On 11th June 2014, Emma Fulu, lead researcher Medical Research Council SA addressed this question to a packed room at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict fringe, to mark the launch of What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls? Emma Fulu was amongst an eminent panel hosted by the UK Department for International Development together with the South African Medical Research Council, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the International Rescue Committee in collaboration with Womankind Worldwide, to spotlight the need to invest in work to address the root causes which underpin many forms of violence and continue to build the evidence base for prevention. The discussion was chaired by Dr. Claudia Garcia-Moreno, World Health Organization, with speakers including the Rt. Hon Lynne Featherstone MP, UK Department for International Development, Professor Rachel Jewkes, South African Medical Research Council, Dr. Lori Heise, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Dr Shana Swiss, International Rescue Committee, and Hannah Koroma, WAVES, Sierra Leone. Read more here.