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Global Guidance on Addressing School-Related Gender-Based Violence

The Global Guidance provides key information to governments, policy-makers, teachers, practitioners and civil society who wish to take concrete action against school-related gender-based violence. It introduces approaches, methodologies, tools and resources that have shown positive results in preventing and responding to school-related gender-based violence.


The Effects of School-Related Gender-Based Violence on Academic Performance: Evidence from Botswana, Ghana, and South Africa

The present study aims to identify and quantify the effects of bullying on academic performance using the datasets collected from surveys conducted in 2011 in Botswana, Ghana, and South Africa. It adopts an analytical approach that enables differentiation between the influence of bullying and demographic and economic factors on academic performance in an effort to inform educational policy.


Gender-based Violence in Education

This paper was commissioned by the Education for All Global Monitoring Report as background information to assist in drafting the 2015 report.


Literature Review on School-Related Gender-Based Violence: How it is Defined and Studied

This literature review of definitions and methods used to study school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) was commissioned by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Bureau for Africa, Office of Sustainable Development, Education Division (AFR/SD/ED), under the Opportunities for Achievement and Safety in Schools (OASIS) program.


The Coalition On Violence Against Women (COVAW)

COVAW was founded in 1995 as a response to the silence of the Kenyan society to addressing violence against women. COVAW works to promote and advance women’s human rights through working towards a society free from all forms of violence against women.


Are Schools Safe and Gender Equal Spaces?

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and Plan International conducted a baseline study in five Asian countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam, as part of a programme to address School Related Gender based Violence (SRGBV). This study collected quantitative and qualitative data to establish benchmarks on the nature, extent and response to SRGBV for the proposed pilot projects in the five countries that will be evaluated to create an evidence base for further advocacy on creating an institutionalized response to SRGBV in the region.