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  • Blog
  • 9th Feb 2022

Where we’ve been and where we’re going: Latin America and the Caribbean

Over the past 8 years, we have run more than 40 projects in Latin America and the Caribbean, including 24 randomized controlled trials. Our work spans 14 countries (and counting!) and our partners range from local and national governments to NGOs, the private sector, and international organizations. We are delighted to…

Also available in: Español

  • Blog
  • 9th Feb 2022

Dónde hemos estado y hacia dónde vamos: América Latina y el Caribe

Durante los últimos 8 años, hemos ejecutado más de 40 proyectos en América Latina y el Caribe, incluidos 24 ensayos controlados aleatorios. Nuestro trabajo abarca 14 países (¡y contando!) Y nuestros socios van desde gobiernos locales y nacionales hasta ONG, el sector privado y organizaciones internacionales.

Also available in: English

  • Blog
  • 21st Jan 2022

Increasing retention and reducing burnout of 911 dispatchers

Burnout has become an issue that employers, especially those in the public sector, can’t afford to ignore. Chronic stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic has made the problem even more serious. According to a 2021 survey, 42% of public sector employees have felt burnt-out over the past year. Nearly a…

  • Blog
  • 16th Dec 2021

Dangerous left turns slow by 17% in traffic study leveraging behavioral science

Our research showed that unsafe turning habits are preventable, and behaviorally-informed intersection design helps drivers make better turns

  • Blog
  • 14th Dec 2021

Promoting help-seeking behaviours among survivors of violence in Central America

Since 2018 BIT has partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank to explore how behavioral insights can encourage women in Central America to seek help if they experience gender-based violence

Also available in: Español

  • Blog
  • 14th Dec 2021

Promover comportamientos de búsqueda de ayuda entre sobrevivientes de violencia en Centroamérica

Desde 2018, el BIT se ha asociado con el Banco Inter-Americano de Desarrollo (BID) para explorar cómo las percepciones conductuales pueden alentar a las mujeres de estos países a buscar ayuda.

Also available in: English

  • Blog
  • 1st Dec 2021

Engaging men and boys as allies in preventing violence against women and girls

Men and boys are critical allies to creating a safer world for women and girls.

Also available in: Español

  • Blog
  • 1st Dec 2021

Involucrando a hombres y niños como aliados en la prevención de la violencia contra las mujeres y las niñas

Una de cada tres mujeres experimenta violencia física y/o sexual en algún momento de sus vidas, la mayoría a manos de una pareja íntima, tanto a nivel mundial como en América Latina. Los estudios demuestran que los hombres son los responsables de la inmensa mayoría de estos actos.

Also available in: English

  • Blog
  • 25th Nov 2021

16 days of activism against gender-based violence

In 2019, one in three women reported having experienced physical or sexual abuse, the majority of which was committed by intimate partners. During the UN's upcoming 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (November 25 to December 10), we will be publishing a series of blogs outlining the projects we've been…

  • Press release
  • 19th Nov 2021

Dangerous left turns slow by 17% in new traffic study leveraging behavioral science

All U.S. cities can prevent pedestrian deaths with practical investments that yield fast, meaningful improvements in safety