Across the continent, we see promising new approaches that help us understand what works to prevent and respond to violence within schools. We all must support more rigorous research and evaluations to build our global evidence base on violence prevention programming and policy.
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Critical Mass? How the Mobile Revolution Could Help End Gender-Based Violence
The past three years – and more pointedly the past 12 months – have laid witness to monumental, if not heartbreaking, incidents of gender-based violence. In the aftermath of each of these, mobile technology solutions and internet-based advocacy campaigns surged.
LGBT Rights in Jamaica: A Conversation with Maurice Tomlinson
Regina Jun, Gender Advisor for the Bureau of Latin America and the Caribbean, spoke with Maurice Tomlinson, who is an Attorney-at-Law, law lecturer on sexual rights, and HIV/AIDS advocate.
Women are Women: Responding to the Health Needs of Female Sex Workers
Mpiluka’s story is not uncommon, and reveals the complex intersection of violence, reproductive health, and HIV faced by sex workers around the world
Transforming Gender Norms and Ending Child Marriage: The Role of Boys
The international community has increasingly recognized child marriage as a violation of girls’ rights, health, and well-being, and efforts to prevent and respond to child marriage have prioritized critical “hot spots” where the practice is particularly grave and widespread.
Seeking Justice: Implementation through Vital Voices’ Institute Model
We cannot make a difference in women’s lives unless the international community works in concert with foreign national government and grassroots NGOs. Read more >>
Farmer Field Schools: A Safe Place to Discuss Gender-Based Violence
Gender-based violence affects people everywhere, including the predominantly agrarian rural communities where USAID and its partners work to improve agricultural production.
A Thing of the Past
USAID is working with the Government of Bangladesh to implement and enforce the Domestic Violence Prevention and Protection Act of 2010.
USAID Activities Respond to Gender-Based Violence
USAID’s Rwanda Family Health Project is supporting the Ministry of Health in fighting gender-based violence. Read more >>
A Courageous Journey
USAID’s Gender Equity Program provides small grants to Pakistani organizations to fund projects that expand access to justice for women. Read more >>