#gender-based violence

Universities engaging men to end violence against women

Men’s violence prevention (MVP) programs seek to transform men’s silence and inaction into allyship and change. However, it should be clear: MVP is a complementary approach to other violence against women (VAW) work. The point is not to center men, but to support women’s activism, research and leadership towards the goal of ending VAW wherever possible.

Universities engaging men to end violence against women Read More »

Domestic Violence Is on the Rise With Coronavirus Lockdown. The Responses Are Missing the Point.

The virus has disclosed to larger segments of the public many of the forms of violence previously obscured by lack of responsible public policy and media neglect.  One of those forms of obscured systemic violence is gender violence in general, and domestic abuse in particular.

Domestic Violence Is on the Rise With Coronavirus Lockdown. The Responses Are Missing the Point. Read More »

What works to prevent violence against children in Afghanistan? Findings of a school-based peace education intervention in Afghanistan

This paper presents the results of an evaluation of school-based peace education and a community-based intervention to change harmful social norms and practices related to gender and the use of violence in conflict resolution, implemented in Afghanistan with the aim of reducing violence against and between children.

What works to prevent violence against children in Afghanistan? Findings of a school-based peace education intervention in Afghanistan Read More »

Education is the key to eradicate violence against women in Yucatán (Mexico)

“Through proper training and strengthening of tools for people working to eradicate violence against women, the Government of Yucatán complies with the tenets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, said the head of the General Secretariat of Government (SGG), María Fritz Sierra at the closing of the workshop “Education for peace, transformation of conflicts, breaking the cycles of violence.”

Education is the key to eradicate violence against women in Yucatán (Mexico) Read More »

Nobel Peace Prize 2018: a teachable moment

This Nobel Prize presents a teachable moment.  Too few are aware of how integral violence against women (VAW) is to war and armed conflict. VAW will continue to exist as long as war exists.  Eliminating VAW is not about making war somehow “safer” or more “humanitarian.”  Reducing and eliminating VAW is dependent on the abolition of war. 

Nobel Peace Prize 2018: a teachable moment Read More »

Scroll to Top