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  • Blog
  • 13th May 2022

Reducing victim dropout in criminal proceedings in Chile

In 2019, one in four women in Chile experienced intimate partner violence (IPV). It takes courage to file a criminal complaint in these cases, and few women pursue legal action. Even after filing a complaint, the process is tough. Of those who file, a third drop out before the case…

Also available in: Español

  • Blog
  • 13th May 2022

Reduciendo el abandono de las víctimas en los procesos penales en Chile

En 2019, una de cada cuatro mujeres en Chile experimentó violencia de pareja íntima (VPI). Se necesita coraje para presentar una denuncia penal en estos casos, y pocas mujeres emprenden acciones legales.

Also available in: English

  • Blog
  • 8th Mar 2022

Gender based violence helplines

BIT’s work against gender-based violence began in 2017. We have engaged men and boys in preventing violence, promoted help-seeking behaviors among survivors of violence, and more. This blog outlines our recent work to help women navigate and access survivor services in Eastern Europe and Latin America.

Also available in: Español

  • Blog
  • 8th Mar 2022

Teléfono de ayuda contra la violencia de género

El trabajo del BIT contra la violencia de género comenzó en 2017. Hemos involucrado a hombres y niños en la prevención de la violencia, promovido comportamientos de búsqueda de ayuda entre sobrevivientes de violencia y más. Este blog describe nuestro reciente trabajo en ayudar a las mujeres a navegar y…

Also available in: English

  • Blog
  • 3rd Mar 2022

Changing teachers’ attitudes did not reduce school-based violence in Tanzania

Every day, students in many countries experience some form of physical discipline at school—like being slapped or hit with a stick—which is linked to lower academic achievement, higher dropout, and other lifelong issues. In 2017, BIT partnered with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to design and test a new program. Our…

  • Blog
  • 28th Aug 2020

Ciencias del comportamiento en los campos ganaderos de Argentina: reduciendo la tuberculosis bovina

¿Podrán poner en práctica lo que estamos dictando en este curso o sus apuntes terminarán en el fondo de un cajón? Si alguna vez tuviste que facilitar un taller o una capacitación seguramente esta pregunta te resulte familiar.  Motivados por nuestra misión de capacitar a nuestros aliados, BIT ha facilitado…

Also available in: English

  • Blog
  • 28th Aug 2020

From a workshop to farms: reducing bovine tuberculosis in Argentina

Bovine tuberculosis results in a $7 million annual loss for Argentinian farmers, forces the country to throw away 19,000 kilos of meat every day and could have detrimental public health implications if not well managed. Here is how BIT applied behavioural science to tackle this challenging problem.

Also available in: Español

  • Blog
  • 10th Dec 2019

BIT included in consortium to bring play to refugee children with $100 million grant from The LEGO Foundation

We are thrilled to announce the launch of PlayMatters, an exciting initiative to bring 'Learning through Play to nearly one million children impacted by humanitarian crises in Ethiopia and Uganda'. BIT joins a world-class lineup of partners -- the International Rescue Committee (IRC), Plan International, War Child Holland, Ubongo, and…

  • Report
  • 28th Mar 2019

International development and behavioural insights

This report is a summary of international development work by the Behavioural Insights Team and its partners from 2017 to 2019.

  • Blog
  • 28th Mar 2019

Applying behavioural insights to international development

We’re often asked whether behavioural insights are relevant across different cultures and economies. After running projects with governments and organisations in more than 20 low and middle income countries - work summarised in our new report, out today - it’s a question we’re increasingly confident in answering: yes. Behavioural insights…