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
- sign up to receive the Digest by email once a month
- 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
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
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
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
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! Study, commissioned 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