#GBVchat Tweetchat Relay
Event: December 10, 2015
Promising Approaches to End Gender-Based Violence
On December 10, The Asia Foundation, University Research Co., World Vision, Knowledge for Health (K4Health), Chemonics, Banyan Global, ACDI/VOCA, Promundo and WI-HER held an online conversation, “Promising Approaches to Respond to Gender-Based Violence” to mark the final day of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign (#16Days). Development and health experts and justice and community activists participated in a day of conversation on the issues surrounding gender-based violence.
The tweetchat relay addressed a range of topics, including evidence-based approaches to end violence against women, the intersection of economic empowerment and violence, engaging men and boys to prevent gender-based violence, and responding to violence against girls, among other exciting topics.
View the conversation with the hashtag #GBVchat.
The event garnered significant engagement on social media: more than 450 people participated directly in the day-long tweetchat, and the tweetchat reached an estimated 7.9 million people.
December 10th Tweetchat Schedule:
|Time (ET, GMT – 5:00)||Organization or Project||Topic||Follow|
|8:00am-9:00am||World Vision||It Takes Everyone: Addressing GBV is a Shared Responsibility||@WorldvisionUSA|
|9:00am-10:00am||K4Health||Responding to reproductive health challenges in the context of GBV: Evidence and program experiences||@K4health|
|10:00am-11:00am||University Research Co.and WI-HER||Working Together to End GBV: From Economic Strengthening to Maternal Health.||@URC-CHS|
|11:00am-12:00pm||The Asia Foundation||Expanding the Evidence Base around Prevention and Response to VAWG||@Asia_Foundation|
|12:00pm-1:00pm||Promundo||Engaging Men and Boys to Prevent Gender-Based Violence||@Promundo_US|
|1:00pm-2:00pm||Chemonics||Lessons from the Field: GBV as a Cross-Cutting Development Issue||@Chemonics|
|2:00pm-3:00pm||ACDI/VOCA||The Intersection of Women’s Economic Empowerment and GBV: Mitigation Strategies that Work||@ACDI_VOCA|
|3:00pm-4:00pm||Banyan Global||GBV in Relation to Child, Early and Forced Marriage and the MENA Region||@Banyan_Global|
For more information, please contact Elizabeth Romanoff Silva at The Asia Foundation at Elizabeth.Silva@AsiaFoundation.org.
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