Scaling up for Zero Tolerance: Civil Society Leadership in Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls in Ghana, Rwanda, and South Africa

Scaling up for Zero Tolerance: Civil Society Leadership in Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls in Ghana, Rwanda, and South Africa

Based on the Global AIDS Alliance's August 2006 report Zero Tolerance: Stop the Violence Against Women and Children, Stop HIV/AIDS, this report explores successes—and challenges—of scaling up comprehensive national programs to prevent, respond to, and mitigate the impacts of violence against women and girls (VAW/G) and violence against children (VAC). The countries selected for the study—Ghana, Rwanda, and South Africa—demonstrate concerted efforts to address the problem.

 

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Lisa Schechtman

Lisa Schechtman is a senior policy and partnerships advisor, with more than 15 years’ experience advancing equitable international development in the public and private sector. She holds a BA in English and French from the Northwestern University as well as a MA in international Human Rights and Global health.



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