[Svrilist] SVRI Resources and Publications 06 06

Liz Dartnall svri at mrc.ac.za
Tue Jun 20 08:48:58 SAST 2006

Dear SVRI list members,

Approximately once a month we send a list of publications, resources & 
upcoming meetings which may be of interest to those working on issues of 
sexual violence. If you would like to suggest resources to be included 
on upcoming lists or on the SVRI website, please email svri at mrc.ac.za 
<mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za>.


<>(Source:  PubMed. Following search terms were used - rape, sexual 
assault, sexual violence, sexual abuse, forced sex, coerced sex, 
trafficking) <> 

1.  Annan SL.  Sexual violence in rural areas: a review of the 
literature. Fam Community Health. 2006 Jul-Sep;29(3):164-8. PMID: 
16775466 [PubMed - in process]

2.  Messerschmidt JW.  Review Symposium: The Forgotten Victims of World 
War II: Masculinities and Rape in Berlin, 1945. Violence Against Women. 
2006 Jul;12(7):706-12. No abstract available. PMID: 16777953 [PubMed - 
in process]

<>3.  Griffing S, Lewis CS, Chu M, Sage RE, Madry L, Primm BJ.   
Exposure to Interpersonal Violence as a Predictor of PTSD Symptomatology 
in Domestic Violence Survivors. J Interpers Violence. 2006 
Jul;21(7):936-54. PMID: 16731993 [PubMed - in process]

<>4.  Goodman GS, Myers JE, Qin J, Quas JA, Castelli P, Redlich AD, 
Rogers L.  Hearsay Versus Children's Testimony: Effects of Truthful and 
Deceptive Statements on Jurors' Decisions. Law Hum Behav. 2006 Jun 16; 
[Epub ahead of print] PMID: 16779675 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

5.  Joiner TE Jr, Sachs-Ericsson NJ, Wingate LR, Brown JS, Anestis MD, 
Selby EA.  Childhood physical and sexual abuse and lifetime number of 
suicide attempts: A persistent and theoretically important relationship. 
Behav Res Ther. 2006 Jun 9; [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 16765909 [PubMed 
- as supplied by publisher]

6.  Teicher MH, Samson JA, Polcari A, McGreenery CE.  Sticks, stones, 
and hurtful words: relative effects of various forms of childhood 
maltreatment. Am J Psychiatry. 2006 Jun;163(6):993-1000. PMID: 16741199 
[PubMed - in process]

7.  Nikapota A.  After the tsunami: A story from Sri Lanka. Int Rev 
Psychiatry. 2006 Jun;18(3):275-9. PMID: 16753666 [PubMed - in process]

<>8.  Teram E, Stalker C, Hovey A, Schachter C, Lasiuk G.  Towards 
malecentric communication: sensitizing health professionals to the 
realities of male childhood sexual abuse survivors. Issues Ment Health 
Nurs. 2006 Jun;27(5):499-517. PMID: 16613801 [PubMed - in process] 

9.  Khachemoune A, Guldbakke KK, Ehrsam E.  Infantile perineal 
protrusion. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2006 Jun;54(6):1046-9. PMID: 16713460 
[PubMed - in process]

<>10.  Narayan AP, Socolar RR, St Claire K.  Pediatric residency 
training in child abuse and neglect in the United States. Pediatrics. 
2006 Jun;117(6):2215-21. PMID: 16740867 [PubMed - in process]  <>

11.  Young KL, Jones JG, Worthington T, Simpson P, Casey PH.  Forensic 
laboratory evidence in sexually abused children and adolescents. Arch 
Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2006 Jun;160(6):585-8. PMID: 16754819 [PubMed - in 
process] <>

12.  Fairbrother N, Rachman S. PTSD in victims of sexual assault: test 
of a major component of the Ehlers-Clark theory. J Behav Ther Exp 
Psychiatry. 2006 Jun;37(2):74-93. PMID: 16563306 [PubMed - in process]

13.  Wessel E, Drevland GC, Eilertsen DE, Magnussen S.  Credibility of 
the Emotional Witness: A Study of Ratings by Court Judges. Law Hum 
Behav. 2006 Jun 1; [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 16738829 [PubMed - as 
supplied by publisher]

