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The Dilemma of Men’s Participation in Reproductive and Family Health

This is taken from the Centre of Gender Equity and Health blog

Holly Shakya and Beniamino Cislaghi

Everywhere in the world, life is more difficult for women than men. The difference between men’s and women’s lives in low and mid-income countries (LMIC) is a source of concern…

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Measuring change in social norms contributing to female genital cutting: Tostan’s CG3Y project

Join us for a free webinar on Thursday 13 April at 2pm BST.  Hosted by the Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse (LINEA), this webinar will be presented by Mady Cisse, Monitoring, Evaluation Research and Learning (MERL) Department Director, and Elizabeth Larson, MERL Officer at Tostan Read more

March 2016 meeting of the Know Violence in Childhood Global Learning Initiative

Violence in Childhood – special collection

Children experience violence in a complex range of ways. Increasingly, though, research provides evidence of effective strategies to prevent this violence. Reflecting both of these points, Psychology, Health and Medicine published a Special Issue in March 2017 – Know Violence in Childhood: A Global Learning Initiative.

Leading researchers and practitioners from…

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Values Deliberation and Collective Action

A new book by Beniamino Cislaghi et al describes an effective empowerment programme in Senegal. Read more

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16 Days of Activism: GVHC 2016 lecture series

From 25 November to 10 December, we mark the 16 Days of Activism against Violence against Women campaign. As in previous years, the Gender Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) hosts a series of related presentations. The series begins on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November) and runs until Human Rights Day (10 December). Admission is free and open to all. Read more

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Career Re-entry Fellowship

Career Re-entry Fellowship Deadline for Applications by 1 December 2016 The Gender, Violence and Health Centre is awarding one career re-entry fellowship to academic staff returning to academia to work on the trafficking and exploitation of women, adolescents and children in the Greater Mekong Subregion. Read more

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Latest STRIVE Digest: VAWG focus

Led from the SaME group, the STRIVE consortium addresses the structural factors that shape HIV risk, including violence against women and girls (VAWG). To keep up to date with STRIVE studies and analysis:

  • read the latest news and resources in the Digest
  • sign up to receive the Digest by email once a month
  • browse or search a rich library of resources produced or recommended by STRIVE
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Ending TB? Modelling and analysis by Anna Vassall in the Lancet Global Health

The World Health Organisation (WHO) proposes to end tuberculosis by 2035. Is this feasible or an impossible dream? To answer this question, Anna Vassall and co-authors review mathematical models and intervention scenarios in two papers in the Lancet Global Health. Read more

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Join the LINEA Network to receive resourceful newsletters!

The LINEA Network is made up of partners in research, programming, policy, advocacy and funding who work to prevent the sexual exploitation and abuse of young people. The Network, an open forum, has a monthly newsletter notifying the network of recent research, guidelines, webinars, resources and upcoming events. To join the Network and receive the newsletter, please register here. There is no fee to participate in the Network.  Read more

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Labour exploitation, trafficking and migrant health

This new report, published by International Organisation for Migration (IOM), was led by Dr Cathy Zimmerman and authored by Dr Ana Maria Buller and Hanni Stoklosa of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Read more