This study explores how programs and policies to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls (VAWG) have been integrated and addressed within post-conflict state-building policy and programming, and how, in conflict-affected countries, VAWG is related to efforts to achieve peace and stability.
This web feature outlines the best available information on the impact of the medicalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). It synthesizes quantitative data on trends over time, the relationship between medicalization and overall FGM/C prevalence, and qualitative data on provider and community perspectives.
This brief provides a definition of and framework for understanding technology-facilitated gender-based violence (GBV) that links harmful behaviors. Connecting these pieces allows us to understand the depth and breadth of violent behaviors that occur in digital spaces that are often targeted towards women, girls, and sexual minorities.
This operations research study evaluated a pilot mobile phone-based referral system for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) in Botswana. This report presents results and recommendations related to community perceptions of GBV, provider perceptions and processing of GBV cases, and the GBV referral system.
This brief examines why health services should address gender-based violence and highlights examples of health programs that have incorporated effective responses to violence into their work.
This two-page brief succinctly answers the question “Why IS GBV Relevant to Reproductive Health?” Produced for the IGWG by Population Reference Bureau and funded by USAID, the brief outlines the sheer magnitude of GBV and its impacts on many reproductive health outcomes, including unintended pregnancy, maternal and child impacts, and STIs/HIV. It is a valuable resource in making the case quickly for policymakers everywhere.