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Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: A Global Perspective

When Nov 30, 2016
from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Basement, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge
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On 30 November 2016, the Violence Research Centre at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, will host Professor Charlotte Watts, for a discussion on intimate partner violence and strategies for prevention.

Professor Charlotte Watts will join Professor Manuel Eisner, Director of the Violence Research Centre, to discuss strategies for elimination of violence against women, in light of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Professor Watts will offer a global, multi-disciplinary perspective to the complex challenge of addressing violence against women. 

Professor Watts is the Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department for International Development, UK Government, and has twenty years of experience in international HIV and violence research.

 This event will be held on Wednesday, 30 November from 5:30-7pm, with a drinks reception afterwards. The venue is Room B3, Institute of Criminology, Sidgwick Avenue, University of Cambridge.IPV Charlotte Watts seminar

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The Violence Research Centre (VRC) conducts research to promote the understanding of the causes, the consequences, and the prevention of interpersonal violence. The VRC takes a strong interest in advancing quantitative methodologies for the study of violence and conducts longitudinal studies, experimental studies, programme evaluations, epidemiological surveys, and cross-national comparative studies. The research is done in close cooperation with leading experts from academia, policy-making institutions and civil society organizations.

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