[Svrilist] SVRI Update

Liz Dartnall svri at mrc.ac.za
Wed Jul 26 08:43:23 SAST 2006


Dear SVRI List Members

To follow is the SVRI Update which contains a variety of sexual violence 
related research and resources. Please email svri at mrc.ac.za 
<mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za> if you would like us to include relevant sexual 
violence resources and materials in the SVRI Updates. For more 
information and resources on sexual violence and the SVRI visit 
www.svri.org <http://www.svri.org>.

Call For Proposals - Research on Male Victims of Human Trafficking: 
  The U.S. Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking 
in Persons (G/TIP) seeks practical and applicable research on male 
victims of human trafficking. Although women and children suffer 
disproportionately from the crime of human trafficking, a significant 
number of males fall victim to traffickers each year. Research on human 
trafficking has often overlooked these victims, and G/TIP therefore 
seeks proposals that will shed light on this aspect of human 
trafficking. In particular, G/TIP is interested in research that 
examines and analyzes forms or aspects of human trafficking that affect 
male victims and that are lesser-known or have received insufficient 
attention from government or NGO anti-trafficking efforts. Such research 
may be qualitative or quantitative; global, regional, national, or 
local; but it should have direct and obvious practical application to 
anti-trafficking policy and practice. Proposals also should make clear 
that the applicant understands the difference between smuggling and 
trafficking, and between merely exploitative labor situations and 
trafficking for forced labor. Applications are due by August 16, 2006.  
[Source:  Reinhard Fichtl & Muna Basnyat, Terre des hommes, Nepal].   
More information about the solicitation is available on 
http://www.grants.gov, under funding opportunity number 
GTIP-06-GR-001-071106, at 
http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?oppId=10286&mode=VIEW 
<http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do?oppId=10286&mode=VIEW>, or on 
the G/TIP website at http://www.state.gov/g/tip/rfp/68904.htm

Book Release:  Smith C (2006) 'On the Sidelines Clapping', Produced by 
Heinrich Boell.  To order a copy, contact Lisa-Anne Julien at 
lisa at boell.org.za <mailto:lisa at boell.org.za>, or info at boell.org.za 
<mailto:info at boell.org.za>

Child Marriage Advocacy Toolkit, (2006) International Center for 
Research on Women:  Get the Facts about Child Marriage:  Child marriage 
is prevalent in many developing countries, putting girls at risk for 
serious economic, health and educational problems. Girls who marry young 
are more likely to live in poverty, experience violence at home and much 
less likely to continue attending school. For more information visit:  
http://www.icrw.org/html/takeaction/aboutchildmarriage.htm

Updated Link:  Please note the previously circulated GTZ Report - Funk 
A, Lang J; Osterhaus J (2005) Ending Violence Against Women and Girls - 
Protecting Human Rights, Good Practices for Development Cooperation, 
GTZ, can now be downloaded at:  
http://www2.gtz.de/dokumente/bib/05-1048.pdf


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