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Beyond the laws to action on Domestic Violence: Lessons for Ghana from Mexico

This policy brief seeks to explain the difference the in implementation service provision for survivors of domestic abuse in two countries that passed domestic violence legislation in 2007: Ghana and Mexico. The key difference between the two countries lies in the nature of the women’s caucus in parliament.


Spotlight on Organisations: Gender Equity Policies in Latin America

This Spotlight presents some of the key Latin American organisations working to promote gender equality in the region. These national-level organisations – based in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Peru and Mexico – are playing a key role in ensuring the advancement of women in their own countries and in the wider region.


The Making of Sexual Violence: How Does a Boy Grow Up to Commit Rape?

This report presents an overview of five study sites of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), presents findings related to men’s self-reported perpetration of sexual violence, investigates seven domains of possible influences on men’s sexual violence perpetration and provides actionable lessons and recommendations.