Principal Investigator: Marlene Elias. Lead Organisation: Bioversity International

Co-investigators: Idrissa Ouedraogo; Mansour Boundaogo; Sarah Jones; Traore Aurokiatou Tiegoue; Mark Mulligan; Natalia Estrada Carmona; Fabrice DeClerck

Principal Investigator: Katherine Ann Brickell. Lead Organisation: Royal Holloway, University of London

Co-investigators: Bunnak Poch

Domestic violence (DV) is a one of the starkest collective failures of the international community in the 21st century. Although a growing number of laws have been passed to protect women, governments from around the world have struggled to convert promises into prevention.

Teresia Oloitai sells corn at the Maasai market in Tanzania
The 18 month study involves the analysis of high quality data collected from Dar-es-Salaam, and a contrasting rural site, Mbeya to explore how poor women engaged in formal or informal employment activities outside the home describe the impact of their work on their roles and relationships.
This study aims to explore how schools in Africa can help HIV-affected children cope with disease and poverty, developing a model of the 'HIV competent school' as a resource for education professionals and policy makers.

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