[Svrilist] SVRI Update: 09 06 11

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Jun 9 10:15:26 SAST 2011




Dear SVRI List Members

This SVRI Update contains a variety of sexual violence related research and resources. If you would like to have your sexual violence related resources included in the Update, please send your materials to svri at mrc.ac.za <mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za>  by close of business Wednesday. 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. Update on the SVRI Forum 2011: Moving the Agenda Forward
II. SVRI Members Requests
III. Sexual Violence in the News
IV. Websites
V. Online Publications/Resources
VI. Journal Articles
VII. Events
VIII. Funding Links / Scholarships / Research Opportunities
IX. Vacancies

I. Update on the SVRI Forum 2011: Moving the Agenda Forward

1) Abstract Submission

Abstract submissions have closed. We have had a great response and are looking forward to an interesting and informative conference. Abstract reviews are taking place over the next two weeks and applicants will be notified about their abstracts by end June. For more important dates and information about the conference, visit: http://www.svri.org/forum2011/index.htm <http://www.svri.org/forum2011/index.htm> . 

2) Exhibition Stands:

A limited number of exhibition stands have been made available at the SVRI Forum 2011, Market Place. The Market Place provides your organisation or project with a unique marketing and research dissemination opportunity. We would like to invite you to showcase your organisation, company or research materials and publications at the Market Place. We anticipate that over 200 delegates from around the globe will be attending the event. Do not miss this opportunity to network and share your important work with others in the field.

The cost per stand is R4500 (or R3000 for 1 delegate per stand). Cost includes:
*        2 delegates per stand
*        Teas and lunch for the duration of the conference
*        1 x conference pack (includes bag and documentation)

To register for a stand, please visit: http://www.svri.org/2011exhibit <http://www.svri.org/2011exhibit>  or contact mandy.salomo at mrc.ac.za <mailto:mandy.salomo at mrc.ac.za> . 

3) Pre-conference Workshops:

The SVRI Forum 2011 will be hosting pre-conference workshops on Monday, 10 October 2011. Registration for preconference workshops is now open. Workshop participation costs R300 per person per workshop attended. The following workshops are on offer:

Morning Session:  10h00-12h00 

Workshop 1: Is Change Happening? Monitoring VAW Prevention for Activist Organizations. Presenters: Lori Michau and Jean Kemitare, (Raising Voices, Uganda)
Workshop 2: Trauma and Safety while Researching Sexual Violence Research. Presenters: Associate Prof Jan Coles and Prof Jill Astbury (Monash University, Australia), Ms Liz Dartnall and Ms Lizle Loots (SVRI)
Workshop 3: Monitoring and Evaluation of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services. Presenters: Dr. M.E. Khan (Population Council, India) and Dr. Ian Askew (Population Council, Kenya)
Workshop 4: Conducting Qualitative Research on Sexual Violence. Presenter: Prof. Linda Williams (University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA)

Afternoon Session: 14h00-16h00 

Workshop 4: Presentation skills (Publication Mentoring Workshop. Presenters: Prof Jill Astbury (Monash University, Australia), and Liz Dartnall (SVRI)
Workshop 5: Integrating Sexual Violence Services: What is Required for Public Health and Other Key Sectors? Presenter: Dr. Nduku Kilonzo (Liverpool LVCT, Kenya)
Workshop 6: Challenges in Interviewing Men: Lessons Learned from the Men and SV Studies. Presenter: Dr. Gary Barker (Promundo, USA/LAC)

To register for the workshops, complete the booking form online at: http://www.svri.org/forum2011/workshop.htm <http://www.svri.org/forum2011/workshop.htm>  . Visit http://www.svri.org/forum2011/ <http://www.svri.org/forum2011/>  for more information. For questions or enquiries, email svri at mrc.ac.za <mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za> . We look forward to seeing you there!

