Partners

The SVRI is grateful for the support of multiple funders and partners for their work including:

  • Ford Foundation supports visionary leaders and organizations on the frontlines of social change worldwide.
     
  • GBV Prevention Network The GBV Prevention Network is a dynamic group of activists and practitioners committed to preventing gender- based violence in the Horn, East and Southern Africa. The network is 220 members strong – coming from 24 different countries – all committed to and working toward a world free of gender-based violence.
     
  • Global Forum for Health Research is part of The COHRED Group, a non-governmental organization committed to research and innovation for health.
     
  • Global Partnership to End Violence against Children support the efforts of those seeking to prevent violence, protect childhood, and help make societies safe for children.
     
  • International Center for Research on Women’s mission is to empower women, advance gender equality and fight poverty in the developing world. To accomplish this, ICRW works with partners to conduct empirical research, build capacity and advocate for evidence-based, practical ways to change policies and programs.
     
  • Liverpool VCT, Treatment and Care’s mission is to use research result and technical resources to inform HIV and AIDS policy formulation and build the capacity of government, private and civil society organization to provide quality HIV testing and services to those at risk of, infected or affected by HIV, while giving special attention to those with greatest vulnerability to infection and with special service needs.
     
  • Monash University is committed to the highest quality in teaching, learning, research, and a wide range of professional and community activities. The university believes in the value of free and rational inquiry, and in the pursuit of knowledge as a key to understanding and improvement of the human condition.
     
  • Near East Foundation helps build more sustainable, prosperous, and inclusive communities in the Middle East and Africa through education, governance, and economic development initiatives.
     
  • Oak Foundation: commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged.  
     
  • Oxfam Novib: In a world in which everybody can build an independent livelihood, that is our ideal. And that is why support people in developing countries working on their own future. A matter of justice.
     
  • Pan American Health Organization is an international public health agency with more than 100 years of experience in working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas. It serves as the specialized organization for health of the Inter-American System and serves as regional office for the World Health Organization.
     
  • Partners for Prevention: Working to Prevent Violence against Women, is an interagency initiative of UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and UNV in Asia and the Pacific. This initiative unites four UN partners under a single regional programme team, and consolidates the unique strengths, experiences and areas of expertise of these agencies to create a more comprehensive regional response to gender-based violence. Partners for Prevention’s Project : The GBV Prevention and Masculinities Research Project.
     
  • Population Council: Throughout its history, the Council's unique role has been to conduct biomedical, social science, and public health research and disseminate evidence to shape more effective policies, programs, and technologies that improve lives around the world. Population Council's SGBV Project: Africa Regional Sexual and Gender-based Violence Network.
     
  • Promundo is a Brazilian NGO that seeks to promote gender equality and end violence against women, children and youth.
     
  • South African Medical Research Council The mission of the Medical Research Council is to improve the nation's health and quality of life through promoting and conducting relevant and responsive health research.
     
  • UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict  unites the work of 13 UN entities with the goal of ending sexual violence in conflict. It is a concerted effort by the UN system to improve coordination and accountability, amplify programming and advocacy, and support national efforts to prevent sexual violence and respond effectively to the needs of survivors.
     
  • United Nations Population Fund is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect.
     
  • UMass Lowell is a public university committed to preparing our students for work in the real-world— solving real problems and helping real people— by providing an affordable high quality education.
     
  • We Will Speak Out is a global coalition of Christian-based NGOs and church organisations, supported by an alliance of individuals, who together commit themselves to see the end of sexual violence across communities around the world.
     
  • WeWillSpeakOut.US is a movement of diverse faith groups from across the US joining together with other leaders for action and advocacy to end the silence around sexual and gender based violence (SGBV). 
     
  • World Health Organization, WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.