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 Millenium Dvelopment Goals (MDGs)

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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How to Eliminate Violence against Women beyond 2015, Daniela Rosche, Oxfam International, 2014

A paper launched to coincide with the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The paper recommends actions for closing the gap between policy and action.

Source: OXFAM


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The Collective Impact of the Dutch MDG3 Fund, Srilatha Batliwala, 2013

The second report in a new research series on resources for women’s rights organizing from the Association for Women’s Rights in Development, this piece analyzes the aggregate impact of women’s organizations around the world that received grants from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ MDG3 Fund. Including results from 78% of the grantees, this analysis demonstrates the huge reach and transformation that is possible when organizations working to build women’s collective power for change receive serious resources for an extended period of time, with flexibility to refine their strategies to adapt to shifting contexts.


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Fifty-Eighth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations: Agreed Conclusions

This document comprises the Agreed Conclusions  on 21 March 2014 from the Fifty-Eighth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations,  where the theme was: “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls”. This is an advance unedited version of the Agreed Conclusions.


Publication Date: 21 March 2014

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