The Women’s Union, UN Women, UNV and UNFPA, with support of Partners for Prevention, are implementing a VAWG prevention project in Da Nang. The intervention addresses some key risk factors for VAWG, as identi ed in the UN Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence. The intervention works with youth and older men to transform harmful masculinities and engage men to become male advocates in their communities for violence prevention through a volunteerism component.
‘A Manual for Facilitators of Male Advocate Clubs to Prevent Violence against Women and Girls: Transforming masculinities and building respectful and equal relationships with women’.
This facilitator manual was finalised following regular inputs by our male advocate participants, our volunteer facilitators and the invaluable organisations P4P has been working with, among which the Da Nang Women’s Union, UN Women and UNV.
This report comprises the baseline study and establishes a benchmark for intervention, monitoring and evaluation of “The Love Journey” project (Hanh trinh yeu thuong) –a gender synchronised school-based approach to the prevention of gender violence through curriculum and campaign activities adapted from the Gender Equity Movement in Schools model of ICRW in India. Findings from this evaluation are intended to contribute to the local and regional evidence base on what works in terms of primary prevention programming and cross-setting adaptations.
This life history qualitative study explores men's trajectories and pathways into gendered beliefs, attitudes and practices in Viet Nam, and how this relates to men's perceptions and practices of violence.
Stephanie traveled to Hanoi to conduct a day-long training workshop with the Vietnam research team. The workshop covered masculinities and gender analyses, as well as discussions and activities on life history methodologies. The day included a review of preliminary findings of the Vietnam qualitative data set.