Development Marketplace 2018: Evaluating a walking school bus as a school-related gender-based violence intervention in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Project Summary:

This study aims to understand community perceptions of learner safety, experiences of School-Related Gender-Based Violence (SRGBV), and risks associated with walking particular routes to and from school; and, to implement and evaluate a walking school bus intervention by comparing learners on key outcomes including experiences of SRGBV, academic achievement, absenteeism, and attrition across three study groups (walking bus intervention, departmental learner transport intervention and no intervention).

Country: South Africa

Lead agency: Human Sciences Research Council

PI:  Zaynab Essack

Poster:
Evaluating a walking school bus as a school related gender-based violence intervention in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa