Many women and girls in Bangladesh experience physical, sexual or psychological violence throughout their lives, mainly due to structural inequalities and deeply-rooted social norms that condone violence and the subordination of women. Gaps in national capacities and limited knowledge of prevention strategies constrain effective prevention.
In response, UN Women has launched a project piloting and promoting good practices in four of Bangladesh’s tertiary educational institutions.
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Papua New Guinea: http://partners4prevention.org/resource/papua-new-guinea-factsheet
Viet Nam: http://partners4prevention.org/resource/viet-nam-factsheet