SVRI and World Bank Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: Building Evidence for Effective Solutions 2016

 

 

In 2016, the SVRI and World Bank Group partnered to create the SVRI and World Bank Group Development Marketplace which provides grants of up to US$1.2 million for innovations to prevent gender based violence in low and middle income countries. Grants are awarded to selected applicants for projects including research, interventions, or other activities related to gender-based violence prevention. View SVRI and World Bank Group Development Marketplace grant guidelines here

SVRI and WBG Development Marketplace 2016 winners are:

The effects of transfers and behavior change communication on intimate partner violence: Evidence from rural Bangladesh
Lead agency: International Food Policy Research Institute
Research Team: Shalini Roy, Melissa Hidrobo, Akhter Ahmed and John Hoddinott
Blogs: Cash or food transfers paired with behavior change communication can reduce intimate partner violence even after transfers end ; Can transfers and training reduce intimate partner violence?
Discussion PaperTransfers, Behavior Change Communication, and Intimate Partner Violence Postprogram Evidence from Rural Bangladesh
Poster: The effects of transfers and behavior change communication on intimate partner violence: Evidence from rural Bangladesh
Summary Brief: Economic empowerment interventions to reduce genderbased violence
Webinar: Cash transfer programs and intimate partner violence – Lessons from 3 case studies around the globe

Preventing gender based partner violence among youth with a new school based course “Harmonious Couple Relationships”
Lead Agency: International Center for Women Rights Protection and Promotion “La Strada”
Research Team: Daniela Misail-Nichitin, Valentina Olaru and Diana Cheianu.
Blog: Adolescents, gender roles and intimate partner relationships in Moldova
Poster: Preventing gender-based partner violence among youth with a new school-based course: “Harmonious Couple Relationships”
Research Report: Changes caused by the optional course “Harmonious family relationships”, at the level of perceptions, stereotypes and attitudes 
Summary Report: Changes caused by the optional course “Harmonious family relationships”, at the level of perceptions, stereotypes and attitudes 
Summary Brief: Reducing gender-based violence through investments in education

Mental health and problem management support for men to reduce incidences of sexual and gender based violence in urban Kenya
Lead agency: World Vision Kenya
Research Team: Phiona Koyiet, Kevina Power, Mary Mugo, Catherine Omenda, William Marwanga, Margaret Njenga and Alison Schafer
Blogs: Mental health and intimate partner violence in Kenya ; Supporting Men’s Mental Health to Reduce Gender-Based Violence in Kenya
Research Article: Exploring links between common mental health problems, alcohol/substance use and perpetration of intimate partner violence: A rapid ethnographic assessment with men in urban Kenya
Summary Brief: Reducing violence against women through psychological interventions targeting men
SVRI Forum 2017 Presentation
Pilot Process Evaluation Report
Poster: Mental health and problem management support for men to reduce incidences of sexualand gender-based violence in urban Kenya

Designing a gender-transformative intervention to involve men and boys in the prevention of IPV against women and girls in rural Uganda
Lead Agency: Rakai Health Sciences Program, Uganda
Research Team: Jennifer A. Wagman, Fred K. Nalugoda, Paul Fleming, Gertrude Nakigozi and Neema Nakyanjo
Blogs: A gender-transformative approach to involving men in violence prevention in Uganda ; Engaging men and boys in the prevention of violence against women in Uganda
Journal Article: Process evaluation of the SHARE intervention for preventing intimate partner violence and HIV infection in Rakai, Uganda
Poster: Designing a gender-transformative intervention to involve men and boys in the prevention of intimate partner violence against women and girls in rural Uganda
SVRI Forum 2017 Presentation

Double vulnerabilities of violence and HIV among women in Brazil: A latent class analysis
Lead Agency: The Regents of the University of California, San Diego
Research Team: Jamila K. Stockman, Kiyomi Tsuyuki, Regina Maria Barbosa and Daniela Knauth
Blog: Examining violence against women and the intersecting HIV epidemic in Brazil ; Gender Based Violence and HIV Infection: Overlapping Epidemics in Brazil
Poster: Double vulnerabilities of violence and HIV among women in Brazil: A latent class analysis 
SVRI Forum 2017 Presentation

Trauma-informed, community-engaged violence prevention for FSWs in Thailand
Lead Agency: Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Research Team: Michele Decker, Dusita Phuengsamran and Surang Janyam
Blogs: Ending the invisible violence against Thai female sex workers ; Gender-based violence, safety promotion and risk reduction for female sex workers in Thailand: Building the evidence for a marginalised population
Poster: Trauma-informed, community-engaged violence prevention for female sex workers in Thailand

Masculinidades Y Prevención De La Violencia Sexual
Lead Agency: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University) 
Research Team: Nancy Palomino and Miguel Angel Ramos Padilla
Poster:
 Masculinities and Prevention of Sexual Violence

Making sense of early marriage among Syrian refugee girls
Lead Agency: Queen's University at Kingston
Research Team: Susan Bartels, Colleen Davison, Nour Bakhache, Annie Bunting, and Saja Michael
Blog: Making Sense of Child Marriage in Lebanon
Journal Article: Making sense of child, early and forced marriage among Syrian refugee girls: a mixed methods study in Lebanon 
Podcast: Why the World Marries 
Poster: Making sense of early marriage among Syrian refugee girls 

Formative research to inform the development of an intervention to prevent intimate partner violence among Syrian refugees in Izmir, Turkey
Lead Agency: Women and Health Alliance International
Research Team: Women and Health Alliance (WAHA) International, Relief Society for Syrian Refugees in Izmir, Harvard Medical School, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
BlogsLet their voices be heard: Qualitative research approaches among Syrian refugees in Greece
Journal Article: Altered social trajectories and risks of violence among young Syrian women seeking refuge in Turkey: a qualitative study
Poster: Formative research to inform the development of an intervention to prevent intimate partner violence among Syrian refugees in Izmir, Turkey

 

The first five projects were supported by funding funnelled through the SVRI.
 

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