Image includes an illustration of 5 women with different appearances in the top right. Text reads: Methodology for Studying Social Norms and VAWG. Identifying the main social norms that produce and perpetuate violence against women and girls can help in measuring levels of social and institutional tolerance. This can be used as a basis to inform public policies and C4D campaigns aimed at preventing gender-based violence in all its forms.

Methodology for Studying Social Norms and Tolerance to VAWG

Sayara’s experience over many years working on sensitive development and humanitarian issues has allowed us to refine our research methods. Therefore, we implement surveys and participatory research to gain a better understanding of gender-based violence.

Our unique research on social norms and institutional tolerance to Violence Against Women, Girls, and Adolescents (VAWG/ VAWGA) in Honduras uses mixed methods and proven econometric models to understand violence.

Scroll down to see an infographic detailing our proven methodology for studying VAWG, or download it here.

To learn more about the study of VAWG in Honduras, join our Spanish-language webinar with the Spotlight Initiative on April 28.


Methodology for Studying Social Norms and VAWG (compressed version)