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

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LINEA webinar: Profile of Truck Drivers in Brazil

In LINEA's January webinar, Anna Flora Werneck discusses findings from a study by Childhood Brasil that seeks to understand the lives of truck drivers and their relationship with the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents. Read more

GVHC short course

Still time to apply for new Gender Short Course!

This specialised course entitled "Researching Gender-Based Violence: Methods and Meaning" will take place 15 - 19 February 2016 at LSHTM. Apply now! Read more

LINEA

LINEA Meeting Report

In March 2015, the Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse (LINEA) held its first meeting with experts in preventing and responding to the sexual exploitation of children (SEC). Hailing from 16 different countries, 42 researchers, practitioners and funders met at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor, UK. The meeting brought together the diverse group of experts Read more