Freedom from Violence

Explore evidence on gender-based violence response and prevention, including research briefs and practical toolkits.

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Summary of the evaluation IWDA, FSC and CCC Violence Response Service Projects in Solomon Islands

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Joint Program Evaluation: Responding to Violence Against Women and Girls in the Solomon Islands 2021

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Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women: COVID-19 and Domestic Violence Against Women in Papua New Guinea

In response to an urgent call for information by the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, organisations in Papua New Guinea put together a joint submission detailing increases of violence observed in their communities during COVID-19.

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From Gender Based Violence to Gender Justice and Healing Project – Phase 1 Evaluation Report

This report summarises the evaluation of the project’s phase 1 (April 2015 – March 2018).

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Violence Against Women is a Barrier to Women’s Leadership

One in three women globally will be subject to gender-based violence in her lifetime. Acknowledging the intersection between violence against women and women’s leadership is crucial.

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From Gender Based Violence to Gender Justice and Healing – End of Project Report, July 2018

This report captures key outcomes, lessons and challenges of a three-year project ‘From Gender Based Violence to Gender Justice and Healing’ (2015-2018) implemented by Nazareth Centre for Rehabilitation (Bougainville) in partnership with IWDA.

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Leading Change in Bougainville: Experiences of Nazareth Centre for Rehabilitation and Women Human Rights Defenders. Learning Brief

A learning paper Leading Change in Bougainville: Experiences of Nazareth Centre for Rehabilitation and Women Human Rights Defenders looks at experiences of the Nazareth Centre for Rehabilitation and Women Human Rights Defenders leading initiatives to address gender-based violence and gender inequality in Bougainville. This brief provides insights into challenges and successful models of working with…

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Do No Harm Toolkit – Briefing Note

This briefing note on the Do No Harm research summarises the key research findings and toolkit principles.

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Do No Harm Toolkit

We know that women’s economic advancement and empowerment are critical to women achieving gender equality. The Do No Harm research found that some women in women’s economic empowerment programs experience an increase in, or commencement of, domestic violence relating to their increased economic independence. In this instance, women’s economic empowerment challenges unequal gender roles and…

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Human Rights and Gender Justice Toolkit

This Toolkit was prepared by Sr Lorraine Garasu (CSN), Director of Nazareth Centre for Rehabilitation (NCfR), with support from NCfR team and Women Human Rights Defenders working in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. The Toolkit was developed as part of the project ‘From Gender Based Violence to Gender Justice and Healing’, which is being implemented…

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