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SVRI Forum 6th Global Conference on Violence Against Women 2019

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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.

SVRI Forum 6th Global Conference on Violence Against Women 2019

SVRI Forum 2019’s focus is on research working to understand and redress inequity among vulnerable populations to ensure no-one is left behind; research on violence against women and linkages to violence against children, realising the SDGs and research for social change and global movements. SVRI Forum is where researchers, policy-makers, funders and practitioners come together to design solutions for ending violence against women and girls. By participating in SVRI Forum you will build your knowledge, create collaborations, expand your network, and disseminate knowledge to key decision-makers in the field of violence against women.

The overall objectives of the bursaries are to:

  • Ensure fair access, diversity, equity, and inclusion of researchers based in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) at the SVRI Forum 2019
  • Foster a space for shared dialogue through networking at the conference
  • Build capacity of young professionals to strengthen the quality of their work on violence against women, violence against children and other forms of violence driven by gender inequalities.


  • A limited number of full or partial bursaries are available. A bursary may cover all or some of the following:
  • Registration fee for the conference (includes access to all sessions and exhibitions excluding pre-conference workshops);
  • Travel (pre-paid airfare at the lowest fare available, from the nearest international airport);
  • Accommodation close to the Cape Town Convention Centre;
  • Modest daily living allowance of R120 per day for the duration of the conference (22-24 October).


  • There is no age limit for the Open Bursaries. However, for the SVRI Forum Young Professionals Programme, applicants should be 30 years of age or younger.
  • Applicants have submitted an abstract for SVRI Forum 2019.
  • Applicants should preferably have published in grey or peer-reviewed literature, blogs, newspaper articles or articles/written pieces on social media.
  • Applicants have not taken part in a previous SVRI Forum “Abstract Mentoring Programme” or received an open bursary in the past to attend the SVRI Forum.

DEADLINE: March 25 2019

To apply and for more information visit here

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