STRIVE partners, projects, processes and places in visual form. 

  • HIV and Violence against Women and Girls

    On 25 November 2016 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - STRIVE launched the Greentree II report.

  • Youth and Alcohol Study: PhotoVoice exhibition in Tanzania

    STRIVE partner Tanzanian National Institute for Medical Research and Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (NIMR Mwanza) held two photography exhibitions in Mwanza and Moshi.

  • Conference on girls' education in rural India

    Through this two-day state-level gathering, STRIVE partner KHPT rallied support from across the political spectrum for girls’ education.

  • Mapping and snapping

    STRIVE partners receive training in Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping and PhotoVoice in preparation for conducting a three-country study of alcohol availability and advertising.

  • STRIVE 2015 Annual Meeting

    Held in Jesus College, Oxford and hosted by the London School of Hygiene and Economics (LSHTM), the consortium's annual gathering drew participants from Uganda, Tanzania, India, Kenya, South Africa, the UK and the US.

  • Community engagement in North Karnataka

    As part of comprehensive and structural programming, Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) conducts programme outreach. This gallery showcases different community activities, along with KHPT programme officers and researchers as they plan and reflect on their work.

    A STRIVE member, KHPT implements and studies a range of programmes related to HIV/AIDS and reproductive health. Sex-worker HIV prevention is an area of particular expertise. KHPT interventions and studies reach:

  • Parivartan for Girls programme launched in Mumbai

    Young women aged 18–24 spoke publically for the first time at the launch of Parivartan for Girls on 14 November 2014. Speaking in Shivaji Nagar, a slum area of Mumbai, the newly trained mentors demonstrated the kind of confidence that the programme is designed to build.

  • London symposium to launch The Lancet VAWG series

    A symposium at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on 21 November 2014 launched The Lancet's special series on the state of knowledge about violence against women and girls (VAWG).

  • Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

    A high-level international gathering shone a spotlight on issues of gender-based violence.

    Valuable perspectives and findings were provided by researchers from the SaME group - Social and Mathematical Epidemiology - at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

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  • STRIVE 2014 Annual Meeting

    Held in Johannesburg, South Africa, the consortium's annual gathering drew participants from India, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Uganda, the UK and the US.

    Hosts the Wits RHI took partners on tours of the Hillbrow Health Precinct and of South Africa's Constitutional Court.

    STRIVE's Knowledge into Action team held a one-day meeting on 18 May, exchanging information about research uptake and preparing for new roles within the consortium's cross-partner working groups.

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  • Structural Drivers of HIV: Cape Town conference 2013

    “Contextualising Structural Drivers of HIV and AIDS” was the theme of the 3rd Structural Drivers of HIV Conference.

  • International Day of the Girl 2013

    Poverty, disempowering gender norms and the tradition of early marriage force many girls to leave school early. Project Sabala aims to address barriers to girls’ completion of secondary school education.

  • One in Three: Global Prevalence of Violence against Women

    One woman in three worldwide experiences violence in her lifetime, according to intensive analysis. The Gender, Violence and Health Centre presented the findings at an event in the library of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on 20 June 2013.

  • STRIVE 2013 Annual Meeting

    For three busy days - 16 to 18 April 2013 - STRIVE partners presented, workshopped, debated, compared and planned. Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) successfully took care of logistics, ensuring that the event ran like clockwork. Some of the presentations from the meeting are available to download. Click on any of the images below to reach a larger version. 

  • STRIVE and SASA! at the UN Commission on the Status of Women 2013

    The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a global policy making body and functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

  • Social Norms Meeting

    Social norms theory is garnering increasing attention. What is it? And how might it strengthen interventions and research? To learn about and apply this approach, STRIVE gathered a group of partners and colleagues for three days, 28 to 30 January 2013, at a rather grand (but subsidised) lodge in Windsor Park, outside London. Find information and references on social norms theory from the meeting here.

  • STRIVE at AIDS 2012

    For STRIVE's official launch, Professor Helen Rees of WRHI engaged in chat-show style with Professor Shalini Bharat (Tata Institute of Social Sciences), Busani Ngcaweni (Office of the Deputy President, South Africa) and Dr Marijke Wijnroks (Netherlands Ambassador for SRHR and HIV/AIDS).

  • Parivartan - changing gender norms through sport

    Coaches serve as more than just instructors in sports techniques. Because of their position they are often seen by boys as role models. In the Parivartan programme in Mumbai, India, cricket coaches model gender-equitable attitudes and behaviours and communicate positive messages to young male athletes about masculinity and respect for women.

  • STRIVE Governance meeting in Mwanza, Tanzania

    STRIVE partners, the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) and the Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (MITU), hosted the consortium's first face-to-face governance meeting in Mwanza. A number of collaborations, seeded here, have gone on to flourish. The group had the opportunity to visit projects in the area around Mwanza, where NIMR and MITU have conducted longitudinal studies for over two decades.

  • STRIVE Annual Meeting 2012

    STRIVE partners gathered in London in January 2012, sharing experiences and shaping plans. 

  • STRIVE India site visits

    STRIVE partners in India hosted a team from the London School for meetings and site visits. After hosting a presentation on violence research by Lori Heise at their Bangalore offices, the Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) took visitors from London and Delhi to rural Karnataka to meet with sex-worker CBOs and adolescent girls in life-skills classes. The group then travelled to Mumbai to meet teams working with the International Centre for Research on Women (Asia Regional office) on sports-based gender coaching for boys and a school-based gender equality programme.