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Saturday, 16 December 2017 08:42

What Works hosted a public learning event at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) during #16Days2017

What Works hosted a public learning event at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine on Wednesday 6 December 2017 . As part of the 16 Days of Activism campaign, Dr Giulia Ferrari (LSHTM) welcomed the participants . The event was chaired by Ms. Alice Kerr-Wilson (Social Development Direct). Following an opening by DFID UK's Emily Esplen,  Social Development Adviser Violence Against Women and Girls Inclusive Societies Department, Policy Division, Dr. Rachel Jewkes presented the findings related to drivers of violence against women and girls from the research conducted. The second session was chaired by Tim Hess (IRC), which included presentations from Dr Mary Ellsberg on findings from the South Sudan study, Pamela Tuiyott on IRC’s experiences from the field in South Sudan, Francesca Quirke of Tearfund on the significance of faith and GBV in the DRC, and Dr Mazeda Hossain on findings from the What Works Dadaab study.The final panel provided valuable take away messages highlighting implications of the research for policy and practice for VAWG prevention from the panelists: Dr Mary Ellsberg; Prof Rachel Jewkes, Ms Carron Mann and Dr Mazeda Hossain . The learning event was attended by about 100 people in person and almost as many via the live online link, to watch again please visit: https://panopto.lshtm.ac.uk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=6e5f68f0-44d0-498f-8b98-c95ae1938e31

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