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12 Sep 2015 description


Violence against women is exists across all cultural and socio-economic contexts. Among the various forms of violence that girls and women suffer, sexual violence is often the least visible and least reported. Throughout the world, boys and men are largely the perpetrators of sexual violence [1, 2], and girls and women the victims [3, 4]. It is increasingly understood that men’s use of violence is generally a learned behaviour, rooted in the ways that boys and men are socialized.

23 Mar 2012 description

Conference Themes:

• Primary Prevention (including Community-Based Interventions);

• Responding to Sexual Violence: Models of Care;

•Conflict and Crisis

10 Jan 2012 description

A Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) Briefing Paper

Wynne Russell,* Alastair Hilton, Michael Peel, Lizle Loots, Liz Dartnall