June 17, 2016
Written by Gender-Based Violence Task for of the Interagency Gender Working Group
Gender Transformative Parenting Skills to Interrupt the Cycle of Violence
Date: Thursday, August 4, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Where: Population Reference Bureau, Yudelman Conference Room
1875 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 520, Washington DC 20009
Gender-based violence (GBV) is a significant barrier to reproductive health and development. The GBV Task Force of the Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) aims to foster a vibrant community of practice where knowledge on GBV is shared, best practices are disseminated, and knowledge gaps are identified for all stakeholders, particularly USAID and collaborating agencies.
The GBV Task Force, funded by USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health, has launched an exciting year-long series on Gender-Based Violence and Youth to provide a space for dialogue among child rights advocates and GBV and women’s health and rights advocates, bringing these diverse communities of practice together in order to advance learning and implementation. These events provide a deep dive into promising interventions that shed light on addressing manifestations of GBV at a specific life stage.
You are invited to attend the third event in the series which will take a closer look at what we know about international development and parenting programs as an “upstream” approach to GBV prevention throughout the lifecycle, starting with prevention in early childhood. Presentations will include:
Earlier events in this series featured a review of promising adolescent programming and dating violence, with a focus on GBV in the context of life course and developmental stages of adolescents. Next up: the fourth event will focus on primary school-based gender norms.