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Project dldl/ድልድል Principal Investigator collaborates with UK- and Ethiopia-based filmmakers to produce multilingual docudrama on domestic violence in Ethiopia

04.08.2022

Background and objectives of the film As part of project’s dldl/ድልድል impact pathways, the project’s Principal Investigator (PI), Dr Romina Istratii, has established a new collaboration with the UK-based company Exile Pictures Ltd. to produce a multilingual docudrama on domestic violence in Ethiopia that seeks to raise awareness and to motivate positive responses to the […]

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Exploring African Conservative Clergy and Service Providers’ Experiences of Supporting African Christian Women Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence in England: A Clergy Perspective

15.02.2022

Authored by: Pamela Aben Shelley In this blog post, I would like to share some clergy perspectives on intimate partner violence as these emerge from my research for my PhD thesis in Public Health and Health Promotion at Brunel University London. I focus on the experiences of conservative African clergy supporting African Christian women survivors […]

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: Domestic Violence, Faith, and the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

05.12.2021

Author: Dr Romina Istratii, UKRI Future Leaders Fellow at SOAS University of London and Principal Investigator of project dldl/ድልድል As the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign takes off, it is an opportune time to revisit the role of faith and theology in addressing domestic violence. The relationship between faith/spirituality and domestic violence […]

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Project dldl/ድልድል has trained 156 Ethiopian Orthodox Täwahәdo clergy in Amhara region of Ethiopia

07.10.2021

Author: Project dldl/ድልድል Project dldl/ድልድል, led by Dr Romina Istratii from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has now trained 156 members of the clergy of the Ethiopian Orthodox Täwahәdo Church (EOTC) in collaboration with the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Development and Inter-Church Aid Commission (EOC-DICAC), who is a formal partner to the project. The workshops are part of […]

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The necessity for a decolonial approach to researching and addressing domestic violence in diverse religio-cultural contexts

26.04.2021

Author: Dr Romina Istratii, UKRI Future Leaders Fellow at SOAS University of London and Principal Investigator of project dldl/ድልድል Within international development practice most directly preoccupied with domestic violence in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), intimate partner violence (IPV) has been frequently under-theorised, or theorised on the basis of a single aetiology or in relation […]

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