[Svrilist] SVRI Update: 08 10 10

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Fri Oct 8 12:46:52 SAST 2010




Dear SVRI List Members

We are back and the SVRI Update is changing! At the SVRI’s recent Annual Coordinating Group meeting, the decision was made to send out only one Update a week and to integrate a limited number of SV in the News weekly items into the SVRI Resource and Publication Update. We would like to trial this new approach, and welcome your thoughts and feedback on this shift to one Update a week. Please let us know what you think by sending an email to svri at mrc.ac.za <mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za> . 

We also welcome contributions from members on any sexual violence research related research, materials, resources, events and publications. Please send them through to us at svri at mrc.ac.za <mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za>  

Today’s SVRI Update includes the following:
[Summaries directly taken or adapted from source]

I. Call for Abstracts: SVRI Forum 2011: Moving the Agenda Forward, 10 – 13 October 2011, Vineyard Boutique Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
II. Sexual Violence in the News
III. Websites
IV. Online Publications/Resources
V. Journal Articles
VI. Events
VII. Funding Links / Scholarships / Research Opportunities
VIII. Vacancies

I. Call for Abstracts: SVRI Forum 2011: Moving the Agenda Forward, 10 – 13 October 2011, Vineyard Boutique Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

The SVRI is pleased to announce its second international conference, the SVRI Forum 2011: Moving the agenda forward. The conference will focus on research priorities to strengthen our responses to sexual violence globally and to encourage participants to network, share ideas and exciting strategies in the field. We are honoured to invite researchers, academics, policy-makers, activists and others to submit their abstracts for presentation at the Forum. Abstract submission will be open until 31 May 2011. Visit: http://www.svri.org/forum2011/abstracts.htm <http://www.svri.org/forum2011/abstracts.htm>  to submit or http://www.svri.org/forum2011/ <http://www.svri.org/forum2011/>  for more information on the conference. We look forward to meeting you in Cape Town!

II. Sexual Violence in the News

Mass Rape and HIV in Conflict-Affected Countries: Despite Relatively Low Incidence, Researchers Stress Urgency of Interventions for Thousands of Women in Need, AIDSMAP, 30 September 2010: Researchers drew this conclusion after analysing data from seven conflict-affected countries with high HIV prevalence: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda. Full article: http://www.aidsmap.com/page/1518010/ <http://www.aidsmap.com/page/1518010/>  

Ontario Judge Strikes Down Prostitution Laws, National Post, 28 September 2010: A ruling that struck down three of the country’s prostitution laws is based on a balancing of the constitutional rights of sex-trade workers and not about morality, an Ontario Superior Court judge said in a potentially landmark decision. http://news.nationalpost.com/2010/09/28/ontario-judge-strikes-down-prostitution-laws/ <http://news.nationalpost.com/2010/09/28/ontario-judge-strikes-down-prostitution-laws/>  

Violence Hits Behind the News, Inter Press Service News Agency, 20 September 2010: Amalia is an indigenous Maya girl from a rural community in southern Quintana Roo, on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. She is 11, and in August became the youngest mother in the country when she gave birth to a baby girl. http://www.ips.org/mdg3/violence-hits-behind-the-news/ <http://www.ips.org/mdg3/violence-hits-behind-the-news/>  

Iran Lifts Sentence of Stoning for Woman, New York Times, 8 September 2010: An Iranian official has confirmed that the government halted the sentence of death by stoning of a woman convicted of adultery, but he reiterated that she was still facing accusations of murder. Full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/09/world/middleeast/09stoning.html?_r=3 <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/09/world/middleeast/09stoning.html?_r=3>  

III. Websites

VAWnet Special Collection - Disaster and Emergency Preparedness and Response: This collection highlights the disproportionate vulnerability of women and children to domestic and sexual violence in disaster and emergency situations, and organizes information to help increase the safety and well being of those at higher risk for violence during and after a major disaster or crisis. Website: http://new.vawnet.org/category/index_pages.php?category_id=1134 <http://new.vawnet.org/category/index_pages.php?category_id=1134>  

