November 2018

Designing ZonaSegura: a mobile solution to combat teen dating violence in Honduras

Foto cortesía de la Asociación GOJoven Honduras

#16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog Series

Written by Jaclyn Shea, MPH

Young people in Honduras experience some of the highest rates of teen dating violence in the world. Almost one-third of the 15-19 year-olds who are or have been married report experiencing psychological, physical or sexual abuse at the hands of their partner in the past year[1].


Innovative Research Has an Impact Against GBV

WBG/SVRI Development Marketplace 2018 winner Equal Access International aims to minimize the gap in evidence on the diffusion of gender norms in low-income settings in Nepal. Photo © Nirmal Rijal/Equal Access International

#16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog Series

Diana J. Arango 1 and  Elizabeth Dartnall 2

World Bank Group1; Sexual Violence Research Initiative  2

Thimphu’s new journey to reduce violence against women and children begins with innovation

Written by Anik Gevers, Koh Miyaoi, Sangay Wangmo and Tashi Choden  

Stakeholders Commit to Partnerships to Address GBV

Experiences and scenes of domestic violence are often accepted as a regular feature of everyday life in a household. Increasingly, national prevalence data are being collected in different countries and the extent of this and other types of gender-based violence is coming to light.