Blog

[Photo: Dr Frank Karioris] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series By Dr Elena Kim, Dr Elena Molchanova, Aigerim Bakubatova, and Dr Frank G. Karioris, American University of Central Asia This was first published by the American University of Central Asia. Permission to...
[Photo: Violence Against Children Survey Training in Honduras, Led by CDC] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Begoña Fernandez, Together for Girls Good policy starts with good data, which is why the work of Together for Girls (TfG) begins with nationall...
[Photo: Liliana Istrate-Burciu] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series By Daniela Misail-Nichitin, International Center for Women’s Rights Protection and Promotion "La Strada” Students from the Republic of Moldova, who participated in the course “Harmonious Family Rel...
[Photograph: Egyptian Ministry of Manpower] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Dr Ramadan Mohamed, the American University in Cairo In some settings, if gendered norms that support men’s violence against women are not addressed, the economic empowerment...
Informal refugee camps in Greece. (Photo: Bridget Relyea) SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) research group at WAHA International Since 2011, the civil war and protracted crisis in Syria have led to widespread displacemen...
[Image: Shannonpins] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Michele R. Decker, Johns Hopkins University It is hard to believe that our gender-based violence prevention Development Marketplace for Innovation award from the World Bank Group and nonprofit Sexu...
[Photo credit: DB Peru] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Dr Geordan Shannon, University College London At the University College London (UCL) Centre for Gender and Global Health, the renowned Argentine feminist anthropologist Dr Rita Segato recently d...
[Photo credit: Ecostinger] Written by Silvie Bovarnick, International Centre: researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking, University of Bedfordshire The ‘Being Heard’ project, a collaboration between the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and the International Centre: Re...
[Photo credit: Liz Bannish] Written by Lisa Aronson Fontes, University of Massachusetts Amherst This was first published by Psychology Today. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors. Abuse and control persist long after professionals think “the case” is closed. The victim has...
[Photo Credit: SVRI] Written by Sephy Valuks, LSHTM This was first published by STRIVE. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors. STRIVE participated in the 5th International Conference of the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (link is external) held in Rio, Brazil, 18–21 Se...
[Findings from The Asia Foundation’s Nabilan survey confirm that rates of violence against women, in particular violence from an intimate partner, are high in Timor-Leste. Photo/Conor Ashleigh] By Barbara Rodriguez, Chen Tingting and Xian Warner, The Asia Foundation This was first published by The A...
[Photo by Lightwell Mpofu] By Lightwell Mpofu, ACDPT Rio was amazing! The captivating experience of flying over the Atlantic, the breath-taking and incredibly refreshing environment, the lovely food, the warm people, the beautiful sea…. simply amazing! More than anything, the sexual violence researc...
[SVRI Forum 2017 Opening and Welcome event. Photo by SVRI] By Amber Peterman and Alina Potts, UNICEF Innocenti This was first published by UNICEF. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors. Late last month, over 500 researchers, policymakers, donors and activists descended on t...
[The IRC’s Wellness Center in Lodwar, Kenya, serves as a critical lifeline for those who have experienced SGBV and others forced to engage in sex work to survive. Photo by Sanni Bundgaard.] By Sanni Bundgaard, Advisor for Care for Women Survivors at the International Rescue Committee ‘I wake up i...
[Photo: SVRI] To follow is the SVRI Forum 2017 Blog Series – Perspectives from participants Written by: Carol Ajema (LVCT Health) Over the years, several innovations have been developed and tested to address violence against women(VAW) and girls. These interventions seek to strengthen prevention and...
[Photo: Carol Ajema] To follow is the SVRI Forum 2017 Blog Series – Perspectives from participants Carol Ajema and Nelly Muturi (LVCT Heath) Nearly 1 in 5 girls (approximately 20%) are sexually abused at least once in their life globally. Child sexual abuse remains a pressing public health concern i...
[Photo: Oluwafemi Adeagbo] To follow is the SVRI Forum 2017 Blog Series – Perspectives from participants By Oluwafemi Adeagbo PhD The Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum 2017 was officially declared open on 18th September 2017 at Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel in the beauty city of Rio de Janeiro, B...
Six golden principles for interviewing women who may have experienced violence
Role play during interviewer training, Mongolia, 2017 (Photo credit: Henriette Jansen) Blog written by Dr Henriette Jansen, a pioneering researcher on violence against women and the technical lead of the kNOwVAWdata initiative, based at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Asia-Pacific Regiona...
[Picture by Allan Kamonere also known as Bright Pencil] Written By Lightwell Mpofu with contribution from Kathy Bond Stewart and Leandre Martin, ACDPT When the news came that we had been shortlisted, we were nervous to say the least but when we were finally chosen it was a moment of euphoria, excite...
[Photo: Times Higher Education] Written by Rebecca Fielding-Miller, University of California, San Diego In April, my colleague Dr. Fortunate Shabalala and I were honored to represent the University of Swaziland and the University of California, San Diego at the World Bank’s annual Spring Meeting to...

Pages

Subscribe to Blog