[Svrilist] SVRI Update: 03 09 10

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Fri Sep 3 11:17:27 SAST 2010




Dear SVRI List Members

This SVRI Update 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 Sexual Violence Research Initiative visit www.svri.org <http://www.svri.org/>  

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

I. Save the Date! SVRI Forum 2011: Moving the Agenda Forward, 10 - 13 October 2011, Vineyard Boutique Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
II. Invitation: SVRI Oak Research Seminar: Parenting, Gender Socialisation and the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect in Low- and Middle-income Countries
III. Request from SVRI List Members: North-South Collaboration Prevention and Control Survey
IV. Websites
V. Online Publications/Resources
VI. Journal Articles
VII. Events
VIII. Funding Links / Scholarships / Research Opportunities
IX. Vacancies

I. Save the Date! SVRI Forum 2011: Moving the Agenda Forward, 10 - 13 October 2011, Vineyard Boutique Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

In 2009, the Sexual Violence Research Initiative held its first international conference on evidence based approaches for sexual violence, with emphasis on developing countries. People from around the world came together to debate, discuss and share new ideas and innovations for research on sexual violence. An important output of the SVRI Forum 2009 was the identification of some key research priorities. 

Building on the research priorities identified at this event, the SVRI is honoured to invite researchers, policy makers, funders, survivors, gender activists, service providers and others to network, share ideas and exciting strategies, and to feed into important international campaigns currently underway to prevent and respond to sexual violence globally at its second international conference, the SVRI Forum 2011. 

Visit the SVRI Forum website to read more about 2011 Forum themes and important dates at http://www.svri.org/forum2011/ <http://www.svri.org/forum2011/>  or contact us at www.svri.org <http://www.svri.org> . 

II. Invitation: SVRI Oak Research Seminar: Parenting, Gender Socialisation and the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect in Low- and Middle-income Countries

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative would like to invite you to a research seminar on Parenting, Gender Socialisation and the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect in Low- and Middle-income Countries on Thursday, 23 September 2010, from 4-800pm at the Trafalgar Hotel, London, UK. For more information on this event, please see the invitation in English http://www.svri.org/inviteenglish.pdf <http://www.svri.org/inviteenglish.pdf>  or French http://www.svri.org/invitefrench.pdf <http://www.svri.org/invitefrench.pdf> . For any queries, please contact Lizle at: lloots at mrc.ac.za <mailto:lloots at mrc.ac.za> . 

III. Request from SVRI List Members: North-South Collaboration Prevention and Control Survey

Members of the International Collaboration Effort on Injury Statistics and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War have developed a short survey to help us gain an understanding of the degree of collaboration between individuals and/or institutions on injury and violence prevention and control around the world, especially between those operating in the Global North and Global South. Please share your knowledge by completing the survey located at http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/326017/North-South-Collaboration-on-Injury-Prevention-and-Control-Survey <http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/326017/North-South-Collaboration-on-Injury-Prevention-and-Control-Survey>  

IV. Websites

The Sun Sentinel Database on Incidents Involving Cruise Ships: This resource obtained copies of reports of sexual assault and other crimes filed from December 2007 through October 2008 by each cruise line. Website: http://databases.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/ftlaudcruise/ftlaudcruise_list.php <http://databases.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/ftlaudcruise/ftlaudcruise_list.php>  

Action for a Safe South Africa: This civil society initiative has been established to directly address the underlying causes of the violent crime experienced by all South Africans. [Source: Victim Empowerment in SA] Website: http://www.safesouthafrica.org.za/about-the-action-for-a-safe-south-africa <http://www.safesouthafrica.org.za/about-the-action-for-a-safe-south-africa>  

The Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture: This Centre provides informed, accessible, preventative and curative mental health services to individuals, communities and system affected by violence. [Source: Victim Empowerment in SA] Website: http://www.trauma.org.za <http://www.trauma.org.za>  

Knowledge for Health: This initiative aims to increase the use and dissemination of evidence-based, accurate and up-to-date information to improve health service delivery and health outcomes worldwide. [Source: 60percent] Website: http://www.k4health.org <http://www.k4health.org>  

Prevent Child Abuse New York: Through a network of affiliated partner organizations and individual volunteers, this organisation works in communities in all parts of the state, uniting local citizens to promote local prevention services. For an outline of the organisation's work, visit: http://preventchildabuseny.org/aboutus.shtml <http://preventchildabuseny.org/aboutus.shtml> . Website: http://preventchildabuseny.org <http://preventchildabuseny.org> . 

