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21 February 2017

Stanford researchers discuss study to break culture of sexual assault

Stanford researchers have found that trainings designed for young girls focusing on empowerment and for young boys focusing on gender norms have decreased sexual violence in Nairobi settlements.  The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research held its quarterly symposium, focusing on these findings discovered through the work of Clea Sarnquist, senior research scholar and lecturer of infectious disease in pediatrics and Mike Baiocchi, assistant professor in the Stanford Prevention Research Center to prevent gender-based violence in the unplanned settlements of Nairobi.  Read more of the article here.

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