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[Photo Credit: Ali Express] #16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog Series Written by Elizabeth Dartnall, SVRI and Anik Gevers, Independent Consultant This was first published by Reproductive Health Matters. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors. The SVRI   VAW takes many forms, such...
[The winning Development Marketplace 2018 proposal from Fundación Plan International España examines the long-term impacts of an empowerment training on gender-based violence, and household energy use in humanitarian settings. Photo © Fundación Plan International España] #16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog...
[Photo by CHDC, Makerere University] #16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog Series Written by Namutebi Carolyn1, Godfrey Siu 1 and Daniel Wight 2 Child Health & Dev Centre, Makerere University1; MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Uni of Glasgow 2 “I received a hug for the first time in fifteen...
[Photo by Raising Voices] #16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog Series Written by the Community for Understanding Scale Up (CUSP) “Working with CUSP has reaffirmed my conviction that more than scaling specific initiatives/programs, it’s vital to scale the conceptual and methodological principles behind effect...
[Photo 1: Class learning about Kyrgyz Indigo, a local organization addressing LGBT+ issues] #16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog Series Written by Dr Elena Kim 1 and Dr Frank G. Karioris 2 American University of Central Asia 1; University of Pittsburgh 2 Levels of violence against women in European and Centr...
[Photo Credit: Maureen Murphy] #16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog Series Written by Manuel Contreras-Urbina 1 and Sylvia Atieno Owino 2 Global Women’s Institute at the George Washington University 1; Send a Cow Kenya 2 One-third of women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence in their lifet...
Foto cortesía de la Asociación GOJoven Honduras #16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog Series Written by Jaclyn Shea, MPH Young people in Honduras experience some of the highest rates of teen dating violence in the world. Almost one-third of the 15-19 year-olds who are or have been married report experiencing...
#16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog Series Written by Morma Moremi, Elizabeth Dartnall and Laura Fitzhenry[i],  Sexual Violence Research Initiative There is an increasing emphasis on young people and other stakeholders’ participation in research on violence against women and violence against children. Yet,...
WBG/SVRI Development Marketplace 2018 winner Equal Access International aims to minimize the gap in evidence on the diffusion of gender norms in low-income settings in Nepal. Photo © Nirmal Rijal/Equal Access International   #16DaysofActivism 2018 Blog Series Diana J. Arango 1 and  Elizabeth Dartnal...
Written by Anik Gevers, Koh Miyaoi, Sangay Wangmo and Tashi Choden   Stakeholders Commit to Partnerships to Address GBV Experiences and scenes of domestic violence are often accepted as a regular feature of everyday life in a household. Increasingly, national prevalence data are being collected in d...
[Photo by: Shutterstock] Written by Lisa Aronson Fontes This was first published by domesticshelters.org. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the author. How to boost the resilience of children exposed to IPV While many behaviors signal a child in distress, no behavior in and of itse...
[Photo by: domesticshelters.org] Written by Lisa Aronson Fontes This was first published by domesticshelters.org. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the author. Effects of exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) on refugee children and ways to reduce this exposure by helping the...
[Photo by: The Equality Institute. Dr Emma Fulu presenting at the Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum 2017 Opening Plenary] Written by Dr. Emma Fulu, Founder and Director of the Equality Institute This was first published by The Equality Institute.  In her remarks during the Opening Plenary at...
[Photo by Berthe Morisot] Written by Rachel Davis, Lisa Fujie Parks, and Alisha Somji, Prevention Institute This was first published by Prevention Institute. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors. The still-unfolding stories—across all industries and sectors—only confirm wh...
Written by Lisa Aronson Fontes This was first published by Psychology Today. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the author. What N.Y. State Attorney General Schneiderman’s scandal teaches us about IPSV Pressing his date to drink more than she wants, pushing her onto the bed, slappin...
[Photo: Sonke Gender Justice] By Donna Evans, Policy Development & Advocacy Unit, Sonke Gender Justice (Donna is a professional volunteer (lawyer) whose placement is funded through the Australian Volunteers Program).  Sex Work and the Law in South Africa Sex work in South Africa is fully crimina...
(Salma Jrad from the Gender Justice Team at Oxfam Tunisia. Photo by: The Equality Institute) Written by Marta Jasinska, Communications and Marketing Manager at The Equality Institute This was first published by The Equality Institute. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the author. G...
(Photo: Jenevieve Mannell) 2018 International Women's Day Blog Series Jenevieve Mannell, Principal Investigator of the GAP Project was interviewed by Laura Fitzhenry, SVRI Evaluation and Sustainability Specialist, Australian Volunteer The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is “Time is N...
(Photo: Plan International, Rwanda) 2018 International Women's Day Blog Series Authors: Anita Shankar1,2, Naira Kalra1,2, Rachel Mahmud3, Luis Garcia4 Johns Hopkins University1 ; Bloomberg School of Public Health2 ; Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves3 ; Plan International Spain4 Over 135 million p...
[Photo: UNICEF/UN077245/Fox; A social worker talking to a mother in Cambodia] This was first published by UNICEF Connect. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors. Written by Amber Peterman, Karen Devries, Claudia Cappa Today, global leaders gather in Stockholm, Sweden for the...

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