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Women in Cairo are now able to report rape, harassment, and assaults through Harrassmap, a pilot project in Cairo, Egypt. The goal is to change the social acceptability of sexual harassment in Egypt.
The challenge of collecting data on
Nutrition plays a critical role in the health of children in Africa. This research support project will provide funding to researchers to assess children's food consumption patterns and their nutritional status in Ghana, Kenya, and Zambia. The
Research by master's and PhD students on how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can help reduce water stress caused by climate change will help communities better manage their resources.
The negative impacts of climate
This project will provide institutional support to the recently established Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) for a broad-based program of research. Funding will enable the organization to deliver on its mandate of building a strong
The nature of the relationship between militias, rogue capital, and the state in the Horn of Africa is largely unknown. New research will map militia presence in the region, and generate knowledge that could be used to develop national and regional
Social sciences in sub-Saharan Africa are severely underresourced. But an infusion of graduates at the master's and PhD levels in 18 francophone countries in West and Central Africa will increase the region's contribution to global social sciences,
Access to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy has significantly enhanced quality of life and life expectancy for people living with HIV infection in low-income countries such as Nigeria. However, an effective HIV vaccine remains the best hope of
Understanding the complex factors that can lead to HIV infection is crucial to addressing the problem among vulnerable populations, such as female sex workers. In 2010, the Global Health Research Initiative awarded a $1.8 million grant to the Kenya
Kenya's new Constitution, enacted in 2010, has paved the way for important judiciary and election management reforms. However, crucial reforms related to security, land, devolution (granting of powers to regional and local governments), national
New research will explore the potential of community participation in Uganda and South Africa to address inequities in health and promote health governance systems that give voice to the poorest and most marginalized.