Leveraging the potential of safety nets to prevent gender-based violence – emerging experience from Mozambique and Sierra Leone & beyond
This panel discussed emerging practice on how to leverage safety nets to prevent gender-based violence (GBV). The session included highlights from Safety First – a new World Bank operational toolkit which provides detailed design and implementation guidance to maximize the preventive effect of safety nets. The panel also featured policy-makers and practitioners from Mozambique and Sierra Leone, who shared recent practice on mitigating, responding to and reducing the risks of gender-based violence through their social protection work.
Angélica Magaia, National Director for Children, Mozambique
Charlotte Coles, Head of the Ending Violence Team, FCDO
Ruth Graham-Goulder, Social Policy Specialist, Unicef
Alessandra Heinemann, Senior Social Protection Specialist and Gender Lead, World Bank
Lauren Rumble, Principal Advisor, Gender, and Chief of Gender and Rights Section, Unicef