[Svrilist] SVRI Update: 10 09 10

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Fri Sep 10 09:13:54 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. Call for Abstracts: 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. 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. 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. Websites

End Sexual Violence Now: This resource aims to end sexual violence and foster a global community of health care providers and concerned citizens of the world who work together to develop prevention, education and outreach programs. Website: http://esvnow.com <http://esvnow.com>  

Henry Kaiser Family Foundation Fellowship Database: This database summarizes and links to fellowships and internships in health policy and related fields. Website: http://www.kaiseredu.org/fellowships/default.aspx <http://www.kaiseredu.org/fellowships/default.aspx>  

Virginia Sexual Domestic Violence Action Alliance's Prevention Pages: The Alliance is pleased to launch a new section of the website that gathers and exhibits tools and resources on prevention. Website: http://www.vsdvalliance.org/primary_prevention <http://www.vsdvalliance.org/primary_prevention>  

Break the Cycle: This leading, non-profit organisation works every day towards their mission to engage, educate and empower youth to build lives and communities free from domestic violence. Website: http://www.breakthecycle.org <http://www.breakthecycle.org>  

One in Three Women: This resource will assist organisations and communities to raise awareness, spur dialogue and action, and get nonprofit financial support. One in Three Women is a proven and effective tool in all of these strategies. Website: http://www.oneinthreewomen.com <http://www.oneinthreewomen.com>  

IV. Online Publications/Resource

Dignity on Trial India's Need for Sound Standards for Conducting and Interpreting Forensic Examinations of Rape Survivors. Human Rights Watch, September 2010: This report documents the continued use of the archaic practice and the continued reliance on the "results" by many defense counsel and courts. Full report: http://www.hrw.org/node/92724 <http://www.hrw.org/node/92724>  

Policy Statement on Violence against Women. Canadian Psychological Association Public Policy Committee, June 2010: This statement encourages the Canadian Government, service providers and society to ensure that women's rights are protected and that violence and abuse against women is eliminated. [Source: WUNRN] Full document: http://www.cpa.ca/cpasite/userfiles/Documents/CPA%20Policy%20Statement%20on%20Violence%20Against%20Women%20_Final%20-%20June%2019%202010_%281%29.pdf <http://www.cpa.ca/cpasite/userfiles/Documents/CPA%20Policy%20Statement%20on%20Violence%20Against%20Women%20_Final%20-%20June%2019%202010_%281%29.pdf> 

"Safe Age of Marriage" in Yemen, Fostering Change in Social Norms: A Case Study. Pathfinder International, June 2010: This paper describes how the Extending Service Delivery Project, in partnership with the Basic Health Services Project in Yemen and the Yemeni Women's Union implemented the "Safe Age of Marriage" program as part of Yemen's national effort to reduce maternal and neonatal mortalities. [Source: WUNRN] Full document: http://www.esdproj.org/site/DocServer/ESD_Legacy_Child_Marriage_6_24_10.pdf?docID=3564 <http://www.esdproj.org/site/DocServer/ESD_Legacy_Child_Marriage_6_24_10.pdf?docID=3564>  

Sage Journals Online, 2010: Sage's award-winning journal platform, is now live. To celebrate, free online access to must-have content back to 1999 is available until October 15, 2010. [Source: Prevent-Connect] Register here: http://emessage.sagepub.com/emessageirs/servlet/IRSL?v=4&l=5&r=16308&m=77081&e=2 <http://emessage.sagepub.com/emessageirs/servlet/IRSL?v=4&l=5&r=16308&m=77081&e=2>  

Video: A Brief History of the Women's Donor Activist Movement. Women's Funding Network, 2010: This fast-moving video shows how today's women's funding movement, and new giving trends like Women Moving Millions, are literally changing the course of history. [Source: AWID] To watch the video, visit: http://www.womensfundingnetwork.org/resource/video/a-brief-history-of-the-womens-donor-activist-movement <http://www.womensfundingnetwork.org/resource/video/a-brief-history-of-the-womens-donor-activist-movement>  

