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Nova Scotia’s Strategy on HIV/AIDS – Gender Based Analysis
Gender equity, cultural diversity and social inclusion must specifically to be taken into account if government policies and programs are to be effective in meeting the needs of those they are intended to serve. The remainder of this document is the first step in the process of conducting a gender-based analysis of Nova Scotia’s Strategy on HIV/AIDS. This document is a work in progress and provides an indication of some of the more important gender-relevant issues that should be considered and a
Nova Scotia Advisory Council
01 Feb 2005
Nova Scotia Advisory Council
Gender Equality and HIV Indicators
The compendium of indicators covers programmatic areas vital to the intersection of gender and HIV. Each of these programmatic areas includes a number of indicators that may be used at national, regional or programmatic levels. The indicators in the compendium are all either part of existing indicators used in studies or by countries or have been adapted from existing indicators to address the intersection of gender and HIV. The indicators can be measured through existing data collection and inf
Shelah S. Bloom, Svetlana Negroustoueva
01 Nov 2013
Health and Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women
This position paper focuses on the primary prevention of violence perpetrated by men against women. It develops a position on primary prevention (as distinct from secondary and tertiary interventions). It also identifies examples of good practice across settings, and factors for success for primary prevention programs. The paper has been developed as a resource for public education, debate and community activities related to the primary prevention of violence against women.
Australian Women’s Health Network (AWHN)
01 Jul 2014
Australian Women’s Health Network (AWHN)
Good Practices in Combating and Eliminating Violence Against Women
This report lays out the expert group’s recommendations for elements of effective practices in combating violence against women in the areas of law, prevention, and provision of services. During the first one and a half days of the meeting, the experts presented papers and case studies for discussion in plenary. During the second half of the second day and on the third and fourth days the themes presented in plenary were further developed in working groups, and recommendations were developed in
United Nations
01 May 2010
United Nations (UN)
Workshop on Eliminating Violence Against Women: Forms, Strategies and Tools
The International Violence Against Women Survey (IVAWS) is an cross-nationally comparative survey that has been conducted in eleven countries to date. This presentation will focus on the results of the IVAWS for nine of these countries. The focus will be on the prevalence of violence against women, correlates of violence, impacts of violence, reporting to police and other services, and implications of the results for policy development. The challenges of survey research in different country sett
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
01 Apr 2008
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Violence Prevention the Evidence – Promoting Gender Equality to Prevent Violence Against Women
The relationship between gender and violence is complex. Evidence suggests, however, that gender inequalities increase the risk of violence by men against women and inhibit the ability of those affected to seek protection. There are many forms of violence against women; this paper focuses on violence by intimate partners, the most common form. Though further research is needed, evidence shows that school, community and media interventions can promote gender equality and prevent violence against
01 Jan 2009
World Health Organization (WHO)



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