All posts by Michael Naranjo

From research to social norm change: Preventing sexual exploitation of children and adolescents – 2nd LINEA Network biennial meeting 2017

Thirty members of the Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse (LINEA) Network and team gathered in Windsor for the second LINEA Network biennial meeting from 16th to 18th October 2017. Academics, practitioners and funders from across Africa, Latin America, South Asia, North America and Europe discussed results and insights…

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2 donors, 3 academics, 3 implementors, 2 private sectors partner walked into a room……

Sounds like a normal day at the pub perhaps, but this was meeting at the Department of Psychological and Behavioral Science at LSE which crossed boundaries and created a space for some unique impactful collaboration.

How?

This unusual, intentionally small, high-level gathering was bought together as part of an…

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Change Starts at Home: Intervening on social norms to prevent intimate partner violence against women in Nepal

We are pleased to announce a free webinar on Monday the 9th October at 2pm BST. The Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse (LINEA), is glad to host this webinar, which will be presented by Dr. Cari Clark of the Rollins School of Public Health, and Gemma Ferguson of…

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GVHC Leadership change announcement

The Gender Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) would like to thank Dr. Lori Heise for her dedicated and creative leadership in the past years. Dr. Heise has continually offered inspirational guidance to GVHC members, colleagues and students at LSHTM and partners around the world, and we are pleased that, although…

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Congratulations to Dr. Nicola Pocock

We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Nicola Pocock as a new member the post-doctoral scholar community. Dr. Pocock passed her PhD viva examinations on 14th July 2017, with no changes required.

Dr Pocock’s seminal work on human trafficking for commercial fishing and health was co-supervised by…

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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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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

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

‘SASA! is the medicine that treats violence’ – Paper by Nambusi Kyegombe

Global Health Action has published a paper by Nambusi Kyegombe of the SaME group: “‘SASA! is the medicine that treats violence’. Qualitative findings on how a community mobilisation intervention to prevent violence against women created change in Kampala, Uganda”.

Read the paper here or download the pdf from this link…

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Tanya Abramsky blog in the Guardian

Tanya Abramsky, a research fellow in the SaME group, wrote a blog for The Guardian on the results of a trial of SASA!, an approach to preventing violence against women by challenging underlying norms that promote male dominance and women’s inferior status. SASA! was designed by Raising Voices, an…

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