The World Health Organization presents the first global systematic review of scientific data on the prevalence of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence – followed by their impact on women’s health and guidelines for responses from the health sector.
AAPI Challenges, Barriers, and Priorities: Share-back of our community listening sessions
Over the past year and a half, API-GBV strove to learn more deeply from our community of front-line advocates, national partners, systems contacts, and allies through a series of listening sessions, assessment, and surveys. During this webinar, staff shared themes and...
A Conversation with Author Dr. Nusrat Rabbee: War Heroines Speak
A conversation with Dr. Nusrat Rabbee, author of War Heroines Speak: The Rape of Bangladeshi Women in 1971 War of Independence. During this dialogue, Dr. Rabbee discussed the use of rape as a weapon of genocide in the war of 1971, and how it impacted not only the women, but also society in post-war Bangladesh. Dr. Rabbee also explored where women’s rights and status are currently in Bangladesh, and what is currently being done to acknowledged gender-based violence in the country. She also discussed how the events of 1971 connect to the movement to end gender-based violence today, across the world and in the United States.
Assessing Gender-based Violence in Niue, 2017
Erin Thomas, International Center for Advocates Against Discrimination (ICCAD)
A community-needs assessment on gender-based violence in Niue based on a literature review and key interviews of Niueans.
The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia, 2017
The Asia Foundation presents a concise evidence-based overview of violence in 14 Asian countries, pointing to five emerging patterns, including how widespread gender-based violence is and the how significant its impacts.
Why do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It? Quantitative Findings from the United Nations Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific, 2013
Findings from studies in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Papua New Guinea provide data on men’s use of sexual and physical violence against intimates and non-intimates, identify men’s risk factors for perpetration and offer prevention strategies. By Partners For Prevention
Violence Against Women: The World’s Women, 2015
This study curates worldwide data on lifetime and 12-month prevalence rates of violence against women. By UN Statistics Division. Chapter 6: Violence against women