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Violence prevention: the evidence

Contributor(s): World Health Organization | John Moores University.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Geneva, Switz.: World Health Organization, 2009Description: electronic document (134 p.): PDF file (2.36 MB).ISBN: 9789241500845.Other title: Series of briefings on violence prevention | [All-in-one document].Subject(s): PREVENTION | RECOMMENDED READING | EVALUATION | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | AGGRESSION | VIOLENCEOnline resources: Click here to access online | Access the website | Access VP Evidence Base Summary: "This series of seven briefings for advocates, programme designers and implementers and others summarizes the evidence for the effectiveness of the following seven main strategies for preventing interpersonal and self-directed violence: (1) increasing safe, stable and nurturing relationships between children and their parents and caregivers; (2) developing life skills in children and adolescents; (3) reducing availability and harmful use of alcohol; (4) reducing access to guns, knives and pesticides; (5) promoting gender equality; (6) changing cultural norms that support violence; and (7) victim identification, care and support." From the abstract. This document contains the overview and all seven briefings. Use the website link to access individual briefings (smaller files) and for links to other WHO Violence and Injury Prevention resources.. Use the database link to access a searchable evidence base on interventions to prevent violence.
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"This series of seven briefings for advocates, programme designers and implementers and others summarizes the evidence for the effectiveness of the following seven main strategies for preventing interpersonal and self-directed violence: (1) increasing safe, stable and nurturing relationships between children and their parents and caregivers;
(2) developing life skills in children and adolescents; (3) reducing availability and harmful use of alcohol; (4) reducing access to guns, knives and pesticides; (5) promoting gender equality; (6) changing cultural norms that support violence; and (7) victim identification, care and support." From the abstract. This document contains the overview and all seven briefings.
Use the website link to access individual briefings (smaller files) and for links to other WHO Violence and Injury Prevention resources..
Use the database link to access a searchable evidence base on interventions to prevent violence.

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