#SVSolutions Resource Hub

We all have a role to play in ending violence against children.

Sexual violence against children cannot be solved by one actor or sector alone.  That’s why we’ve created the #SVSolutions Network, a group of our partners and allies, representing decades of leadership in violence prevention, global health and survivor support. 

 

Together, we want to share the latest in violence prevention and response materials.  Interested in joining the #SVSolutions Network? Email info@togetherforgirls.org. 

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10 Things Men Can Do to Prevent Gender Violence
10 Things Men Can Do to Prevent Gender ViolenceApproach gender violence as a men’s issue involving men of all ages and socioeconomic, racial and ethnic backgrounds. View men not only as perpetrators or …MVP Strategies

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A Performance Study of the Bolivian Public Justice System
A Performance Study of the Bolivian Public Justice SystemAn investigation of the criminal process from start to finish for cases of child sexual violence in La Paz, Bolivia.International Justice Mission

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Abuse Prevention Scenarios
Abuse Prevention ScenariosRedwoods Group created these scenarios in order to give staff the opportunity to discuss, in a group, different situations they may find themselves in when …Redwoods Group

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Abuse Prevention: Parent/Guardian Involvement
Abuse Prevention: Parent/Guardian InvolvementPreventing child sexual abuse takes everyone. Staff, volunteers, guardians and community members alike need to know what the warning signs of abuse might look like …Redwoods Group

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ALIV[H]E Framework
ALIV[H]E FrameworkSalamander Trust, together with the ATHENA Network, the AIDS Legal Network, Project Empower and HEARD at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, were commissioned by UNAIDS …Salamander Trust

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ALIV[H]E in Action: Key examples of the Action Linking Initiatives on Violence against Women and HIV Everywhere
ALIV[H]E in Action: Key examples of the Action Linking Initiatives on Violence against Women and HIV EverywhereThe “ALIV[H]E in Action” booklet contains three case studies about how the ALIV[H]E framework has been used by women to advance their rights in MENA …Salamander Trust

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Bystander Training as Leadership Training: Notes on the Origins, Philosophy, and Pedagogy of the Mentors in Violence Prevention Model
Bystander Training as Leadership Training: Notes on the Origins, Philosophy, and Pedagogy of the Mentors in Violence Prevention ModelThis article outlines the origins, philosophy, and pedagogy of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program, which has played a significant role in the gender …MVP Strategies

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Child Safe Environment Handout
Child Safe Environment HandoutThis Child Safe Environment Handout is for organizations to adapt to their branding, and which can be used to educate parents, guardians and other community …Redwoods Group

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Creating Trauma-Informed Systems
Creating Trauma-Informed SystemsA trauma-informed child and family service system is one in which all parties involved recognize and respond to the impact of traumatic stress on those …The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

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Critical Issues in Ethical SASA! Implementation
Critical Issues in Ethical SASA! ImplementationSASA! is a community mobilization approach to prevent violence against women (VAW) and HIV, developed by Raising Voices in Uganda. A randomized control trial conducted …Raising Voices

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Dating Matters Toolkit
Dating Matters ToolkitDating Matters: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships is a comprehensive teen dating violence prevention model developed by the CDC to stop teen dating violence …U.S. Centers for Disease Control

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Evaluating the Impacts of Working Towards the International Safeguards for Children in Sport
Evaluating the Impacts of Working Towards the International Safeguards for Children in SportIn this paper, the authors evaluate a global strategy to safeguard children against abuse in sport. The experiences of people within 32 of the organisations …International Safeguarding Children in Sport Founders Group

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EVIDENCE BRIEF: School-Based Interventions to Prevent Violence Against Women & Girls
EVIDENCE BRIEF: School-Based Interventions to Prevent Violence Against Women & GirlsViolence against women and girls (VAWG) is a human rights violation that affects millions of women worldwide. According to the most recent estimates from the …Global Women’s Institute

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Field Guide: Ending Child Sexual Violence
Field Guide: Ending Child Sexual ViolenceSexual violence against children happens in spaces often considered “safe”, like at home. It can also take place in vulnerable environments, like conflict zones. But …Apolitical

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Good School Toolkit
Good School ToolkitThe Good School Toolkit is designed to help educators explore what a good school is and guide them through a process that will help them …Raising Voices

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Good School Toolkit: Secondary Schools
Good School Toolkit: Secondary SchoolsUpdated for secondary schools from the primary school curriculum, the Good School Toolkit is designed to help educators explore what a good school is and …Raising Voices

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INSPIRE Handbook: Action for Implementing the Seven Strategies for Ending Violence against Children
INSPIRE Handbook: Action for Implementing the Seven Strategies for Ending Violence against ChildrenThe INSPIRE handbook: action for implementing the seven strategies for ending violence against children explains in detail how to choose and implement interventions that will …INSPIRE

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INSPIRE Indicator Guidance and Results Framework
INSPIRE Indicator Guidance and Results FrameworkThe INSPIRE Indicator Guidance and Results Framework is designed to help governments and non-governmental organizations monitor progress and track change over time as they implement …INSPIRE

