SVRI Forum 2017: Partnerships for Policy Action

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
September 18, 2017 - September 21, 2017

About the event

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) will host its next Forum on the theme of “partnerships for policy action” from September 18-21, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Abstracts will be accepted until February 1, 2017 and will focus on the following topics:

  • What do we need to do to meet the SDGs? How should attainment be monitored? How do we scale up prevention?
  • How do we strengthen the evidence base on prevalence and drivers of sexual and intimate partner and other forms of violence against women and children and LGBTI groups?
  • How do we build better interventions using evidence to inform locally relevant prevention and response strategies?
  • Sharing of new and / or existing tools and methods including:
    • Measuring and monitoring of SGBV-related SDG targets and goals
    • Costing of interventions and the overall impact of SGBV
    • Scale-up
  • SGBV in conflict, post-conflict, humanitarian and high urban violence settings – planning, implementing, coordinating and monitoring essential actions to prevent and mitigate impacts of SGBV
  • Facilitating a feminist way forward for women and men to work together on violence against women
  • Interconnections and intersections between different forms of violence across the lifespan
  • Child participation in research on childhood violence and abuse

For more information about submitting an abstract, please visit here.

For more information about SVRI’s upcoming 2017 Forum, please visit here.