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
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?