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  • Blog
  • 11th Apr 2024

Could summer jobs stop youth violence?

In many American cities, Summer Youth Employment Programs offer young people from disadvantaged backgrounds short-term paid employment during the long summer break from school. Some of these programmes have been in existence for decades and operate at a huge scale. Given the evidence from the US on violent youth offending,…

  • Blog
  • 8th Feb 2024

Homicides and mental health: understanding systemic patterns

Getting and understanding the right data to help prevent homicides in the future

  • Blog
  • 6th Feb 2024

Social media and youth violence: Acknowledging the complexity

In a guest blog for the Ending Youth Violence Lab authors of Against Youth Violence: A Social Harm Perspective Luke Billingham and Keir Irwin-Rogers discuss the need for a comprehensive and nuanced examination of the link between social media and youth violence. This blog, published on Safer Internet Day, sets…

  • Blog
  • 26th Jan 2024

From Statistics to Solutions: The Urgency of Youth Violence Prevention

On Thursday the Youth Justice Board (YJB) released its annual youth justice statistics. There are some positives to take from this data, most notably the fall in the average number of children in custody at any one time, which at 440 is the lowest number on record. Meanwhile  the number…

  • Blog
  • 19th Dec 2023

From Vision to Validation: Khulisa's Journey with The Ending Youth Violence Lab

In its April 2023 launch event, The Ending Youth Violence Lab (at the Behavioural Insights Team) unveiled its two inaugural research projects. We were delighted to be one of two charities selected to receive the Lab’s transformative support in evaluating our work. For us, the partnership marked a significant milestone…

  • Blog
  • 23rd Nov 2023

Breaking the cycle of silence: Using behavioural insights to tackle gender-based violence in Indonesia

One in three women in Indonesia have experienced violence by an intimate male partner during their lifetime. To promote gender justice in Indonesia, we worked with independent researchers affiliated with UNDP Indonesia who conducted immersion research with GBV survivors.

  • Blog
  • 23rd Nov 2023

Menggunakan wawasan perilaku untuk mengatasi kekerasan berbasis gender di Indonesia

Wawasan perilaku (behavioural insights) memiliki peran yang penting dalam mengatasi kekerasan berbasis gender (KBG). BIT telah mengerjakan berbagai proyek yang bertujuan untuk mengatasi KBG di berbagai negara. Kami telah merancang kampanye untuk mendorong para penyintas KBG untuk mencari bantuan di Honduras dan El Salvador, mendesain pesan untuk mendorong para bystander…

  • Press release
  • 18th Oct 2023

Groundbreaking research on WhatsApp chatbot to reduce intimate partner violence published in PLOS

Patterns of violence can start at an impressionable age, when teenagers and women start their first serious relationships and learn what is “normal”—or even desirable—in a partner. There is a strong connection between positive power equity beliefs and lower IPV prevalence.

  • Report
  • 15th Aug 2023

Estrategias basadas en las ciencias del comportamiento para abordar la violencia contra las mujeres en América Latina y el Caribe

Las ciencias del comportamiento, referidas al estudio riguroso de la conducta humana y de cómo nuestras acciones son moldeadas por el contexto, pueden desempeñar un papel clave en el desarrollo de soluciones basadas en la evidencia para este problema.

  • Report
  • 15th Aug 2023

Mejorando la seguridad de las empresarias en Honduras: siete estrategias desde las ciencias del comportamiento

Este documento presenta los resultados de una investigación cualitativa realizada en 2020 desde la mirada de las ciencias del comportamiento, cuyo propósito fue entender los retos y las oportunidades de las pequeñas y medianas empresarias en Honduras, principalmente relacionados con su seguridad.