This paper was commissioned by the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa as background document to inform the adaptation of Connect with Respect, a classroom programme aiming to prevent violence in schools.
In 2018, the Literacy Achievement and Retention Activity embarked on a longitudinal study to better understand how the Journeys intervention positively shifts its intermediate results and the related retention and learning outcomes.
The annual report provides a snapshot of how End Violence worked with partners to act as a global platform for change – catalysing new political commitments, investing new resources, and equipping practitioners across the world.
This report presents findings from a research activity investigating the cultural and contextual relevance of Connect with Respect, a teaching intervention devised to advance teaching for the prevention of gender-based violence (GBV).
With a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevalence of 2.1% among 15–24 year olds, opportunities for further integration of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV prevention services for young people in Uganda exist.
Uganda is among the countries with the highest rates of new HIV infections in Sub-Saharan Africa where young people aged 15-24 accounts for 60% of the 83,000 new infections.
The primary objective of the study is to evaluate the success of the Journeys intervention in improving school climate; shifting gender attitudes toward more gender equality; strengthening student’s social and emotional learning; and reducing the prevalence and extent that pupils experience bully
While multiple studies have documented shifting educational gradients in HIV prevalence, less attention has been given to the effect of school participation and academic skills on infection during adolescence.
Building on postcolonial feminist scholars and critical anthropological work, this paper analyses the frequent deployment of the notion of ‘culture’ by decision-makers, educators, international agency staff and young people in the design, delivery and uptake of sexuality and HIV prevention educat
This series of briefs summarizes the key learnings to emerge from two regional workshops on approaches to preventing and responding to school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV).