• Conceptualising Violence: A holistic approach to understanding violence against women and girls

    It is essential that researchers and activists working in the area of violence against women and girls (VAWG) adopt clear definitions that adequately recognise the
  • The Huffington Post - How Can We Change Rape Culture?

    Recently, one woman’s horror and heroism has brought a much needed change in the conversation about rape in our society. Brock Turner’s rape of a
  • UN Women - What is the cost of violence against women and girls in Asia Pacific?

    We know that allocation of resources is political. To make decisions, we need to show the cost of doing nothing. - Nata Duvvury, Economist and lead
  • Life in Dadaab

    Component 2 is conducting research in Dadaab refugee camp, assessing a comprehensive case management model where tasks are shared between national staff and refugee community
  • Working with academics: it gets easier. Honestly

    In a recent article in The Guardian newspaper, Gemma Ferguson from our Change Starts at Home Programme provides tips on how to get the best
  • The Irish Times - Expert warns on cutbacks to crisis supports for women

    Governments that cut back on supports such as rape crisis counselling during times of economic crisis are “shooting themselves in the foot”, a global expert
  • Responding to Typhoon Haiyan: women and girls left behind. A study on the prevention and mitigation of violence against women and girls in the emergency response

    This study uses the 2005 Guidelines for Gender-based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Settings as a tool to assess how the humanitarian sector met the needs
  • How can sex workers negotiate condom use with their romantic partners?

    In early 2016, I met a group of female sex workers (FSWs) in Bagalkot district in Karnataka, India. The campaign statement for their Orange Day
  • Stepping Stones and Creating Futures Facilitators: The Fanatics

    As an ethnographer on the Stepping Stones and Creating Futures intervention trial currently underway in Durban, South Africa, I have been absolutely amazed hearing the
  • How do you “do” ethnography in studies?

    As part of the Stepping Stones and Creating Futures impact evaluation funded by What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls? Programme and UKAID,
  • Dr Nata Duvvury was an expert advisor at the High Level Discussion on Economic Costs of Violence against Women (VAW) at the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

    Dr Nata Duvvury, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Centre for Global Women’s Studies at the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway and PI of
  • What Works at Safe Summit Ireland

    Dr. Nata Duvvury, Component Three PI, will be speaking at the Safe Ireland Summit, on the 14th and 15th November, in The Round Room at
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