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[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...
[Photo: Sergio Moraes/REUTERS] Submitted by: Kiyomi Tsuyuki Co-Authors: Jamila K. Stockman, Daniela Knauth, Noor A. Al-Alusi, Kristin K. Gundersen, and Regina Maria Barbosa VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN Violence against women is a worldwide epidemic, with one in three women experiencing physical or sexual...
[Photo taken by Xian Warner for The Asia Foundation] Written by Xian Warner A few months ago, while I was finishing up my morning bike ride before work, a guy in a black and red hoodie on a motorbike came up behind me, reached around, and grabbed my breast, then sped off down the road. It was 7:30 a...
(UNICEF/UN076725/Delil Souleiman; A community outreach volunteer meets with a woman and several children in a large tented space in the Ain Issa camp for internally displaced children and their families near Raqqa, Syria.) This was first published by UNICEF - Innocenti. Permission to publish on the...
[Gallo images/ The Times / Fredlin Adriaan] This was first published by Huffington Post South Africa. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the author. Written by Sarita Ranchod, Research and International Development Practitioner In cases of sexual assault, universities tend to priori...
[Photo credit: IRH] Written by Courtney J. McLarnon-Silk, Esther Spindler (IRH); Francesca Quirke (Tearfund)  This was first published by the Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors. In September 2017, IRH and partners...
[Photo: Simone D. McCourtie / World Bank] Written by Elizabeth Dartnall, Morma Moremi and Laura Fitzhenry, Sexual Violence Research Initiative  As this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (GBV) campaign comes to an end, we have taken the time to reflect on the importance of fund...
[Photo: Rod Waddington] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series By Jennifer Wagman, University of California San Diego  BACKGROUND Last year we reported on a newly launched collaboration between researchers from Rakai Health Sciences Program (Uganda) and the UCSD Cente...
A Community Health Volunteer facilitating a Men Group PM+ session (Photo: Jacinta Sila, World Vision Kenya) SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Phiona Naserian Koyiet, World Vision Kenya Globally an average of 119 women are killed every day by an intimat...
[Image: Rawpixel] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Rebecca Fielding-Miller, Center on Gender Equity and Health, University of California, San Diego This year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign comes in the midst of a necessar...
[Photo: Mohammad Aminul Islam Khandaker] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Shalini Roy and Melissa Hidrobo (drafted in coordination with Smita Aggarwal), International Food Policy Research Institute Intimate partner violence (IPV) is widespread globally, with est...
[Photo: Urdu News World] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Ammar A. Malik, Yasemin Irvin-Erickson, Urban Institute; Faisal Kamiran, Data Science Lab, Information Technology University Punjab Sexual harassment and violence in urban public spaces As doz...
[Image: Shutterstock] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Laura Hinson, Jennifer Mueller, and Lila O’Brien-Milne, International Center for Research on Women Stories of sexting, sex tapes, online dating gone wrong and cyberbullying are all over social med...
[Photo credit: Samuel Tewolde] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Anne Bennett, MA1and Vandana Sharma, MD, MPH1,2 1Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Cambridge, United States2Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, United States Globally, 30% o...
[Photo: Dr Frank Karioris] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series By Dr Elena Kim, Dr Elena Molchanova, Aigerim Bakubatova, and Dr Frank G. Karioris, American University of Central Asia This was first published by the American University of Central Asia. Permission to...
[Photo: Violence Against Children Survey Training in Honduras, Led by CDC] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Begoña Fernandez, Together for Girls Good policy starts with good data, which is why the work of Together for Girls (TfG) begins with nationall...
[Photo: Liliana Istrate-Burciu] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series By Daniela Misail-Nichitin, International Center for Women’s Rights Protection and Promotion "La Strada” Students from the Republic of Moldova, who participated in the course “Harmonious Family Rel...
[Photograph: Egyptian Ministry of Manpower] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Dr Ramadan Mohamed, the American University in Cairo In some settings, if gendered norms that support men’s violence against women are not addressed, the economic empowerment...
Informal refugee camps in Greece. (Photo: Bridget Relyea) SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) research group at WAHA International Since 2011, the civil war and protracted crisis in Syria have led to widespread displacemen...
[Image: Shannonpins] SVRI World Bank Group Development Marketplace #16Days 2017 Blog Series Written by Michele R. Decker, Johns Hopkins University It is hard to believe that our gender-based violence prevention Development Marketplace for Innovation award from the World Bank Group and nonprofit Sexu...

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