The Warwick Principles: Best Practices for Engaging Men and Boys in Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls in the Pacific

There is widespread recognition that ending violence against women and girls requires working with men and boys as allies, partners and activists. The increasing number of new actors undertaking efforts to prevent men’s violence against women and girls brings new opportunities, and the need to ensure that everyone is working from a common framework and principles. This document identifies 7 Best Practices principles to ensure that all male engagement interventions are accountable to women and girls; do no harm; grounded in a human rights-based approach; evidence-based and evidence- building; inclusive and intersectional; gender transformative; and informed by local context.