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Written by Sephy Valuks, LSHTM

This was first published by STRIVE. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors.

STRIVE participated in the 5th International Conference of the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (link is external) held in Rio, Brazil, 18–21 September 2017.

[Findings from The Asia Foundation’s Nabilan survey confirm that rates of violence against women, in particular violence from an intimate partner, are high in Timor-Leste. Photo/Conor Ashleigh]

By Barbara Rodriguez, Chen Tingting and Xian Warner, The Asia Foundation

[Photo by Lightwell Mpofu]

By Lightwell Mpofu, ACDPT

[SVRI Forum 2017 Opening and Welcome event. Photo by SVRI]

By Amber Peterman and Alina Potts, UNICEF Innocenti

This was first published by UNICEF. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors.

[The IRC’s Wellness Center in Lodwar, Kenya, serves as a critical lifeline for those who have experienced SGBV and others forced to engage in sex work to survive. Photo by Sanni Bundgaard.]

By Sanni Bundgaard, Advisor for Care for Women Survivors at the International Rescue Committee

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To follow is the SVRI Forum 2017 Blog Series – Perspectives from participants

Written by: Carol Ajema (LVCT Health)

[Photo: Carol Ajema]

To follow is the SVRI Forum 2017 Blog Series – Perspectives from participants

Carol Ajema and Nelly Muturi (LVCT Heath)

[Photo: Oluwafemi Adeagbo]

To follow is the SVRI Forum 2017 Blog Series – Perspectives from participants

By Oluwafemi Adeagbo PhD

Six golden principles for interviewing women who may have experienced violence

Role play during interviewer training, Mongolia, 2017 (Photo credit: Henriette Jansen)

Blog written by Dr Henriette Jansen, a pioneering researcher on violence against women and the technical lead of the kNOwVAWdata initiative, based at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Asia-Pacific Regional Office in Bangkok 

[Picture by Allan Kamonere also known as Bright Pencil]

Written By Lightwell Mpofu with contribution from Kathy Bond Stewart and Leandre Martin, ACDPT

[Photo: Times Higher Education]

Written by Rebecca Fielding-Miller, University of California, San Diego

Picture by Anxious Katuruza, from the forthcoming book, FLOURISHING SPRING: Enhancing Children and Youth Participation and Leadership.

Written by Lightwell MpofuAfrica Community Publishing and Development Trust

[Photo: Pexels]

Written by Elizabeth Dartnall1, Anik Gevers2 and Diana Arango3

SVRI1, Independent Consultant: VAWG Prevention & Gender Equality Specialist2, World Bank Group3

[Photo: Thoughts on Life and Love]

Written by Emma Fulu, The Equality Institute

This is a summary of the article by Fulu et al.[i]

[Photo: Imec ITF]

Written by Anik Geversand Elizabeth Dartnall2

Independent Consultant: VAWG Prevention & Gender Equality Specialist1 ; Snr Research Manager: SVRI2

This was first published by the Institute for Security Studies. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors

[Photo: International Business Times]

Submitted by Jenny Lloyd 

This was first published by The International Centre. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the author.

[Photo: Open Forest]

Submitted by Helen Liebling

This was first published by Open Forest. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the author.

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Participants from pose with a 'before PSKS/after PSKS' list of changes they have experienced in their community © Angela Kelly Hanku

Submitted by Kathy Taylor, Manager, Partners for Prevention Joint Programme, Anik Gevers, Consultant, Partners for Prevention Joint Programme and Julius Otim, Women, Peace and Security Adviser, UN Women, PNG

[Photo: The International Centre]

Written by Jenny Pearce and Lucie Shuker, The International Centre: Researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking

This was first published by The International Centre. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors.

[Photo by: Girls Not Brides]

Written by Ellen Travers (Girls Not Brides) and Meg Greene (Greene Works) 

This was first published by Girls Not Brides. Permission to publish on the SVRI Blog was given by the authors.

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