Global health professor Anita Raj will speak on the topic, “The Movement to End Rape Post-Delhi – Public Health Perspectives and Solutions” at UC San Diego’s International Women’s Day 2013 event on March 8, 2013.
Anita Raj, PhD, a developmental psychologist, is professor of medicine in the Division of Global Public Health and a Senior Fellow in the Center on Global Justice.
Her research addresses gender-based violence, substance misuse and abuse, and sexual and reproductive health, with active projects currently in South Asia, Russia and the United States.
In May 2012, Raj and her colleagues published a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association on the results of two decades of efforts to eliminate the practice of girl-child marriage in South Asia. | Read the UCSD press release | Read the report
- Dr. Anita Raj
- UC San Diego press release, May 16, 2012: Girl Child Marriages Decline In South Asia, But Only Among Youngest
- International Women’s Day 2013 at UC San Diego