Ruhama: This Dublin-based NGO works on a national level with women affected by prostitution and other forms of commercial sexual exploitation. [Source: WUNRN] Website: http://www.ruhama.ie/index.php <http://www.ruhama.ie/index.php>  

V. Online Publications/Resource

"As if We Weren't Human" Discrimination & Violence Against Women With Disabilities in Northern Uganda. Human Rights Watch, 2010: This report describes frequent abuse and discrimination by strangers, neighbors, and even family members against women and girls with disabilities in the north. Full document: http://www.hrw.org/node/92611 <http://www.hrw.org/node/92611>  

Kiribati Family Health and Support Study: A Study on Violence against Women and Children. Secretariat of the Pacific Community for the Ministry of Internal and Social Affairs, 2010: This study sought to quantify the prevalence of violence against women and children and identify the most common causes of violence. Full report: http://www.spc.int/hdp/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=89&dir=ASC&order=name&Itemid=44&limit=5&limitstart=0 <http://www.spc.int/hdp/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=89&dir=ASC&order=name&Itemid=44&limit=5&limitstart=0>  

Detained and at Risk. Sexual Abuse and Harassment in United States Immigration Detention. Human Rights Watch, 2010: This report describes documented incidents and allegations of abuse. It also discusses recent proposals by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to address the issue. Full report: http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/08/25/detained-and-risk-0 <http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2010/08/25/detained-and-risk-0>  

Challenging Evil Time, Society and Changing Concepts of the Meaning of Evil. Rittossa D. Criminal Legal Confrontation with Evil in Cases of Sexually Abused Children, published in: Schlegel P. and Hansen B. (Eds.). Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford, pp 39-46, 2010: The papers collected in this volume were first presented at the 11th Global Conference Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness, which took place in Austria in March 2010. Full report: http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/evil11ever1070410.pdf <http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/evil11ever1070410.pdf>  

Addressing violence against women and HIV/AIDS: What works? Report of a Consultation. World Health Organization and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS), 2010: This report documents the 27 to 29 October 2009 working group meeting to review the current state of evidence and practice in developing and implementing interventions and strategies to address the intersections of violence against women and HIV. [Source: WUNRN] Full report: http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/violence/9789241599863/en/index.html <http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/violence/9789241599863/en/index.html>  

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms Of Slavery, Including Its Causes And Consequences, Gulnara Shahinian. Human Rights Council Fifteenth session, Agenda item 3, 2010: The Special Rapporteur focuses this report on the manifestations and causes of domestic servitude and issues recommendations on how to end this global human rights concern. [Source: WUNRN] Full document: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/slavery/rapporteur/docs/A.HRC.15.20_EN.pdf <http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/slavery/rapporteur/docs/A.HRC.15.20_EN.pdf>  

Summary of the Cruise Line Safety Act: Prevention. International Cruise Victims Association 2010: This document gives an outline of the recently passed The Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act 2010. Full document: http://www.internationalcruisevictims.org/files/Summary_of_the_Cruise_Line_Safety_Act.pdf <http://www.internationalcruisevictims.org/files/Summary_of_the_Cruise_Line_Safety_Act.pdf> . The complete Act can be downloaded at: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=111_cong_bills&docid=f:h3360enr.txt.pdf <http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=111_cong_bills&docid=f:h3360enr.txt.pdf>  

Trafficking in Persons Report 2010. US Department of State, 2010: The 10th annual report presents the current human trafficking scenario and efforts made by 177 countries worldwide in prosecution, protection and prevention. The findings are intended to create global awareness as well make countries efforts to combat human trafficking. [Source: Child Trafficking Gateway] Full report: http://www.state.gov/g/tip/rls/tiprpt/2010/ <http://www.state.gov/g/tip/rls/tiprpt/2010/>  

Communicating Research for Evidence-Based Policymaking: A Practical Guide for Researchers in Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities. Directorate-General for Research, Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities, Publications Office of the European Union, 2010: This publication is designed to offer an easy-to-read guide which identifies the most important stages in the development of a dynamic communication strategy. [Source: Equidad] Full document: http://ec.europa.eu/research/social-sciences/pdf/guide-communicating-research_en.pdf <http://ec.europa.eu/research/social-sciences/pdf/guide-communicating-research_en.pdf>  

