One in three women are survivors of physical or sexual violence. Yet we could end GBV in a matter of years, not lifetimes – with the right resources going to the right approaches, and to the women’s movements that sustain them. A group of experts from women’s rights organisations, research institutions, UN agencies, donors and governments have created the Accelerator for GBV Prevention as a collaborative effort: to build the political will and financial support needed to make this happen.
Learn how the sector came together to create the Accelerator for GBV Prevention
The evidence behind effective policies and programs for preventing GBV is well documented, including in the UN’s RESPECT Framework. Yet less than .02 percent of global Official Development Assistance is directed to such work.
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The Accelerator brings together the GBV prevention movement to set ambitious, game-changing goals, and collectively advocate for governments and donors to invest in a violence-free future for all women, girls and gender-diverse people.
A Shared Advocacy Agenda guides our work – owned, implemented and continually-evolved by a committed group who sign on as partners to this collective effort. Complemented by a Shared Research Agenda, the high-level goals of our collective advocacy are: