Symposium | Sunday Observer


 International Researcher on adolescence and humanitarian settings from ‘UNICEF- Innocenti’, the United Nation’s Child Rights Research Centre, Cirenia Chavez will speak at a lunchtime symposium organised at the SLMA Auditorium tomorrow, (17), from 12.30 pm to 1.30pm.

The lecture organised by the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka will be on ‘Conducting Research on Violence Against Children’.

Chavez has been a consultant with the UNICEF Innocenti since October 2017. She is a mixed-methods researcher, and has carried out extensive work on the subject of youth and organised crime in Mexico. Her research interests include adolescent well-being and capabilities, multidimensional poverty and their contribution to youth participation in risky behaviours. She has a PhD in Development Studies (University of Cambridge)