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Critical Discussion - Partner Violence down 55%

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Strategy researched
 
Programmes that are participatory, engage multiple stakeholders, foster critical discussion about gender relationships and the acceptability of violence, and support greater communication and shared decision making among family members, as well as non-violent behaviour
 
Impact achieved
 
 
Countries of study
 
Global
 
Research methodology
 
Systematic review - 100 reviews and evaluations
 
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Excerpt from Abstract
 
"...[E]vidence suggests that women-centred, advocacy, and home-visitation programmes can reduce a woman's risk of further victimisation, with less conclusive evidence for the preventive effect of programmes for perpetrators. In low-income and middle-income countries, there is a greater research focus on violence prevention, with promising evidence on the effect of group training for women and men, community mobilisation interventions, and combined livelihood and training interventions for women. Despite shortcomings in the evidence base, several studies show large effects in programmatic timeframes. Across different forms of violence, effective programmes are commonly participatory, engage multiple stakeholders, support critical discussion about gender relationships and the acceptability of violence, and support greater communication and shared decision making among family members, as well as non-violent behaviour."
 

 

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