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

This report shares findings from UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific, undertaken by Partners for Prevention, a joint program of four United Nations agencies—the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Population Fund,...

Global and Regional Estimates of Violence Against Women: Prevalence and Health Effects of Intimate Partner Violence and Non-Partner Sexual Violence, 2013

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...

The Community Engagement Continuum: Outreach, Mobilization, Organizing and Accountability to Address Violence against Women in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities

The Community Engagement Continuumdocuments a range of innovative community based approaches in the anti-violence movement and clarifies the goals of engagement. The four points on the continuum – outreach and education, mobilization, organizing, and accountability –...

Engendering Change: Transforming Gender Roles in Asian & Pacific Islander Communities, 2007

Engendering Change: Transforming Gender Roles in Asian & Pacific Islander Communities grew out of a round-table discussion, convened by the API Institute, inviting battered women’s advocates and providers of Batterer Intervention Programs (BIPs) with the following...

Lifecourse Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistani Women, 2010

This research project aimed to enhance the understanding of Asian battered women’s experiences in seeking help from the criminal justice system and other programs, and to develop recommendations for system responses to IPV in Asian communities. To this end,...