Author Archives: Michael Naranjo

SEMINAR: Prof Michele Gelfand – Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire our World

Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire our World October 19th, 12.30 – 13.30, John Snow Prof Michele Gelfand Distinguished University Professor (University of Maryland) Board Member – National Academy of Sciences Founding co-editor of the Advances … Continue reading

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Keen to get back into research? Apply for our career re-entry fellowship

Following a generous donation, the Gender Violence & Health Centre is delighted to offer one career re-entry fellowship to a member of staff returning to Academia following a period of absence. The fellowship, worth £30,000, will act as bridge funding … Continue reading

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New book by Beniamino Cislaghi – Human rights and community-led development

A new book by Beniamino Cislaghi offers an insight into the ethical challenges of implementing cross-cultural gender transformative programmes that change social norms. Beniamino Cislaghi is an Assistant professor at the Gender, Violence and Health Centre (GVHC). In this book – … Continue reading

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REPORT LAUNCH Violence, uncertainty, and resilience among refugee women and community workers: An evaluation of GBV services in the Dadaab refugee camps

How best can we prevent and respond to violence against women and girls in humanitarian settings? Despite a growing field of research on the prevalence and dynamics of this violence, evidence on effective prevention and response services has remained limited. … Continue reading

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From research to social norm change: Preventing sexual exploitation of children and adolescents – 2nd LINEA Network biennial meeting 2017

Thirty members of the Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse (LINEA) Network and team gathered in Windsor for the second LINEA Network biennial meeting from 16th to 18th October 2017. Academics, practitioners and funders from across Africa, Latin America, … Continue reading

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2 donors, 3 academics, 3 implementors, 2 private sectors partner walked into a room……

Sounds like a normal day at the pub perhaps, but this was meeting at the Department of Psychological and Behavioral Science at LSE which crossed boundaries and created a space for some unique impactful collaboration. How? This unusual, intentionally small, … Continue reading

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Change Starts at Home: Intervening on social norms to prevent intimate partner violence against women in Nepal

We are pleased to announce a free webinar on Monday the 9th October at 2pm BST. The Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse (LINEA), is glad to host this webinar, which will be presented by Dr. Cari Clark of … Continue reading

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GVHC Leadership change announcement

The Gender Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) would like to thank Dr. Lori Heise for her dedicated and creative leadership in the past years. Dr. Heise has continually offered inspirational guidance to GVHC members, colleagues and students at LSHTM and partners … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Nicola Pocock

We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Nicola Pocock as a new member the post-doctoral scholar community. Dr. Pocock passed her PhD viva examinations on 14th July 2017, with no changes required. Dr Pocock’s seminal work on human trafficking for … Continue reading

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The Dilemma of Men’s Participation in Reproductive and Family Health

This is taken from the Centre of Gender Equity and Health blog Holly Shakya and Beniamino Cislaghi Everywhere in the world, life is more difficult for women than men. The difference between men’s and women’s lives in low and mid-income … Continue reading

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