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Case Studies


SDDirect Produces Factsheets on Gender and Social Inclusion

Social Development Direct (SDDirect) is pleased to share its series of factsheets on inclusive development. They marshal evidence and make the case for greater investments in gender equality and social inclusion.


Improving police services for South Sudan’s most vulnerable groups

In October 2014 Social Development Direct was approached by DFID South Sudan to support the SSNPS in a review of the SPUs to establish whether they were providing a suitable service to their target groups, and how to improve that support.

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Ground-breaking and innovative approaches to improve security for marginalised and excluded groups

The observatory platform is an internet-based tool that documents information on incidents of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Nigeria, its trends, prevalence and the response by state and non-state actors. This gives an opportunity to vulnerable people to speak up, report incidents of VAWG thereby breaking the culture of silence that prevails in Nigeria with regard to VAWG.


Assessing the links between sexuality education and VAWG in Cambodia and Uganda

In early 2015, SDDirect was selected by Plan UK to undertake qualitative research to assess the connections between comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) and violence against women and girls (VAWG).