#GBVchat Tweetchat Relay

Event: November 30, 2016

Addressing Gender-Based Violence in a Changing World


9 am – 2 pm ET

On November 30, 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, “Addressing Gender-Based Violence in a Changing World” to mark the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign (#16Days). Development and health experts and justice and community activists will join in a day of conversation on the issues surrounding gender-based violence.

View the conversation with the hashtag #GBVchat.

The event garnered significant engagement on social media: more than 160 people participated directly in the day-long tweetchat, and the tweetchat reached an estimated 1.79 million people.

November 30 Tweetchat Schedule:

9:00-9:30am K4Health Integrating GBV Support into Family Planning
9:30-10:00am Banyan Global Child Early Forced Marriage (CEFM) in the MENA Region
10:00-10:30am USAID ASSIST Project Addressing GBV through Quality Improvement
10:30-11:00am WI-HER Exploring Innovative Approaches to GBV Prevention
11:00-11:30am The Asia Foundation Risk & Protective Factors for Violence Against Women and Girls in Asia
11:30-12:00pm Promundo Engaging Men and Boys to Prevent Gender-Based Violence
12:00-12:30pm ACDI/VOCA The Intersection of GBV and Women’s Economic Empowerment
12:30-1:00pm World Vision Safe Schools Enable Children to Learn
1:00-1:30pm Chemonics Stopping GBV: Safe Spaces and Allies
1:30-2:00pm Collaborative Reflection & Wrap-Up

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Romanoff Silva at The Asia Foundation at [email protected].

Related programs: Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality
Related topics: Gender Equality

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