Preventing and responding to gender-based violence in middle and low-income countries: a multi-sectoral literature review and analysis

This paper reviews what is known about more and less effective—or at least promising—approaches to prevent and respond to gender-based violence. Within sectors of justice, health, education, and multi- sectoral approaches, the paper examines initiatives that have addressed laws and policies, institutional reforms, community mobilization, and individual behavior change strategies. The review also highlights cross-cutting lessons that have emerged from research and programs over the last 30 years. 

A Step towards Justice: Current accountability options for crimes under international law committed in Syria

This report aims to evaluate current accountability options by looking at the feasibility and potential impacts of each option. Analysis of the existing options helps shed light on whether it may be advisable to pursue justice while the conflict is ongoing and, if so, which methods are best suited for the current situation. By evaluating the positive and negative impacts as well as the practical and ethical concerns that could arise, this report aims to better inform the international community’s role in justice and accountability for Syria.

How People Talk About the Lebanon Wars

This report presents qualitative data collected by ICTJ on how individuals in Greater Beirut talk about the Lebanon wars and the need for truth, justice, and an end to violence in their country. For the study, 15 focus group discussions were held in 5 neighborhoods in Greater Beirut, to capture the views of a broad cross-section of residents: young and old, men and women, members of the main confessional groups, Palestinians, and victims of direct and indirect violence.

What Do I Need To Know About Gender Equality - Guide for The Facilitator

This guide has been published in 2013 by ABAAD – Resource Center for Gender Equality, with the support of Save The Children. It is a manual intended for the use of facilitators, to guide them in explaining notions relevant to gender and gender equality to children and youth. The guide goes over five main notions: gender; gender roles; gender equality and justice, and the difference between gender equality and gender equity; gender equality analysis and how equality can be monitored; and gender discrimination and its consequences.

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