Preventing intimate partner and sexual violence against women: taking action and generating evidence

World Health Organization and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

This document provides a planning framework for developing policies and programmes for the prevention of intimate partner and sexual violence. Drawing upon sound public health principles, and supported by available evidence on risk factors for such violence and on the effectiveness of prevention programmes, it outlines how prevention strategies tailored to the needs, capacities and resources of particular settings can be developed. The document emphasizes the importance of integrating scientific evaluation procedures into all prevention initiatives to continuously monitor and improve their effectiveness, and to inform and expand the global evidence base in this area.

October 22, 2015
Year of publication
2010
Resource types
Guidelines and Policies, Tools
Tags
domestic violence, sexual violence, gender-based violence (GBV), GBV prevention, gender mainstreaming, GBV programmes

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