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Practice-Based Knowledge

Our guide to key resources to support your work

Practice-Based Knowledge is the cumulative knowledge and learning acquired by practitioners from designing and implementing diverse programmes in different contexts, including insights gained from observations, conversations, direct experiences, and programme monitoring. This guide highlights key resources on PBK to support VAW and VAC prevention initiatives.

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What is Practice-Based Knowledge: Prevention Collaborative Video

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The Why and How of Elevating Practice-Based Knowledge

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Elevating Practice-Based Knowledge to Improve Prevention Programming

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Prevention Basics

Prevention Basics 3: Roadmap of VAW Prevention Programmes

This Prevention Collaborative brief aims to inform practitioners about programming approaches which have been shown to be effective in preventing VAW in different regions globally. ...
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Prevention Basics

Prevention Basics Brief 2: Understanding the Causes of VAW

This Prevention Collaborative brief aims to provide practitioners with an understanding of the multiple causes of VAW and to support them to analyse these factors ...
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Prevention Basics

Prevention Basics Brief 1: What is Prevention?

This Prevention Collaborative brief aims to provide practitioners with an introduction to VAW prevention and to look at the differences between prevention and response programmes. ...
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VAW Prevention: The Latest Evidence – Part 2

Lori Heise from the Prevention Collaborative presents latest evidence on VAW prevention.
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VAW Prevention: The Latest Evidence – Part 1

Lori Heise from the Prevention Collaborative presents latest evidence on VAW  prevention.
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‘COMBAT’ing violence against women: A success story from rural Ghana

The Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre (Gender Centre) in Ghana developed the Community-Based Action Teams (COMBAT) programme as a Rural Response System to ...
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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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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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Community

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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Viewpoint

Versions of Violence: Intimate Partner Violence in Gay Male Relationships in South Africa

Gay male relationships are often imagined to be violence-free based on the assumption that a man can not be the victim of intimate partner abuse ...
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Prevention Basics

Prevention Basics 3: Roadmap of VAW Prevention Programmes

This Prevention Collaborative brief aims to inform practitioners about programming approaches which have been shown to be effective in preventing...

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Prevention Basics

Prevention Basics Brief 2: Understanding the Causes of VAW

This Prevention Collaborative brief aims to provide practitioners with an understanding of the multiple causes of VAW and to support...

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Prevention Basics

Prevention Basics Brief 1: What is Prevention?

This Prevention Collaborative brief aims to provide practitioners with an introduction to VAW prevention and to look at the differences...

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Webinars

VAW Prevention: The Latest Evidence – Part 2

Lori Heise from the Prevention Collaborative presents latest evidence on VAW prevention.

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Webinars

VAW Prevention: The Latest Evidence – Part 1

Lori Heise from the Prevention Collaborative presents latest evidence on VAW  prevention.

Resource by

Webinars

‘COMBAT’ing violence against women: A success story from rural Ghana

The Gender Studies and Human Rights Documentation Centre (Gender Centre) in Ghana developed the Community-Based Action Teams (COMBAT) programme as...

Resource by

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...

Resource by

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...

Resource by

Community

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...

Resource by

Viewpoint

Versions of Violence: Intimate Partner Violence in Gay Male Relationships in South Africa

Gay male relationships are often imagined to be violence-free based on the assumption that a man can not be the...

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