II. SVRI Members Requests

1) Request to Participate - Raising Voices Evaluation Survey: 

Are you familiar with the work of Raising Voices? Do you/your organization use Raising Voices materials in your violence prevention work? If so, we'd like to hear from you! Raising Voices is currently undergoing an external evaluation to learn about our impact, strengthens and weaknesses and to gather ideas for future strategic directions. Please take 20 minutes to complete a simple survey by June 17th at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/52Z5HYD <http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/52Z5HYD> . It is voluntary, anonymous and confidential. 
If you have any questions, please feel free to be in touch with Veronica Magar who is leading the evaluation vmagar at researchactionchange.com <mailto:vmagar at researchactionchange.com> .  

2) Call for Contributions - Technical Expert Series 2011 - India:

Tulir - Centre for the Prevention and Healing of Child Sexual Abuse, India is  pleased to invite Expression of Interest from  three Experts for  the Second Technical Experts Series. The areas of focus  this year  are:
1. Forensic interviewing of child witnesses;
2. School based  sexual abuse prevention programs; and 
3. Therapeutic intervention for child  sexual abuse and childhood trauma. 

Interested individuals can obtain a background note and more information from tulircphcsa at yahoo.co.in <mailto:tulircphcsa at yahoo.co.in> . Send your resume before June 30, 2011. 

III. Sexual Violence in the News

16 Days against Gender Based Violence Campaign: Theme Announcement 2011 <http://16dayscwgl.rutgers.edu/2011-campaign/theme-announcement> : Building upon the information gathered from participants during the 2010 campaign, this year's 16 Days Campaign is entitled: "Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let's Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women!". [Source: Pacwin].

UNAIDS welcomes new UN Security Council resolution on HIV and preventing sexual violence in conflict, UNAIDS, 7 June 2011 <http://www.unaids.org/en/resources/presscentre/pressreleaseandstatementarchive/2011/june/20110607apssecuritycouncil/> : The resolution calls for increased efforts by UN Member States to address HIV in peacekeeping missions. It also calls for HIV prevention efforts among uniformed services to be aligned with efforts to end sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings.

The Silencing Crime: Sexual Violence and Journalists, Committee to Protect Journalists, 7 June2011 <http://www.cpj.org/reports/2011/06/silencing-crime-sexual-violence-journalists.php> : Few cases of sexual assault against journalists have ever been documented, a product of powerful cultural and professional stigmas. But now dozens of journalists are coming forward to say they have been sexually abused in the course of their work.

Jailed Rape Victim Seeks to Sue Commonwealth, Sydney Morning Herald, 6 June 2011 <http://www.smh.com.au/world/jailed-rape-victim-seeks-to-sue-commonwealth-20110605-1fnc6.html#ixzz1OgnJY1ek> : A Brisbane woman who claims to have been drugged and raped by co-workers in Dubai plans to sue the Commonwealth of Australia after she was jailed for adultery. 

Myanmar: Bride Trafficking to China Unveiled, IRIN News, 2 June 2011 <http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportID=92868> : Most cross-border human trafficking in Myanmar involves women tricked into travelling to China to get work, only to find a groom waiting for them on the other side.

Holocaust Women's Rape Breaks Decades of Taboo, Women's eNews, 30 May 2011 <http://www.womensenews.org/story/our-history/110529/holocaust-womens-rape-breaks-decades-taboo> : The rape and sexual abuse of Jewish women during the Holocaust have been long overlooked. But when researchers probed, stories began to emerge as if they were old photographic film waiting for the right chemicals.

Laos: Family Pressures Exacerbate Trafficking, IRIN News, 26 May 2011 <http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=92813> : Trafficked girls have few prospects upon their return home and often the family can push them back into leaving, warn aid workers.

Classifying 'Corrective Rape' as a Hate Crime in South Africa, Institute for Security Studies, 25 May 2011 <http://www.issafrica.org/iss_today.php?ID=1287> : Recent media reports have shown a rise in attacks against lesbian women in townships across South Africa. These attacks indicate the continued existence of homophobia in South Africa coupled with alarming rates of violence against women.

