Report on findings from school-related gender-based violence action research in schools and communities in Sierra Leone

Case Studies & Research
56 p.

This report presents the findings of a research project on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) conducted by Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the Institute for Development (IfD) in partnership with UNICEF Sierra Leone and its partners, Community Initiatives for Rural Development (CIFORD) and Humanity and Inclusion (HI). The project aimed to understand the manifestations of SRGBV in six schools and communities, analyse the implementation of minimum standards for responding to violence, and identify barriers and opportunities for strengthening implementation. The report presents key findings and lessons learned, and highlights challenges and opportunities for addressing SRGBV in Sierra Leone.