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Reflections on Victims of Human Trafficking: A Multidisciplinary Problematization of a Category

20 June 2017

Reflections from a gender perspective from Dr Ayesha Ahmad, a fellow from the Centre for Gender and Global Health, on Victims of Human Trafficking: A Multidisciplinary Problematization of a Category. The event took place on 7th June, hosted by the Institute of Advanced Studies and partnered with the Centre for Gender and Global Health, with a focus on tackling the category of human trafficking victims from a multidisciplinary critical perspective.

Victims of Human Trafficking: A Multidisciplinary Problematization of a Category

Wed 7 June 2017

This event, hosted by the Institute of Advanced Studies and partnered with the Centre for Gender and Global Health, aims to tackle the category of human trafficking victims from a multidisciplinary critical perspective by bringing together experts who approach human trafficking both from different disciplines within the academy (history, legal sciences, medical sciences, human geography, anthropology) and from different positions outside it (frontline aid service providers, independent consultants, international organizations).

Call for Evidence: Review of participatory tools addressing GBV against women and girls.

Deadline: 22 May 2017
UCL in partnership with DB Peru is working on a new project funded by the ‘Sexual Violence Research Initiative/ World Bank Group Development Marketplace for Innovation on Gender Based Violence Prevention’. We are undertaking an international review of evidence relating to participatory methodologies used to engage communities in preventing gender-based violence against women and girls. We would be grateful if you could forward us information about documents and/or related materials on participatory work in research or consultation on gender-based violence on women and girls (or related subjects). To share examples of work or if you have any further questions about this work, please contact: Nicole Minckas: nicole.minckas.16@ucl.ac.uk .

Centre fellows awarded World Bank grant for project on Gender-based violence prevention in the Amazon of Peru (GAP)

Dr Jenevieve Mannell and Dr Geordan Shannon have been awarded a grant from the World Bank Sexual Violence Research Initiative to undertake a participatory action research program to explore the processes that Amazonian communities use to address gender-based violence. The project will focus on developing a context-relevant community-based intervention to prevent GBV in the Amazon Basin of Peru, with a particular focus on reducing violence against women and girls.

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Malaria & Neglected Tropical Diseases - Centre for Gender and Global Health Collaboration

On Tuesday 14th March from 6pm – 7.30pm, to mark International Women's Day, the APPMG on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases is hosting a parliamentary event on the the role and impact of gender in malaria and NTD control efforts. Centre Director Professor Sarah Hawkes will be presenting at the meeting to provide an overview on considerations of gender in global health policies and programmes.

Launch Day - Information and Resources

More information on the launch day, including a summary of the discussions, livestream recordings of the panel sessions, photographs from the day and the presentations given by the panellists.

Speakers and Resources- Gender and Global Health Launch Day

More information on the speakers and panellists participating on the launch day on Thursday 16th February, including a selection of background publications and resources relating to the panel discussions