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A global programme to prevent violence against women and girls : a summary of the evidence

Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Pretoria, South Africa : What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls Global Programme, 2014Description: electronic document (12 pages) ; PDF file: 104 KB.Subject(s): PREVENTION | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | CHILD ABUSE | RECOMMENDED READING | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | PRIMARY PREVENTION | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)Online resources: Click here to access online | What Works website | Find similar documents | Read NZFVC news item Summary: To inform the priorities for innovation grants and research under the What Works programme, the Consortium has undertaken a review of the evidence on VAWG and interventions to prevent it. These reviews are presented in four rapid evidence review papers with accompanying summaries (available at www.whatworks.co.za). This paper presents an overall summary of the findings of these four evidence reviews, and based upon these findings presents an overarching research and innovation agenda for the What Works programme. The papers available at www.whatworks.co.za include the fully formatted reviews of evidence and related resources. The original technical papers are also found in the NZFVC database. Record #5339
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The What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls Global Programme is administered by a consortium led by the Medical Research Council of South Africa, in partnership with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Social Development Direct and the United Nations Devlopment Programme, on behalf of DFID.

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To inform the priorities for innovation grants and research under the What Works programme, the Consortium has undertaken a review of the evidence on VAWG and interventions to prevent it. These reviews are presented in four rapid evidence review papers with accompanying summaries (available at www.whatworks.co.za).

This paper presents an overall summary of the findings of these
four evidence reviews, and based upon these findings presents an overarching research and innovation agenda for the What Works programme.

The papers available at www.whatworks.co.za include the fully formatted reviews of evidence and related resources. The original technical papers are also found in the NZFVC database. Record #5339