BRIDGE: The former Siyanda and BRIDGE websites have been to provide a central point for gender and development information in support of your gender mainstreaming needs. [Source: WUNRN] Website: http://www.bridge.ids.ac.uk/ <http://www.bridge.ids.ac.uk/>  

Rwanda Men’s Resource Centre: This website offers various information outputs including forums, documents and training courses all aimed at alleviating gender based violence. [Source: Siyanda Update] Website: http://www.rwamrec.org/index.php?lng=en?em=1005&tag=QG <http://www.rwamrec.org/index.php?lng=en?em=1005&tag=QG>  

WHO Gender, Women and Health Network: This technically diverse, committed regional gender focal points collaborate with national and local authorities to reinforce the health sector response. Website: http://www.who.int/gender/regions/en/ <http://www.who.int/gender/regions/en/>  

IV. Online Publications/Resource

Preventing Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence against Women: Taking Action and Generating Evidence. World Health Organization and London School for Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2010: This document is primarily aimed at policy-makers, programme planners and donors from public health and related sectors who seek to advance the prevention of intimate partner and sexual violence against women. Full document: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2010/9789241564007_eng.pdf <http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2010/9789241564007_eng.pdf>  

Mental Health and Development: Targeting People with Mental Health Conditions as a Vulnerable Group. WHO, 2010: The report presents compelling evidence that persons with mental and psychosocial disabilities are a vulnerable group but continue to be marginalized in terms of development aid and government attention. [Source: WUNRN] Full document: http://www.who.int/mental_health/policy/mhtargeting/en/index.html <http://www.who.int/mental_health/policy/mhtargeting/en/index.html>  

The Secretary General’s Annual Evaluation Report on the Implementation of the 2004 OSCE Action Plan for the Promotion of Gender Equality. Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, September 2010: This report assesses the situation and raise awareness of the state of gender equality in the OSCE’s structures, policies and programmes. [Source: WUNRN] Full report: http://www.osce.org/documents/sg/2010/08/45877_en.pdf <http://www.osce.org/documents/sg/2010/08/45877_en.pdf> 

European Report on Preventing Violence and Knife Crime among Young People. Sethi D, Hughes K, Bellis M, Mitis F and Racioppi F. WHO Regional Office for Europe, 2010: This report describes the burden that violence imposes on the Region, particularly its poorer countries and groups; risk factors and their interactions; factors that can protect young people from violence; and the evidence supporting the efficacy of preventive action. [Source: Equidad] Full document: http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0012/121314/E94277.pdf <http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0012/121314/E94277.pdf>  

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Data and Trends. Population Reference Bureau, Update 2010: This report presents data from 27 developing countries where data on female genital mutilation/cutting has been systematically collected. [Source: WUNRN] Full document: http://www.prb.org/pdf10/fgm-wallchart2010.pdf <http://www.prb.org/pdf10/fgm-wallchart2010.pdf>  

Film: ‘Act of Dishonour’, 2010. This film is based on a true-life story and presents the grim reality of honour killing in Afghanistan. The film is an award-winning Afghan-Canadian director's film, which was shot in an abandoned village in Tajikistan. [Source: WUNRN] Film segment at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A64oMFQnssA <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A64oMFQnssA>  

Children’s Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey. Finkelhor D, Turner H, Ormrod R, Hamby S, and Kracke K. Juvenile Justice Bulletin October 2009: This Bulletin discusses the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence, the most comprehensive nationwide survey of the incidence and prevalence of children’s exposure to violence to date. [Source: Prevent-Connect] Full document: http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/227744.pdf <http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/227744.pdf>  

