Violence is preventable
UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women & UNV
regional joint programme for the prevention of violence against women and girls in Asia and the Pacific
Pisey having a good time with her friends during the community session
© UNFPA Cambodia
During the crucial stage of adolescent development, when young people undergo dramatic physical and emotional changes, they often struggle to make sense of the world around them and take in everything they see and hear in the search for answers.
Original article on UNFPA Cambodia: http://cambodia.unfpa.org/news/fostering-links-between-adolescents-and-c...
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An, standing in the centre, during the programme’s closing workshop with participants and facilitators.
© UN Women Viet Nam
"I want to build awareness about sexual harassment to prevent it. Girls should raise their voices and get justice."
Sumaya, left, during an 'Orange Day' event to prevent sexual harassment on the campus of Rajshahi University.
© UN Women Bangladesh
“Since joining the Male Advocate Club, I have become more aware of inequalities between men and women. I understand how to treat my female family members, friends and colleagues with respect. I have shared what I learned from the club with my family and friends. I have even given suggestions to my father on how to treat my mother better.
Raising four boys alone, 47 year-old Lucy Kukue was especially vulnerable to the aggressive behaviors rampant in her small village in South Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. While walking alone at night or on weekends, Lucy faced a constant threat of harassment by intoxicated men from nearby villages. She felt housebound and depressed, adding stress to her already challenging life as a single mother.
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(Participants at a Training of Trainers for facilitators of male advocates groups, in Da Nang, Vietnam)
Partners for Prevention (P4P) Regional Joint Programme is excited to announce the launch of a joint intervention to engage male advocates in the prevention of violence against women and girls.