WithoutViolence is a communications and advocacy capacity building initiative focused on accelerating the impact of those working to reduce violence in the lives of boys and girls. It evolved out of foundational research illustrating a need for more solutions-focused communications on the issue. Learn more.
End Violence, a new global partnership to end violence against children, seeks to support governments in their efforts to meet targets to create a safer world for children by 2030. We have supported the partnership’s communications strategy by developing a visual identity and key communications tools. Learn more.
The Business Case for Women’s Empowerment and the Business Case for Supporting Families integrate findings from our communications research to better understand the most effective ways to make the case to businesses for economically empowering women and families for a high return on investment. Read it here.
Joanna Mikulski’s article for Next City explored how crowd-sourcing and open data are being used to improve the mapping of cities. As the world becomes increasingly urbanised, creating sustainable, safe and vibrant cities is key challenge and one of our key interests. Read it here.
The child advocates of INFANT have led efforts to promote the safety of their peers, protect their local environment, and build a movement to outlaw corporal punishment. In 2015, we worked with Johannesburg-based production company Fireworx Media to produce a short film on the work of INFANT in Iquitos, Peru. Watch the film.
Joanna Mikulski and Lisa Witter co-authored a piece for the Stanford Social Innovation Review highlighting why philanthropy should support bridge builders, who can help "issue tribes" diversify their thinking and forge new alliances to accelerate progress. Read it here.
In 2015, we convened a Solutions Summit in New York to bring together leaders from diverse sectors to engage on how they could collaborate to prevent violence against girls and boys. The fun and positive event showed how bridge building across sectors can open up new ways to achieve our goals. Learn more.
We collaborated with the International Land Coalition, which promotes secure and equitable access to land for rural people, to design and develop a report on their achievements from 2011 to 2015. The report was created using insights from behavioral science and a fun co-creation workshop with key staff. Read the report.