Promising Practices

 

Programmatic practices that have been identified as pertinent for GBV prevention to date – in terms of content and impact – include the following:

 

These practices support strong relations - among family and intimate partners, peers and communities - toward gender justice.

 

 


 

 

Social norms change is an exercise in future-making. These practices aim to expand options on what is possible, normal and affirmed in society. Social norms change work seeks to enable individuals to make choices affecting their lives and promote gender justice.

 

 


 

 

 

These approaches work toward supporting individuals and institutions to work in a way that is inclusive, effective and accountable to diverse people's rights and needs.

 


 

 

These approaches support women's leadership, networks and coalitions to positively influence policies, laws, norms, and institutional practices toward gender justice.  

 

More Information

GBV: Stats and Facts
"In our culture, women are not believed while men are regarded as always telling the truth. We need to start respecting women and listening to their stories in order to end the violence and abuse."
GBV: Stats and Facts
The scale and nature of gender-based violence globally, and evidence on what factors influence it.
GBV: Global Commitments
Laraba, a GBV survivor, told her story to the CARE team at Rann in Northern Nigeria. Her face has been covered and her name changed to protect her identity.
GBV: Global Commitments
Policy commitments, goals and priorities through the United Nations and other intergovernmental agencies that are geared toward ending gender-based violence.
CARE's Strategy to End GBV
CARE Denmark met with CARE beneficiaries from South Sudan such as GBV-survivors, PSN-beneficiaries provided with semi-permanent houses, community based facilitators on GBV awareness, and refugee welfare council representatives.
CARE's Strategy to End GBV
How CARE defines its role and work toward ending gender-based violence, with a focus on collaborating with local partners to prevent it in the first place.