Our Right to be Protected from Violence: Activities for Learning and Taking Action for Children and Young People. Fountain S, Secretariat of the United Nations Secretary-General's Study on Violence against Children, 2007: This book addresses the principle that children have the right to be protected from violence by drawing on the 2006 United Nations Secretary-General’s Study on Violence against Children and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. [Source: Prevent-Connect] Full document: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5558&category_id=41&category_type=3 <http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=104&language_id=1&erc_doc_id=5558&category_id=41&category_type=3>  

Film: The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo. Jackson L.F. Women Make Movies, 2007: This extraordinary film, shot in the war zones of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), shatters the silence that surrounds the use of sexual violence as a weapon of conflict. For more information, visit: http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c709.shtml <http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/c709.shtml>  

For country specific resources on sexual violence visit our country pages:  http://www.svri.org/countries.htm <http://www.svri.org/countries.htm> 

V. Journal Articles

Please note, to obtain a full copy of a journal article you may write to the author given as the contact person by the respective publishing house to request a copy.

A 3-Step eHealth Approach to Transfer Knowledge on HIV and Sexual Violence in Developing Countries. Van Zyl H, Dartnall L. Stud Health Technol Inform; 160(ePub): 471-5, 2010: This paper discusses an innovative 3-step eHealth approach to translate research for target audiences' knowledge uptake in developing countries. Full abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20841731 <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20841731>  

A Typology of Multiple-Perpetrator Rape. Chambers J.C, Horvath M.A.H and Kelly L. Criminal Justice and Behavior;37: 1114-1139, 2010: The current study sought to explore the facets of multiple-perpetrator rape (MPR) in a sample representative of one geographical area. Full abstract: http://cjb.sagepub.com/content/37/10/1114.short <http://cjb.sagepub.com/content/37/10/1114.short>  

Worth Their While? Pursuing a Rape Complaint through the Criminal Justice System. Vetten L, Jewkes R, Sigsworth R, Christofides N, Loots L, Dunseith O. SA Crime Q; (32): 19-25, 2010: This article explores the extent to which victims' lack of faith in legal processes is warranted and asks if laying a complaint is worth the effort. [Source: SafetyLit] Full article: http://www.iss.org.za/uploads/CQ32Vetten.pdf <http://www.iss.org.za/uploads/CQ32Vetten.pdf>  

Lost in Translation: UN Responses to Sexual Violence against Men and Boys in Situations of Armed Conflict. Sivakumaran S. International Review of the Red Cross, No 877, p.259-277, 2010: The article assesses the state of knowledge and work in the field of sexual violence against men and boys and notes that although there have been many positive developments, the issue is not always moving in the right direction. [Source: SafetyLit] Full article: http://www.icrc.org/web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/html/review-877-p259 <http://www.icrc.org/web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/html/review-877-p259> 

‘Target’, ‘Cancer’ and ‘Warrior’: Exploring Painful Metaphors of Self-Presentation Used by Girls Born of War Rape. Erjavec K, Volčič Z. Discourse Soc; 21(5): 524-543, 2010: This article aims to to contribute to the research that deals with the life situations of children born of war rape, and to show the usefulness of an analysis of metaphors when a specific topic is emotionally difficult to talk about. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_213568_28 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_213568_28>  

A Typology of Multiple-Perpetrator Rape. Chambers JC., Horvath M.A.H, Kelly L. Crim Justice Behav; 37(10): 1114-1139, 2010: This study explores the facets of multiple-perpetrator rape (MPR) in a sample representative of one geographical area. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_213545_20 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_213545_20>  

Assessing the impact of mass rape on the incidence of HIV in conflict-affected countries. Supervie V, Halima Y, Blower S. AIDS; ePub, 2010: This study quantifies the potential impact of mass rape on HIV incidence in seven conflict-afflicted countries, with severe HIV epidemics, in sub-Saharan Africa. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_213211_20 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_213211_20>  

