Elisabet le Roux
Elisabet le Roux
Unit for Religion and Development Research, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
|INSTITUTION AND LOCATION||DEGREE|
|MM/YY||FIELD OF STUDY|
|Stellenbosch University||PhD in Sociology||2014||African Christian churches and sexual violence against women|
|Stellenbosch University||MTh. In Practical Theology: Clinical Pastoral Care & HIV||2008||Clinical pastoral care and HIV|
|Stellenbosch University||Post-graduate Diploma in Theology||2007||Theology|
|Stellenbosch University||M.Phil in Translation||2006||Translation|
|Stellenbosch University||B.A. Humanities||2003||Philosophy & English|
2015- present, Research Director, Unit for Religion and Development Research, Stellenbosch University.
2008-2014, Researcher, Unit for Religion and Development Research, Stellenbosch University.
2014. Research published in Research at Stellenbosch University 2013: Showcasing research excellence.
2013. Runner-up in the South African Women in Science Awards (WISA), in the category Emerging researcher on the role of science and research against violence towards women.
2013. Recipient of the Mellon award, for being an early career academic staff member with the potential and demonstrated commitment to become an established researcher or research leader in her field.
2012. Research published in Research at Stellenbosch University 2011: Showcasing research excellence.
2011. Awarded a three-month research internship on the African Security and Governance Project at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
2010-2015. URDR awarded SU Community Interaction Flagship Status.
Publications, research reports, and conference presentations
Le Roux, E. 2015. “Telling stories”: talking about VAW within the church and seminary. In Mouton, E., Kapuma, G., Hansen, L., & Togom, T. (ed.s). Living with Dignity: African Perspectives on Gender Equality. Stellenbosch: SUNPRESS.
Le Roux, E. 2015. The role of faith communities in prevention and response to SGBV: a scoping study. Conference paper at the Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum 2015.
Le Roux, E., Lele, U.B., & Sandilands, M. Conference paper. 2015. Engaging with faith groups to prevent violence against women and girls in conflict-affected communities: A three-year tracking of 15 communities in the Orientale Province, DRC. Conference paper at the Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum 2015.
Le Roux, E. 2015. Research Report for Tearfund UK. Bi-annual Internal Research Report:Analysis of Faith Leader Panel Visit 1, Gender Champion Panel Visit 1, Survivor Visit 1.
Le Roux, E. 2015. Research report for UK DFID. A scoping study on the role of faith communities and organisations in prevention and response to sexual and gender-based violence: Implications for policy and practice
Le Roux, E. & Olivier, J. 2015. Research report for World Vision. Interim research activity report: Faith and Gender in Development Project – Building an Evidence base for the effective scale-up of Channels of Hope for Gender.
Le Roux, E. 2015. Taking a look at the evidence: the role of faith communities in prevention and response to SGBV. Presentation at the World Bank Religion and Sustainable Development Conference. 7-9 July 2015.
Le Roux, E. 2013. Research report for Tearfund UK. Sexual violence in South Africa and the role of the church.
Le Roux, E. 2013. Exploring statistics: Intersectionality and violence against women with disabilities. Conference paper at the EDAN Women’s Conference.
Le Roux, E. 2013. Research report for EMPACT Africa. Preliminary Report on the Monitoring and Evaluation of the EMPACT Africa HIV Stigma Workshops with the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in South Africa.
Hendriks, H.J., Mouton, E., Hansen, L., & Le Roux, E. 2012. Men in the pulpit, women in the pews? Addressing gender inequality in Africa. Stellenbosch: SUNPRESS.
Le Roux, E. 2012. Why sexual violence? The social reality of an absent church. In Hendriks, H.J., Mouton, E., Hansen, L., & Le Roux, E. (ed.s) Men in the pulpit, women in the pews? Addressing gender inequality in Africa. Stellenbosch: SUNPRESS.
Le Roux, E. 2011. The church and peace processes: A case study of Jos. Conference paper at the ISTR African Civil Society Research Network Conference.
Le Roux, E. 2011. Research report for World Vision. MEER Channels of Hope Project Evaluation: Russian Federation, Romania and Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lebanon, Georgia and Afghanistan.
Le Roux, E. 2011. Research report for Tearfund UK. A view on the current situation regarding sexual violence in Burundi: The role for the church and possible avenues for intervention.
Le Roux, E. 2010. Pornography: Human right or human rights violation? HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 66(2), Art. #847, 8 pages. DOI: 10.4102/hts.v66i2.847.
Erasmus, J.C. & Le Roux, E. 2010. Exploring anomalies in the values and sexual behavior of Anglican youth. Commonwealth Youth and Development, 8(2).
Le Roux, E. 2010. Research report for Tearfund UK. An explorative baseline: the role of the church in sexual violence that are/were in armed conflict, in a preventative sense and as a caring institution.
Le Roux, E. 2010. Research report for Anglican AAIDS Healthcare Trust. Impact survey on sexuality and HIV&AIDS among 10- to 24-year-ols Siyafundisa members in 10 selected dioceses.
Louw, D.J. & Le Roux, E. 2009. Reading films as human texts: Yesterday and the dismantling of stigmatisation in a pastoral hermeneutics within the context of the HIV pandemic. Scriptura, 102: 536-548.
Le Roux, E. 2009. Pornography: Human right or human rights violation? Conference paper at the 2009 Joint Conference of Academic Societies in the fields of Religion and Theology.