No More Violence: A Gender-relational Approach to Building Community Resilience and Responses to Violence Against Women and Girls
Jomi and Penjikent Districts in Tajikistan
Summary of the Intervention / Research
Currently, the project is undergoing a revision that implies focusing on a combined behaviour/social norm change and economic empowerment approach with the following goal and objectives:
Project Goal: Contribute to the reduction of prevalence of VAWG within target families in four target villages of Jomi and Penjikent districts.
- Improve gender attitudes, knowledge & behaviour amongst beneficiary families (including male and female family members) to reduce acceptability and perpetration of VAWG;
- Empower beneficiary women and girls to contribute to family decision making, household finance and well-being through equal participation in family run enterprises; and
- Produce rigorous evidence on whether a new model integrating behaviour/social norms change and economic empowerment is effectively tackling VAWG in Tajikistan.
May/June 2016 - Baseline study
May/June 2017 - Midline study
February 2018 - Endline study
Beginning of April 2016, submission of first article 1st August 2016 - Dissemination of the formative research findings
Shahribonu Shonasimova, Project Manager, International Alert