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 Intimate Partner Violence
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
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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Year of publication: 2016
Stronger together:Engaging both women and men in SASA! to prevent violence against women
Learning from Practice Series Research Perspectives:
SASA! is a community mobilization approach for preventing violence against women and HIV. It is designed for catalyzing community-led change of norms and behaviors that perpetuate gender inequality, violence and increased HIV vulnerability for women.
This Learning Paper addresses the research question: What is the value of SASA!’s approach of working with both women and men to prevent violence against women?
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Source: Raising Voices
Year of Publication: 2015
National Plan of Action to End Violence Against Women and Children in Tanzania
Violence against women and children is a daily reality for large number of women and children. In Tanzania its prevalence is high hence addressing it, is a central development goal in its own right and key to achieving other development outcomes for women, their families, communities and the nation.
The National Plan of Action to end Violence Against Women and Children intends to reinforce the government commitment to provide effective leadership for eliminating violence.
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Source: Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children
Year of Publication: 2016