Links between clean cooking solutions and gender based violence to be evaluated

Plan International Spain is the recipient of The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves’ latest grant. The grant is given to evaluate the links between clean cooking solutions and gender-based violence (GBV) in humanitarian settings. The announcement coincides with UN Women’s 16 Days of Activism to fight GBV campaign. Plan’s study will take place in a Rwandan refugee camp over a 12-month period and will examine the impact of a clean cookstoves distribution program, along with a livelihoods intervention on the risk of gender-based violence, including intimate partner violence and non-partner violence. 

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