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Disseminating Ideas

An experience shared becomes an asset to everyone. When people share what they are doing and learning, new possibilities emerge. At Raising Voices, nothing is proprietary or private. From our successes to our vulnerabilities, from our answers to our questions—the strength of our ideas is in how far they can travel and in the conversations they start. The following initiatives include ways we are sharing with others:



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As an activist organization, we enrich our work by collaborating with research institutions that bring a unique set of technical skills and avenues for diffusion of ideas.

Key Collaborations

We collaborate with a variety of research institutions to strengthen and expand the scope of our learning efforts. We currently are currently working on the below collaborations:

  • Rigorous assessment of SASA! and the Good School Toolkit with London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Makerere University. Proved the effectiveness of both methodologies in preventing violence.
  • Study on Resilience, Violence & Gender with Columbia University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Explores characteristics of adolescents who maintain high levels of resilience, despite difficult experiences including violence from their teachers, caregivers, and peers.
  • Exploring the Intersections of Violence against Women and Children in the Family with Columbia University. Aims to help us to better understand shared perceptions and experiences of violence against women and violence against children in the family – as well as potential entry points for integrated prevention programming.
  • Adaptations Research with University of California, San Diego is an effort funded by the United Nations Trust Fund to learn more about how SASA! is being adapted and implemented in diverse contexts, including a rural setting (Tanzania); a humanitarian setting (Kenya); and a Caribbean setting (Haiti). Click here  and go to the SASA! Study tab for more information on this study.

In addition, Raising Voices partners with research institutions on other key learning projects, including:

Raising Voices also partners with research institutions to find opportunities for young professionals (MA and PhD students) to come to Uganda to gain practical experience in preventing violence against women and children.

Are you interested in collaborating with us? Contact us!

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The Learning Paper series is a new initiative designed to document and share experiences and lessons learned through our practice. They are intended for activist organizations and others interested in understanding the how and why behind Raising Voices programs and processes.

Organizational Perspectives – learning from the journey of Raising Voices

Research Perspectives – learning from evaluation findings and operations research