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!

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Opinion Column on Domestic Violence

A example of a series of op-ed pieces, published in the Monitor and New Vision newspapers in Uganda: * “To stem wife-slaughter, write law for home violence”

Working to Prevent and Respond to Child Marriage Practices in Conflict and Displacement

The intersection of child marriage and conflict is briefly explored in this communication. Potential factors associated with child marriage are illustrated in a diagram. 

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A Journalist’s Guide To Sexual and Reproductive Health in East Africa

Sexual and reproductive health deals with the most intimate and private aspects of people’s lives, which can be difficult to write about and discuss publicly. As a result, the public often misunderstands many sexual and reproductive health matters. The media play a critical role in bringing these matters to the attention of people who can influence public health policies. This guide aims to help journalists educate the public and policymakers on these issues by bringing together the latest available data on sexual and reproductive health for seven East African countries. Additional data are included for selected countries in western and southern Africa. 

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No Excuse for Abuse: A History of the Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme

The Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme (TVEP) came about as a direct response to offering a space for victims of violence – particularly women and girls – to be heard, to be protected, to be supported and to be vindicated. TVEP remains committed to helping women understand and exercise their rights.

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