SVRI and World Bank Development Marketplace Award for Innovation on GBV Solutions 2019

 

 

This year, the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and World Bank Group are granting competitive funds to 11 research institutions to design, implement, and capture results of new violence against women solutions around the globe. The winners are as follows: 

Family and community violence prevention and response study in Papua New Guinea 
Lead Agency: Oxfam Ireland
PI: Niamh Carty
Poster:
 Family and community violence prevention and response study in Papua New Guinea

Evaluating police intervention in intimate partner violence cases: An experimental impact assessment of the Home Visits Program in Peru
Lead Agency: Grupo De Análisis Para El Desarrollo 
PI: Wilson Hernandez
Poster: 
Can a police home visiting program improve the justice sector’s response to intimate partner violence survivors in Peru

Examining the potential of comprehensive sexuality education for intimate partner violence prevention among young people in Mexico City
Lead Agency: International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region
Partners: LSHTM, Mexfam
PI: Shelly Makleff
Poster: 
The promise of comprehensive school-based sexuality education for preventing IPV: An evaluation study in Mexico City

A media experiment to reduce intimate partner violence in Bangladesh 
Lead Agency: BRAC University
PI: Paula Lopez
Poster:
 A media experiment to reduce intimate partner violence in Bangladesh

Upscaling evidence based health systems response to violence against women and children in 11 public hospitals in Mumbai: Review of its implementation
Lead Agency: Anusandhan Trust
PI: Sangeeta Rege
Poster: 
What facilitates the scale up of a public health sector VAW response programme? 

Promoting female empowerment and preventing violence (IPV) through a multi-sectoral intervention targeting couples in Ibadan, Nigeria
Lead Agency: College of Medicine, University of Ibadan
PIs: Ayodeji Adebayo and Neetu John
Poster: 
Promoting female empowerment and preventing intimate partner violence (IPV) through a multi-sectoral intervention targeting couples in Ibadan, Nigeria 

Examining the effectiveness of MediCapt: Mobile collection of forensic evidence of sexual violence in Kenya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lead Agency: Physicians for Human Rights
PIs: Hannah Chotiner-Gardner
Poster:
 Examining the effectiveness of MediCapt: Mobile collection of forensic evidence of sexual violence in Kenya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Developing culturally appropriate responses to gender-based violence (GBV) from help-seeking to safety planning and intervention: Adapting myPlan for Kyrgyzstan
Lead Agency: Arizona State University School of Social Work, Office of Gender-based Violence
PIs: Jill Messing and Saltanat Childress
Poster: 
Developing culturally appropriate responses to gender-based violence (GBV) from helpseeking to safety planning and intervention: Adapting myPlan for Kyrgyz Republic

Harnessing the power of social networks to create positive change in norms and attitudes towards SGBV among youth in Jordan
Lead Agency: President and Fellows of Harvard College, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
PIs: Langer Ana
Poster:
 Developing culturally appropriate responses to gender-based violence (GBV) from helpseeking to safety planning and intervention: Adapting myPlan for Kyrgyz Republic

Engendering policing: Evaluating reforms to increase women’s access to security and justice
Lead Agency: Institute for Financial Management and Research
PIs: Sandip Sukhtankar, Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner, Akshay Mangla
Poster: 
Engendering policing: Evaluating reforms to increase women’s access to security and justice

How to make actions taken by companies to prevent violence against women sustainable: An evaluation model to measure the economic impacts of prevention actions in companies
Lead Agency: University of San Martín de Porres, Instituto de Investigación 
PIs: Alberto Díaz Rosillo, Zaida Beatríz Asencios González, Inés Fanny Santi Huaranca Christin Schulze
Poster: 
How to make actions taken by companies to prevent violence against women sustainable? an evaluation model to measure the economic impacts of prevention actions in companies

 

The first five projects are supported by funding funneled through the SVRI.

Grant database GRANT DATABASE

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Grant guidelines are available in EnglishSpanish and French,

For more information about the SVRI Grant and the SVRI and WBG Development Marketplace Awards, please visit: http://www.svri.org/what-we-do/research-support/svri-grant