Resources on Gender-based violence

In 2000, UNFPA continued to support countries in the development of population and development strategies, and data collection, analysis and policy formulation. A top priority in 2000 was the development of a new global strategy for reproductive health commodity security.

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This report provides highlights of a September 2003 consultation in Rome with UNFPA and many of its partners. It provides lessons learned from ten pilot projects that used a programme guide created by UNFPA to help health care providers address gender-based violence.

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This volume documents UNFPA's experience addressing many forms of violence against women.

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This handbook provides practical points to consider when designing and implementing projects addressing violence against women.

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As the global spotlight has turned more sharply over the last decade on the persistence of violence against women and girls, the need for more and better data to inform evidence-based programming in order to address this human rights violation has escalated.

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This brochure provides an overview of UNFPA's role in addressing gender-based violence, an enormous impediment to sexual and reproductive health, as well as a major human rights issue.

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This report presents findings from a mapping initiative that aimed to capture how faith-based organizations respond to violence against women and girls in the Asia-Pacific region. As a collaborative initiative between UNFPA and the Asia-Pacific Women Faith and Development Alliance (AP-WFDA), it sought to identify examples of strategies used by faith-based organizations. The report brings together the experiences of 58 organizations collected through an online survey, supplemented by in-depth interviews conducted with selected agencies. Importantly, the survey results represent only a small proportion of the faith-based organizations addressing violence against women and girls across the region.

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This report aims to support the work of UNFPA and partners by presenting a background and rationale for engaging men and boys.

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This compendium documents the key processes involved in initiating multi-stakeholder joint programming on violence against women and lessons learned in 10 pilot countries.

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