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Organised Crime, Violence, and Development
March 5, 2019

Author: Governance and Social Development Resource Centre Publication Date: August 2016 Summary: This guide summarises some of the most rigorous available evidence on the links between organised crime, violence and development. GSDRC Topic Guides aim to provide a clear, concise and objective report on findings from rigorous research on critical areas of development policy. Rather than provide […]

Preventing Violent Extremism Through Education. A Guide for Policy-makers
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November 1, 2017

Author: UNESCO Publication Date: 2017 Description: To assist countries in their efforts, UNESCO has developed this publication Preventing violent extremism through education: A guide for policy-makers. The Guide also responds to the decision of UNESCO’s Executive Board at its 197th session (197 EX/Dec46) through which Member States acknowledged the importance of preventing violent extremism through education […]

A Teacher’s Guide on the Prevention of Violent Extremism
November 1, 2017

Author: UNESCO Publication Date: 2016 Description: This is UNESCO’s first Teacher’s Guide on the Prevention of Violent Extremism through education. This document has been developed in direct response to the needs of UNESCO’s Member States as expressed in the landmark 197/EX Decision 46 taken by UNESCO’s Executive Board in October 20151, which calls on the Organization […]

Conflict Diagnostic Considerations for Food for Peace

Author: USAID Publication Date: September 21, 2016 Description: This document first outlines for the Office of Food for Peace (FFP) the key areas where conflict sensitivity is particularly challenging and provides recommended diagnostic questions that can assist FFP and its implementers to avoid or mitigate these challenges throughout the program cycle. The following section then provides […]

3 Steps to Working in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations

Author: HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, Centre for Peacebuilding (KOFF) at Swisspeace Description: This Manual has been elaborated by HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation and Swisspeace as a practical guidance for development practitioners in the field to learn how to (1) analyse and better understand the conflict context they are working in, (2) analyse the interaction of their project or […]

Fact Sheet Conflict Sensitivity
January 27, 2017

Author: Swisspeace Description: A fact sheet put together by Swiss Peace that covers the basics of Conflict Sensitivity. To access the resource, please click here Fact Sheet Conflict Sensitivity.

Guidance for Gender Based Violence (GBV) Monitoring and Mitigation within Non-GBV Focused Sectoral Programming
November 18, 2016

Author: CARE Publication Date: October 2014 Description: Though GBV has primarily been a focus within the sexual, reproductive, and maternal health (SRMH), HIV/AIDs, and emergency/humanitarian fields, the increased mandate for gender-integrated programming has made GBV a more salient issue in other non-emergency, international development sectoral programming as well. This document aims to provide clear guidance on […]

Improving the Health Sector Response to Gender-based Violence: A Resource Manual for Health Care Professionals in Developing Countries

Author: International Planned Parenthood Federation Publication Date: 2010 Description: This manual aims to: 1) Document and disseminate the lessons learned from the IPPF/WHR regional initiative; 2) Provide managers in developing countries with tools to improve the health care response to violence against women; and 3) Identify the ongoing challenges and debates about how the health sector should […]

Handbook for Coordinating Gender-based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Settings

Authors: Gender-based Violence Area of Responsibility Working Group (GBV AoR), with project oversight provided by representatives of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and the International Medical Corps (IMC) Publication Date: July 2010 Description: This handbook is a quick-reference tool that provides practical guidance on leadership […]

Gender and Conflict Topic Guide

Author: Governance and Social Development Resource Center (GSDRC) Publication Date: 2015 Description: This topic guide responds to the need for deeper understanding of how gender and conflict interrelate in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS), and of gender-sensitive approaches in such contexts. Drawing on a literature review, it highlights key texts and identifies the strength of evidence […]

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