Advocates: Anthony defense links sexual violence with lying, ABC Action News, 25 May 2011 <http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/news/region_south_pinellas/st_petersburg/advocates%3A-anthony-defense-links-sexual-violence-with-lying> : Casey Anthony's defense team has a simple answer to questions about why she waited so long to tell anyone her daughter was missing.

We Must Not Make War Safe for Women, openDemocracy, 24 May 2011 <http://www.opendemocracy.net/5050/cora-weiss/we-must-not-make-war-safe-for-women> : We can not pluck rape out of war and let the war go on. We must not make war safe for women. It is time to abolish war.

National Assembly Unanimously Approves Bill to Control Acid Crimes, The Express Tribune, 10 May 2011 <http://tribune.com.pk/story/165678/national-assembly-unanimously-approves-bill-to-control-acid-crimes/> : The bill was introduced last year by MNAs Marvi Memon, Begum Shahnaz Sheikh and Advocate Anusha Rehman in a bid to prevent growing incidents of violence against women.

IV. Websites

Move to End Violence <http://movetoendviolence.org/> : This 10-year initiative is designed to strengthen collective capacity to end violence against girls and women in the United States.

StopVAW Special Collection: The Intersection of Domestic Violence and the Military: Working across disciplines <http://www.vawnet.org/special-collections/DVMilitary.php> . This collection examines the prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injury, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Military Sexual Trauma among veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. [Source: WUNRN].

V. Online Publications/Resource

Forging New Collaborations: A Guide for Rape Crisis, Domestic Violence, and Disability Organizations, Vera Institute of Justice, 2011 <http://www.vera.org/download?file=3242/Collaboration-pub-v4-corrected.pdf> : This report is based upon Vera's work with and observations of those collaborations from 2006 through 2010, as well as in-depth interviews with representatives from 10 of the groups and an extensive literature review on effective collaboration. [Source: RAINNet].

Global Health Interventions: A Review of the Evidence. U.S. Global Health Policy, 2011 <http://globalhealth.kff.org/GHIR/> : This web-based tool summarizes findings for a range of prevention and treatment interventions designed to reduce the risk of death and disease in the developing world. [Source: Kaiser Family Foundation]. 

Human Rights and Gender Equality in Health Sector Strategies: How to Assess Policy Coherence. World Health Organization, 2011 <http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2011/9789241564083_eng.pdf> : This tool is designed to support countries to strengthen national health strategies by applying human rights and gender equality commitments and obligations. [Source: Afro-nets]. 

Building a Movement for Social Change: Sexual Violence Prevention in Action Web 2.0 to Advance Prevention of Sexual Violence. California Coalition against Sexual Assault, 2011 <http://calcasa.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/ResourcesNCCASA20111.pdf> : This resource contains presentations for North Carolina Coalition against Sexual Assault 2011 Statewide Conference, New Bern, North Carolina. 

A Glimpse of 30 Years of Struggle against Prostitution by the Women's Liberation Movement in Norway. Strøm A. The Women's Front of Norway, 2011 <http://www.wunrn.com/pdf/hele_filen.pdf> : In 2008 a law criminalizing the purchase of a sexual act was passed in Norway. This article describes the struggle and the main actors in lobbying for the law. [Source: WUNRN]. 

Women, Disability and Violence: Strategies to Increase Physical and Programmatic Access to Victims' Services for Women with Disabilities. McClain L. Barbara Faye Waxman Fiduccia Papers on Women and Girls with Disabilities 2011. <http://www.centerwomenpolicy.org/programs/waxmanfiduccia/documents/BFWFP_WomenDisabilityandViolence_StrategiestoIncreasePhysicalandProgrammaticAccesstoVictimsS.pdf>  Center for Women Policy Studies, 2011: The intent of this article to is to highlight opportunities for positive change, hopefully in a way that will help empower service providers as well as victims and survivors with disabilities. [Source: StopVAW].

Female Genital Mutilation: Progress-Realities-Challenges. Statement by Juan E. Méndez, Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 2011 <http://www.wunrn.com/news/2011/06_11/06_06/060611_un.htm> : This statement was made at a Side Event sponsored by Women's UN Report Network, Inter-African Committee, Worldwide Organization for Women and NGO Committee on the Status of Women-Geneva. [Source: WUNRN]. 

