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Last approved: Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:03:11 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
Researching Violence Against Women and Girls
Researching VAWG
Fall 2016
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Discussion Group
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PUBH 6001, PUBH 6002, PUBH 6003, PUBH 6004, PUBH 6006, and PUBH 6007

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The intersection of violence against women and girls (VAWG) and public health; the impact that violence has on the health of the survivor, her current and future children, and communities; methods and best practices for designing applied research on VAWG.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to
• Discuss with critical understanding the issue of gender and violence against women and girls (VAWG);
• Describe the intersection of VAWG and public health, human rights, and broader development issues;
• Discuss current research, core literature, and innovative programs related to VAWG;
• Develop a full protocol to conduct mixed-methods research on VAWG in an ethical and methodologically rigorous manner;
• Collaborate in teams to develop innovative solutions to address the complexities and challenges of conducting VAWG research;
• Apply previously obtained epidemiological skills to VAWG research;
• Design monitoring and evaluation frameworks and incorporate them into interventions designed to prevent or respond to VAWG;
• Describe approaches to effectively translate research into action and advocacy; and
• Present proposed research methods on VAWG.
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New online elective course.
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