Internet-Facilitated Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: Findings from a Nationally Representative Sample of Law Enforcement Agencies in the United States. Mitchell K.J, Jones L.M, Finkelhor D, Wolak J. Sex Abuse; ePub, 2010: This article explores the variety of ways in which the Internet is used to facilitate the commercial sexual exploitation of children and provides national incidence estimates for the number of arrests involving such technology-facilitated crimes in 2006. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_213487_24 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_213487_24>  

History of Reported Sexual or Physical Abuse among Long-Term Heroin Users and Their Response to Substitution Treatment. Oviedo-Joekes E, Marchand K, Guh D, Marsh D.C, Brissette S, Krausz M, Anis A, Schechter M.T. Addict Behav; ePub, 2010: This article identifies history of physical or sexual abuse at treatment initiation in relation to drug use and health among long-term opioid-dependent individuals. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_213205_1 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_213205_1>  

The Link between Alcohol Use and Aggression Toward Sexual Minorities: An Event-Based Analysis. Parrott D.J, Gallagher K.E, Vincent W, Bakeman R. Psychol Addict Behav; 24(3): 516-21, 2010: The current study used an event-based assessment approach to examine the day-to-day relationship between heterosexual men's alcohol consumption and perpetration of aggression toward sexual minorities. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_213465_1 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_213465_1>  

Normative Versus Consequential Ethics in Sexually Violent Predator Laws: An Ethics Conundrum for Psychiatry. Sreenivasan S, Frances A, Weinberger L.E. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law; 38(3): 386-91, 2010: In this commentary, the authors examine and attempt to resolve the conflicting positions raised by the Sexually Violent Predators statutes by using consequential versus normative ethics. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_213353_37 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_213353_37>  

Assessment of Violence against Women in Kano Metropolis, Nigeria. Salaudeen A.G, Akande T.M, Musa O.I, Bamidele J.O, Oluwole F.A. Niger Postgrad Med J; 17(3): 218-22, 2010: This study identifies various forms of gender based violence affecting women in Kano metropolis, determine factors responsible for gender based violence and use this to suggest ways of preventing gender based violence. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_213435_20 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_213435_20>  

Rape Warfare: Sexual Violence as a Systematic Weapon of War. Romaniuk S.N. Am J Sci Res; (9): 23-29, 2010: This article draws upon the work of Miranda Alison entitled Wartime Sexual Violence, and demonstrates that while she illustrates the intersection of gender and ethnicity in wartime sexual violence, she fails to provide ample evidence to confirm her claim to the existence of female agents of sexual violence. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_213668_20 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_213668_20>  

Between Rhetoric and Reality: Exploring the Impact of Military Humanitarian Intervention Upon Sexual Violence: Post-Conflict Sex Trafficking in Kosovo. Godec S.T. Int Rev Red Cross (1999); 92(877): 235-258, 2010: This paper analyses the doctrine of humanitarian intervention and its impact on women in recipient states, particularly with regard to sexual violence. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_213691_33 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_213691_33>  

Rape, Torture and the European Convention on Human Rights. McGlynn C. Int Compar Law Q; 58(03): 565-595, 2009: This article examines the legacy of the ground-breaking judgment in Aydin v Turkey in which the European Court of Human Rights held that rape could constitute torture. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_214691_37 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_214691_37>  

VI. Events

International Conference on Gender Based Violence, Doctors of the World France, 11 October 2010, A la Bibliothèque Nationale, France. This conference will bring together researchers, practitioners, political decision makers, and students from around the world to share knowledge and practices, and debate current issues in the field of GBV. For registration, please visit: www.medecinsdumonde.org/colloqueVLG <http://www.medecinsdumonde.org/colloqueVLG>  

PEPFAR Male Norms Initiative Meeting, 14 October 2010, Washington, D.C, USA. The Male Norms Initiative meeting will feature opening remarks by Michele Moloney-Kitts, Assistant US Global AIDS Coordinator, and presentations of findings and discussion with international and in-country implementation and research partners, including from Ethiopia and Namibia. [Source: IGWG] Please RSVP to Monique Widyono at mwidyono at path.org <mailto:mwidyono at path.org>  

