What does the JLI GBV Hub do?

The JLI Faith and GBV Hub was launched in 2014 under the JLI. One of five current learning hubs of the JLI, the GBV Hub aims to build on the momentum of the efforts of a variety of members actively involved in GBV efforts across the world ranging from INGOs, researchers, and faith institutions, among others.

In 2021, the JLI and the SVRI combined efforts for a new iteration of the Faith and GBV Hub for joint evidence and learning. The Secretariat is based at SVRI as it is ideally placed to promote, support, and strengthen research collaborations on religion, faith and GBV with an emphasis on LMICs, led by researchers in LMICs, and to provide new opportunities to mainstream this work into the wider research field.

A Leadership Council includes those who work within the faith and violence against women (VAW) and violence against children (VAC) fields and represent different perspectives, experiences, constituencies, and geographical diversity. The Leadership Council provides guidance on the strategic direction, projects and programmes of the Hub. Leadership Council members serve in their individual capacity and we are grateful for their time and commitment to providing guidance and recommendations to the Hub and our planned activities.

Hub Leadership Council

Sabune Nkusi, Tearfund
JLI staff
Rafael Cazarin, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Dr Olivia Wilkinson, JLI
Sandra Iman Pertek, University of Birmingham
Dr. S.N. Nyeck​, University of Colorado Boulder
Elisabet le Roux, Stellenbosh University
Elizabeth Dartnall, SVRI

Key Hub Resources

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