Photovoice: Pushing the boundaries of participatory research

Join us for a free webinar on 18 May, 1pm BST.

Join us for a free webinar on 18 May, 1pm BST.

Building the foundations for sustainable development: a case for global investment in the capabilities of adolescents

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Investment in the capabilities of the world's 1·2 billion adolescents is vital to the UN's Sustainable Development Agenda. This paper examines investments in countries of low income, lower-middle income, and upper-middle income covering the majority of these adolescents globally to derive estimates of investment returns given existing knowledge.

Research to inform adaptation: An IPV case study from Rwanda - Erin Stern

How do we re-implement programmes in new contexts while maintaining core goals, delivery techniques and intensity? Frequent mismatches often arise between the priority population, implementing agency and local community, and those of the original programme*, but we need to bridge the gap between proof-of-concept pilots and broader application.

Research to inform adaptation: An IPV case study from Rwanda

Join us for a free webinar on Wednesday 26 April 1pm BST

Join us for a free webinar on Wednesday 26 April 1pm BST

STRIVE meets in Dar-es-Salaam

For the consortium’s annual gathering, Tanzanian partners NIMR and MITU arranged the venue, hosted the group and invited national stakeholders for a helpful exchange on shared priorities. This year’s was a generative meeting, bringing together the leads of STRIVE working groups for a collective synthesis of knowledge and of the implications for policy and practice.


Samata intervention briefs

Structural factors cut short the education of many adolescent girls belonging to scheduled caste and scheduled tribe families in northern Karnataka, India.

What kind of research can give women a voice?

STRIVE’s Dr Shelley Lees addressed this key question in her presentation on the Maisha study at one of the parallel events of the 2017 session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations in New York.

Samvedana Plus intervention briefs

Violence in the intimate relationships of female sex workers increases their vulnerability to HIV/AIDS. An intervention and evaluation study in northern Karnataka, India, Samvedana Plus seeks to understand and address this form of violence and HIV risk.

Evidence that an intervention works is crucial but practitioners in the field want to know: How does it work? These briefs give some answers. 

Policy: Map the interactions between Sustainable Development Goals

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An article published in Nature proposes a framework for identifying linkages between targets of various sustainable development goals (SDGs). The authors argue that tackling the SDGs separately is an approach that may lead to detrimental outcomes.

Ending Gender-Based Violence Key to Health and Well-Being

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An article written by Natalia Linou (Policy specialist in Gender, Health and HIV at the UN Development Program) highlights key lessons learned from international interventions tackling gender-based violence (GBV).

Linou emphasises that GBV is a consequence of structural inequalities that: