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Training Curricula

Stepping Stones Training Manual Adapted for South Africa

Stepping Stones is a workshop series designed as a tool to help promote sexual health, improve psychological well-being and prevent HIV. The workshops address questions...
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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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Study Summaries

The Do Kadam Barabari Ki Ore Violence Prevention Programme: Women’s Intervention in Bihar, India

This intervention targeted married women in existing village-level self-help groups (SHGs) in Nawada, Bihar. It provided gender transformative learning sessions on violence against women(VAW) together...
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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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Multimedia

Reducing Intimate Partner Violence through Women’s Access to Land

Bina Agarwal shows how giving women access to land in agrarian societies may impact a range of social indicators from poverty reduction to better child...
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Practice Briefs

Social Norms Change at Scale: Insights from IMAGE

This is a case study of the Intervention with Microfinance for AIDS and Gender Equity (IMAGE), which is a combined effort to address economic and gender...
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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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Integrating Cash Transfers into Gender-based Violence Programmes in Jordan: Benefits, Risks and Challenges

This report by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) focuses on IRC’s cash transfer programme for Syrian refugees in Jordan. Commenced in 2013, the programme aimed...
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Opinion

Does Economic Empowerment for Women in India Prevent Domestic Violence?

Late last year, a Bollywood movie sparked a debate across India on domestic violence. Secret Superstar, an Aamir Khan production released in October 2017, tells...
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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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