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What Works joins world leaders in sexual violence prevention to advance research on violence against women (VAW) in low and middle-income countries at the 6th SVRI Forum in Cape Town, South Africa Results from 13 countries in Africa and Asia on what works (and doesn’t) to prevent violence will be unveiled at a high-level event at the tenth Sexual Violence…
Rachel Jewkes, executive scientist for research strategy at the South African Medical Research Council, had been speaking to the Duchess about how gender-based violence needed to be tackled across all age groups at schools and mentioned new projects that encouraged building healthy relationships with the assistance of parents. Read the full story here...
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Last week we waded through water and our colleagues desperately tried to save their possessions as their homes flooded. We were in Kiribati, one of the lowest lying countries in the world, as part of a research project we are conducting on violence against women. When you see the ocean at your doorstep, and watch people hurriedly sandbagging the shoreline…
SAVE THE DATEPrevention is Possible: What Works?Join us for a lunchtime event at the SVRI:This event marks the culmination of the ground-breaking What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls Global Programme.Join us to hear about the new ndings and evidence from impact evaluations across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.23rd October 2019Time: 1:15 -2:30pmConference Room(s): Bluebell and WatsoniaConvention…
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A UK aid-funded project reduced violence against women by more than half. UK aid — the budget wielded by the British Department for International Development (DfID) to end extreme poverty — is a gargantuan force for good in an extremely challenging world. Published by Global Citizen, read the full article here
About 1 in 3 or 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime, according to global estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO). Read the full article at Devdiscourse here
A selection of the latest evidence on violence against women and girls (VAWG). Download the digest from here
A new report has brought to light the enormous economic and social costs of violence against women and girls in South Sudan.The report suggests that more than eight million days of productivity have been lost as a result of violence in the past year. Listent to the podcast on Audioboom here
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