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. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. See map of LSHTM for room locations.

2016 marks the 25th year of the campaign. We look forward to your participation! Please share this information.

25 November
Dr Lori Heise (LSHTM): “How does VAW affect HIV risk? New evidence on pathways” – launching the Greentree II Report

1 December
Drs Tara Beattie and Martine Collumbien (LSHTM): “Teasing and fear of teasing: concerns about safety contributing to school drop-out among girls in Northern Karnataka, India”

6 December
Prof Gene Feder (Bristol, SSCM): Evidence from high income countries on health primary care responses to domestic violence: how applicable to LMICs?

8 December
Prof Christine Chinkin (LSE): “Women’s Right to Education: Obstacles and Challenges”

Cancelled, with apologies 9 December
Dr Shelley Lees (LSHTM): “Swahili culture and context: Sexual and other violence against children and adolescents in Zanzibar”

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