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Editor's Note: CNN is committed to covering gender inequality wherever it occurs in the world. This story is part of As Equals, a year-long series. Lilongwe, Malawi -- "I am strong," the girls chanted, their voices filling a classroom in the outskirts of Lilongwe, Malawi's capital. "I can use my voice. I can use my body!" The group of about…
Indashyikirwa, meaning ‘agents for change’, is a program that seeks to prevent intimate partner violence (IPV) across Rwanda, and is being implemented by CARE Rwanda, Rwanda Women’s Network (RWN) and Rwanda Men’s Resource Center (RWAMREC). One component of the program was a 5-month weekly curriculum with 840 heterosexual couples recruited from CARE’s micro-finance village savings and loans associations. The participatory…
Two powerful new videos have just been added to the resources site which show the success of two interventions in Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Follow the link to hear from Mohammad Osman Hemat from Help The Afghan Children and Parvina Gulyamova, Project Manager, Cesvi in Tajikistan: http://www.whatworks.co.za/resources/film-and-audio
What Works to prevent Violence against women and girls (Component 3) is conducting research to understand the costs of VAWG to businesses. Read the exciting policy brief here...
The What Works to Prevent Violence against Women and Girls Global Programme is pleased to invite you to an exciting Parallel event presenting innovative, evidence-based interventions to prevent violence against women and girls in the Global South. Join us to hear what’s driving violence against women and girls in rural settings in Africa and Asia, interventions addressing these drivers and,…
An evaluation of gender-based violence case management services in the Dadaab refugee camps Friday, 23 February 201810.30am–12.00pm (lunch reception to follow)The Exhibition Room, The Goldsmiths’ Centre, 42 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1M 5AD Confirmed speakers:Professor Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of International DevelopmentDr Mazeda Hossain, Assistant Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineDr Chimaraoke Izugbara, Head, Population Dynamics…
An evaluation of gender-based violence case management services in the Dadaab refugee camps Tuesday, 27 February 201810.00am–12.00pm (lunch reception to follow)Doubletree by Hilton (formerly Amber Hotel), Ngong Lane, off Ngong Road, Nairobi Confirmed speakers:Dr Chi-Chi Undie, Senior Associate, Population CouncilDr Mazeda Hossain, Assistant Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineDr Chimaraoke Izugbara, Head, Population Dynamics and Sexual and Reproductive…
An evaluation of gender-based violence case management services in the Dadaab refugee camps Thursday, 1 March 20188.30–10.30 amBan Ki Moon Hall, UNHCR DMO, Dadaab Confirmed speakers:Dr Mazeda Hossain, Assistant Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineMs Sheru Wanyua Muuo, Research Officer, African Population and Health Research Center
In Nepal, violence against women is reaching epidemic proportions. A recent national survey by the Nepali government showed a staggering 48% of women had experienced some form of gender-based violence (GBV) at some point in their lifetime, and over a quarter had experienced GBV in the past 12 months. Geeta Pradhan, VSO’s head of programming for gender and inclusive governance…
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