Prevention of violence against women and girls: what does the evidence say?

This articles review evidence for interventions to reduce the incidence of violence against women and girls.

Abstract

The authors review evidence for interventions to reduce the prevalence and incidence of violence against women and girls. Their reviewed studies cover a broad range of intervention models, and many forms of violence such as intimate partner violence, non-partner sexual assault, female genital mutilation, and child marriage.

This research is funded under the Department for International Development’s STRIVE Programme which is led by

Citation

Mary Ellsberg, Diana J Arango, Matthew Morton, Floriza Gennari, Sveinung Kiplesund, Manuel Contreras, Charlotte Watts. Prevention of violence against women and girls: what does the evidence say? Lancet Volume 385, Issue 9977, 18–24 April 2015, Pages 1555-1566 DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61703-7

Prevention of violence against women and girls: what does the evidence say?

Published 24 April 2015