Leveraging the data

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Safe: Preventing gender-based violence in and through schools

Together for Girls and partners hosted a Solutions Summit side event. Global leaders, experts, and youth activists shared the latest data on violence in school settings and highlighted school-based interventions for catalyzing broader social change to end violence.

  • 16th June 2021
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The transformative power of secondary education in Honduras

  • 24th October 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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Melissa Kirby, Phumzile Mlambo-Nguka, Kathy Calvin and Girl Up Teen Advisers
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Together for Girls hosts high-level event for International Day of the Girl

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”.

  • 12th November 2017
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