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
What Can You Do? Recommendations for Members of the Male Standing Committee
Members of the Asia-Pacific Standing Committee of Male Parliamentarians on Prevention of Violence against Women and Girls are strategically placed to promote, support and lead policy and legislative actions to prevent violence against women and girls across the region. The following recommendations for action are based on findings from research on parliamentarians’ roles in gender-based violence prevention, conducted by Partners for Prevention and AFPPD. Twenty-two parliamentarians from across Asia and the Pacific were interviewed.