Violence against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition Promotion Booklet and Mini-Booklet. Violence against Women 365 International Poster Exhibition, 2010: This not-for-profit public awareness initiative and educational tool has been designed to highlight the global issue of violence against women. Access the posters at: http://www.svri.org/PromotionBooklet.pdf <http://www.svri.org/PromotionBooklet.pdf>   and 
http://www.svri.org/PromotionMiniBooklet.pdf <http://www.svri.org/PromotionMiniBooklet.pdf>  

A Missing Link?: An Exploratory Study of the Connections between Non-Consensual Sex and Teenage Pregnancy. Final Report. Coy M, Lee K, Kelly L and Roach C. Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit, London Metropolitan University, July 2010: This report presents the findings from the study, which includes a detailed discussion of international research evidence, exploration of young people's attitudes to sex, consent, contraception and pregnancy. Full report: http://www.cwasu.org/publication_display.asp?type=1&pageid=PAPERS&pagekey=44 <http://www.cwasu.org/publication_display.asp?type=1&pageid=PAPERS&pagekey=44>  

Aspirations and Explorations: Good Practices of the Campaign Against Child Trafficking in Southeast Asia. Asia against Child Trafficking, 2009: This document aims to encourage other international and local organizations especially those taking on anti-trafficking initiatives, legislative bodies, and the civil society to join in protecting children and the children victims of trafficking. [Source: WUNRN] Full document: http://www.childtrafficking.com/Docs/asia_acts_09_exploration_0710.pdf <http://www.childtrafficking.com/Docs/asia_acts_09_exploration_0710.pdf>  

Evaluation for Improvement: A Seven-Step Empowerment Evaluation Approach for Violence Prevention Organizations. Cox P.J, Keener D, Woodard D.L, Wandersman A.H. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009: This manual is designed to help violence prevention organizations hire an empowerment evaluator who will assist them in building their evaluation capacity through a learn-by-doing process of evaluating their own strategies. [Source: Prevent-Connect] Full document: http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/evaluation_improvement-a.pdf <http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/evaluation_improvement-a.pdf> 

Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence and Intimate Partner Violence. Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, 2009: This document aims to help every existing SV/IPV primary prevention program operate at its full capacity, and provide potential programs with information on how to build a foundation for primary prevention work. [Source: Prevent-Connect] Full document: http://www.vadv.org/secPublications/Prevention%20Guidelines%202009%5B1%5D.pdf <http://www.vadv.org/secPublications/Prevention%20Guidelines%202009%5B1%5D.pdf>  

How to Turn a Child Offender into an Adult Criminal - In 10 Easy Steps. Children and the Law International Conference, Tuscany, Italy. By Judge Andrew Becroft Principal Youth Court Judge for New Zealand, 7 September 2009: This paper attempts to turn on its head the conventional approach to identifying and discussing important areas of policy, process and practice in relation to young offenders. Full document: http://www2.justice.govt.nz/youth/publications/speeches/Tuscany-Paper-Becroft.pdf <http://www2.justice.govt.nz/youth/publications/speeches/Tuscany-Paper-Becroft.pdf>  

Shifting the Paradigm: Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence. American College Health Association, 2008: This toolkit provides facts, ideas, strategies, conversation starters, and resources to everyone on campus who cares about the prevention of sexual violence. [Source: Prevent-Connect] Full document: http://www.acha.org/sexualviolence/docs/ACHA_PSV_toolkit.pdf <http://www.acha.org/sexualviolence/docs/ACHA_PSV_toolkit.pdf>  

Report Describing Projects Designed to Prevent First-Time Male Perpetration of Sexual Violence (Updated). Clinton-Sherrod M, Gibbs D, Walters J.H, Hawkins S, Williams C. RTI International, 2008: This report offers a catalogue of programs targeting prevention of first-time male perpetration of sexual violence. [Source: Prevent-Connect] Full document: http://www.nsvrc.org/_cms/fileUpload/RTI_Report_updated%202008.pdf <http://www.nsvrc.org/_cms/fileUpload/RTI_Report_updated%202008.pdf>  

Violence against Children In Swaziland. Findings from a National Survey on Violence against Children in Swaziland. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Swaziland United Nations Children's Fund, 2007: This report presents findings from the first nationally representative survey of sexual violence against children in Swaziland. Full report: http://www.unicef.org/swaziland/sz_publications_2007violenceagainstchildren.pdf <http://www.unicef.org/swaziland/sz_publications_2007violenceagainstchildren.pdf>  

