Violence against women is a human rights violation and global pandemic. This infographic―developed with support from the United States Agency for International Development by the Interagency Gender Working Group’s Gender-Based Violence Task Force―illustrates the multiple ways in which violence against women harms individuals, communities, countries, and the world, and outlines actions that governments, the private sector, and funders can take to prevent and respond to...Read More
News & Updates
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See below for the latest happening in the IGWG.
The first part focused on sharing the latest evidence on cash transfers as an effective intervention for preventing GBV, specifically intimate partner violence, in developing countries. Other topics covered include how cash transfers can affect violence-related outcomes through casual pathways.Read More
In celebration of International Women’s Day, please join us for an intimate conversation with renowned experts, Mary Ellsberg and Lori Heise, who each bring more than 25 years of experience working on gender-based violence (GBV). Read More
The recent Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum (SVRI) in Brazil brought together over 450 gender-based-violence (GBV) stakeholders from around the world. To continue that dialogue and in commemoration of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against GBV, the IGWG's GBV Task Force hosted a panel on SVRI's impact and crucial steps forward for the field. Read the event's recap here. Read More
On September 25, 2017 the Gender-Based Violence Task Force of USAID's Interagency Gender Working Group hosted an event focused on the role and impact of faith-based organizations (FBOs) in preventing and responding to gender-based violence (GBV). Click to find out more.Read More
On June 29, 2017 the Gender-Based Violence Task Force of USAID's Interagency Gender Working Group hosted an event focused on innovative technology solutions to GBV. Please read our summary of the event here!Read More