of Elevating Practitioner Knowledge for 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...
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Caring for the Carers: Support Systems for GBV Fieldworkers

The importance of “self-care” has been recognised for many years in social work and women’s rights organisations in the Global North. It has also recently...
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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...
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Practice Briefs

Shifting Social Norms in the Economy for Women’s Economic Empowerment

This document is a summary of the process and insights from the participants of a 2017 Practitioner Learning Group (PLG) on “Shifting Social Norms in...
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Webinar: Tackling Gender Norms through Media

The power of the media to influence gender norms both towards greater equality and reinforcing discriminatory attitudes and behaviour has long been recognised. This webinar...
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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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What is Practice-Based Knowledge? Video

This video by the Prevention Collaborative sets out why we believe that practitioner learning and everyday experiences in designing and implementing programmes form an important...
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Research Basics

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

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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Journal Articles

Theory and Practice of Social Norms Interventions: Eight Common Pitfalls

This article identifies eight pitfalls that practitioners must avoid as they plan to integrate a social norms perspective in their interventions, as well as eight...
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Evidence Syntheses

A Review of Communication Initiatives Addressing GBV, Gender Norms, and Harmful Traditional Practices in Crisis-Affected Settings

This is a review of development communication initiatives across the world to prevent gender-based violence (GBV), harmful traditional practices (HTP), related health concerns, and promote positive gender...
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Tools and Guidance

Gender-Based Violence Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation with Refugee and Conflict-Affected Populations

Research, monitoring and evaluation of gender-based violence (GBV) programmes among refugee and conflict-affected populations often raise questions regarding quality and ethics. This manual and toolkit...
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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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Wilton Park Deliberations: How to Radically Reduce VAWG by 2030? (Part 2)

In March 2019, Wilton Park in partnership with the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Wellspring Philanthropic Fund (WPF) gathered 50 diverse actors in...
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Wilton Park Deliberations: How to Radically Reduce VAWG by 2030? (Part 1)

In March 2019, Wilton Park in partnership with the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Wellspring Philanthropic Fund (WPF) gathered 50 diverse actors in...
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Working Papers and Reports

Building a Shared Agenda on the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls

In March 2019, Wilton Park in partnership with the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Wellspring Philanthropic Fund (WPF) gathered 50 diverse actors in...
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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

The Social Norms Exploration Tool (SNET)

This is an overview of the the Social Norms Exploration Tool (SNET), a simple, practical tool to identify social norms that hold relevant behaviours in...
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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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Tools and Guidance

Violence Against Women Self-Assessment Tool

This self-assessment tool provides an opportunity for organisations preventing violence against women (VAW) to reflect on their work compares to current evidence of the most...
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Social Norms, Gender Norms and Adolescent Girls: A Brief Guide

This brief by the Overseas Development Institute provides a useful overview of key thinking on social norms concerning gender inequalities that affect adolescent girls to...
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Tools and Guidance

‘Get Moving!’ Facilitators Guide

This Get Moving! Facilitators Guide can be used by at least one staff member of an organisation to engage everyone, from directors to support staff, programme...
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Working Papers and Reports

Global Scoping of Advocacy and Funding for the Prevention of VAWG

This report by the Equality Institute presents findings from a global scoping on funding and advocacy within the Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) prevention...
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Tools and Guidance

Mobilising Communities To Prevent Domestic Violence

Based on the methodology of Raising Voices at its inception, this resource guide aims to assist organisations to plan, implement and monitor a community mobilisation project...
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Unpacking Resistance

This video by the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Australia delves into the experience of resistance from the perspective of practitioners working in the violence prevention...
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How a Lack of Accountability Undermines Work to Address Violence Against Women and Girls

This video by COFEM brings forth the issue of a lack of accountability in the violence prevention field that undermines work towards addressing violence against...
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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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Webinars

Training to Lead Critical Reflection Groups for Preventing Violence Against Women

What works best to recruit, train and support community facilitators to lead discussions on gender and power? Research and experience tell us that such critical...
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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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Tools and Guidance

Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Resource Guide

Primarily targeted at the IDB and WBG staff, and as well as other development actors with little or no experience addressing VAWG, this guide provides...
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Tools and Guidance

Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action

These guidelines set forth by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) equip humanitarian actors to coordinate, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate essential actions for the prevention and...
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Tools and Guidance

Minimum Standards for Prevention and Response to Gender Based Violence in Emergencies

This document by the UNFPA provides guidance for humanitarian actors on effective and appropriate prevention and response to gender-based violence (GBV) in humanitarian settings. Developed...
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Tools and Guidance

Rethinking Domestic Violence: A Training Process for Community Activists

This training guide and toolkit by Raising Voices provides capacity to prevent domestic violence for diverse stakeholders, including NGO workers, activists, police officers, community leaders,...
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Tools and Guidance

Toolkit for Optimising Cash-based Interventions for Protection from Gender-based Violence — Part 2

This toolkit by the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) put forth a set of tools to support programmes that focus on cash-based interventions and gender-based violence...
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Tools and Guidance

Toolkit for Optimising Cash-based Interventions for Protection from Gender-based Violence — Part 1

This toolkit by the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) put forth a set of tools to support programmes that focus on cash-based interventions and gender-based violence...
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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

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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