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Applying behavioural science to reduce gender-based violence within international development

  • Date: 21/10/2020
  • Author: Dr. Paul Chadwick & Triona Pender

Dr. Paul Chadwick and Triona Pender describe an academic-NGO partnership to apply behavioural science frameworks to reducing gender-based violence in Kenya, Nepal and Ethiopia Violence against women and girls is a global problem with one in three women experiencing violence relating to their gender during their lifetime (WHO, 2013). Women in low- and middle-income countries.....

Event: From child marriage to FGM, how do we tackle deeply rooted behaviours?

  • Date: 16/10/2020
  • Author: Julianne Flynn

What is Behaviour Change? Four years ago, we pioneered a new programme using the Behaviour Change approach. Originally developed by University College London, this approach looks at changing deeply ingrained behaviours. Typically used in the health sector, we are implementing this approach to tackle deep-rooted issues like FGM and child marriage in Kenya, Nepal and Ethiopia. .....

ActionTalks: students invited to take part in national writing competition

  • Date: 15/10/2020
  • Author: Julianne Flynn

The newly relaunched ActionTalks is now open for entries. A powerful speech can change the world. We are asking young people in Ireland aged 14 to 17 to submit a five-minute speech for our newly relaunched ActionTalks competition.  Now in its seventh year, the competition has been relaunched as an entirely digital competition to make.....

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