#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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