Policy Agenda: Gender-based violence

A set of advocacy insights and positions for policies to address gender-based violence.

Rigid gender norms and harmful perceptions of what it means to be a man or a woman encourage men’s use of gender-based violence. This Policy Agenda frames the context behind this violence and provides a set of advocacy asks and recommendations for those working for policies to prevent gender-based violence in all its forms.

Policy Agenda: Gender-based violence

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Who will find this resource useful?

This Policy Agenda is a useful resource for anyone wishing to advocate policies to end gender-based violence. It is relevant for anti-GBV advocates, activists, policy-makers, UN agencies and allied civil society organizations at the Generation Equality Forum and beyond.

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This is part of a series of MenEngage Alliance Policy Agendas for the Generation Equality Forum. The series sets out the latest advocacy positions of MenEngage Alliance on key issues.

About the Authors

This resource was developed by MenEngage Alliance global Advocacy Working Group for joint advocacy efforts at the Generation Equality Forum.


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28 March 2021