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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 Eurocentric, colonial and imperialist beliefs. These beliefs have long privileged coloniser over colonised, white over ...
by Devin Faris and Prashanthi Jayasekara

Violence against marginalised groups

Versions of Violence: Intimate Partner Violence in Gay Male Relationships in South Africa
Gay male relationships are often imagined to be violence-free based ...

Violence against marginalised groups

“Why did you not call the police?” Intimate Partner Violence in Same Sex Relationships in South Africa
The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa is heralded ...
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Feminist Practice

Caring for the Carers: Support Systems for GBV Fieldworkers
The importance of “self-care” has been recognised for many years ...

Feminist Practice

Survivor-centred approaches to eradicating GBV: Centring survivor experiences, intersectionality and restoring power
The term ‘survivor-centred’ has gained significant traction among those working ...

Realities of implementation

Partnerships in Practice: Reflections on the Indashyikirwa Research-Programming Partnership in Rwanda
Partnerships between organisations implementing programmes and the research teams evaluating ...

VAW/VAC intersections

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 ...

Realities of implementation

Does Economic Empowerment for Women in India Prevent Domestic Violence?
Late last year, a Bollywood movie sparked a debate across ...