Evidence Base

This tool provides access to abstracts from published studies that have measured the effectiveness of interventions to prevent violence. To be included in the database, studies must have measured the impact of interventions directly on violence. Studies have been selected through a systematic review of published academic literature and the full inclusion criteria. The abstracts can be searched by violence type, keywords and geographical area of implementation. To read more about the evidence base and inclusion requirements here.




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TitleAuthorsYear PublishedRegionCountryViolence Types
The impact of an alcohol harm reduction intervention on interpersonal violence and engagement in sex work among female sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya: Results from a randomized controlled trialParcesepe AM, L'Engle KL, Martin SL et al 2016 WHO African Region Kenya Intimate Partner Violence
Effects of PREPARE, a multi-component, school-based HIV and intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention programme on adolescent sexual risk behaviour and IPV: Cluster Randomised Controlled TrialMathews C, Eggers SM, Townsend L et al 2016 WHO African Region South Africa Intimate Partner Violence,Youth Violence
The impact of SASA!, a community mobilisation intervention, on women’s experiences of intimate partner violence: secondary findings from a cluster randomised trial in Kampala, UgandaAbramsky T, Devries KM, Michau L et al 2016 WHO African Region Uganda Intimate Partner Violence
Ecological pathways to prevention: How does the SASA! community mobilisation model work to prevent physical intimate partner violence against women?Abramsky T, Devries KM, Michau L et al 2016 WHO African Region Uganda Intimate Partner Violence
Evaluation of a Brazilian school violence prevention program (Violência Nota Zero)Stelko-Pereira AC & Cavalcanti de Albuquerque Williams L 2016 WHO Region of the Americas Brazil Youth Violence
Effects of the cyberbullying prevention program media heroes (Medienhelden) on traditional bullyingChaux E, VeLasquez AM, Schultze-Krumbholz A, et al. 2016 WHO Region of the Americas Colombia Youth Violence,Other or N/A
Medication-assisted treatment and violent outcomes in community-based offenders with alcohol and drug use problemsDesmarais SL, Gray JS, Rade CB et al.2016 WHO Region of the Americas United States of America Other or N/A
The effects of the family bereavement program to reduce suicide ideation and/or attempts of parentally bereaved children six and fifteen years laterSandler I, Tein JY, Wolchik S et al 2016 WHO Region of the Americas United States of America Self Harm/Suicide
Familias Unidas’ crossover effects on suicidal behaviors among Hispanic adolescents: Results from an effectiveness trialVidot DC, Huang S, Poma S et al 2016 WHO Region of the Americas United States of America Self Harm/Suicide
Couple-focused prevention at the transition to parenthood, a randomized Trial: Effects on coparenting, parenting, family violence, and parent and child adjustmentFeinberg ME, Damon EJ, Hostetler ML et al2016 WHO Region of the Americas United States of America Intimate Partner Violence
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