A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities. Maxwell J, Watts Belser J and David D. Hesperian, 2007: Women with disabilities often discover that the social stigma of disability and inadequate care are greater barriers to health than the disabilities themselves. This groundbreaking handbook was developed with the help and experience of women with disabilities in 42 countries. [Source: AWID] The book can be downloaded online at: http://www.hesperian.org/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=HB&Product_Code=B150&Category_Code=ENG <http://www.hesperian.org/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=HB&Product_Code=B150&Category_Code=ENG> 

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

The Mental Health of Female Sex Workers. Rössler W, Koch U, Lauber C, Hass A.K, Altwegg M, Ajdacic-Gross V, Landolt K. Acta Psychiatr Scand, 122(2):143-52, ePub, 2010: This article aims to make a comprehensive assessment of the mental status of female sex workers over different outdoors and indoors work settings and nationalities. [Source: MedAdvocates] Full abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20105147 <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20105147>  

Violence against Female Sex Workers in Karnataka State, South India: Impact on Health, and Reductions in Violence Following an Intervention Program. Beattie T.S, Bhattacharjee P, Ramesh B, Gurnani V, Anthony J, Isac S, Mohan H, Ramakrishnan A, Wheeler T, Bradley J, Blanchard J.F, Moses S. BMC Public Health, 10:476, 2010: This study examines if violence against sex workers is associated with reduced condom use and increased STI/HIV risk, and if addressing violence against sex workers within a large-scale HIV prevention program can reduce levels of violence against them. [Source: MedAdvocates] Full abstracts: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20701791 <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20701791>  

The Context of Economic Insecurity and Its Relation to Violence and Risk Factors for HIV among Female Sex Workers in Andhra Pradesh, India. Reed E, Gupta J, Biradavolu M, Devireddy V, Blankenship K.M. Public Health Rep;125 Suppl 4:81-9, 2010: This article examines the context of economic insecurity and debt among female sex workers, how this context varies among sex workers, and its association with experiences of violence and sexual risk factors for HIV. [Source: 60percent] Full abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20629253 <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20629253>  

Longitudinal Research With Sexual Assault Survivors: A Methodological Review. Campbell R, Sprague H.B, Cottrill S, Sullivan C.M. J Interpers Violence; ePub, 2010: This study examines the the occurrence of sexual victimization throughout the lifespan and/or the process of change during rape recovery. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_212051_28 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_212051_28>  

Early Experiences of Abuse and Current Depressive Disorders in Iranian Women. Ghassemi G.R, Sadeghi S, Asadollahi G.A, Yousefy A.R, Mallik S. East Mediterr Health Journal; 16(5): 498-504, 2010: This study describes early experience of abuse as a risk factor for mental disorders in Iranian women later in life. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_212317_24 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_212317_24>  

Prevention of Adolescent Reoccurring Violence and Alcohol Abuse: A Multiple Site Evaluation. Wodarski J.S. J Evid Based Soc Work; 7(4): 280-301, 2010: This article aims to help adolescents reduce their alcohol use to ultimately reduce aggression levels and subsequently reduce the possibility of their becoming victims or perpetrators of a violent crime. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_212337_1 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_212337_1>  

The Cycle of Violence Behind Bars: Traumatization and Institutional Misconduct among Juvenile Delinquents in Confinement. DeLisi M, Drury A.J, Kosloski A.E, Caudill J.W, Conis P.J, Anderson C.A, Vaughn M.G, Beaver K.M. Youth Violence Juv Justice; 8(2): 107-121, 2010: Data from confined delinquents selected from the California Youth Authority and the Traumatic Experiences scale were used to examine the cycle of violence and three forms of misconduct. [Source: SafetyLit] Full abstract: http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds[]=citjournalarticle_190934_24 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_190934_24>  

The Roles of Cognitive Flexibility and Experiential Avoidance in Explaining Psychological Distress in Survivors of Interpersonal Victimization. Palm K.M  and Follette V.M. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, Online First, 3 September 2010: The current study examined the relationship between cognitive flexibility, experiential avoidance, and psychological distress among women who reported a history of interpersonal victimization. Full abstract: http://www.springerlink.com/content/u112630335438670/ <http://www.springerlink.com/content/u112630335438670/>  

