Groundbreaking Insights on Shifting Gender Norms and Ending Perpetuation of Violence

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 6:29 am

A new ICRW report released at the MenEngage Global Symposium in Delhi last month reveals that 60 percent of men surveyed in India had acted violently against their wife/partner at ...

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Health care for women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 5:35 am

What this handbook does When providing first-line support to a woman who has been subjected to violence, 4 kinds of needs deserve attention: Immediate emotional/psychological health needs Immediate physical health ...

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The Lancet Series On Violence Against Women And Girls

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 8:07 am

Every day, millions of women and girls worldwide experience violence. This abuse takes many forms, including intimate physical and sexual partner violence, female genital mutilation, child and forced marriage, sex ...

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Ministerial Commitment on comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people in Eastern and Southern African

Posted on November 6, 2014 at 9:40 am

In late 2011, under the leadership of UNAIDS and with the support of the Regional Economic Communities (EAC and SADC), the UN initiated a process that aimed to develop and ...

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Findings from the SASA! Study: a cluster randomized controlled trial to assess the impact of a community mobilization intervention to prevent violence against women and reduce HIV risk in Kampala, Uganda

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 10:11 am

Abstract Background Intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV are important and interconnected public health concerns. While it is recognized that they share common social drivers, there is limited evidence surrounding ...

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Two New Publications on Combatting Gender-Based Violence

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 8:56 am

Besides being associated with the incidence of HIV infections, sexually transmitted infections, unplanned pregnancies, and other health problems, gender-based violence (GBV) is also a human rights violation. Ongoing efforts by ...

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Voices against violence: handbook for group leaders.

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 11:11 am

The activities in this curriculum have been developed for Girl Guides and Girl Scout groups, youth organizations, schools and other groups to use. This curriculum provides knowledge, skills and opportunities ...

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Women’s perceptions of effects of war on intimate partner violence and gender roles in two post-conflict West African countries

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 9:20 am

Background: The aim of this paper is to explore women’s perceptions of the causes of intimate partner violence (IPV) in West Africa, and the ways in which they understand these ...

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Handbook for Religious and Cultural Leaders Engaging Communities to End Female Genital Mutilation

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 11:13 am

This publication from FEMNET is part a behaviour change communication tool intended to expand the engagement of men in religious and cultural institutions to reach out to their communities to ...

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Addressing Sexual Violence in and beyond the ‘Warzone’

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 12:01 pm

Conflict-related sexual violence remains pervasive across the globe, and its widespread use has been reported in Rwanda, Liberia, Northern Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Iraq, Libya and Syria. As ...

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