Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread violation of human rights. Preventing and ending gender-based violence requires knowledge of the issues. What is the most prevalent form of gender-based violence where you live? What is being done to address the issue? Research gender-based violence in your local community, state/province or country, and share what you learn. Provide links for others to take action or engage community members, family and friends in a discussion to come up with your own ideas for solutions. Get the facts and find links to additional resources.