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

VI. Journal Articles

"They Came With Two Guns": The Consequences of Sexual Violence for the Mental Health of Women in Armed Conflicts. Josse E. International Review of the Red Cross, 92 (877), 2010: This article discusses these consequences of sexual violence for the mental health of women, especially those who are its victims during armed conflicts. Full article: http://www.icrc.org/Web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/htmlall/review-877-p177/$File/irrc-877-josse.pdf <http://www.icrc.org/Web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/htmlall/review-877-p177/$File/irrc-877-josse.pdf>  

Sexual assault: A Report on Human Immunodeficiency Virus Postexposure Prophylaxis. Griffith W.F, Ackerman G.E, Zoellner C.L, Sheffield J.S. Obstet Gynecol Int., ePub, 2010: This report is to describe an urban county hospital HIV infection prevention protocol offering prophylactic combination antiretroviral medications to female victims of sexual assault. [Source: MedAdvocates] Full abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20706678 <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20706678>  

Sexual violations among married women in southeastern Nigeria. Chigbu C.O, Ekweazi K.E, Chigbu C.C, Iwuji S.E. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, ePub, 2010: This article investigates domestic sexual violations in southeastern Nigeria and the opinions of married women regarding sexual rights for women. [Source: MedAdvocates] Full abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20394926 <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20394926>  

Changing Approaches of Prosecutors towards Juvenile Repeated Sex-Offenders: A Bayesian Evaluation. Bandyopadhyay D, Sinha D, Lipsitz S, Letourneau E. Ann Appl Stat; 4(2): 805-829, 2010: We investigate the extent and nature of change in judicial behavior towards juveniles following the enactment of a new set of mandatory registration policies between 1992 and 1996. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_211972_24 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_211972_24>  

Trajectories of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Early Adolescent HIV/AIDS Risk Behaviors: The Role of Other Maltreatment, Witnessed Violence, and Child Gender. Jones D.J, Runyan D.K, Lewis T, Litrownik A.J, Black M.M, Wiley T, English D.E, Proctor L.J, Jones B.L, Nagin D.S. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol; 39(5): 667-80, 2010: The current study used semi-parametric mixture modeling with youth from the Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect to examine the link between trajectories of CSA and HIV/AIDS risk behavior at age 14. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_210535_24 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_210535_24>  

Sexual Revictimization and Mental Health: A Comparison of Lesbians, Gay Men, and Heterosexual Women. Balsam K.F, Lehavot K, Beadnell B. J Interpers Violence; ePub, 2010: This study compares adult lesbians, gay men, and heterosexual women on prevalence and mental health correlates of sexual revictimization. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_212047_23 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_212047_23>  

Prospective Changes in Attributions of Self-Blame and Social Reactions to Women's Disclosures of Adult Sexual Assault. Ullman S.E, Najdowski C.J. J Interpers Violence; ePub, 2010: The present longitudinal study examined relationships between self-blame attributions and social reactions to disclosure in a community sample of adult sexual assault victims. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_212049_28 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_212049_28>  

Gender Differences in Re-Offending Among Psychiatrically Examined Swedish Offenders. Alm C, Berman AH, Kristiansson M, Lindqvist P, Palmstierna T, Gumpert CH. Crim Behav Ment Health; ePub, 2010: This study tests for gender differences in re-offending, use of substance abuse treatment, and hospital ER visits among offenders referred for forensic psychiatric assessment in Sweden. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_211994_20 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_211994_20>  

Neural Correlates of Altered Pain Response in Women with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder from Intimate Partner Violence. Strigo I.A, Simmons A.N, Matthews S.C, Grimes E.M, Allard C.B, Reinhardt L.E, Paulus M.P, Stein M.B. Biol Psychiatry; ePub, 2010: This study examines the neurobehavioral correlates of experimental pain in women with IPV-related PTSD. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_197523_28 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_197523_28>  

VII. Events

TEDxDupont Circle: Live viewing of TEDxChange New York event featuring Melinda Gates, 20 September 2010, Washington D.C, USA. This event features a discussion of the Millennium Development Goals with Melinda Gates, Graça Machel, Hans Rosling, and Mechai Viravaidya. The audience will be able to view live Twitter commentary from around the globe and post their own pictures and comments, online in real-time. [Source: IGWG] For more information, visit: http://tedxdupontcircle.eventbrite.com <http://tedxdupontcircle.eventbrite.com>  

