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The politics of negotiating gender equity in Bangladesh
S. Nazneen; R. Masud / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
In Bangladesh there is a paradox when it comes to securing gender-inclusive development outcomes. Since 1991, women have occupied the highest political office and women’s presence is increasing, due to the existence of ge...
Understanding children’s experiences of violence in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India: evidence from Young Lives
V. Morrow; R. Singh / Young Lives 2016
Physical and emotional violence towards children in India appears to be so widespread that it is often difficult to trace the direct effects of poverty; the findings suggest that a range of factors appear to play a role, espec...
Violence against women in the context of urban poverty in Angola
Iselin Å. Strønen; Margareth Nangacovie / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in the context of urban poverty. Faced with day-to-day challenges for survival and so...
New knowledge on children and young people: a synthesis of evidence
R. Marcus; E. Page; J. Stephenson; D. Walker / Overseas Development Institute 2015
This report synthesises insights on children and young people (CYP) from research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation ...
Strengthening linkages between clinical and social services for children and adolescents who have experienced sexual violence: a companion guide
US Agency for International Development 2016
This guidebook intends to provide a basic framework, examples, resources, and contact information for health providers and managers who coordinate service provision for child victims of sexual violence and who ultimately work to ensur...
One youth can: facilitator's guide and workbook
Sonke Gender Justice Network 2016
South Africa has amongst the highest levels of domestic violence and rape of any country in the world. Research conducted by the Medical Research Council in 2004 shows that every six hours, a woman is killed by her intimate partner. T...
Tiyani Vavasati: empowerment and financial education intervention
Sonke Gender Justice Network 2015
Specifically aimed at females between the ages of 18-24 years-old, this training manual was produced to guide a series of training sessions which were designed to empower young women. Part of a Sonke Gender Justice project implemented...
Findings from the SASA! Study: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial To Assess the Impact of a Community Mobilization Intervention To Prevent Violence Against Women and Reduce HIV risk in Kampala, Uganda
BMC Medicine 2016
The need for HIV prevention efforts to more explicitly incorporate program elements to address gender inequality and violence has been repeatedly articulated, and the elimination of sexual and gender-based violence has been identified...
Multisectoral responses to gender-based violence in Mozambique
Pathfinder International 2015
Gender-based violence (GBV) is both pervasive and widely accepted in Mozambique. The complex and multifaceted structural and sociocultural factors that underlie and reinforce GBV warrant a strong multi-level and multisectoral ...
Shifting social norms to tackle violence against women and girls
Department for International Development, UK 2016
Focusing primarily on tackling the harmful social norms that underpin perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-partner sexual violence, this Guidance Note aims to summarise the role of social norms in sustaining harmful...
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