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…
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…
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…
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
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…
A new book by Beniamino Cislaghi et al describes an effective empowerment programme in Senegal. Read more
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
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
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
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- browse or search a rich library of resources produced or recommended by STRIVE
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