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7
Feb
2017
MULTIMEDIA

VIDEO: Domestic Violence study tour to Mexico

How can we find solutions to domestic violence? Can we learn from initiatives from other regions? A group of experts from Africa and Latin America met in Mexico during November 2016 to discuss these questions and to learn more about the way this country is trying to address domestic violence, both through laws and protection services.

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: How Does the Argentinean state hold itseld accountable?

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "The Deficits in Horizontal Accountability in Argentina: A Tale of two worlds"

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

[Spanish] INFOGRAPHIC: A comprehensive human rights approach to support women who’ve survived domestic violence

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Beyond Domestic Violence Laws in Latin America: Challenges for Protection Services for Survivors".

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: How Ibadan southwest Nigerian communities respond to crime

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Explaining the Effectiveness of Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in Nigeria".

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: How does change in land tenure affect pastoral livelihoods

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Collective Land Access Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons from East African Countries".

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: Pastoralism in the altiplano

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "The Evolution of Collective Land Tenure Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons From Andean Countries".

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEF

Domestic violence laws in the spotlight: enhancing protection services for survivors in Mexico

This brief analyses the implementation of Mexico’s law on domestic violence and sets out recommendations on how to improve implementation.

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEF

Mind the gap, understanding the policy and practice of horizontal accountability mechanisms in Argentina

This brief is based on new research examining the accountability of the Executive to the Legislature in Argentina, leading to a set of specific recommendations to improve ‘horizontal accountability’.

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEF

Providing Stronger Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence in Ghana

Based on an in-depth study of one of only two shelters for domestic violence survivors in Ghana, this brief identifies policy interventions to improve protection services in the country, and recommends a model for shelters that is more suited to survivors’ needs.

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEF

Social capital, collective efficacy, social-environmental factor and insecurity in communities

This brief is based on new research into community-based crime prevention in Latin America, focused on the case of El Salvador, identifying how actions to strengthen social ties, trust, and the willingness to act to confront crime are likely to be key to the effectiveness of such programmes.

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