Searching with a thematic focus on Gender based violence, Gender, Violence, Children and young people
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Understanding children’s experiences of violence in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India: evidence from Young LivesYoung Lives, 2016Physical and emotional violence towards children in India appears to be so widespread that it is often difficult to trace the direct effects of poverty; the findings suggest that a range of factors appear to play a role, especially age and gender norms. This paper explores children’s accounts of violence in Andhra Pradesh, India, and the ways in which factors at theDocument
Strengthening linkages between clinical and social services for children and adolescents who have experienced sexual violence: a companion guideUS Agency for International Development, 2016This guidebook intends to provide a basic framework, examples, resources, and contact information for health providers and managers who coordinate service provision for child victims of sexual violence and who ultimately work to ensure that children and adolescents receive the services they need.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2016Focusing primarily on tackling the harmful social norms that underpin perpetration of intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-partner sexual violence, this Guidance Note aims to summarise the role of social norms in sustaining harmful behaviours and contributing to Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) and to provide practical guidance and advice for Department for International Development (Document
Mobilising a response to HIV, gender, youth and gender-based violence in South Africa: a toolkit for trainers and programme implementersUS Agency for International Development, 2015This toolkit was produced as part of the Sexual HIV Prevention Project (SHIPP) to support in-house training on gender, HIV, youth, and community mobilisation for programme implementers working on HIV and gender-based violence (GBV) prevention at the district and community levels.Document
Harmful traditional practices and child protection: contested understandings and practices of female child marriage and circumcision in EthiopiaYoung Lives, 2013Focusing on Ethiopia, this paper explores local perspectives on female child marriage and circumcision. Both practices are widespread in Ethiopia and reflect deep-rooted patriarchal and gerontocratic values regulating women’s reproduction and transactions between kin groups at marriage.Document2004The paper aims at disseminating research findings, identifying suitable strategies to address abuse in schools and develop action plans, and monitoring mechanisms. The study was conducted in 33 primary schools in Chiradzulu District in 2003 in Malawi.DocumentMEASURE Evaluation, 2008Over the past two decades violence against women and girls (VAW/G) has been put on the map as a critical issue to be addressed in the international arena.Document
A study on violence against girls in primary schools and its impacts on girls’ education in EthiopiaUnited Nations Girls' Education Initiative, 2008With a focus on Ethiopia, this paper identifies and analyses the types, prevalence, major causes and effects of violence against girls in schools. It also aims to assess the availability and effectiveness of policies, rules and regulations and concludes with recommendations on ways to reduce violence against school girls.DocumentFeinstein International Center, USA, 2008This paper focuses on the experiences of those women and girls forcibly married within the Lords Resistence Army (LRA) in Uganda, and their attempts to reintegrate in civilian life after captivity. It documents and describes how females were often beaten, raped, impregnated, and forced to assume the role of ‘wife’ to the fighters or commanders to whom they were given.DocumentChild Rights Information Network, 2007This paper is an analysis of the existing gender-based sexual violence against teenage girls in the Middle East. It is a comparative study that analyses the realities of early marriages and sexual abuse in Lebanon, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Yemen.