Fact Sheets

UK Statistics Factsheet

Womens Aid have produced a factsheet (2013) giving SV and domestic abuse statistics for the UK.

UK Statistics Factsheet

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Violence against women and HIV

The UK Consortium on AIDS and Development have produced a fact sheet on the linkages between violence against women and HIV. Download here: VAW and HIV Factsheet

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There is now clear evidence globally that intimate partner violence (IPV) doubles women’s vulnerability to acquiring HIV – to understand more go to the UK AIDS Consortium article here.

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‘Fighting the Silence’ Factsheet

Coalition member, the World Council of Churches held a 40 day campaign in 2011 called ‘Fighting the Silence’.

View their DRC factsheet here: ‘Fighting the silence’ Factsheet (DRC)

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SV in Conflict Advocacy Brief: Engaging Men and Boys

MenEngage and UNFPA have produced an advocacy brief that explores how to engage men and boys in preventing and responding to sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict contexts.

To download the brief, select here: MenEngage & UNFPA Advocacy Brief – SV in Conflict

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Factsheet: SV against children

The Together for Girls Initiative works in partnership with national governments, civil society and the private sector to bring attention to the issue of sexual violence against girls in support of country driven efforts for change.

To view their fact sheet regarding SV against children, please select here: Sexual Violence Fact Sheet July 2012

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Policy Brief – Gender strategies

Current efforts of the international community to combat rape in the DRC are often not responsive to the manner of which masculinity and feminity are performed in relation to sexual violence (SV) in the aftermath of armed conflict.

This may put a strain on their effectiveness. Focusing on the phenomenon of SV among civilians in a post-conflict environment, the Clingendael Conflict Research Unit (CRU) have produced a policy brief offering an analysis of how an intensified focus on the gender-dimensions of violence will improve programmatic effectiveness in the fight against SV.

Policy Brief: DRC Gender responsive strategies for combating SV

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UK Home Office Action Plan: Violence against women and girls

The UK Home Office has developed an action plan for violence against women and girls. To download this, please select here.

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