General Discussion on the protection of women's human rights in conflict and post-conflict contexts: Concept Note. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 2011: <http://www.ngocsw.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/GRConceptNote.pdf> This concept note has been prepared in anticipation of the Committee's global consultation on the proposed general recommendation scheduled for 18 July 2011 during its 49th session to be held in New York. [Source: AWID]. 

Vulnerability of Children Living in the Red Light Areas of Kolkata, India. Sanlaap, 2010 <http://www.childtrafficking.com/Docs/sanlaap_10_research_india_0511.pdf> : This youth-led study conducted by the India Youth Partnership Project's local organization, Sanlaap, provides a greater understanding of the realities faced by children living and growing up in the four largest red light areas in Kolkata, India. [Childtrafficking Gateway].

Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Boys in South Asia - A Review of Research Findings, Legislation, Policy and Program Responses. Frederick J. Innocenti Working Paper No. 2010-02, 2009 <http://www.childtrafficking.com/Docs/frederick_john_09_boys_south_asia_0511.pdf> : This paper provides an overview of research findings, legislation, policy and programme responses to prevent and respond to the sexual abuse and exploitation of boys in South Asia. [Childtrafficking Gateway].

VI. Journal Articles

Prevalence and Risk of Psychiatric Disorders as a Function of Variant Rape Histories: Results from a National Survey of Women. Zinzow H.M, Resnick H.S, McCauley J.L, Amstadter A.B, Ruggiero K.J, Kilpatrick D.G. Soc. Psychiatry Psychiatr. Epidemiol; ePub, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293721_28> : This article aims to estimate the prevalence of common trauma-related psychiatric disorders (and their comorbidity) in a national sample of women, with an emphasis on distinguishing between rape tactics. [Source: SafetyLit]. 

The Sexual Assault of Undergraduate Women at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Krebs C.P, Barrick K, Lindquist C.H, Crosby C.M, Boyd C, Bogan Y. J. Interpers. Violence; ePub, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293715_24> : The purpose of this research is to document the prevalence of different types of sexual assault among undergraduate women at HBCUs and make comparisons to data collected from undergraduate women at non-HBCUs. [Source: SafetyLit].

Risk for Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior after Childhood Sexual Abuse in Women and Men. Bedi S, Nelson E.C, Lynskey M.T, Mc Cutcheon V.V, Heath A.C, Madden P.A, Martin N.G. Suicide Life Threat. Behav; ePub, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293723_28> : This article examines the degree to which risk is mediated by depression and posttraumatic stress disorder in women and men from a family study of childhood maltreatment. [Source: SafetyLit].

Unwanted Sex among Young Adults in the United States: The Role of Physical Disability and Cognitive Performance. Haydon A.A, McRee A.L, Tucker Halpern C. J. Interpers. Violence; ePub, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293705_25> : This article examines associations between unwanted sexual experiences and both physical disability and cognitive performance in a nationally representative sample of young adults. [Source: SafetyLit].

Characteristics of Women Victims of Sexual Violence and Their Compliance with Outpatient Follow-Up: Time Trends at a Referral Center in Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil. Oshikata C.T, Bedone A.J, Papa M.D, Santos G.B, Pinheiro C.D, Kalies A.H. Cad. Saude Publica; 27(4): 701-713, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293764_28> : This article assesses compliance with outpatient follow-up by women victims of sexual violence treated at the Center for Women's Comprehensive Healthcare at the State University in Campinas, São Paulo State, from January 2000 to December 2006. [Source: SafetyLit].

Sex Offender Punishment and the Persistence of Penal Harm in the U.S. Leon C.S. Int. J. Law Psychiatry; ePub, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293695_37> : After examining incarceration trends, this article explores the historical context of the current broad brush approach and reviews the unintended consequences. [Source: SafetyLit].