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INSPIRE Technical Package
INSPIRE Technical PackageINSPIRE: Seven strategies for ending violence against children is an evidence-based technical package to support countries in their efforts to prevent and respond to violence …INSPIRE

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INSPIRE: Seven Strategies for Ending Violence against Children
INSPIRE: Seven Strategies for Ending Violence against ChildrenINSPIRE: Seven strategies for ending violence against children identifies a select group of strategies that have shown success in reducing violence against children. They are: …INSPIRE

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International Safeguards for Children in Sport: A Guide for Organisations Who Work with Children
International Safeguards for Children in Sport: A Guide for Organisations Who Work with ChildrenThe International Safeguards for Children in Sport describe what organisations need to put in place if they are providing sports activities to children. The aim …International Safeguarding Children in Sport Founders Group

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Is Violence Against Children Preventable? Findings from the Good School Study
Is Violence Against Children Preventable? Findings from the Good School StudyDespite the high levels of reported VAC, rigorously evaluated interventions to prevent VAC in schools in low and middle-income settings have been severely lacking. The …Raising Voices

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Jambo!
Jambo!This study released by UC San Diego’s Center for Gender Equity and Health (GEH) and the nonprofit organization Stop Street Harassment (SSH), with inputs from …Violence Is Preventable

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Justice in Matters Involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime
Justice in Matters Involving Child Victims and Witnesses of CrimeThe present Guidelines on Justice for Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime set forth good practice based on the consensus of contemporary knowledge and relevant …United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

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Know. See. Respond. One-Pager
Know. See. Respond. One-PagerThis resource provides questions to ask yourself about the policies and practices at your organization specific to training, monitoring and responding to abuse.Redwoods Group

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Linkages between HIV and Gender-Based Violence in the Middle East and North Africa: Key Findings from the LEARN MENA Project
Linkages between HIV and Gender-Based Violence in the Middle East and North Africa: Key Findings from the LEARN MENA ProjectLEARN MENA is the first study on the linkages between violence against women and HIV in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to be …International HIV/AIDS Alliance ", MENA Rosa, UNAIDS

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Masculine Norms and Violence: Making the Connections
Masculine Norms and Violence: Making the ConnectionsWhat are the links between masculine norms and men’s likelihood to perpetrate or experience violence? What implications do these links have for efforts to prevent …Promundo

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Measuring #MeToo: A National Study on Sexual Harassment and Assault
Measuring #MeToo: A National Study on Sexual Harassment and AssaultThis study released by UC San Diego’s Center for Gender Equity and Health (GEH) and the nonprofit organization Stop Street Harassment (SSH), with inputs from …Promundo

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Out of the Shadows Index
Out of the Shadows IndexOut of the Shadows is a 60-country benchmarking index examines how countries are responding to the threat of sexual violence against children. It explores the …Economist Intelligence Unit

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Potential Pathways to Prevention: Understanding the Intersections of Violence Against Women and Children in the Family
Potential Pathways to Prevention: Understanding the Intersections of Violence Against Women and Children in the FamilyAround the world, intimate partner violence (IPV) against women and violence against children (VAC) are happening in the same communities, homes and families. Existing data, …Raising Voices

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Predicting Adolescent Dating Violence Perpetration: Role of Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Parenting Practices
Predicting Adolescent Dating Violence Perpetration: Role of Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Parenting PracticesExposure to adult intimate partner violence (IPV) places youth at risk for a range of outcomes, including perpetration of adolescent dating violence (ADV). However, there …U.S. Centers for Disease Control

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Prevalence of Teen Dating Violence and Co-occurring Risk Factors Among Middle School Youth in High-Risk Urban Communities
Prevalence of Teen Dating Violence and Co-occurring Risk Factors Among Middle School Youth in High-Risk Urban CommunitiesThis study describes the lifetime prevalence of teen dating violence (TDV) perpetration in a sample of middle school students from high-risk urban communities and examines …U.S. Centers for Disease Control

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Preventing and Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (CSEA): A Model National Response
Preventing and Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (CSEA): A Model National ResponseAt the Abu-Dhabi Summit in 2015, governments and organisations agreed to establish and deliver, in their own countries, a coordinated national response to online child …WeProtect Global Alliance

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Preventing Violence against Women and Girls in Emergencies
Preventing Violence against Women and Girls in EmergenciesViolence does not begin with conflict or political instability, but is often exacerbated in conflict, post conflict and humanitarian crisis settings.The risk of violence against …World VIsion

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Running Head: Building a Child Protection System Building a System to Safeguard Children in Sport: The 8 CHILDREN Pillars
Running Head: Building a Child Protection System Building a System to Safeguard Children in Sport: The 8 CHILDREN PillarsIn October 2014, the International Safeguards for Children in Sport were launched. These Safeguards were developed, implemented and evaluated based on a pilot process which …International Safeguarding Children in Sport Founders Group

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Sample MVP Scenarios (High School and College)
Sample MVP Scenarios (High School and College)MVP Strategies is an organization that provides sexual harassment and gender violence prevention training to a variety of clients in the public and private sectors. …MVP Strategies

