SVRI Grant 2015

SVRI Grant 2015 is supporting research or research related activities that strengthen the evidence base for the prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence in low and middle income countries.

Successful SVRI Grant 2015 grantees are:

Candies in Hell +20: A mixed-methods study on the prevention of violence against women and girls in León, Nicaragua
Lead Agency: Global Women's Institute, The George Washington University, USA 
Project PI: Dr, Mary Ellsberg

Journal Articles: 
Long-term change in the prevalence of intimate partner violence: a 20-year follow-up study in León, Nicaragua, 1995-2016
Candies in hell: women's experiences of violence in Nicaragua
Summary Brief: Assessing the effectiveness of violence prevention strategies in Nicaragua between 1995 and 2015
SVRI Forum 2017 Presentation

Living Peace: Evaluating the IPV prevention impact of an intervention with male partners of women survivors of conflict-related sexual rape in the DRC
Lead Agency: Promundo
Project PI: Henny Slegh
Article: The long road to recovery from wartime rape
Living Peace in the DRC: a couple and country in need of healing
When no one is looking: 3 years of healing in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Research Report: Living Peace in Democratic Republic of the Congo: An impact evaluation of an intervention with male partners of women survivors of conflict-related rape and intimate partner violence
Summary Briefs:
Can targeting men reduce intimate partner violence?
Reducing violence against women through psychological interventions targeting men

Understanding the connection between intimate partner violence and violence against children in families in Kampala, Uganda to inform primary prevention
Lead Agency: Raising Voices, Uganda
Project PIs: Sophie Namy (Raising Voices) and Catherine Carlson (Columbia University)

Blog: Opportunities for Prevention: Addressing the Intersections of VAW & VAC?
Journal Articles: Towards a feminist understanding of intersecting violence against women and children in the family
Project Brief: Potential pathways to prevention: Understanding the intersections of violence against women and children in the family
Summary Brief: Intersections between violence against women and violence against children
SVRI Forum 2017 Presentation
Webinar: Critical Reflections on the Family in the Context of Violence Against Women

The evaluation of a parenting intervention to prevent the development of aggression in children in South Africa
Lead Agency: Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Project PI: Prof Mark Tomlinson

Journal Article: The Benefits of Early Book Sharing (BEBS) for child cognitive and socio-emotional development in South Africa: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
Summary Brief: Improving children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development through book-sharing

Impact of a cluster randomized controlled trial (SAFE) in reducing violence against women and girls in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Lead Agency: International Centre for Diarrhoel Disease Research, Bangladesh
Project PI: Dr Ruchira Naved
Brief Summary: Assessing SAFE’s effectiveness in reducing violence against slumdwelling women in Bangladesh
Journal Article: A cluster randomized controlled trial to assess the impact of SAFE on spousal violence against women and girls in slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Policy Brief: Reducing spousal violence against women and girls in Dhaka slums: Evidence from SAFE 


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