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

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

 

Gender equality and women’s rights in the post-2015 agenda: A foundation for sustainable development

There is no chance of making poverty history without significant and rapid improvements to the lives of women and girls in all countries. Millennium Development Goal 3 – “to promote gender equality and empower women” – signalled global recognition that this is both an important development goal in itself, and a key to the success of all the other goals.

Author: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Year of Publication: 2014

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