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School-Based Interventions to Address Gender-Based Violence Among Youth

October 19, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am


October 19, 2016
8:30 am - 11:30 am
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GBV Task Force


1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 520
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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This was the fourth and final event of the GBV and Youth series, on October 19, 2016 led by the GBV Taskforce. Presenters included Ravi Verma, Regional Director of Asia, ICRW provided an update on the Gender Equity Movement in Schools (GEMS) project regarding the implementation and evidence gathering around GEMS in Bangladesh, Vietnam and India. Following his presentation he was joined by his colleagues Nandita Bhatla and Pranita Achyut for the Q&A session.

Julie Hanson Swanson, Acting Division Chief of the USAID Education Divison, Bureau of Africa discussed a framework to measure school-related gender-based violence and provided an update on the work of the Global Working Group to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence.

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