Knowledge Center

External Resources

Below are some of the resources we like related to public health, gender, violence, child protection and more. This list is just a sampling of some of the great resources available.

Reports and Studies


THRIVES: A Global Technical Package to Prevent Violence Against Children
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hidden in Plain Sight: A Statistical Analysis of Violence Against Children

Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action

Preventing Child Maltreatment: A Guide to Taking Action and Generating Evidence
World Health Organization

Adolescent Girls

Using Data to See and Select the Most Vulnerable Adolescent Girls
Sarah Engebretsen, Population Council

I Know. I Want. I Dream. Girls’ Insights for Building a Better World
A Warner, G Hollingworth, L Thompson, S Petroni, M Sexton, J Song, J Khada, K Jennings, ICRW and Nike Foundation

Violence Against Adolescent Girls: A Fundamental Challenge to Meaningful Equality
Judith Bruce, Population Council

Child Marriage

Ending Child Marriage: How Elevating the Status of Girls Advances U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives
Rachel Vogelstein, Council on Foreign Relations

Motherhood in Childhood: Facing the Challenge of Adolescent Pregnancy
Nancy Williamson, Robert W. Blum, UNFPA


Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Women and Girls Through the HIV Response
Luisa Orza, UNAIDS and the Athena Network

EC FOR RAPE SURVIVORS: A Human Rights and Public Health Imperative
International Consortium for Emergency Contraception & Sexual Violence Research Initiative

Global and Regional Estimates of Violence Against Women: Prevalence and Health Effects of Intimate Partner Violence and Non-Partner Sexual Violence
World Health Organization, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, South African Medical Research Council

Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting: A Statistical Overview and Exploration of the Dynamics of Change

United States Strategy to Prevent and Respond to GBV Globally

Why Do Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It? Quantitative Findings from the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific
Partners for Prevention

Violence Prevention: The Evidence: Overview
World Health Organization and Liverpool JM: Centre for Public Health

Hidden Violence: Preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of adolescent boys – Case Studies and Directions for Action (2012)

U.S Action Plan on Children in Adversity

Technical Guides and Program Evaluations

Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence: Technical Considerations for PEPFAR Programs
PEPFAR, USAID, and Together for Girls

Strengthening Linkages between Clinical and Social Services for Children and Adolescents who Have Experienced Sexual Violence: A Companion Guide

This is a companion guide to the Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence document. (above)

GBV and HIV: A Program Guide for Integrating GBV Prevention and Response in PEPFAR Programs

PEPFAR, USAID Preventing Violence: Evaluating Outcomes of Parenting Programmes
World Health Organization

Engaging Men to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: A Multi-Country Intervention and Impact Evaluation Study (2012)


Sexual Violence Research Initiative: SVRI provides a list of journal articles and reports on child sexual abuse and the effects on children of sexual violence against women.

What Works for Women: A comprehensive review of data from HIV/AIDS interventions for women and girls, spanning 2,500 articles and reports, with data close to 100 countries, that has uncovered a number of interventions for which there is substantial evidence of success: from prevention, treatment, care and support to strengthening the enabling environment for policies and programming.

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