Author Archives: Michael Naranjo

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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Career Re-entry Fellowship

Career Re-entry Fellowship Deadline for Applications by 1 December 2016 The Gender, Violence and Health Centre is awarding one career re-entry fellowship to academic staff returning to academia to work on the trafficking and exploitation of women, adolescents and children … Continue reading

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Ending TB? Modelling and analysis by Anna Vassall in the Lancet Global Health

The World Health Organisation (WHO) proposes to end tuberculosis by 2035. Is this feasible or an impossible dream? To answer this question, Anna Vassall and co-authors review mathematical models and intervention scenarios in two papers in the Lancet Global Health.

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‘SASA! is the medicine that treats violence’ – Paper by Nambusi Kyegombe

Global Health Action has published a paper by Nambusi Kyegombe of the SaME group: “‘SASA! is the medicine that treats violence’. Qualitative findings on how a community mobilisation intervention to prevent violence against women created change in Kampala, Uganda”. Read … Continue reading

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Tanya Abramsky blog in the Guardian

Tanya Abramsky, a research fellow in the SaME group, wrote a blog for The Guardian on the results of a trial of SASA!, an approach to preventing violence against women by challenging underlying norms that promote male dominance and women’s … Continue reading

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HIV and SRH services integration: Sedona Sweeney at AIDS 2014

In Melbourne in July 2014, the SaME group’s Sedona Sweeney presented findings on the impact on workload of the integration of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV services. Working with the Integra Initative, a joint research project with the … Continue reading

Mobilising sex workers for HIV prevention: A new publication in American Journal of Public Health

A new article, Community Mobilization and Empowerment of Female Sex Workers in Karnataka State, South India: Associations With HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk, is published in the August 2014 edition of American Journal of Public Health. A series of … Continue reading

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