Prof Karen Devries

Professor of Social Epidemiology

United Kingdom


Department of Population Health
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health


Centre for Evaluation

Selected Publications

Sexual violence through corporal punishment: Rethinking siloes in school violence prevention using feminist theory and data from Uganda
Turner, E; Parkes, J; Nagasha, SN; Naker, D; Nakuti, J; Namy, S; DEVRIES, K;
SSM - Qualitative Research in Health
How do children define violence and maltreatment in childhood? A systematic review and meta-synthesis of qualitative studies from sub-Saharan Africa
KELLY, S; Turner, E; ELDRED, E; Bouzanis, K; Gatuguta, A; Balliet, M; LEES, S; DEVRIES, K;
Promoting Inclusion in Decent Work for Ugandan Young People, 2020
Kyamulabi, A; Kiss, L; Kasalirwe, F; Kamya, I; PEARLMAN, J; Knight, L; Nnyombi, A; DEVRIES, K; TANTON, C; Walakira, E;
UK Data Service
Good School Toolkit-Secondary Schools to prevent violence against students: protocol for a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial.
DEVRIES, K; TANTON, C; Knight, L; Nakuti, J; Nanyunja, B; Laruni, Y; AMOLLO, M; Apota, J; Opobo, T; PEARLMAN, J; Allen, E; BONELL, C; Naker, D;
BMJ open
Adapting a complex violence prevention intervention: a case study of the Good School Toolkit in Uganda.
Grundlingh, H; KYEGOMBE, N; Namy, S; Nakuti, J; Laruni, Y; Nanyunja, B; Muluusi, H; Nakiboneka, M; Mukuwa, A; Tanton, C; Knight, L; Naker, D; DEVRIES, K;
BMC public health
Unintended pregnancies in the lives of young people in Luwero, Uganda: a narrative analysis
Parkes, J; Datzberger, S; Nagawa, R; Musenze, JB; Kasidi, JR; Bhatia, A; Naker, D; DEVRIES, K;
Culture, Health & Sexuality
Promoting inclusion in decent work for Ugandan young people: will reducing violence help? Qualitative interview and focus group data
Kyamulabi, A; Kiss, L; Kasalirwe, F; Kamya, I; PEARLMAN, J; Knight, L; Nnyombi, A; DEVRIES, K; TANTON, C; Walakira, E;
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Conceptualisation of violence and discipline among students, teachers, and parents in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp, Tanzania.
Barongo, V; Kiwale, Z; Shayo, E; FABBRI, C; Turner, E; Bakari, M; Mubyazi, G; Rodrigues, K; DEVRIES, K;
Child abuse & neglect
Childhood and adolescent factors shaping vulnerability to underage entry into sex work: a quantitative hierarchical analysis of female sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya.
SHAH, P; Kabuti, R; Beksinska, A; Nyariki, E; Babu, H; Kungu, M; Jama, Z; Ngurukiri, P; Maisha Fiti Study Champions,; Kaul, R; KYEGOMBE, N; MEDLEY, GF; DEVRIES, K; SEELEY, J; WEISS, HA; BEATTIE, TS; Kimani, J;
BMJ Open
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