WHO: Briefing on Gender Equality to Prevent Violence
Friday, September 25, 2009 4:18 PM

The World Health Organization has released a briefing on the importance of promoting gender equality as a means of violence prevention. "Promoting Gender Equality to Prevent Violence against Women" outlines the importance of highlighting the role gender plays in interpersonal violent situations, community- and school-based initiatives to empower women, the role of the media in altering gender norms, and the importance of engaging with men to combat violence against women. The briefing is one of an eight-part series on how to prevent interpersonal and self-directed violence.

Compiled from: World Health Organization, “Promoting gender equality to prevent violence against women.” (2009).