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SaME expertise contributes to new commissioned series on ethics

The May issue of International Health sees the launch of their Ethics Series which includes a paper by SaME’s Dr Karen Devries. Read more

Re-examining the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Dr Ben Cislaghi, new member of the SaME group and Lecturer in Social Norms, is part of a team of researchers that contributed to a report on human rights by the Global Citizenship Commission of the United Nations.  Read more

Family violence: Research and education symposium

SaME’s Dr Loraine Bacchus was a presenter at this European symposium hosted by Professor Toine Lagro-Janssen who is head of the Centre for Sexual Abuse and Family Violence at Radboud University Medical Centre. The event took place on the 28 - 29 April 2016 in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Read more

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: 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

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

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

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