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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…
Thursday 11 January 2018 UN Women are inviting people to attend a civil society virtual consultation for both the East and Southern Africa + Central and West Africa region on the Spotlight Initiative, a new global initiative by the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) aimed at eliminating violence against women and girls. The consultation will take place…
What Works hosted a public learning event at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on Wednesday 6 December 2017 . As part of the 16 Days of Activism campaign, Dr Giulia Ferrari (LSHTM) welcomed the participants . The event was chaired by Ms. Alice Kerr-Wilson (Social Development Direct). Following an opening by DFID UK's Emily Esplen,  Social Development Adviser…
An article in NewsDeeply’s Women and Girls site on violence against women and girls in the DRC, features interview with Tearfund’s Maggie Sandliands in relation to their recent survey of more than 700 people in conflict-affected Ituri province, northeastern DRC, which revealed that the most prevalent form of violence reported in the region was intimate partner violence, with 68.8 percent…
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