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Equimundo to host panel discussion on preventing intergenerational cycles of gender-based violence in partnership with Together for Girls, The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, Sonke Gender Justice, Futures Without Violence, SVRI, the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, and the UN Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI).

Two decades of studies affirm that exposure to violence in childhood increases the likelihood that an individual will experience or perpetrate intimate partner violence (IPV) in adulthood, as well as other forms of violence. Exposure to violence in childhood is by far the strongest predictor of whether a man uses violence later in life. 

On Thursday, March 12th, Equimundo is hosting a webinar on preventing intergenerational cycles of violence that will convene key stakeholders to explore how we can act on the evidence before us to put in place interventions that address trauma as a way to prevent future violence and improve the well-being of women and children.

This event was originally planned in the context of the 64th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

Preventing Intergenerational Cycles of Violence

Date: Thursday, March 12
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT

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  • Claudia Garcia Moreno, Acting Head Addressing Vulnerable Populations, Inequality and Discrimination, Team Lead Violence Against Women, World Health Organization, and SVRI Forum Chair
  • Alessandra Guedes, Gender and Development Research Manager, UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, and SVRI Leadership Council Co-Chair
  • Chrissy Hart, Senior Advisor at Together for Girls
  • Katharina Anton Erxleben, Gender & Education Specialist, Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children
  • Leila Milani, Senior International Policy Advocate, Futures Without Violence
  • Sujata Bordoloi, Coordinator, UNGEI


  • Dean Peacock, Senior Advisor for Global Advocacy, Equimundo
  • Angelica Pino, Director of Programmes, Sonke Gender Justice

Registration is limited, so please RSVP at

This event is sponsored by Equimundo in partnership with Sonke Gender Justice, Together for Girls, The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children, UNICEF, WHO, SVRI, UNGEI, and Futures Without Violence.

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