[Svrilist] SVRI Update
svri at mrc.ac.za
Tue Jul 4 09:27:39 SAST 2006
<>Dear SVRI List Members
To follow is the SVRI Update on sexual violence and research related
resources and materials. Please assist us in keeping the SVRI website
and list relevant and up-to-date by sending resources or feedback to
svri at mrc.ac.za <mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za>. Please visit the website for
more information - www.svri.org <http://www.svri.org/>
<>1. New Guidelines: Delaney, S. (2006) Protecting children from
sexual exploitation and sexual violence in disaster and emergency
situations: a guide for local and community based organisations, End
Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for
Sexual Purposes (ECPAT International), Available on line:
2. UN Resolution on the In-Depth Violence Against Women Study: Visit
the following site to access member states' responses to the Secretary
General's to the request for information for the study on violence
against women: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/vaw/responses/index.htm
<>3. Materials sourced from ELDIS Gender Reporter:
3.1 Documenting women's rights violations by non-state actors
Authors: Women Living Under Muslim Laws; Bauer, J.; HâEURs(lie, A.
Produced by: Rights and Democracy, International Centre for Human Rights
and Democratic Development (ICHRDD) (2006)
<>This manual aims to provide tools to help further the work of
activists particularly those investigating and addressing violence
against women perpetrated by non-state actors. It is especially designed
for activists without legal backgrounds, with the aim of directing them
towards legal definitions and human rights mechanisms that may help them
in their efforts to ensure that states fully meet their obligation to
Available online at: http://www.eldis.org/cf/rdr/rdr.cfm?doc=DOC22254
3.2 Violence against girls in Africa
Authors: Holst-Roness , F. T.
Produced by: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) (2006)
This paper draws attention to the many ways in which girls experience
violence during armed conflict or crises, and briefly presents some of
the activities carried out by the International Committee of the Red
Cross (ICRC) to protect and assist them.
Available online at: http://www.eldis.org/cf/rdr/rdr.cfm?doc=DOC22252
3.3 Born to high risk: violence against girls in Africa
Authors: Mugawe, D.; Powell, A.
Produced by: Pension Research Council, Wharton School, University of
Pennsylvania (USA) (2005)
This report aims to enrich work on violence against children in Africa
and to provide a framework for action. It provides strong foundations
for future action by exploring the concept of violence and identifying
what makes African girls especially vulnerable to various forms of violence.
Available online at: http://www.eldis.org/cf/rdr/rdr.cfm?doc=DOC22227
<>4. Publication: Hernandez-Andrews K,L & Fontaine C (2006) Talaq,
Talaq, Talaq--Women Suffering In India Because of the Misuse of Triple
Talaq, For copies of the paper please contact me off-list at
svri at mrc.ac.za <mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za>. For more information on Triple
Talaq and issues concerning Muslim women worldwide, go to Women Living
Under Muslim Laws at http://www.wluml.org/english/index.shtml.
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