Experience of Violence and Adverse Reproductive Health Outcomes, HIV Risks among Mobile Female Sex Workers in India. Swain S.N, Saggurti N, Battala M, Verma R.K, Jain A.K. BMC Public Health; 11(1): 357, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293750_20> : This study aims to understand the linkages between violence and the reproductive health and HIV risks among a group of mobile FSWs in India. [Source: SafetyLit].

Partner Violence and HIV Risk among Female Sex Workers in China. Zhang C, Li X, Hong Y, Chen Y, Liu W, Zhou Y. AIDS Behav; ePub, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293729_20> : The aim of this article is to examine the association between partner violence and HIV risk among FSWs in China. [Source: SafetyLit].

Intergenerational Child Abuse and Coping. Robboy J, Anderson K.G. J. Interpers. Violence; ePub, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293707_24> : This article examines patterns of maltreatment and maladaptive coping among second-generation CSA survivors. [Source: SafetyLit].

Rehearsing for Real Life: The Impact of the InterACT Sexual Assault Prevention Program on Self-Reported Likelihood of Engaging in Bystander Interventions. Ahrens C.E, Rich M.D, Ullman J.B. Violence Against Women; ePub, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_294023_33> : This study evaluates the interACT Sexual Assault Prevention Program, an interactive, skill-building performance based on the pedagogy of Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed. [Source: SafetyLit].

Children's Disclosures of Sexual Abuse: Learning from Direct Inquiry. Schaeffer P, Leventhal J.M, Asnes A.G. Child Abuse Negl; 35(5): 343-52, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293992_24> : This article aims to direct inquiry about the process of a child's disclosure to a forensic interview protocol; determines if children will, in fact, discuss the process that led them to tell about sexual abuse; and describes the factors that children identify as either having led them to tell about sexual abuse or caused them to delay a disclosure. [Source: SafetyLit].

Intergenerational Transmission of Sexual Victimization Vulnerability as Mediated via Parenting. Testa M, Hoffman J.H, Livingston J.A. Child Abuse Negl; 35(5): 363-71, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293990_24> : This article considers whether mother's sexual victimization experiences, in childhood and after age 14, were associated with the sexual victimization experiences reported by their adolescent daughters, and if so, whether these effects were mediated via parenting behaviors. [Source: SafetyLit].

History of Sex Trafficking, Recent Experiences of Violence, and HIV Vulnerability among Female Sex Workers in Coastal Andhra Pradesh, India. Gupta J, Reed E, Kershaw T, Blankenship K.M. Int. J. Gynaecol. Obstet; ePub, 2011: <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_294112_20>  This study estimates the prevalence of sex trafficking as a mode of entry into sex work, and to examine associations between sex trafficking and recent violence experiences and HIV vulnerability among female sex workers. [Source: SafetyLit].

Sisterhood May Be Powerful for Reducing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence: An Evaluation of the Bringing in the Bystander In-Person Program with Sorority Members. Moynihan M.M, Banyard V.L, Arnold J.S, Eckstein R.P, Stapleton J.G. Violence Against Women; ePub, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_294024_20> : This study evaluates the Bringing in the Bystander in-person program with sorority members who participated in the program compared with those who did not. [Source: SafetyLit].

Progress in legislating domestic violence and gender based violence in Timor-Leste. Ferguson P. Geografia: Malaysian Journal of Society and Space; 7(1): 53-64, 2011 <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_293968_37> : This paper gives an in-depth analysis of the DV and SGBV outstanding issues, challenges, development and prospects. [Source: SafetyLit].

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.

VII. Events

Webinar: Men, Experiences of Sexual Abuse and Questions of Sexuality: Prioritising Choice, 16 June 2011 at 7pm Brisbane, Sydney Melbourne <http://www.livingwell.org.au/Multimedia/Webinars.aspx> . This webinar is presented by Dr Gary Foster and will identify and carefully work through some particular challenges that men subjected to sexual abuse can experience in relation to sexuality.

