• The Huffington Post - How Can We Change Rape Culture?

    Recently, one woman’s horror and heroism has brought a much needed change in the conversation about rape in our society. Brock Turner’s rape of a
  • UN Women - What is the cost of violence against women and girls in Asia Pacific?

    We know that allocation of resources is political. To make decisions, we need to show the cost of doing nothing. - Nata Duvvury, Economist and lead
  • Life in Dadaab

    Component 2 is conducting research in Dadaab refugee camp, assessing a comprehensive case management model where tasks are shared between national staff and refugee community
  • Working with academics: it gets easier. Honestly

    In a recent article in The Guardian newspaper, Gemma Ferguson from our Change Starts at Home Programme provides tips on how to get the best
  • The Irish Times - Expert warns on cutbacks to crisis supports for women

    Governments that cut back on supports such as rape crisis counselling during times of economic crisis are “shooting themselves in the foot”, a global expert
  • How can sex workers negotiate condom use with their romantic partners?

    In early 2016, I met a group of female sex workers (FSWs) in Bagalkot district in Karnataka, India. The campaign statement for their Orange Day
  • Violence against women harms us all: will measuring the pain help prevent it?

    The effectiveness of economic empowerment programmes, poverty reduction programmes and others working to address inequality depend on the efforts to combat VAW, which is at
  • Despite A Trump Victory, I’m Still Hopeful About Eliminating Violence Against Women

    Dr. Emma Fulu from the What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls Global Programme has a published an article in the Huffington Post blog commemorating the
  • Home isn’t the only place women are abused

    Violence against women is bad for everyone. It disempowers female workers, lowers productivity, drives out talent, and badly damages the reputation of global brands.  It’s
  • Stepping Stones and Creating Futures: Supporting women and men to create a world free from violence

    Since 2012 Project Empower have been running an intervention called Stepping Stones and Creating Futures in informal settlements in eThekwini, South Africa. Now, supported by
  • 'Be more sensitive to the plight of the the victims gender'

    Law enforcement agencies who handle issues of gender violence have been urged to be more humane in the discharge of their duties, and be more
  • Ma’an News Agency project training and Message Development Workshop

    Ma’an Network Hosts a Training Workshop on Preventing Violence against Women November 10, 2016 Jericho – Ma’an News Agency – Ma’an Network concluded a two-day
  • What Works Newsletter, December 2016 Issue

    The December 2016 issue of the What Works newsletter is out! Click here to read more.
  • Dedicated safe spaces for women are helping break the cycle of violence against women in Rwanda

    Despite a legal and policy framework supportive of gender equality and condemning violence against women, intimate partner violence (IPV) remains widespread in Rwanda. Indashyikirwa - an
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