14.  Wilcox P, Jordan CE, Pritchard AJ.  Fear of acquaintance versus 
stranger rape as a "master status": towards refinement of the "shadow of 
sexual assault". Violence Vict. 2006 Jun;21(3):355-70. PMID: 16761859 
[PubMed - in process]

15.  Rice ME, Harris GT, Lang C, Cormier C.  Violent Sex Offenses: How 
are They Best Measured from Official Records? Law Hum Behav. 2006 Jun 
13; [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 16770703 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

16.  Modesitt SC, Gambrell AC, Cottrill HM, Hays LR, Walker R, Shelton 
BJ, Jordan CE, Ferguson JE 2nd.  Adverse impact of a history of violence 
for women with breast, cervical, endometrial, or ovarian cancer. Obstet 
Gynecol. 2006 Jun;107(6):1330-6.  PMID: 16738160 [PubMed - in process]

17.  Roxburgh A, Degenhardt L, Copeland J. Posttraumatic stress disorder 
among female street-based sex workers in the greater Sydney area, 
Australia. BMC Psychiatry. 2006 May 24;6(1):24 [Epub ahead of print] 
PMID: 16719928 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

18.  Sidley P. Zuma's trial leaves confused messages on AIDS. BMJ. 2006 
May 13;332(7550):1112. No abstract available. PMID: 16690655 [PubMed - 
indexed for MEDLINE]

19.  Campbell L, Keegan A, Cybulska B, Forster G.  Prevalence of mental 
health problems and deliberate self-harm in complainants of sexual 
violence. J Clin Forensic Med. 2006 May 24; [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 
16725364 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

20.  Connolly DA, Don Read J.  Delayed Prosecutions of Historic Child 
Sexual Abuse: Analyses of 2064 Canadian Criminal Complaints. Law Hum 
Behav. 2006 May 23; [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 16718582 [PubMed - as 
supplied by publisher]


SEPTEMBER 2006, International Conference Centre of Geneva, Switzerland 

2.  MONEY AND MOVEMENTS: Meeting of the international women's movement 
taking place in Oaxaca, Mexico from November 9-11, 2006. Deadline for 
application is June 23. For more information visit 

The SVRI website conference page is updated regularly, please visit us 
at www.svri.org <http://www.svri.org/>. 


AFRICA: The Social Science Research Council, has announced a fellowship 
opportunity for African researchers, policy analysts, program planners 
and practitioners. Up to eight fellowships will be awarded for health 
and social policy research in Eastern and Southern Africa on (1) the 
gender and political economy of care-giving and HIV/AIDS; or (2) sexual 
violence and HIV/AIDS.  Two Senior Fellowships of up to $25,000 and six 
Associate Fellowships of up to $10,000 will be awarded.  Applications 
are due by July 15, 2006. Fellowship Announcement available on line at: 
http://www.ssrc.org/programs/HIV/fellowships/  For additional 
information, please contact the Fellowship Coordinator at 
hivaids at ssrc.org <mailto:hivaids at ssrc.org>.

2.  SENIOR INTERNATIONAL FELLOWS PROGRAM, The Center on Philanthropy and 
Civil Society, New York, NY, USA. Closing date: July 01, 2006.  Center 
on Philanthropy and Civil Society's Senior International Fellows Program 
provides an opportunity for the professional development of Third-Sector 
practitioners from outside the United States who are decision-makers in 
their professions.  Fellows will participate in a 1-month seminar on the 
U.S. and international voluntary sectors. The program will run from 
October 15, 2006 through November 11, 2006. For more information email: 
(cpcs at gc.cuny.edu <mailto:cpcs at gc.cuny.edu>), or visit the website: 


<>1. GENDER AROUND THE WORLD: Ahfad University for Women in Sudan seeks 
submissions for the Ahfad Journal on the theme, ''Gender Around the 
World.'' Articles should range from 20-25 double-spaced pages, including 
bibliography. Submission deadline is July 15, 2006. For more information 
please contact: aabedlh at utnet.utoledo.edu 
<mailto:aabedlh at utnet.utoledo.edu>  (Source: IWDA E Gender Newsletter 
May 2006)  <>

2.  CALL FOR WRITERS FOR AGENDA (Journal on Trafficking):  Agenda 
intends to publish a journal in December 2006 focussing on the topic of 
human trafficking.  They are particularly seeking writers from the 
African continent, but also from other parts of the South. For more 
information email editor at agenda.org.za <mailto:editor at agenda.org.za>.  
Deadline for shows of interest - 1 July 2006.


