by Inge Wessels, Christopher Mikton, Catherine L. Ward et al.
World Health Organization, UNICEF, University of Cape Town, 2013
Parenting programmes to prevent violence usually take the shape of either individual or group-based parenting support. These programmes aim to prevent child maltreatment by improving parenting skills, increasing parents’ understanding of child development and encouraging the use of positive discipline strategies. This document was designed to help strengthen the evidence for parenting programmes aimed at preventing violence in low- and middle-income countries.