The East, Central and Southern Africa (ECSA) Health Community, which prioritizes gender-based violence and child sexual abuse as regional health concerns, partnered with the Population Council to convene a pre-conference Expert Committee meeting of the Research, Information and Advocacy Programme. The conference marked a major milestone in the ECSA Health Community’s commitment to promote and support region-wide sharing and utilization of health research and policy information among its member states. This report summarizes the deliberations of the two-day workshop and the recommendations for implementing an advocacy plan to address this important facet of the region’s development agenda.
"Scaling up advocacy for gender-based violence and child sexual abuse in the East, Central and Southern Africa region: Technical exchange and meeting," Report of a meeting at Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge Hotel, Arusha, Tanzania, December 2012.
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