<>1. Position/s: Programme and Policy Managers, Organisation: WOMANKIND 
Worldwide, Location: London, UK , Closing date: June 28, 2006. Download 
an application pack at: www.womankind.org.uk 
<http://www.womankind.org.uk> or email (sarahh at womankind.org.uk 
<mailto:sarahh at womankind.org.uk>). Website: 
http://www.womankind.org.uk/jobs-internships.html  <>

2.  Position:  Project Officer, Challenging Violence against Women in 
Honduras, Organisation: The Central America Women's Network (CAWN), 
Location: London, UK, Closing date: June 23, 2006. For more information 
visit: www.cawn.org <http://www.cawn.org>.  Website: 

3.  Position:  Associate, Organisation:  Women's Rights Division / Human 
Rights Watch (HRW), Location:  New York, NY, USA, Closing date: July 07, 
2006. Full details available online at: 

<>4.  Position:  Governance Fellow on Security and Development, 
Organisation: Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Location: 
Brighton, UK, Closing date: June 30, 2006. See full job description at:  

5.  Positions:  Sexuality and Reproductive Health Experts, Organisation: 
European Management Solutions, Location: Russia, Closing date: June 24, 
2006.  For more information email: (employment at europeansolutions.nl 
<mailto:employment at europeansolutions.nl>), or visit: Website: 

6.  Position:  Program Officer, Organisation:  Asset Building and 
Community Development Program, Sexuality and Reproductive Health, Ford 
Foundation, Location:  South Africa, Closing Date: 5 July 2006.  To 
apply for the position visit www.fordfound.org/employment 

7.  FHI Job Opportunities:  Click on the following link for a detailed 
list of current job opportunities with Family Health International:  


1.  Female Genital Mutilation Documents at the Population Reference 
Bureau Website:

<>1.1  Information on Female Genital Cutting: What Is Out There? What Is 
Needed? (July 2004) available online at:  

1.2  Abandoning Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Information From 
Around the World. This CD-ROM, in English and French, is a collection of 
data and research on female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) from a 
wide variety of sources. (August 2005).  Online at:  

2.  New Website:  The African Regional Youth Initiative is excited to 
announce its new website: http://www.africaninitiative.org/af/.

3.  Reports/Papers:    <>

3.1  Complying with the Law? How Catholic Hospitals Respond to State 
Laws Mandating the Provision of Emergency Contraception to Sexual 
Assaults Victims, Ibis Reproductive Health, 2006  Online at:  

3.2  Great Ancestors: Women Asserting Rights in Muslim Contexts: A 
Training and Information Kit, Shaheed, F. and Lee-Shaheed, A., 2005.  
Access online: http://www.siyanda.org/static/shaheed_lee-shaheed_rights.htm

3.3 The Psychological Consequences of Sexual Trauma:  By Nicole P. Yuan, 
Mary P. Koss, and Mirto Stone (March 2006), Available on line at: 

3.4  Marital Rape:  New research and directions.  By Raquel Kennedy 
Bergen (February 2006), online at: 

3.5  Ending violence against women and girls: protecting human rights 
good practices for development cooperation, by Funk, A.; Lang, J.; 
Osterhaus, J, Produced by:  Deutsche Gessellschaft fur Technische 
Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) (2005),  Available online at: 
Please note that the SVRI web site is updated regularly. It provides 
information about the SVRI and contains links to documents and other 
resources on sexual violence and sexual violence research. It is also 
possible to join and contact the SVRI through the site at: 

Feel free to reproduce, share the contents of this emailer, referencing 
the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (www.svri.org)

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