To address the void in ethical, reliable, and comparable violence against women prevalence data across Asia and the Pacific, the first phase of the kNOwVAWdata Initiative was launched by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Office from 2016–2021. This report highlights the results of the first phase of the Initiative.
Our training materials can be used to introduce a broad range of audiences and backgrounds to important concepts related to gender and health. Each training course focuses on one of five themes that complement the CORE Gender 101 agenda: Gender Integration, HIV + Sexuality, Safe Motherhood, Gender-Based Violence, and Constructive Male Engagement. The courses are designed to meet the geographic and technical needs of cooperating agencies, USAID Missions, and specific projects. Materials range from basics such as using a shared gender vocabulary and programmatic guidance, to user guides on how to conduct a gender analysis, to exercises for gender trainings. The trainings are geared to be used by anyone and with any audience, even those learning about gender for the first time!
Our popular Gender Integration Continuum framework is an important tool to assess how programs do (or do not) address gender and move them toward more gender-transformative actions. An updated User’s Guide for facilitating training on use of the continuum is available, along with other materials.
This blog post describes the impact of SHOPS Plus’ integrated intimate partner violence and family planning digital campaign project in India, targeting women and their partners using the hashtag #KyaYeHinsaNahi? (“Is this not violence?”). The campaign aimed to recognize intimate partner violence in its early stages and empower women to take action and seek help.
Although intimate partner violence (IPV) is inherently a relational event shaped by couple-level factors, most empirical examinations of IPV-related attitudes have used individuals as the unit of analysis. There, the researchers explain applying a dyadic perspective to the study of attitudes about the acceptability of IPV, harnessing couple-level data from 33 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
This toolkit delivers practical guidance and resources for measuring the prevalence and extent of students’ experiences of school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV), and provides methods for assessing key risk factors and drivers of SRGBV. The toolkit includes a survey to measure all forms of SRGBV, plus helps identify and measure the risk factors and drivers of SRGBV.
This report explores the intersection between intimate partner violence and child support—an important, yet often overlooked, issue. The research responds to a request from the Malawi Judiciary to analyze best practices regarding better enforcement of child maintenance orders by the courts in order to lessen the prevalence of economic violence against women who often provide more child care.
The podcast hosts a discussion between two of UNICEF’s experts on sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and gender-based violence (GBV). They discuss how to promote a survivor-centered approach in SEA and GBV service provision and address recent SEA incidents in the aid sector.