There is an excellent international literature on how best to prevent and reduce men's violence against women. It includes major, systematic reviews of effective practice in this field. In this XY collection, we present key reports on and guides to prevention practice. They are listed below, and provided in full text at the bottom of this page.
- A new XY collection of short, key introductions to violence prevention, available here: http://www.xyonline.net/content/preventing-violence-against-women-xy-collection-short-key-introductions
- A longer bibliography of key works on violence prevention: http://www.xyonline.net/content/ii-key-assessments-and-overviews-violence-prevention-practice-outside-work-schools-andor-chi.
- A bibliography of key works focused on violence prevention work in schools and/or with children and young people: http://www.xyonline.net/content/iii-short-or-key-overviews-violence-prevention-schools-andor-among-children-and-young-people.
- Literature on a wide range of prevention strategies: http://www.xyonline.net/content/s-violence-prevention
- Men's violence against women: Key readings and reports: http://www.xyonline.net/content/mens-violence-against-women-some-key-readings-and-reports
Arango, Diana J., Matthew Morton, Floriza Gennari, Sveinung Kiplesund, and Mary Ellsberg (2014) Interventions to prevent or reduce violence against women and girls: a systematic review of reviews. Women’s Voice and Agency Research Series, No. 10, The World Bank: Washington DC.
Bott, S., A. Morrison, and M. Ellsberg. (2005) Preventing and responding to gender-based violence in middle and low-income countries: a global review and analysis. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 3618.
DeGue, S., Valle, L. A., Holt, M. K., Massetti, G. M., Matjasko, J. L., & Tharp, A. T. (2014). A Systematic Review of Primary Prevention Strategies for Sexual Violence Perpetration. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 19(4): 346–362.
Ellsberg, Mary, Diana J. Arango, Matthew Morton, Floriza Gennari, Sveinung Kiplesund, Manuel Contreras, and Charlotte Watts. (2014). Prevention of violence against women and girls: what does the evidence say? The Lancet, 20 November 2014. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61703-7.
Fulu, E., A. Kerr-Wilson, and J. Lang (2014). What works to prevent violence against women and girls? Evidence Review of interventions to prevent violence against women and girls. Pretoria, South Africa: Medical Research Council, 51 pp.
Heise, Lori L. (2011). What Works to Prevent Partner Violence? An Evidence Overview. London: STRIVE Research Consortium, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Jewkes, R. (2014). What works to prevent violence against women and girls? Evidence review of the effectiveness of response mechanisms in preventing violence against women and girls. Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa.
Michau, L., Horn, J., Bank, A., Dutt, M., & Zimmerman, C. (2015). Prevention of violence against women and girls: lessons from practice. The Lancet, 385(9978), 1672-1684.
Our Watch, Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety, & Victorian Health Promotion Foundation. (2015). Change the Story: A shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia. Melbourne: Our Watch.
Remme, M.; Michaels-Igbokwe, C.; Watts, C. (2014). What works to prevent violence against women and girls? Evidence Review of approaches to scale up VAWG programming and assess intervention cost-effectiveness and value for money. Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa.
Ricardo, C., M. Eads, and G. Barker. (2011). Engaging Boys and Men in the Prevention of Sexual Violence: A systematic and global review of evaluated interventions. Pretoria, South Africa: Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and Promundo.
Spangaro J, Adogu C, Ranmuthugala G, Powell Davies G, Steinacker L, et al. (2013) What Evidence Exists for Initiatives to Reduce Risk and Incidence of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict and Other Humanitarian Crises? A Systematic Review. PLoS ONE, 8(5): e62600. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062600.
World Health Organization / London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. (2010). Preventing Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Against Women: Taking action and generating evidence. Geneva: World Health Organization.