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Gender-based violenceSexual violence

Footsteps 106 - Sexual and gender-based violence

Footsteps 106 explores how we can end sexual and gender-based violence and provide holistic support to survivors.

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Visit www.tearfund.org/footsteps to download a free copy, or contact us to order paper copies. 

Transforming Masculinities
Community Dialogues

You can use the Transforming Masculinities guide to lead workshops with faith leaders and to train Gender Champions. It encourages participants to reflect on gender equality and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). The Community Dialogues manual enables trained Gender Champions to facilitate community discussions on gender equality and SGBV. Both can be downloaded free of charge from www.tearfund.org/transformingmasculinities in English, French and Portuguese.

Hand in hand: Bible studies to transform our response to sexual violence

A collection of 12 Bible studies about sexual violence, available in English, French and Portuguese. Contact us to order a printed copy for £6 or visit www.tearfund.org/sexualviolence to download a copy free of charge. 

Ending domestic abuse: a pack for churches 

The charity Restored has produced an information pack to enable churches to address domestic abuse more effectively. It includes guidance on how to recognise domestic abuse, ways the church can respond and theological reflections. 

Available in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Hindi, Russian and Swedish. Visit www.restoredrelationships.org/churchpack to download a free copy. 

SASA! Resources

SASA! resources help organisations to mobilise communities to prevent violence against women and HIV. SASA! An activist kit for preventing violence against women and HIV contains practical resources and activities. SASA! Faith is a guide adapted for religious groups. Visit www.raisingvoices.org/sasa to download these and other materials. Printed copies can also be ordered for a fee, though certain organisations may be granted a free copy. Contact info@raisingvoices.org for more information. 


Useful websites 

These websites are in English unless otherwise stated.

www.tearfund.org/sexualviolence
Tearfund’s research and resources on SGBV. Website available in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish.

www.wewillspeakout.org
We Will Speak Out is a global coalition of Christian-based NGOs, churches and organisations working to see the end of sexual violence.

www.28toomany.org
28 Too Many provides tools and resources for those working against female genital mutilation/cutting. Website available in English, French and Arabic.

www.restoredrelationships.org
Restored is an international Christian charity working to transform relationships and end violence against women.

www.svri.org
The Sexual Violence Research Initiative promotes good-quality research in the area of sexual violence, particularly in low- and middle-income countries.

www.hesperian.org
Visit the Hesperian website (in English or Spanish) to download or buy useful books on women’s health and SGBV issues, available in various languages. Titles include Where women have no doctor and Health actions for women.