Working with couples to prevent IPV: Indashyikirwa in Rwanda - Practice brief

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the most common form of violence against women, with an estimated one in three women having experienced partner physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. The Indashyikirwa programme in Rwanda is an intervention that aims to prevent IPV and support healthy, equitable relationships through a participatory couples curriculum and community activism activities. The programme has been rigorously evaluted through research conducted with couples in the intervention.

This practice brief highlights lessons learned from working and conducting research with couples to prevent IPV.

  • Countries: Rwanda
  • Co-authors: DFID, Rwanda Women’s Network, Rwanda Men’s Resource Centre
  • Published: August 2018

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