November 11, 2022
We round up evidence from the recent biannual Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum 2022 held in Cancun to highlight what is new and where we go next.
June 24, 2022
Eight new studies will fill research gaps and build evidence on how to make cash transfers more effective in reducing IPV in Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritania, Pakistan and South Africa.
May 10, 2022
This blog summarizes findings on women's empowerment, health and violence from the evaluation of the Ghana's LEAP 1000 pilot and makes recommendations on how to improve gender-responsiveness of social protection.
March 1, 2022
We explore how the government of Ethiopia's public works and complementary programming affected women's empowerment and IPV using mixed-methodologies.
December 6, 2021
This blog summarizes five studies completed in the last two years that examine impacts of cash, cash-for-work and cash plus programs on both violent discipline of children and male IPV against women from diverse settings.
October 5, 2020
Tips for linking social protection and gender-based violence prevention and response during COVID-19
With COVID-19 throwing a spotlight on both social protection and gender-based violence, experts from the SPACE initiative explore some of the ways these topics intersect.
July 24, 2020
An op-ed on Think Global Health argues we cannot afford to "unsee" domestic abuse after COVID-19—we need a world free from violence against women and children.
April 28, 2020
Why gender-sensitive social protection is critical to the COVID-19 response in low- and middle-income countries
This blog describes how the pandemic is affecting gender relations, and why attention to gender in implementing expanded social protection response programs is critical.
April 3, 2020
This blog summarizes a CGD working paper which explores literature from past pandemics and other crisis settings to identify the pathways through which pandemics can exacerbate violence and makes recommendations for policy responses.