Many poor families in South Africa’s informal settlements survive on welfare grants.
Some caregivers reported seeing improvements in their children's schoolwork and behaviour at school.
A typical informal settlement in South Africa.
Two interventions proved effective in reducing men's perpetration, but not women's experiences of violence.
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Kenya's constitution protects children from all forms of violence, but the country's implementation strategies are weak.
Violence against children hinders them from reaching their full potential.
There's increasing global recognition that violence against women and children often occur together in homes.
Global faith organisations are working to end violence against children.
A groundbreaking High Court ruling outlawing the spanking of children in South Africa has outraged some Christian bodies that claim parents are entitled to hit their children in a "godly way".
Congolese women in the eastern town of Bunia. Even in conflict zones women are more likely to face violence in their homes than outside.
Shocking new findings show that even in conflict-affected countries where soldiers and rebel fighters are a daily danger to women, their husbands and boyfriends are the bigger threat.
Protestors in New Delhi hold a vigil after a woman was raped in February.
A personal account by a researcher investigating the root cause of sexual violence against women in India.
Gender equality is associated with less use of violence by men.
To prevent men from using violence in their households, violence against children needs to stop before they become adults.
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Violence that happens behind closed doors and within families is finally being recognised as a crime – not just a “domestic”.
She showed me the cigarette burns on her arms. Her eyes seemed empty as she slumped in the chair, answering questions with defeated shrugs. Finally she explained that her stepfather had held her down and…
Bleak and brutal: HMYOI Brinsford.
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The chief inspector of prisons has identified the single worst prison he has visited – and, scandalously, it’s a jail for children. HMYOI Brinsford in Wolverhampton is filthy, squalid and has levels of…