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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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), ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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