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[Photo credit: LVCT] Submitted by Carol Ajema 1, Dr. Lina Digolo 1, Karanja Muraya 2 and Millicent Kiruki 1 1 LVCT Health 2 SOWED Kenya           Background The school has been identified as one of the settings where children are exposed to violence. In 2014/15, LVCT Health and SOWED Kenya carried o...
[Photo credit: Global Rights for Women] Submitted by Michele R. Decker, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health I’m finally in Thailand celebrating our Development Marketplace for Innovation award from the World Bank Group and the nonprofit Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) to preve...
[Photo credit: SVRI] Written by Elizabeth Dartnall, Sexual Violence Research Initiative This week I was at a presentation where Prof Jewkes (SVRI Secretary) shared evidence on What Works to Prevent Gender Based Violence. Our knowledge of what works is increasing, but there is very little implementat...
[Photo credit: United Nations]. Submitted by Elizabeth Dartnall, Sexual Violence Research Initiative The first World Humanitarian Summit, convening in Istanbul, May 2016, aims to set a new agenda for global humanitarian action. In support of the Summit, the Joint Learning Initiative on Faith & L...
[Photo credit: SVRI] Submitted by Elizabeth Dartnall and Morma Moremi, Sexual Violence Research Initiative Despite the high levels of gender-based violence (GBV) globally, and the many potential long lasting harmful effects of this violence, funds for research on GBV prevention remain scarce. The SV...
[Photo credit: Veterans Today] Submitted by Zia Wasserman , UCT graduate (LLM specialising in Criminology, Victimology and International Criminal Law). Introduction The phrases ‘wartime rape’ and ‘rape as a weapon of war’ have received much traction in recent years. This is owed to a growing awaren...
[Photo credit: Sikhula Ndawonye] Submitted by Tamaryn Crankshaw1 and Elizabeth Dartnall2 HEARD UKZN1 , SVRI2 The links between exposure to violence and maltreatment in childhood and poor educational attainment as well as the child later in life being a perpetrator or victim of violence are well docu...
Feedback on the Meeting : “Engaging the Elephant in the Room: Facilitating a feminist way forward for women and men to work together on violence against women”. 17th September, SVRI Forum 2015, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Many thanks to all of you who took time out of the busy SVRI Forum 2015 progra...

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