VI. Events

ISS Seminar: Protection of Civilians: The impossible dream?, 16 September 2010, Pretoria, South Africa. The recent incident of mass rape in the eastern DRC has again raised questions relating to how well United Nations missions are able to implement their mandate in respect of the protection of civilians. Seminar speakers will share their views and experiences on the Protection of Civilians and the challenges of implementation in the field. For more information, visit: http://www.issafrica.org/eventitem.php?EID=646 <http://www.issafrica.org/eventitem.php?EID=646>  

Second International Conference on Alcohol and HIV: Insights from Intervention, 28 - 30 September 2010, New Delhi, India. The conference this year focuses on bringing together on one platform all the learning and experiences from different interventions targeting alcohol abuse and/or HIV prevention. For more information, contact the organisers at: conferenceorganizers at icrw.org <mailto:conferenceorganizers at icrw.org>  

Health Policy Initiative: End of Project Symposium,  20 September 2010, Washington, D.C, USA. This symposium will share policy work over the past five years which includes improving reproductive health, addressing stigma and legal barriers, reaching health equity and developing women-centered activities for HIV programs. [Source: IGWG] From more information and to confirm attendance, visit: http://www.healthpolicyinitiative.com/EOP_Symposium/rsvp.cfm <http://www.healthpolicyinitiative.com/EOP_Symposium/rsvp.cfm>  

The Girl Effect: What Do Boys Have to Do With it? International Center for Research on Women, Nike Foundation, Plan International, Save the Children, 5 October 2010, Venue to be confirmed. Boys and men have an important role to play in unleashing the girl effect and building a more gender-equitable world. During this meeting, experts will share research and programmatic experiences of working to engage girls and boys as agents of change for a more equitable world. [Source: IGWG] Please RSVP by September 30 to ghollingworth at icrw.org <mailto:ghollingworth at icrw.org>  

Welcome to the Second International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector, 27-29 October 2010, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Conference targets concrete and sustainable initiatives, projects, and research aimed at combating violence in the health sector: lessons learned. Final programme now available. For more information, visit: http://www.oudconsultancy.nl/Violence-Healthsector/violence/invitation-viole.html <http://www.oudconsultancy.nl/Violence-Healthsector/violence/invitation-viole.html>  

Training Course: Thomson Reuters Foundation Training on Reporting Crises and Disasters, 1 - 5 November 2010, Hanoi, Vietnam. This course will help journalists improve their skills and recognise problem areas, within an interactive group environment. The Thomson Reuters Foundation AlertNet service will provide a central resource during the course. Application deadline: 18 October 2010. [Source: AWID] For more information, visit: http://www.reuterslink.org/courses/disaster_hanoi_nov10.htm <http://www.reuterslink.org/courses/disaster_hanoi_nov10.htm>  

4th International Conference on Social Sciences, 7-8 October 2011, İzmir, Turkey. The 2011 conference will focus on such disciplines as economics, business, corporate and public governance, political science, sociology etc. Abstract submissions are now open. Submission deadline: 28 February 2011. For more information, visit: http://www.icssconference.net/deadline.htm <http://www.icssconference.net/deadline.htm>  

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

VII. Funding Links / Scholarships / Research Opportunities

Funding Opportunity: Trust Fund on Indigenous Issues relating to the Second International Decade of the World's Indigenous People. The UNFPII is pleased to announce applications for grants under the Small Grants Programme. Indigenous organizations or organizations working for indigenous peoples are welcome to apply. Application deadline: 1 October 2010. [Source: AWID] For more information, visit: http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/en/second_trustfund.html <http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/en/second_trustfund.html>  

Funding Opportunity: Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Fund. The France Coopération Internationale is pleased to announce a call for proposals for projects working against repressive legislations and projects working for the freedom of speech and association on these themes. Application deadline: 29 October 2010. [Source: AWID] For more information, visit: http://www.fci.gouv.fr/spip.php?article206 <http://www.fci.gouv.fr/spip.php?article206>  

Call for Papers: International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery. The journal covers all areas of the subject and welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. For more information, contact Dr. Alleene M. Ferguson Pingenot at IJNM.acadjourn at gmail.com <mailto:IJNM.acadjourn at gmail.com> . 

