Without the Global South, we fight child abuse in the dark

Investing in local research is the best way to reduce and end abuse
Written by Elizabeth Dartnall, SVRI Executive Director and Anik Gevers, SVRI Associate

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This article was first published by Apolitical.

SVRI has received a grant from the Out of the Shadows Index Advocacy Fund, which supports this article series. 

For many of the practitioners and programmers who work to prevent child sexual abuse (CSA), research can seem time-consuming and costly. This is especially as there are often limited funds and an acute demand for services that respond to and prevent CSA. Investing time and money in research inevitably means that there are fewer resources for the practitioner’s many other priorities and responsibilities, and on top of that it is often seen as complex and difficult. Read more...