Being a diverse and forward-thinking movement also means consistently seeking to understand and experiment with new ideas. The GBV Prevention Network, therefore, offers access to a wealth of compelling resources from both members and non-members. Here, you can keep up-to-date with thousands of the latest ideas and efforts being made to prevent VAW around the region. You can also share your own vision and practices, so others can learn from your experiences. We hope these materials will continue to expand our Network’s culture of learning!

Theme Gender Equality

The relationship between parent mental health and intimate partner violence on adolescent behavior,stigma and school attendance in families in rural Democratic Republic of Congo

Prolonged conflict and economic instability challenge the existing support networks in families and society places significant stress on both adults and adolescents. Exploring individual, family and social factors that increase the likelihood of or protect adolescents from negative outcomes are important to the development of evidence-based prevention and response programing in global settings.

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Authors: Nancy Glass, Anjalee Kohli, Pamela J. Surkan, Mitma Mpanano Remy and Nancy Perrin

Source: Global Mental Health

Year of Publication: 2018

Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children – The Points of Intersection

The international community has recognized violence against women (VAW) and violence against children (VAC) as global public health and human rights problems.

Some researchers and practitioners have called for more efforts to bridge this divide based in part on evidence that research and services focused on one form of violence in isolation from the other may overlook important risks, vulnerabilities, and consequences of multiple forms of violence within families and across the lifespan.

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Source: Pan American Health Organisation and World Health organisation

Year of publication: 2017

 

10 Essentials for Prevention of Violence against Women

Evidence shows that effective interventions employ multiple methods (e.g. media campaigns combined with group training on gender equality), at multiple levels (society, community, family/relationship and individual), in a complementing manner.

This resource shares for approaches in communities, in schools, with couples and individuals and good practice interventions.

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Source: UNWOMEN

Year of publication: 2016

 

Global Plan of Action: Health systems address violence against women and girls

The Global Plan of Action compels us to use our health systems to respond to, prevent and lead efforts to address violence against women and girls. The plan delves into how we can make this a reality by implementing 4 strategic priorities to change the lives of women and girls.

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Source: WHO

Year of publication: 2016