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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

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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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

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

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

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

Three Minute Thesis 2016 – SaME’s Matthew Quaife wins second place

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s (LSHTM) Three Minute Thesis competition final took place on 10 May 2016. SaME would like to congratulate health economist Matthew Quaife on winning second place at the event! Read more

ASSHH UK One Day Conference: ‘Critical Conversations about HIV’

A social science and humanities perspective is essential to the HIV response. STRIVE will co-host a one-day conference at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) on 20 June 2016 as a platform for voices from the field, organised by the Association of Social Sciences and Humanities in HIV (ASSHH UK).  Read more

Introducing Indashyikirwa: Agents of Change

Dr Erin Stern, new member of the SaME group and Research Fellow at the Gender Violence Health Centre (GVHC), introduced the Indashyikirwa research at an event for the Masters of Global Health programme at the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) in Kigali on 4 May 2016. The SaME group welcomes Dr Stern to her new role. Read more