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

Postponed to a later date - details to follow. Join us for a free webinar on .... Hosted by the Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse (LINEA), this webinar will be presented by Mady Cisse, Senior Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer at Tostan. 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

LINEA webinar: Offenders on the Move

In LINEA's June webinar, Dr Mark Capaldi and Dorine van der Keurk presented the Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism report.  The webinar was in collaboration with the Centre for Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive, and Child Health (MARCH). Read more

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New report urges the inclusion of children with disabilities in child protection

According to this report, led by SaME’s Dr Karen Devries, children with disabilities living in Malawi and Uganda are particularly at risk of experiencing high levels of violence. The Protect Us! Studycommissioned by Plan International, found that 84% of children with disabilities reported having experienced some form of violence at school in the previous week. Read more