Key Takeaways/Lessons Learned from Prevention+

In 2016, Rutgers and partners Sonke Gender Justice, Promundo-US, and MenEngage Alliance started Prevention+: a five-year, multi-country program in Indonesia, Lebanon, Pakistan, Rwanda, and Uganda that sought

New IMAGES Research from Uganda Shows High Rates of Intimate Partner Violence and Intersecting Violence against Women and Children

Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in the Central Region of Uganda maps men’s and women’s attitudes and practices related to gender equality in daily life, including domestic violence, caregiving and fatherhood, health, gender norms, and economic stress. Along with a complementary qualitative study – conducted also by ICRW and Equimundo – this study contributes new insights into the intersection between violence against women and violence against children, and the barriers to and drivers for successful prevention and response efforts. 

Lessons from a Learning Event: Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Times of Rising Conservatism

Many countries around the world are experiencing a period of increasing conservatism, and in some cases, a turn away from universal human rights. This shift may include the reinforcing of patriarchal structures, limiting of access to rights, and the increasing marginalization of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. Prevention+, a multi-country program uses a variety of strategies to advance healthy, respectful, and equal relationships; this includes the engagement of religious leaders to prevent gender-based violence (GBV).

Engaging Men in Rural Uganda

This Prevention+ case study highlights the work by Reproductive Health Uganda (RHU), one of the leading NGOs in Uganda that advocates for access to sexual and reproductive

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