Behind the Numbers: Ending School Violence and Bullying. UNESCO. (2019)


The purpose of this publication is to present a synthesis and new analysis of the available evidence on school violence and bullying, based on the latest and most comprehensive data. The aim is to raise awareness, share lessons learned and encourage countries to take evidence-based action to prevent and respond effectively to school violence and bullying. 


Keywords: bully, children, adolescents, school, sexual violence, data



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Strength in Numbers: Together for Girls Stakeholder Report 2018. Together for Girls. (2019)


In less than 10 years, the Together for Girls partnership has made monumental progress in achieving a safer world for every child, adolescent and young person. Read about the results and priorities.


Keywords: data, advocacy, sexual violence, children, girls



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UNDP Gender Equality Strategy 2018-2021. UNDP. (2019)


The UNDP Gender Equality Strategy 2018-2021, the third such strategy, provides a road map to elevate and integrate gender equality into all aspects of UNDP's work to reduce poverty, build resilience and achieve peace in communities and territories, helping to accelerate progress towards the 2030 Agenda.

Keywords: SDG, gender equality, empowerment, violence


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Women and HIV — A Spotlight on Adolescent Girls and Young Women. UNAIDS. (2019)


Gender discrimination and gender-based violence fuel the HIV epidemic. Gender norms in many cultures combined with taboos about sexuality have a huge impact on the ability of adolescent girls and young women to protect their health and prevent HIV, seek health services and make their own informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health and lives.

Keywords: HIV, women, girls, gender, violence, human rights, discrimination



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2017 National Study on Gender-based Violence in Mongolia. National Statistics Office and the UN Population Fund. (2018)


The 2017 National Study on Gender-based Violence in Mongolia breaks down intimate partner and non-partner violence revealing violence for both lifetime and within the last 12 months. Furthermore, the study also gathers and reveals the data for the different forms of violence; physical, sexual, economic and emotional violence, and controlling behaviours.

The survey, interviewed more than 7,000 women – uncovering extremely high rates of intimate partner and non-partner violence against women across Mongolia.

Keywords: women, young people, violence, partner


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A Global Women’s Safety Framework in Rural Spaces: Informed by Experience in the Tea Sector. UN Woman. (2018)


The new global women’s safety framework adapts UN Women’s longstanding initiative on safe cities and safe public spaces for women and girls through incorporating experience in the tea sector in rural spaces. With its strong focus on prevention of violence against women and girls in public spaces, including harassment, the framework helps to build a common understanding in the tea sector that is applicable to other commodity sectors in agricultural value chains.

Keywords: sexual harassment, violence, women, girls


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A Practitioner’s Toolkit on Women’s Access to Justice Programming. UNDP, UN Women, UNODC, and OHCHR. (2018)


This practitioners Toolkit on Women’s Access to Justice, developed by UNDP, UN Women, UNODC, and OHCHR provides evidence-based guidance for a coherent and consistent policy and programming approach to overcoming these obstacles. This guidance will help to ensure UN system coordinated responses when addressing legal and justice challenges that women face within the context areas of marriage, family, and property rights; ending violence against women; and women in conflict with the law. Designed primarily for staff of the UN system, the toolkit presents a menu of options for scaling-up work and responding to current deficits in women’s access to justice programming and the growing demand for technical assistance in this area. This toolkit consolidates and complements existing resources and aims at enhancing the impact of UN support by stimulating bolder gender-responsive justice interventions for the full realization of the rights of women and girls.

Keywords: women, discrimination, human rights, violence, laws

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Module 1 - Theory and Practice of Women's Access to Justice Programming 


Module 2 - Marriage, Family and Property Rights 


Module 3 - Ending Violence against Women 


Module 4 - Women in Conflict with the Law 


Module 5 - Programming at the Country Level 

An Everyday Lesson: #ENDviolence in Schools. UNICEF. (2018)


Globally, half of students aged 13–15 experience peer-to-peer violence in and around school. This violence has short-term effects on their educational achievement and leaves a long-term impression on their futures. This report outlines the prevalence of violence in and around schools and highlights students’, partners’ and UNICEF efforts to #Endviolence in schools


Keywords: young people, bullying, sexual violence, gender equality



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ASEAN Regional Guidelines on Violence against Women and Girls Data Collection and Use. ASEAN. (2018)


These ASEAN VAWG Data Guidelines bring together leading guidance on the collection of the three main types of VAWG data – administrative data, prevalence data and costing data. These guidelines offer a special emphasis on administrative data on VAWG as little guidance is currently available. In addition, the guidelines provide an overview of the current studies and data available in ASEAN Member States and internationally recognized research and methodologies. The guidelines underline ethical and safety considerations surrounding VAWG data collection, including issues of data security and sharing.


Keywords: VAWG, women, girls, violence, data



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Country Data Fact Sheets. Together for Girls. (2018)


Find country-specific data from the Violence Against Children Survey (VACS) in select Together for Girls partner countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR. Scroll through the carousel below to view the documents.

Keywords: girls, sexual, violence,  children, adolescent, support


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