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Short Course on Researching Gender Based Violence: Methods and Meaning

Short Course: The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is accepting applications for a one week highly rated short course on gender based violence research methods. Further details on this to follow:

Course dates: 12 – 16 February 2018 

Course details

This course aims to strengthen participants’ knowledge and skills to conduct or commission technically rigorous, ethical and policy- and service-relevant research on various forms of violence against women.

The course is intended for individuals who will conduct or commission research on gender-based violence. It will be of particular interest to those who want to add a ‘violence component’ to study that is quantitative or qualitative study or an intervention evaluation. It is relevant for individuals working on health-related topics such as, sexual and reproductive health, maternal health, HIV, mental health and substance use.

Upon completing the course, participants will have a strong understanding of: current gold standard methods to conceptualise and measure violence exposures, various methodological techniques for assessing the relationship between violence and health outcomes; and practical issues faced when meeting ethical and safety obligations.

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Source: SVRI