Advancing research on violence against women: Partnering for impact and scale [CANCELLED]


February 13, 2020

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to the current COVID-19 situation. 

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, 14th Floor, Conference Room, 1441 Broadway, New York, NY 10018

Organized by the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI)

This panel will share innovations from research and practitioner partnerships working to end violence against women in the global South.

How do we tackle violence against women and girls? What services and programs do we prioritize? What can we deliver both cost effectively and at scale through government platforms, infrastructural development programs, civil society? At this event, the SVRI, the World Bank Group and Wellspring Philanthropic Fund along with grant partners will transfer complex research questions into learning for a broad group of professionals and showcase innovative research through presentations and use of multi-media. Presenters will showcase innovative interventions being tested aimed at reducing violence against women and girls.

  • Diana J. Arango, Senior GBV Specialist, World Bank Group
  • Elizabeth Dartnall, Executive Director, SVRI
  • Tesmerelna Atsbeha, Wellspring Philanthropic Fund
  • Shalini Roy, Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  • Susana Medina Salas, Senior Research & Evaluation Consultant, IPPF/WHR
  • Claudia Garcia-Moreno, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO
  • Vandana Sharma, Research Associate, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

The event will be livestreamed via Zoom. Joining details to follow:

Meeting ID: 907-471-9642

Password: 086582

Dr. Shalini Roy leads PIM's research cluster on Social Protection Delivery and Outcomes in Flagship 4: Social Protection for Agriculture and Resilience.

To learn more about our work on intimate partner violence (IPV), see the following resources:
Webinar: Cash transfer programs and intimate partner violence – Lessons from 3 case studies around the globe
Research: Cash transfers significantly decrease violence against women in polygamous households in Mali
Cash transfers and intimate partner violence
Brochure: Gender Research in PIM
Cash Transfers coupled with Behavior Change Communication sustainably reduce violence against women
Transfer programs, child nutrition, and intimate partner violence
Cash or food transfers combined with behavior change communication reduce intimate partner violence: evidence from Bangladesh
Can cash transfers prevent intimate partner violence?
Also visit Cash Transfer and Intimate Partner Violence Research Collaborative web page.




    • PIM says

      Hi Patti - thanks for your question! We are checking with the organizers and will update the information if there are such plans.

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