The 52nd ECSA Health Ministers’ Conference, 25-29 October 2010, Zimbabwe. This conference aims to identify policy issues and recommendations in improving utilization of evidence to effect positive transformation in health care. Abstract submission open. [Source: ECafrique] For more information, contact: regsec at ecsa.or.tz <mailto:regsec at ecsa.or.tz>  and jwatiti at ecsa.or.tz <mailto:jwatiti at ecsa.or.tz> 

Virtual Forum on Violence against Women Living with HIV, 1-19 November 2010. This forum will address the urgent need to open an engaging dialogue with diverse participants from around the world. To register, visit: http://www.dvcn.org/content/attend <http://www.dvcn.org/content/attend>  

Training Course: Men Can Stop Rape, DC From Theory to Practice Training, 5 January 2011, Washington, D.C, USA. Through interactive group exercises, role-playing, and multi-media presentations, this course prepares participants with the necessary skills to motivate men to take a more active role in challenging attitudes and behaviors that support rape and other forms of men’s violence against women. Application deadline: 3 December 2010. [Source: RAINNet] For more information, visit: http://www.mencanstoprape.org/calendar2702/calendar_show.htm?doc_id=1367862 <http://www.mencanstoprape.org/calendar2702/calendar_show.htm?doc_id=1367862>  

2011 IASSCS Conference, 6 – 9 July 2011, Madrid, Spain. The 2011 Conference theme focuses on the multiple ways that equality and inequality are articulated through sexuality. Abstract submissions will open in November 2010. For more information, contact: 2011conference at iasscs.org <mailto:2011conference at iasscs.org>  

For more events visit: http://www.svri.org/calendar.htm <http://www.svri.org/calendar.htm>  

VII. Funding Links / Scholarships / Research Opportunities

Fellowship Opportunity: UNDP Human Development Fellowship for Media. The fellowship encourages media professionals from Asia Pacific developing countries to undertake media advocacy on issues of concern in the region from a human development perspective. Application deadline: 30 November 2010. For more information, visit: http://asia-pacific.undp.org/practices/HDRU/documents/UNDPMedia2010.pdf <http://asia-pacific.undp.org/practices/HDRU/documents/UNDPMedia2010.pdf>  

Fellowship Opportunity: Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center. The Residency Program allows for one-month of disciplined work, uninterrupted by the professional and personal demands of daily life, in a diverse and stimulating community of fellow residents. Application deadline: 1 December 2010. For more information, visit: http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/bellagio-center <http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/bellagio-center>  

Scholarship Opportunity: Young African Scholars. The H.F. Guggenheim Foundation makes grants for scholarly research into problems of aggression and violence. One program is reserved for African Scholars under the age of 35, educated and living on the African continent. Application deadline: 1 December 2010. For more information, contact: kjcolvard at aol.com <mailto:kjcolvard at aol.com>  

Funding Opportunity: UNIFEM Fund for Women’s Property and Inheritance Rights in the Context of HIV/AIDS. The Fund will provide small, catalytic grants totalling US$700,000 in 2010 to grassroots and community-based organizations or networks in sub-Saharan Africa working to improve women’s access to property and inheritance rights within the context of HIV/AIDS. [Source: WUNRN] For more information, visit: http://www.unifem.org/news_events/story_detail.php?StoryID=1166#links <http://www.unifem.org/news_events/story_detail.php?StoryID=1166#links>  

Funding Opportunity: Harvard Institute for Global Health. Proposals will be accepted for Feasibility Projects and Scholar Awards for projects with a clear component of or direct relevance to HIV-related research. Application deadline: 15 November 2010. For more information, visit: http://cfar.globalhealth.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k58622&pageid=icb.page257065 <http://cfar.globalhealth.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k58622&pageid=icb.page257065>  

