Highlights from the SVRI forum 2017

STRIVE participated in the 5th International Conference of the Sexual Violence Research Initiative held in Rio, Brazil, 18–21 September 2017.

The global event brought together more than 450 researchers, gender activists, funders, policymakers and practitioners who are working to understand, prevent and respond to sexual and intimate partner violence. Many of the socio-ecological pathways that STRIVE is investigating overlapped with the diverse programme of events at SVRI 2017, including:

Alcohol and Young People: STRIVE Resources

To find resources related to research on alcohol and HIV risk, search STRIVE's resource section. This one-pager gives the links to a selection of useful documents on the alcohol, young people and sexual risk.

STRIVE alc resources thumbnail

Creating space for girls to aspire, negotiate and grow

Join us for a free webinar on 26 October 2017, 11am BST about Parivartan Plus, a sports based programme in Mumbai.

Join us for a free webinar on 26 October 2017, 11am BST about Parivartan Plus, a sports based programme in Mumbai.

Youth and alcohol photovoice study

This conference poster was developed by STRIVE partners at the Soul City Institute for Social Justice. It presents results from a photovoice study which demonstrated that alcohol is a driver of HIV risk and potential sexual assault. 

STRIVE at GAPC 2017

Findings from the STRIVE three-country study of alcohol availability and marketing will be presented at the Global Alcohol Policy Conference in Melbourne, Australia 4–6 October, 2017. The international event is the leading forum for the world’s alcohol policy makers, researchers and practitioners. For 2017, the conference theme is Mobilising for Change: Alcohol policy and the evidence for action.

STRIVE at SVRI 2017

Researchers from STRIVE and partners are participating in the 2017 Forum of the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI), 18 - 21 September. Find them at the sessions listed below. Scroll further down for useful resources.

Sessions

Preferences for antiretroviral (ARV)-based HIV prevention

The following posters were presented at the 9th International AIDS conference on HIV Science, 23 - 26 July in Paris, France. 

 

 

Consensus statement on women and PrEP

Young women’s perceptions of transactional sex and sexual agency: a qualitative study in the context of rural South Africa

, ; Young women’s perceptions of transactional sex and sexual agency: a qualitative study in the context of rural South Africa

Evidence shows that HIV prevalence among young women in sub-Saharan Africa increases almost five-fold between ages 15 and 24, with almost a quarter of young women infected by their early-to mid-20s. Transactional sex or material exchange for sex is a relationship dynamic that has been shown to have an association with HIV infection.

STRIVE measurement briefs

STRIVE have produced five technical briefs to ensure that researchers use standardised approaches to measuring and analysing key structural barriers to HIV prevention and treatment.

Follow the links below to access the full briefs.

Measuring intimate partner violence

Pages