All: Proven: The power of data-driven advocacy to protect children

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We can end sexual violence. But how we end it is well beyond policing.

Survivors of sexual violence, particularly those of color, should be leading the conversations about their needs and the needs of their communities, informing policy, and catalyzing prevention.

  • 23rd July 2020
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Understanding school-related gender-based violence

Every child around the world deserves the opportunity to learn. Education is a basic human right and a necessary pathway to ending extreme poverty. We know that equitable, quality education has an immense power to transform the lives of individuals, communities, and nations.

  • 13th July 2020
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Top 10 things you should know about the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys (VACS)

Ashleigh Howard — a global health epidemiologist with expertise in violence and HIV — shares her top 10 things you should know about the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys.

  • 24th October 2019
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A look back at the first Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) in Eswatini

Launched in 2007, the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys in Eswatini was the first of its kind and a prototype for surveys to come, focused on sexual, physical, and emotional violence against girls and young women.

  • 7th October 2019
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Lessons learned from the Together for Girls Partnership in Tanzania

Together for Girls released a new case study highlighting groundbreaking country-led action to end violence against children and youth from a decade of the partnership’s collective work in Tanzania.

  • 18th July 2019
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Helping drive action to end violence against children in Latin America

Together for Girls talks with Dr. Andrés Villaveces MD, MPH, Ph.D. to learn more about his experience in the field and what inspires him to do this critical work.

  • 24th October 2018
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Strength in numbers: Working together to end violence against children and women

On September 21, the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) launched an historic global, multi-year initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) – the Spotlight Initiative.

  • 22nd December 2017
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