Call for Nominations: Mary Robinson Award for Young Women's Leadership in Human Rights. If you are a young woman, under the age of 30, involved in Human Rights work, please nominate yourself for this award. The first recipients of the award will be honoured and celebrated during the International Women's Summit in Zurich, Switzerland from July 10 - 16, 2011. For more information, visit: http://www.worldywcacouncil.org/Mary-Robinson-Award <http://www.worldywcacouncil.org/Mary-Robinson-Award>  

SVRI Funding Links Page: For details on funders who have funding sources available for research on sexual violence visit: http://www.svri.org/funding.htm <http://www.svri.org/funding.htm>  

VIII. Vacancies

Publications Coordinator / The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) / Cape Town, South Africa (preferred, but flexible) / Closing date: October 10, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-at-AWID/Publications-Coordinator <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-at-AWID/Publications-Coordinator>  

Influencing Development Actors and Practices for Women’s Rights - Program Associate / The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) / Montevideo, Uruguay / Closing date: October 10, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-at-AWID/Influencing-Development-Actors-and-Practices-for-Women-s-Rights-Program-Associate <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-at-AWID/Influencing-Development-Actors-and-Practices-for-Women-s-Rights-Program-Associate>  

Forum & Events Coordinator / The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID). Toronto, Canada / Closing date: October 31, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-at-AWID/Forum-Events-Coordinator <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-at-AWID/Forum-Events-Coordinator>  

Director of Finance and Administration / The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) / Toronto, Canada / Closing date: October 31, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-at-AWID/Director-of-Finance-and-Administration <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-at-AWID/Director-of-Finance-and-Administration>  

Regional Development Director, East Coast / The Global Fund for Women / New York, NY, USA / Open until filled. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Regional-Development-Director-East-Coast <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Regional-Development-Director-East-Coast>  

Executive Director / Women'sNet / Johannesburg, South Africa /Closing date: October 21, 2010. . [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Executive-Director10 <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Executive-Director10>  

Executive Director - Africa Institute for Governing with Integrity / Freedom House / Johannesburg, South Africa / Closing date: October 31, 2010. . [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Executive-Director-Africa-Institute-for-Governing-with-Integrity <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Executive-Director-Africa-Institute-for-Governing-with-Integrity>  

Consultant for the Pacific UNiTE Campaign to End Violence Against Women / UN Gender Group in the Pacific. Suva, Fiji / Closing Date: October 22, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-for-the-Pacific-UNiTE-Campaign-to-End-Violence-Against-Women <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-for-the-Pacific-UNiTE-Campaign-to-End-Violence-Against-Women>  

Development Associate / Women’s Link Worldwide / Madrid, Spain / Closing date: October 29, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Development-Associate4 <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Development-Associate4>  

Program Officer - West Africa / The Global Fund for Children (GFC) / Washington, DC, USA / Apply ASAP. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Officer-West-Africa <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Officer-West-Africa>  

Program Officer, Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) / Vital Voices Global Partnership / Washington, DC, USA / Open until filled. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Officer-Latin-America-and-Caribbean-LAC <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Officer-Latin-America-and-Caribbean-LAC>  

Director, Africa / Vital Voices Global Partnership / Washington, DC, USA. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Director-Africa <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Director-Africa>  

Regional Director Africa / The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) / Nairobi, Kenya (preferred). [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Regional-Director-Africa <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Regional-Director-Africa>  

Administration and Communications Intern / ActionAid International / Johannesburg, South Africa / Closing date: October 15, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Administration-and-Communications-Intern <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Administration-and-Communications-Intern>  

International Women’s Rights Policy and Campaigns Coordinator (Acting) / ActionAid International / Location: Any country and city where ActionAid has an office / Closing date: October 15, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/International-Women-s-Rights-Policy-and-Campaigns-Coordinator-Acting <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/International-Women-s-Rights-Policy-and-Campaigns-Coordinator-Acting>  

Board Member Opportunity / Hollaback! / Location: Can be Located Around the World. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 4 October 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Board-Member-Opportunity <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Board-Member-Opportunity>  


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