U.S Launch of The Lancet Special Edition

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The Global Women’s Institute (GWI) at The George Washington University, in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the World Health Organization, and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University, invites you to the US launch of

 

The Lancet Series on Violence Against Women and Girls

Wednesday, December 3rd  at 10:00 AM

GW Jack Morton Auditorium

Light lunch to follow at 12:00 PM

 

The special edition comprises five papers on violence against women and girls (VAWG), covering the evidence base on prevention, health sector response, lessons learned, and a call to action.

 

Confirmed panelists include:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Charlotte Watts M.Sc., Ph.D., Professor of Social and Mathematical Epidemiology
Lori Heise, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Social Epidemiology

 

Milken Institute School of Public Health
Lynn R. Goldman, M.D., M.S., M.P.H., Michael and Lori Milken Dean of Public Health
James M. Tielsch Ph.D., M.A., Professor and Chair of the Department of Global Health
Rajiv N. Rimal Ph.D., M.A., Professor and Chair of Prevention and Community Health

 

The Global Women’s Institute
Mary Ellsberg, Ph.D., Director of GWI and Professor of Global Health at Milken Institute School of Public Health
Diana J. Arango, M.Sc., Research Scientist
Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Ph.D., Director of Research

 

Raising Voices
Lori Michau, M.A., Co-founder and Co-director

 

Puntos de Encuentro
Amy Bank, Co-director

 

Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization
Alessandra Guedes, M.A., M.Sc., Regional Advisor on Family Violence

 

 

Printed copies of the special edition, containing the papers and accompanying comments, will be available at the launch.