Certificate of compliance

Sexual Violence Research Initiative

is in compliance with the HONcode

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6 Years

Certificate validity 14 Sep 2012 - Sep 2014

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Date of initial review:

07 Sep 2006

Certificate validity

14 Sep 2012 - Sep 2014

Date of last visit:

08 Oct 2012
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Prof Rachel Jewkes
SA Medical Research Council
Rachel Jewkes is the Director of the MRC Gender & Health Research Unit in Pretoria and Secretary of the SVRI. Recognised as a leading international scholar in the field of gender and health, she is a public health physician who has a background in epidemiology and medical anthropology. She has spent the last two decades researching gender and sexuality in South Africa, contributing to the literature of epidemiology, medical anthropology, and health systems research. She is best known for her research on gender-ba...

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The information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between the patient or visitor and his/her physician.

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Website Statistics
The Sexual Violence Research Initiative website (www.svri.org) makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes - the user's server address, the user's top level domain name (eg, .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc.), the date and time of the visit to the site, the pages accessed and documents downloaded, the previous site visited if you have linked to the rural law website and the type of browser used.
If you become a registered user of ...

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Sexual Violence
Sexual Violence. World Report on Violence and Health. Jewkes R, Sen P and Garcia-Moreno C. In: E.G. Krug et al. (Eds.). World Health Organization, 2002
Sexual Violence Surveillance: Uniform Definitions and Recommended Data Elements Version 1.0. Basile K.C and Saltzman L.E. Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control; 2002

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Last updated:
13 September, 2012

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Please contact the South African Medical Research Council at for any content enquiries and the Webmaster at for questions regarding this policy.

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It is hosted by the Gender and Health Research Unit of the South African Medical Research Council, and receives funding from the Global Forum for Health Research and the Ford Foundation.

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This Web site does not rely on advertising for funding and does not host any advertisements.

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