EVENT: Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: Building Evidence for Effective Solutions

April 18, 2017, 2:30-4:00p.m. (ET) Preston Auditorium, World Bank Headquarters, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC The Development Marketplace for Innovation on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention will award 10 teams from around the world for the innovative work they lead on the prevention of GBV. Come and meet award winners, who will discuss their work during the ceremony, with the participation of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, and the World Bank Group Regional >> Read more

EVENT: June 20, From citizen security to food security: a cross-sector discussion of violence in Central America

On June 20, 3:00-4:30 PM EST, InnovATE is sponsoring an online panel discussion on Agrilinks.org called "From Citizen Security to Food Security: A Cross-Sector Discussion of Violence in Central America." InnovATE began looking at this issue to investigate why youth, and young men in particular, were dropping out of the agricultural education system at alarming rates in Central >> Read more

Can cash transfers prevent intimate partner violence?

By Melissa Hidrobo, Amber Peterman, and Shalini Roy Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the most pervasive form of violence globally—with 1 in 3 women physically or sexually abused by a partner in her lifetime. Of course, averages hide important disparities: Women living in Tokyo’s bustling urban affluence face a different probability of victimization than an >> Read more

UN Women Grants

UN Women Grants: Accepting applications The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women is accepting applications for its 20th grant cycle (2016) from civil society organizations and government authorities. Special attention will be paid to applications from women’s rights, women-led, and small organizations (including youth organizations) in recognition of >> Read more