Research


I focus on two areas in humanitarian affairs: 1) under-investigated issues such as sexual violence against males and LGBTQ+ issues, and 2) emerging areas including innovation and technology and dynamic approaches to accountability.

Assessing Responses to Gender-based Violence in Conflict with Navi Pillay, Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice, Stanford University, April 2017

Assessing Responses to Gender-based Violence in Conflict with Navi Pillay, Handa Center for Human Rights and International Justice, Stanford University, April 2017

articles

Chynoweth SK, Zwi AB, Whelan A. (Under review). Socializing accountability in humanitarian settings: A proposed framework.

Chynoweth SK. (In press). Caring for male and LGBTI survivors of sexual violence: Learning from local organizations. Forced Migration Review. 

Chynoweth SK, Freccero J, Touquet H. (2017). Sexual violence against men and boys in conflict and forced displacement: Implications for the health sectorReproductive Health Matters, 26(51). 

Krause S, Chynoweth SK, Tanabe M. (2017). Sea-change in reproductive health in emergencies: How systemic improvements to address the MISP were achievedReproductive Health Matters, 26(51). 

Chynoweth SK. (2015). Advancing reproductive health on the humanitarian agenda: The 2012-2014 global reviewConflict and Health, 9(Suppl 1): I1

Casey SE, Chynoweth SK, Cornier N, Gallagher M, Wheeler E. (2015). Progress and gaps in reproductive health services in three humanitarian settings: A mixed methods studyConflict and Health, 9(Suppl 1): S3.

Chynoweth SK. (2008). The need for priority reproductive health services in the Iraq crisisReproductive Health Matters16(31), 93-101. 

book chapters

Chynoweth SK, Patrick E. (2007). Sexual violence during firewood collection: Income-generation as protection in displaced settings. In G. Terry (Ed.), Gender-based violence (pp43-55). Oxford: Oxfam, GB.

 

 

reports

Chynoweth SK. (2017). "We keep it in our heart": Sexual violence against men and boys in the Syria crisis. UNHCR.

Vargas J, Chynoweth SK, Wazir G. (2014). An evaluation of reproductive health service provision in Masisi Health Zone, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Inter-agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises.

Vargas J, Chynoweth SK, Dhaliwal S. (2014). An evaluation of reproductive health service provision in Maban County, South Sudan. Inter-agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises.

Cavailler P, Beesley M, Chynoweth SK, Guttman-Slater M. (2014). An evaluation of reproductive health service provision among Malian refugees in the Sahel Administrative Region, Burkina Faso. Inter-agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises. 

Beek K, Chynoweth SK, Hickling C, Watts A, Zwi A, Whelan A, Dawson A. (2013). Stories and strategies - Public health emergencies: Lessons learned from the pilot phase of the Sexual and Reproductive Health Program in Crisis and Post-Crisis Settings in the Asia Pacific (SPRINT Initiative). Sydney: Human Resources for Health Knowledge Hub.

Chynoweth SK, Williams Prince A. (2009). Progress and gaps: Reproductive health among Iraqi refugee women and youth in Jordan. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission. 

Chynoweth SK, McKenna M. (2007). Iraqi refugee women and youth in Jordan, desperate and alone: Reproductive health findings. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission.

training modules & guidance

UNICEF/Save the Children. (2017 revision/forthcoming). Newborn Health in Humanitarian Settings: Field Guide. 

Matthews J, Krause S, Chynoweth SK. (2011 revision). Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health: A distance learning module. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission.

 

 

 

evaluation tools

Inter-agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises. (2017). MISP Process Evaluation Tools

conference proceedings

Krause S, Matthews J, Chynoweth SK. (Eds). (2003). From disaster to development: Reproductive Health Response in Conflict (RHRC) Consortium conference proceedings. Brussels, Belgium, October 7-8. New York: RHRC Consortium. 

Women recovering from fistula operations - Darfur, Sudan 2006

Women recovering from fistula operations - Darfur, Sudan 2006

 

Krause S, Heller L, Tanabe M. (2011). Priority reproductive health activities in Haiti: An inter-agency MISP assessment. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission.

 

Inter-agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises. (2010 revision for field review). MISP Chapter. Reproductive health in humanitarian settings: An inter-agency field manual. Geneva: IAWG. 

Tanabe M, Krause S. (2008). Reproductive health coordination gap, services ad hoc: MISP assessment in Kenya. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission.

Krause S. (2007). We want birth control: Reproductive health findings in Northern Uganda. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission & UNFPA.

Krause S. (2006). Thai-Burma border reproductive health assessment. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission. 

Patrick E. (2006). Beyond firewood: Fuel alternatives and protection strategies for displaced women and girls. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission.

Patrick E. (2006). Finding trees in the desert: Firewood collection and alternatives in Darfur. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission.

Patrick E. (2006). The perils of direct provision: UNHCR’s response to the fuel needs of Bhutanese refugees in Nepal. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission.

Bonds S. (2005). Women’s health needs assessment in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. Boston: Circle of Health International.

Bonds S. (2004). Women’s health needs assessment in Nagchu, Tibet. Boston: Circle of Health International.

Lee C. (2004). Emergency contraception for conflict-affected settings. New York: RHRC Consortium.

Venter W. (2004). Guidelines for the care of sexually transmitted infections in conflict-affected settings. New York: Women's Refugee Commission.

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Venter W. (2004). HIV/AIDS prevention and control: A short course for humanitarian workers. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission.

 

Afzal O, Krause S. (2003). Still in need: Reproductive health care for Afghan refugees in Pakistan. New York: Women’s Refugee Commission.