RESPECT Implementation package for preventing violence against women

RESPECT Implementation package for preventing violence against women

UN Women and WHO are publishing the RESPECT implementation package for preventing violence against women. This implementation package comprises of a suite of practical resources and tools to support the implementation of the RESPECT women: preventing violence against women framework, which was developed by WHO, with UN Women, in
2019 and is endorsed by 12 other UN agencies and bilateral partners.

The RESPECT implementation package is aimed at helping policy makers and practitioners
to design and implement evidence-based, ethical and effective national and sub-national, policies, programmes and interventions for preventing violence against women based on each of the seven strategies of RESPECT.

  1. Relationship skills strengthened
  2. Empowerment of women
  3. Services ensured
  4. Poverty reduced
  5. Environments made safe
  6. Child and adolescent abuse prevented
  7. Transformed attitudes, beliefs and norms

It distills programming knowledge based on existing and up-to-date global evidence.  It is divided into a series of standalone materials, which include:

The package is presented in a user-friendly design to cater to the busy schedules of policy makers, enabling easy access and reference to relevant materials. It can be used as a resource to support policy dialogues or as a capacity building tool. It
can be used in its entirety or as individual strategy and programme summaries.


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