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Programme Summaries

The Real Fathers Initiative in Northern Uganda

The Responsible, Engaged and Loving (REAL) Fathers programme supported young fathers (aged 16 to 25 years) in Northern Uganda to build the knowledge and skills...
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Study Summaries

An evaluation of the Real Fathers Initiative in Uganda

This study (an RCT) evaluated the scale up of the Responsible, Engaged and Loving (REAL) Fathers Initiative in Acholi and Karamoja Sub Regions in Northern...
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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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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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Community

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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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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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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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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Study Summaries

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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Programme Summaries

Bandebereho Couples’ Intervention to Promote Male Engagement in Rwanda

The Bandebereho (or “role model”) intervention was based on Program P and part of the global MenCare fatherhood campaign. It aimed to promote positive fatherhood...
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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...
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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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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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Programme Summaries

The Safe Homes and Respect for Everyone (SHARE) Programme in Rakai Uganda

The Safe Homes and Respect for Everyone (SHARE) intervention was a multi-component intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV prevention programme integrated into the Rakai Health...
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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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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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Indashyikirwa Community Activist Training Module

This training module was developed to equip Indashyikirwa community activists with the skills to conduct community-based activism to prevent violence against women. This training module...
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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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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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Multimedia

The SASA! Approach for Preventing Violence against Women and HIV

This short film describes the SASA! approach for Preventing Violence against Women and HIV, by showing how it is used in communities in Kampala, Uganda.
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Raising Voices: A Training Video for Organisations in East and Southern Africa

Designed for organisations that are working to prevent intimate partner violence by using a community-based approach, this training video by Raising Voices complements their resource...
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Multimedia

Indashyikirwa Intervention to Prevent IPV in Rwanda

This video provides an overview of Indashyikirwa, a community IPV prevention programme that was implemented by CARE Rwanda, Rwanda Women’s Network, and Rwanda Men’s Resource...
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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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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 SASA!

This case study documents the SASA! intervention that uses community mobilisation to change norms and behaviours that perpetuate gender inequality, violence and vulnerability of women...
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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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Webinars

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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Prevention Stories

Why Engaging Religious Scholars in Dialogue Could Hold the Key to Ending FGM in East Africa

When Maryam Sheikh joined the Population Council to work on preventing female genital mutilation (FGM) among the Somali population of Kenya, progress had stalled. A...
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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

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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