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For more information on the What Works to Prevent Violence Global Programme, comments or interviews, contact: Rebecca Ladbury: Rebecca@ladburypr.com.

Britain will fund 18 ground breaking research programmes to help prevent violence against women and girls as part of the Department for International Development’s What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls Programme. The projects, selected in conjunction with the Medical Research Council South Africa, will implement and test cutting-edge interventions that aim to fundamentally advance approaches to stopping…
Current efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are inadequate, according to a new Series published in The Lancet. Estimates suggest that globally, 1 in 3 women has experienced either physical or sexual violence from their partner, and that 7% of women will experience sexual assault by a non-­‐partner at some point in their lives. Yet, despite increased global…
Friday, 24 October 2014 00:00

What Works Launch

What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls? DFID’s £25 million global research and innovation programme to launch at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict On Wednesday 11 June 2014, as part of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict fringe, the UK Department for International Development is hosting a panel together with the…

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