Together for Girls is proud to share “Building a safer world: Stakeholder report 2019-2021”. This report highlights three years of global collaboration as a partnership, generating quality data, raising awareness of solutions, and galvanizing change.
With the increased risks of violence against children — especially during COVID-19 — our partnership’s mission is more urgent than ever. However, the results of our collective effort demonstrate that when we work together, we can successfully respond to global challenges that once seemed insurmountable.
The Together for Girls partnership made incredible progress in the past three years. The evidence is clear: there is strength in numbers and by working together, across sectors, we can break the cycle of violence against children and adolescents and build back a safer world for generations to come.
To date, Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys were conducted in 23 countries, providing data on nearly 11% of the world’s children, adolescents and youth.
We launched What Works to Prevent Sexual Violence Against Children. This is the world’s first evidence-based review to assess interventions, programs and policies proven to reduce sexual violence.
Our secondary analyses of Violence Against Children and Youth Survey data uncovered new insights into the complexities and nuances of school-related gender-based violence.
Together for Girls continued to amplify the voices of adult survivors, creating new alliances to end childhood sexual violence through prevention, healing and justice.
Our partnership developed new and specific guidance for how to implement the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys in humanitarian settings.
A quick introduction to the Together for Girls partnership and the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys (VACS). Understand our unique contributions to ending violence against children, with our particular focus on preventing sexual violence against girls.
Read about key results in our three pillars of work: data, action, and advocacy. The report showcases partnership progress to create a safer world for every child, adolescent, and young person.
Read about the Together for Girls partnership’s achievements, results, and priorities from 2016 to 2018.
Twenty-five years ago this week, 50,000 people gathered in Beijing for the UN’s Fourth World Conference on Women.
Together for Girls rang the the New York Stock Exchange opening bell on September 16, to celebrate a decade of partnership.
In celebration of Together for Girls' 10-year anniversary, we sat down with Gary to learn more about how Together for Girls came to be — where it all began, the challenges, the successes, and what’s next.
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.
To commemorate International Day of the Girl, Together for Girls co-hosted a high-level event at the Embassy of Canada, “Data to Action: Breaking the Cycle of Violence Against Girls”.
For the second annual World in Your Hands Art Contest, Together for Girls and the Coalition for Adolescent Girls asked female artists ages 12-24 about their influences, how they themselves strive to influence others, and how they use their voice and influence to make the world a better place.
The United Nations declares November 18 “World Day for the Prevention of and Healing from Child Sexual Exploitation, Abuse, and Violence”