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LINEA webinar – Conducting ethical research involving children

In LINEA’s April webinar, Dr Nambusi Kyegombe discussed key ethical considerations when carrying out research involving children and provided an example of the ethics protocol that was used to conduct a multi-component evaluation of the Good School toolkit, a school-based intervention that seeks to prevent violence against children in schools in Uganda. Read more

Migration and crime

Migration and crime: Challenges for the European space

SaME’s Dr Heidi Stöckl was a keynote speaker at this international conference hosted by the Laboratory Violence and Crime, Prevention and Mediation (Institute of Sociology of the Romanian Academy), Faculty of Sociology and Social Work (University of Bucharest) and Romanian Society of Criminology and Forensics. The event took place at the Institute of Sociology of the Romanian Academy in Bucharest, 14-15 April 2016. Read more

Human trafficking and health: A survey of male and female survivors in England

A study by SaME’s Dr Cathy Zimmerman reports high levels of mental illness by victims of human trafficking in the UK. Read more

March 2016 meeting of the Know Violence in Childhood Global Learning Initiative

Know Violence: Follow-up expert meeting

The Gender Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) hosted a follow-up expert meeting for mutual exchange between the intersections between violence against children and violence against women. Read more

IWD2016

International Women’s Day: Preventing femicide

Of all homicides of women worldwide, between a third and  a half are committed by their intimate partners. This International Women’s Day, we highlight the global prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) and violence against women (VAW), according to findings by the Gender Violence and Health Centre (GVHC).  Must we live with the threat of violence on this level? No! Research by the SaME group shows that good interventions can prevent partner violence. Read more

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Researching gender-based violence: Methods and Meaning

A specialised course entitled “Researching Gender-Based Violence: Methods and Meaning” took place 15 – 19 February 2016 at the London School of Hygeine & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Read more

Presenters at Intimate Partner homicide Oslo

Norwegian launch of intimate partner homicide study

Dr Heidi Stöckl, Lecturer in Social Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), presented at a high level event at the University Hospital of Oslo on 3 February 2016. Read more

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Safer labour migration and community-based prevention of exploitation

This new report, published by the Freedom Fund, is authored by a team of SaME researchers including Dr Ligia Kiss and Alys McAlpine and led by Dr Cathy Zimmerman from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).   Read more

SBCC

Social and Behavioral Change Communication Summit 2016

Rebecca Meiksin, Research Fellow for the LINEA project, attended the Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 8-10 February 2016.  Read more

Know Violence

Follow-up Expert Meeting: Intersections between violence against children and violence against women

Practitioners, researchers and funders – working to prevent intimate partner violence (IPV) and violence against children – will gather at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), 10-11 March 2016. Read more