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Sample Social Media Policy
Sample Social Media PolicyTo ensure that your organization remains an emotionally safe and supportive environment for all staff, members, volunteers and participants—and specifically to create an environment where …Redwoods Group

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SASA! An Activist Kit for Preventing Violence against Women and HIV
SASA! An Activist Kit for Preventing Violence against Women and HIVSASA! is a comprehensive and user-friendly program tool to help organizations, institutions, and groups interested in mobilizing communities to prevent violence against women and HIV …Raising Voices

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See us, Hear Us: Schools Working With Sexually Abused Young People
See us, Hear Us: Schools Working With Sexually Abused Young PeopleThis book includes the voices of young survivors from Pathway and 18 and Under, and supported by Barnardo’s Skylight. It was written with the input …Violence Is Preventable

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Sexual Violence Against Children Fact Sheet
Sexual Violence Against Children Fact SheetSexual violence affects millions around the world, and children in poor countries are some of the most vulnerable. They are at risk in their homes, …International Justice Mission

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Small Cracks, Big Gaps: How Governments Allow Violence against Children to Persist
Small Cracks, Big Gaps: How Governments Allow Violence against Children to PersistWe have reviewed the policies and legislative progress of 20 countries who made commitments to end violence against children. Countries selected reflect the varying levels …World VIsion

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Step-up and Speakout - A Parent’s Guide to Selecting Youth-Serving Organizations
Step-up and Speakout – A Parent’s Guide to Selecting Youth-Serving OrganizationsBetween soccer practice, tutoring sessions, and piano lessons, your child is frequently in the care of many different adults. By stepping up and speaking out …Darkness to Light

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Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence through Faith and Community Advocacy
Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence through Faith and Community AdvocacyIn 2013 hundreds of thousands of women and children lives were affected when conflict broke out in South Sudan. Six years after the world’s newest …World VIsion

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Talk to Kids About Body Safety & Boundaries
Talk to Kids About Body Safety & BoundariesAs a caregiver, you can and should talk openly about healthy boundaries with your kids. This helps build a strong bond that will make you …Darkness to Light

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Talking to Pre-Teens & Teens about Consent
Talking to Pre-Teens & Teens about ConsentAt any age it’s important to help kids understand their personal boundaries and those of others. Once they hit their teen years, conversation around consent …Darkness to Light

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Technology Guide: Keep Your Kids Safe on the Internet
Technology Guide: Keep Your Kids Safe on the InternetTechnology and the internet connect people that are worlds apart, allowing us to accomplish things we never thought possible. By talking to your kids proactively, …Darkness to Light

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The Cost of the Man Box: A Study on the Economic Impacts of Harmful Masculine Stereotypes in the US, UK, and Mexico
The Cost of the Man Box: A Study on the Economic Impacts of Harmful Masculine Stereotypes in the US, UK, and MexicoThe Cost of the Man Box: A study on the economic impacts of harmful masculine stereotypes in the US, UK, and Mexico, a new summary …Promundo

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The Criminal Justice System Response to Child Sexual Assault in Guatemala: 2013–2017 Indicators of Practice, Process, and Resolution
The Criminal Justice System Response to Child Sexual Assault in Guatemala: 2013–2017 Indicators of Practice, Process, and ResolutionThis study analyzes the performance of Guatemala’s criminal justice system (CJS) in cases of sexual violence against children and, where appropriate, makes a comparison between …International Justice Mission

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The Making of Sexual Violence: How Does a Boy Grow Up to Commit Rape?
The Making of Sexual Violence: How Does a Boy Grow Up to Commit Rape?This report presents an overview of five study sites of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), presents findings related to men’s self-reported perpetration …Promundo

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The Man Box: A Study on Being a Young Man in the US, UK, and Mexico
The Man Box: A Study on Being a Young Man in the US, UK, and MexicoThe Man Box report, launched by Promundo and Axe, Unilever’s leading male grooming brand, is a new study on young men’s attitudes, behaviors, and understandings …Promundo

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Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigation Training
Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigation TrainingThe Trauma Informed Sexual Assault Investigation Training provides law enforcement and multi-disciplinary community partners with information on the neurobiology of trauma and investigative strategies to …The International Association of Chiefs of Police

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What Works To Prevent Sexual Violence Against Children
What Works To Prevent Sexual Violence Against ChildrenTogether for Girls, in partnership with The Equality Institute and the Oak Foundation, undertook a systematic review of proven solutions and best practices to prevent and respond to …Together For Girls

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What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict and Humanitarian Crisis: Synthesis Brief
What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls in Conflict and Humanitarian Crisis: Synthesis BriefViolence against women and girls (VAWG) is an important human rights concern and a pervasive issue affecting women and girls during times of conflict and …Global Women’s Institute

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Yes, Africa Can End Child Marriages: Solutions Exist
Yes, Africa Can End Child Marriages: Solutions ExistApproximately 15 million girls are married every year before the age of 18, with 39% of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Child marriage has devastating and …World VIsion

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