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29 November 2017

What drives men to violence and what do we know about what works to prevent it?

Find out on Wed 6 Dec 2017 at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 10am GMT

The What Works to prevent Violence against women and girls global programme (What Works), funded by UKAID has been conducting rigorous research for the last three years on primary prevention and complementary responses to ensure that fewer women and girls in the global South experience gender-based violence.

This event will present an overview of the What Works programme and progress to date; present the most important currently recognized drivers of violence against women and girls and the latest evidence on the prevalence, forms and patterns and drivers of VAWG in conflict and humanitarian settings, based on research conducted in South Sudan. In addition, What Works in-country partners will present interventions in action from research conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tajikistan, and Nepal.

When: Wednesday 6 December 2017, 10am – 2pm

Where: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK

Admission: Free to attend but registration is required. Please register here:

For those unable to attend: The event will be live streamed here:

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