Karen Devries

Karen Devries is a professor of social epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She leads the Child Protection Research Group and uses epidemiological methods to understand violence against children, adolescents, women, and child protection. She currently collaborates with international partners in Uganda, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Cote d’Ivoire, the United Kingdom, the United States, and other countries, and she has published widely in international journals. Her work has been cited more than 22,000 times and has informed global policy, including WHO violence prevention guidance.

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Violence in Times of Coronavirus—The Ugly Truth

We cannot afford to unsee domestic abuse after COVID-19—we need a world free from violence against women and children