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Understanding School-Related Gender-Based Violence: Building the Evidence Base - Highlights from Secondary Analyses of VACS in Five Different Countries
There are large gaps in global research about the complexities and nuances of SRGBV. In response, USAID’s Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN) supported AidData, a research lab at William & Mary, and Together for Girls to conduct secondary analyses of the Violence Against Children & Youth Surveys (VACS) data to identify the prevalence of SRGBV.
Technical Note on Girls’ Education, Empowerment, and the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation
This technical note, intended for governments, practitioners, donors, academics, and UNICEF’s and UNGEI’s staff and partners implementing policies and programmes related to girls’ education and FGM, seeks to demonstrate and deepen linkages between the two, as well as present related strategies to advance girls’ education and eliminate FGM.
Session d’information/ de formation sur l’atténuation des violences basées sur le genre dans l’Éducation en Situation d’Urgence (ESU)
COVID-19 and Female Learners in South Sudan: The impact of school closures in Juba, Rumbek, Kapoeta, Torit and Pibor
The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting closure of South Sudan’s schools in March 2020 exacerbated many of the challenges female learners face in pursuing an education. Research found that increased poverty, domestic care work, early and forced marriage, and teenage pregnancy would make it difficult for female learners to return to schools when they reopened in May 2021.
A Whole School Approach to Preventing and Responding to School-Related, Gender-Based Violence (SRGBV): Prioritizing Safety from Violence as Schools Reopen
In this blog, part of the Committing to Change: Girls’ EiE from Charlevoix to COVID-19 blog series, Lydia Madyirapanze discusses the importance of education sectors addressing the impacts of the violence learners experienced during school closures, and ensure that learners are safe when schools reopen.
Life Skills through Drama
The Life Skills through Drama curriculum aims at promoting the protection of Syrian and Lebanese adolescent girls from Gender Based Violence and enhancing their psychosocial wellbeing. This curriculum addresses the basic life skills that adolescent girls living in difficult conditions in any similar cultural context could need.
Research Findings on the Situation of and Impact of COVID-19 on School Going Girls and Young Women in Uganda
This report contains findings of a study commissioned by Forum for African Women Educationalists Uganda Chapter to estimate the prevalence of early marriages and adolescent pregnancies among school going girls during the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda and investigate the drivers of engagement in sexual activity among school going girls and young women during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Why focusing on gender-based violence is a priority in a crisis
Reports of domestic violence have fallen dramatically in fragile and conflict-affected countries since the introduction of lockdowns aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.
COVID-19: Gender and EiE Infographic
This INEE infographic highlights key challenges faced by women and girls during the COVID-19 pandemic and provides guidance on how to address these challenges in a gender-sensitive manner, by applying a gender lens to COVID-19 preparedness, response, and recovery.