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10 facts on violence prevention

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Community programmes can play a role in preventing violence

Proven and promising violence prevention strategies focused on communities include increasing the availability and quality of childcare facilities, school-based programmes to address gender norms and attitudes, and improving school settings, including teacher practices, school policies and security.

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