How American Policy & Funding are Addressing Gender-Based Violence Globally

The United States has invested in preventing and responding to gender-based violence globally for more than two decades, and in the last 10 years, it has enhanced its investment to empower women and girls and reduce violence.

This report focuses on efforts specifically in Tanzania and Uganda. It describes:

  • The strategic impact of ending gender-based violence (GBV)
  • Effective interventions in Uganda and Tanzania
  • The broader impact that initiatives to end GBV have on American priorities in East Africa–including for development, economic and security goals
  • Recommendations to improve future programming


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