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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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Viewpoint

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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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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Evidence Syntheses

Harmful Connections: Examining the Relationship between Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children in the South Pacific

This is a review of literature about the connection between violence against women (VAW) and violence against children (VAC) in the South Pacific Island countries. It consolidates existing...
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Evidence Syntheses

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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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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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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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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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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Multimedia

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Working Papers and Reports

Towards More Effective Strategies to Prevent Violence Against Women and Children: A Prevention Collaborative Analysis

This paper outlines the analysis that informed the founding of the Prevention Collaborative, and locates our efforts within the wider violence prevention field. Specifically, it...
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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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Evidence Syntheses

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

Adaptative Programming: Engaging Absentee Fathers in a Parenting Programme

The popularity of parenting programmes as a strategy to prevent violence against women and children has soared over the last decade. There is strong evidence...
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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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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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Practice Briefs

Tipping Point Social Norms Innovations Series: Amra-o-Korchi, Bangladesh

This brief outlines CARE’s experience with implementing ‘Amra-o-Korchi’ in Bangladesh. This was one of a series of ‘Tipping Point’ programme innovations that CARE piloted to...
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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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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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Tools and Guidance

Approaches to Scale-up and Assessing Cost-effectiveness of Programmes to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls

With its focus on low-income and middle-income countries, this review paper summarises evidence on the cost and value for money  (VFM) aspects of interventions to...
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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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