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  • UNESCO HIV and Health Education Thematic Brief 1/2015
    UNESCO HIV and Health Education Thematic Brief 1/2015
    UNESCO, 2015

    School-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) is defined as acts or threats of sexual, physical or psychological violence occurring in or around schools and educational settings as a result of gender norms and unequal power dynamics between genders. It includes acts of bullying, sexual or verbal harassment, physical violence, corporal punishment, non-consensual touching, rape and assault and structural violence amongst others.

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  • Violence Against Women and Girls: An Education Sector Brief
    Violence Against Women and Girls: An Education Sector Brief
    The World Bank, The Global Women's Institute (GWU), IDB, 2015 

    Experiencing violence in schools can negatively impact girls’ enrollment as well as the quality of the education they receive. Evidence suggests that sexual harassment is widespread in educational settings in many parts of the world. For example, one study in Brazil found that 8% of students from 5th to 8th grade had witnessed sexual violence within the school environment.

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  • Engendering Men - A Collaborative Review of Evidence on Men and Boys in Social Change and Gender Equality
    Engendering Men - A Collaborative Review of Evidence on Men and Boys in Social Change and Gender Equality
    Institute of Development Studies, Promundo, Sonke Gender Justice, 2015

    ‘Engendering Men: Evidence on Routes to Gender Equality’ (EMERGE) is a two-year project to build an open repository of accessible evidence and lessons for working with boys and men to promote gender equality.

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  • Standing with Women and Girls to End Violence
    Standing with Women and Girls to End Violence
    Action Aid, 2015

    After decades of international agreements and commitments, violence against women and girls(VAWG) remains a daily reality everywhere in the world. Women and girls face the possibility of violence in the home, on the street, at school and at work. For many, violence and poverty reinforce each other, undermining women’s potential to realise economic opportunities. Courageous women and girls speak out and demand change, sometimes risking their lives in doing so.

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