Self-Care for Activists: Sustaining Your Most Valuable Resource, Online Dialogue, 22 - 28 September 2010. This online dialogue will address and define the risks of human rights work: compassion fatigue, burnout, secondary and vicarious trauma, and stress.  [Source: Pacwin] Join the dialogue at: https://www.newtactics.org/en/blog/new-tactics/self-care <https://www.newtactics.org/en/blog/new-tactics/self-care>  

Policy Seminar on Poverty and Equity, 23 September 2010, Washington D.C, USA. This policy seminar will provide an opportunity for technical staff from USAID and Cooperating Agencies to learn new approaches to address poverty and equity issues. RSVP by 10 September. [Source: IGWG] For more information, contact: mbohrer at usaid.gov <mailto:mbohrer at usaid.gov>  or visit: www.healthpolicyinitiative.com <http://www.healthpolicyinitiative.com>  

Training Course: South Asia Movement Building and Human Rights Institute, 1 - 5 November 2010, Kathmandu, Nepal. This 5-day residential training programme aims to build the conceptual clarity of participants on gender, feminism and movement building and their link to human rights in the South Asian context. [Source: WUNRN] For more information, visit: http://web.creaworld.org/files/SAMBHARI-NOV-10-2.pdf <http://web.creaworld.org/files/SAMBHARI-NOV-10-2.pdf>  

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

VIII. Funding Links / Scholarships / Research Opportunities

Request for Proposals: Implementing Regional Training on Women's Human Rights and Best Practice to End Violence against Women. UNIFEM Pacific is calling for proposals for a Pacific-based provider of regional and national level training for frontline practitioners and organisations working to end VAW at national, provincial and local level across the Pacific region. Application deadline: 10 September 2010. For terms of reference, contact: taina.ratucadra at unifem.org <mailto:taina.ratucadra at unifem.org>  

Request for Proposals: UNIFEM Coordinated Responses to Address Violence against Women and Girls. The focus of the module is to provide 'state-of-the-art' how-to guidance on coordinated responses to address violence against women and girls (including at national, sub-national and community levels). Application deadline: 15 September 2010. For terms of reference, visit: http://www.unifem.org/about/procurement_solicitation.php?SolicitationID=89 <http://www.unifem.org/about/procurement_solicitation.php?SolicitationID=89>  

Request for Proposals: UNIFEM Safe Spaces for Women and Girls at Risk of or Survivors of Violence. The focus of the module is to provide evidence-based how-to guidance on the planning, design, establishment of, running, monitoring and evaluation of different shelter/safe space models to support women and girls who may be at risk of or have experienced abuse. Application deadline: 15 September 2010. For terms of reference, visit: http://www.unifem.org/about/procurement_solicitation.php?SolicitationID=90 <http://www.unifem.org/about/procurement_solicitation.php?SolicitationID=90>  

Call for Applications: Columbia University - Southern Africa Fogarty Aids and TB International Research Training Programme. This prestigious and challenging training programme provides an excellent opportunity to promising mid-career scientists in the fields of basic science, epidemiology, social science, bioethics and public health ethics related to HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis. Application deadline: 20 September 2010. For more information, visit: http://www.assaf.org.za/?p=2451 <http://www.assaf.org.za/?p=2451>  

Funding Opportunity: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The foundation is offering six types of research grants. New grantees must begin their studies within six months of the approved start date. [Source: Scholarship and Job] For information on the different grants and important dates, visit: http://www.afsp.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.viewpage&page_id=0535FDA2-FA7D-AAE8-D7A9A6BCFFE3574B <http://www.afsp.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.viewpage&page_id=0535FDA2-FA7D-AAE8-D7A9A6BCFFE3574B>  

Funding Opportunity: UNESCO-Aschberg Bursaries for Artists Programme 2011. The Programme promotes the mobility of young artists through art residencies abroad. This call is open to visual artists, creative writers and musicians between 25 and 35 years old. [Source: Pacwin] To consult the list of bursaries, visit: www.unesco.org/culture/aschberg <http://www.unesco.org/culture/aschberg>  

Fellowship Opportunity: The 2011 Oak Poverty and Human Rights Programme. The purpose of the fellowship is to offer an opportunity for one prominent practitioner in international human rights to take a sabbatical leave from front-line work to spend the fall semester (September-December) in residence at Colby. [Source: Scholarship and Job] Download the 2011 Brochure at: http://www.colby.edu/academics_cs/goldfarb/oak/ <http://www.colby.edu/academics_cs/goldfarb/oak/>  

