SVRI Forum 2019: 6th Global Conference on Violence Against Women

SVRI Forum is the world’s key research conference on violence against women and other forms of violence driven by gender inequality in low and middle-income countries.

21-25 October 2019

Cape Town
South Africa

Population Council Speakers

Monday, 21 October

Forum Opening and Welcome    |   6:00–8:00 pm | Exhibition Hall 10

Chi-Chi Undie Senior Associate

SVRI Board Chair and SVRI Leadership Council Co-Chair

Tuesday, 22 October

Oral Session    |   2:30–4:00 pm | Orchid

Jerry Okal

"Positive shifts in gender attitudes, relationship power, and reduction in experiences of sexual violence: Program effects of DREAMS HIV-prevention interventions in Kenya and Zambia"

Parallel Session—Prevention Programmes

Oral Session    |   2:30–4:00 pm | Exhibition Hall 8.1

Chi-Chi Undie Senior Associate

Session Chair: VAW and Mental Health

Wednesday, 23 October

Oral Session    |   11:30 am–1:00 pm | Exhibition Hall 8.1

Kelly Hallman Senior Associate

"Girl Empower—A gender transformative mentoring and cash transfer intervention to promote adolescent wellbeing"

Parallel Session—Economic Interventions and IPV in CHS

Oral Session    |   11:30 am–1:00 pm | Exhibition Hall 8.3

Julie Pulerwitz Program Director, HIV and AIDS

"Exposure to sexual and physical violence linked to depression, alcohol abuse, relationship control, gender inequity, and perpetrating violence among men across Eswatini"

Parallel Session—Mental Health