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[Photo by Berthe Morisot] Written by Rachel Davis, Lisa Fujie Parks, and Alisha Somji, Prevention Institute This was first published by Prevention Institute. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors. The still-unfolding stories—across all industries and sectors—only confirm wh...
Written by Lisa Aronson Fontes This was first published by Psychology Today. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the author. What N.Y. State Attorney General Schneiderman’s scandal teaches us about IPSV Pressing his date to drink more than she wants, pushing her onto the bed, slappin...
[Photo: Sonke Gender Justice] By Donna Evans, Policy Development & Advocacy Unit, Sonke Gender Justice (Donna is a professional volunteer (lawyer) whose placement is funded through the Australian Volunteers Program).  Sex Work and the Law in South Africa Sex work in South Africa is fully crimina...
(Salma Jrad from the Gender Justice Team at Oxfam Tunisia. Photo by: The Equality Institute) Written by Marta Jasinska, Communications and Marketing Manager at The Equality Institute This was first published by The Equality Institute. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the author. G...
(Photo: Jenevieve Mannell) 2018 International Women's Day Blog Series Jenevieve Mannell, Principal Investigator of the GAP Project was interviewed by Laura Fitzhenry, SVRI Evaluation and Sustainability Specialist, Australian Volunteer The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is “Time is N...
(Photo: Plan International, Rwanda) 2018 International Women's Day Blog Series Authors: Anita Shankar1,2, Naira Kalra1,2, Rachel Mahmud3, Luis Garcia4 Johns Hopkins University1 ; Bloomberg School of Public Health2 ; Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves3 ; Plan International Spain4 Over 135 million p...
[Photo: UNICEF/UN077245/Fox; A social worker talking to a mother in Cambodia] This was first published by UNICEF Connect. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors. Written by Amber Peterman, Karen Devries, Claudia Cappa Today, global leaders gather in Stockholm, Sweden for the...
[Photo: Sergio Moraes/REUTERS] Submitted by: Kiyomi Tsuyuki Co-Authors: Jamila K. Stockman, Daniela Knauth, Noor A. Al-Alusi, Kristin K. Gundersen, and Regina Maria Barbosa VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Violence against women is a worldwide epidemic, with one in three women experiencing physical or sexual...
[Photo taken by Xian Warner for The Asia Foundation] Written by Xian Warner A few months ago, while I was finishing up my morning bike ride before work, a guy in a black and red hoodie on a motorbike came up behind me, reached around, and grabbed my breast, then sped off down the road. It was 7:30 a...
(UNICEF/UN076725/Delil Souleiman; A community outreach volunteer meets with a woman and several children in a large tented space in the Ain Issa camp for internally displaced children and their families near Raqqa, Syria.) This was first published by UNICEF - Innocenti. Permission to publish on the...
[Gallo images/ The Times / Fredlin Adriaan] This was first published by Huffington Post South Africa. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the author. Written by Sarita Ranchod, Research and International Development Practitioner In cases of sexual assault, universities tend to priori...
[Photo credit: IRH] Written by Courtney J. McLarnon-Silk, Esther Spindler (IRH); Francesca Quirke (Tearfund)  This was first published by the Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors. In September 2017, IRH and partners...
[Photo: Simone D. McCourtie / World Bank] Written by Elizabeth Dartnall, Morma Moremi and Laura Fitzhenry, Sexual Violence Research Initiative  As this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (GBV) campaign comes to an end, we have taken the time to reflect on the importance of fund...
[Photo: Rod Waddington] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series By Jennifer Wagman, University of California San Diego  BACKGROUND Last year we reported on a newly launched collaboration between researchers from Rakai Health Sciences Program (Uganda) and the UCSD Cente...
A Community Health Volunteer facilitating a Men Group PM+ session (Photo: Jacinta Sila, World Vision Kenya) SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Phiona Naserian Koyiet, World Vision Kenya Globally an average of 119 women are killed every day by an intimat...
[Image: Rawpixel] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Rebecca Fielding-Miller, Center on Gender Equity and Health, University of California, San Diego This year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign comes in the midst of a necessar...
[Photo: Mohammad Aminul Islam Khandaker] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Shalini Roy and Melissa Hidrobo (drafted in coordination with Smita Aggarwal), International Food Policy Research Institute Intimate partner violence (IPV) is widespread globally, with est...
[Photo: Urdu News World] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Ammar A. Malik, Yasemin Irvin-Erickson, Urban Institute; Faisal Kamiran, Data Science Lab, Information Technology University Punjab Sexual harassment and violence in urban public spaces As doz...
[Image: Shutterstock] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Laura Hinson, Jennifer Mueller, and Lila O’Brien-Milne, International Center for Research on Women Stories of sexting, sex tapes, online dating gone wrong and cyberbullying are all over social med...
[Photo credit: Samuel Tewolde] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Anne Bennett, MA1and Vandana Sharma, MD, MPH1,2 1Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Cambridge, United States2Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, United States Globally, 30% o...

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