Scholarship Opportunity: University of Canterbury. This opportunity offers a number of scholarships for study towards a PhD degree or for the thesis year of a Masters degree. There is strong competition for these scholarships and applicants must have at least an A average (or the equivalent) for it to be worth applying. [Source: Scholarship and Job] For more information on each scholarship, visit: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/intstud/scholarships/uoc.shtml <http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/intstud/scholarships/uoc.shtml>  

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>  

IX. Vacancies

Women's Rights Information Manager / The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) / Preferred location: Cape Town, South Africa / Closing date: September 26, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-at-AWID/Women-s-Rights-Information-Manager <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-at-AWID/Women-s-Rights-Information-Manager>  

Consultant: Participatory Market and Training Needs Assessment / UNDP / Seiyun, Hadramout, and Sana'a, Yemen / Closing date: September 7, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Participatory-Market-and-Training-Needs-Assessment <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Participatory-Market-and-Training-Needs-Assessment>  

Policy Consultant: Gender Equality / UNDP / Phnom Penh, Cambodia / Closing date: September 6, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Policy-Consultant-Gender-Equality <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Policy-Consultant-Gender-Equality>  

Consultant: Technical Assistance to Operationalize a Shelter for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence and Domestic Violence / UNDP / Malé, Maldives / Closing date: September 7, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Technical-Assistance-to-Operationalize-a-Shelter-for-Survivors-of-Gender-Based-Violence-and-Domestic-Violence <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Technical-Assistance-to-Operationalize-a-Shelter-for-Survivors-of-Gender-Based-Violence-and-Domestic-Violence>  

Consultant: Sensitizing Journalists to Gender Issues and Mainstreaming Reportage/Coverage / UNIFEM / Monrovia, Liberia / Closing date: September 9, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Sensitizing-Journalists-to-Gender-Issues-and-Mainstreaming-Reportage-Coverage <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Sensitizing-Journalists-to-Gender-Issues-and-Mainstreaming-Reportage-Coverage>  

2010 Internship Programme / UN-INSTRAW / Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/2010-Internship-Programme <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/2010-Internship-Programme>  

Researcher/Adviser - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity / Amnesty International / London, UK /Closing date: September 26, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Researcher-Adviser-Sexual-Orientation-and-Gender-Identity <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Researcher-Adviser-Sexual-Orientation-and-Gender-Identity>  

Vice President For Research and Director of Climate Program / Population Action International / Washington, DC, USA / Closing date: September 30, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Vice-President-For-Research-and-Director-of-Climate-Program <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Vice-President-For-Research-and-Director-of-Climate-Program>  

Consultancy for Developing a Minimum Package for Gender Reviews / UNICEF / Home-based. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultancy-for-Developing-a-Minimum-Package-for-Gender-Reviews <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultancy-for-Developing-a-Minimum-Package-for-Gender-Reviews>  

Health Specialist (Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Elimination)/ UNICEF / Nairobi, Kenya / Closing date: September 6, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Health-Specialist-Maternal-and-Neonatal-Tetanus-Elimination <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Health-Specialist-Maternal-and-Neonatal-Tetanus-Elimination>  

Consultant: Situation Assessment and Analysis of Children and Women in Aruba / UNICEF & Government of Aruba / Closing date: September 1, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Situation-Assessment-and-Analysis-of-Children-and-Women-in-Aruba <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Situation-Assessment-and-Analysis-of-Children-and-Women-in-Aruba>  

Gender-based/Statistical Analyst / CUSO-VSO / Kingston, Jamaica / Apply ASAP. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Gender-based-Statistical-Analyst <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Gender-based-Statistical-Analyst>  

Director, Maternal & Newborn mHealth Initiative (MNMI) / The United Nations Foundation / Washington, DC, USA / Closing date: August 31, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Director-Maternal-Newborn-mHealth-Initiative-MNMI2 <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Director-Maternal-Newborn-mHealth-Initiative-MNMI2>  

Deputy Director, Women and Population / The United Nations Foundation / Washington, DC, USA / Closing date: September 2, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Deputy-Director-Women-and-Population2 <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Deputy-Director-Women-and-Population2>  

Strategic Partnerships Coordinator / The International Women's Development Agency (IWDA) / Melbourne, Australia / Closing date: September 30, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Strategic-Partnerships-Coordinator <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Strategic-Partnerships-Coordinator>  

Program Officer, LGBT / Ford Foundation / New York, NY, USA/ Closing date: September 27, 2010.  [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 30 August 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Research-Consultant2 <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Research-Consultant2>  

Sexual violence is a global issue that requires coordinated evidence-based responses.

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