December 2022

Harnessing the power of technology to break the cycles of violence against women and violence against children in Sri Lanka

Written by Menusha Gunasekara

In early 2022, Angel (name changed), an aspiring Sri Lankan doctoral student pursuing studies in New Zealand, returned to Sri Lanka to support community protests against the former Sri Lankan President. While at home, she was stabbed by her ex-partner. She immediately succumbed to injuries and the ex-partner was arrested. Angel’s tragic death is not an isolated incident. In recent years, Sri Lanka has been experiencing an alarming increase in gender-based violence (GBV).

“Children are like Vuvuzela’s”: Interviewing children for Violence Research

Written by Mpho Silima

We live in a society where children are often not taken seriously. A society that says children should be seen and not heard. I believe it’s time that we do away with this narrative and give children the opportunity to have their voices heard, and to speak on issues that affect them. The popular saying “nothing for us, without us” should be put into practice when we undertake research and develop interventions that affect and directly impact children.

Experiencias y necesidades para la prevención y atención del Abuso Sexual Infantil en instituciones gubernamentales de México

SVRI Research Grant #16Days 2022 Blog Series

Escrito por Leonor Rivera Rivera1, Marina Seris Martínez1, Dolores González Hernández1, José Alberto Jiménez Tapia2 and Sandra Treviño-Siller1

  1. Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública
  2. Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría “Ramón de la Fuente”

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