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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

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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

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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:

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  • browse or search a rich library of resources produced or recommended by STRIVE
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