Call for Applications: International Committee of the Red Cross Young Reporter Competition. The ICRC invites you to discover for yourself what is happening in the field, and in particular, how young people are dealing on a daily basis with the reality of armed conflict or other situations of violence. The four best entries will win a one-week mission to ICRC delegations. Application deadline: 1 October 2010. [Source: AWID] For more information, visit: http://www.icrc.org/web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/htmlall/youth-competition-2010 <http://www.icrc.org/web/eng/siteeng0.nsf/htmlall/youth-competition-2010>  

Extension: Request for Proposals to Implement 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. The deadline for applications has been extended to Monday 13 September. For terms of reference, contact: taina.ratucadra at unifem.org <mailto:taina.ratucadra at unifem.org>  

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

Gender Based Violence Program Manager / International Rescue Committee / Central African Republic / To commence October 2010. For more information, visit: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA2/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1&rid=6438 <http://tbe.taleo.net/NA2/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1&rid=6438>  

Women's Rights Information Manager / The Association for Women's Rights in Development / Preferred location: Cape Town, South Africa / Closing date: September 26, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 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: Specialist in Human Rights, Uganda / Women's Link Worldwide / Location: Kampala, Uganda / Closing date: September 15, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Specialist-in-Human-Rights-Uganda <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Specialist-in-Human-Rights-Uganda>  

Programme Manager, Gender Responsive Budgeting Programme / UNIFEM / Rabat, Morocco / Closing date: September 9, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Programme-Manager-Gender-Responsive-Budgeting-Programme <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Programme-Manager-Gender-Responsive-Budgeting-Programme>  

Resources Mobilization Consultant / UNIFEM / Madrid, Spain / Closing date: September 8, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Resources-Mobilization-Consultant <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Resources-Mobilization-Consultant>  

Programme Specialist/Gender Advisor / UNIFEM / Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan / Closing date: September 7, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Programme-Specialist-Gender-Advisor <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Programme-Specialist-Gender-Advisor>  

Consultant: Gender Audit of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - 2 positions / UNIFEM / Location: Home-based / Closing date: September 6, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Gender-Audit-of-the-Food-and-Agriculture-Organization-FAO-2-positions <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultant-Gender-Audit-of-the-Food-and-Agriculture-Organization-FAO-2-positions>  

Trilingual Administrative Assistant / The International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region / New York, NY, USA. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Trilingual-Administrative-Assistant <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Trilingual-Administrative-Assistant>  

Senior Advisor, Iraq / Women for Women International / Baghdad, Iraq / Open until filled. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Senior-Advisor-Iraq <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Senior-Advisor-Iraq>  

Consultancy - Literacy Program Assessment / Women for Women International / Various locations in Africa / Open until filled. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultancy-Literacy-Program-Assessment <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Consultancy-Literacy-Program-Assessment>  

Assistant Professor, Department of Women's Studies / San Diego State University / San Diego, CA, USA / Closing date: October 22, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Assistant-Professor-Department-of-Women-s-Studies <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Assistant-Professor-Department-of-Women-s-Studies>  

Director of Finance and Administration / The Indian Law Resource Center / Helena, Montana, USA / Closing date: September 17, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Director-of-Finance-and-Administration <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Director-of-Finance-and-Administration>  

Program Assistant / The Indian Law Resource Center / Washington, DC, USA / Closing date: September 15, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Assistant3 <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Assistant3>  

Program Officer, Human Rights / The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation / Chicago, IL, USA / Closing date: September 30, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Officer-Human-Rights <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Officer-Human-Rights>  

Executive Office Coordinator / Population Action International (PAI) / Washington, DC, USA / Closing date: September 15, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Executive-Office-Coordinator <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Executive-Office-Coordinator>  

Director, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights Program / Human Rights Watch / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: October 7, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 2010] Read more: http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Director-Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-and-Transgender-Rights-Program <http://www.awid.org/eng/Jobs/Jobs-Around-the-World/Director-Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-and-Transgender-Rights-Program>  

Researcher/Adviser - Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity / Amnesty International / London, UK /Closing date: September 26, 2010. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 September 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>  


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