WHO Short Courses: Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability (VIP) <http://www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/capacitybuilding/courses/en/index.html> . The VIP short courses provide a complete training resource for facilitators around the world. Each course addresses a specific injury or violence area and is designed to be delivered over 2-5 days. These "trainings in a box" can be downloaded free of charge. 

Inequity to Equity: Promoting Health and Wellness of Women with Disabilities, 17 - 18 October 2011, Washington D.C., USA <http://www.apa.org/pi/women/programs/disabilities-conference/index.aspx> . By promoting the exchange of knowledge and information among psychologists, other health care providers, researchers, educators, policymakers, women with disabilities and advocates, this conference aims to foster an integrated health care agenda that will improve health outcomes for women with disabilities. Abstract submission closes: 8 July 2011. [Source: AWID]. 

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

VIII. Funding Links / Scholarships / Research Opportunities

Fellowship Opportunity: Yale World Fellows Programme. <http://www.yale.edu/worldfellows/program.html>  This programme brings highly accomplished men and women from a diverse set of countries around the world together. The Fellows spend an intensive semester exploring critical issues and undergoing leadership training, with the full resources of Yale University at their disposal. Applications close: 9 December 2011. [Source: AWID].

Fellowship Opportunity: 2012 Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention <http://www.avac.org/ht/d/sp/i/29971/pid/29971> . Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Advocacy Fellowship. Up to ten (10) Fellowships may be awarded. The deadline for submission is 15 July 2011. [Source: Afro-nets]

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

UN Women Consultancy Services to UN Women for PNG's Country Gender Assessment <mailto:joy.tonawai at unwomen.org>  / UN Women / Location: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea / Closing date: June 13, 2011. 

Development Adviser (Gender Equality) <http://www.spc.int/job.html>  / Secretariat of the Pacific Community / Location: Noumea, New Caledonia  / Closing date: June 20, 2011. 

Senior Individual Giving Officer <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Senior-Individual-Giving-Officer>  / Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights / Boulder, CO, USA / Closing date: June 10, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Program Officer of the Grantmaking Program <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Officer-of-the-Grantmaking-Program>  / Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights / Boulder, CO, USA / Closing date: June 13, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Peace and Security Programme Analyst <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Peace-and-Security-Programme-Analyst>  / UN Women / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: June 15, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Gender Analysis in Gambella and Somali Regions using PRA techniques <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Gender-Analysis-in-Gambella-and-Somali-Regions-using-PRA-techniques>  / UNDP / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Closing date: June 10, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Gender Specialist <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Gender-Specialist2>  / UNDP / Abuja, Nigeria / Closing date: June 8, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Deputy Director, Girl Up <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Deputy-Director-Girl-Up>  / The United Nations Foundation / Washington, DC, USA / Closing date: June 16, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Security Associate <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Security-Associate>  / UN Women / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: June 21, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Director, Regional Center <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Director-Regional-Center>  / UN Women / Panama City, Panama / Closing date: June 20, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Programme Specialist <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Programme-Specialist2>  / UN Women / Juba, Sudan / Closing date: July 5, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Programme Specialist <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Programme-Specialist2>  / UN Women / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: June 15, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Director of Development <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Director-of-Development>  / The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) / Washington, DC, USA. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Program Assistant <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Assistant>  / The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) / Washington, DC, USA / Closing date: June 10, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Volunteer Assignment: Gender Advisor (GA) - Disaster Management <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Volunteer-Assignment-Gender-Advisor-GA-Disaster-Management>  / Australian Red Cross / Suva, Fiji / Closing date: June 23, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Gender and Climate Change Expert <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Gender-and-Climate-Change-Expert>  / ICIMOD / Kathmandu, Nepal / Closing date: June 19, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Researcher on Children's Rights <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Researcher-on-Children-s-Rights>  / Human Rights Watch / Cairo, Egypt or Beirut, Lebanon / Closing date: July 4, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

Researcher on LGBT Rights <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Researcher-on-LGBT-Rights>  / Human Rights Watch / Johannesburg, South Africa or Nairobi, Kenya / Closing date: June 20, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 6 June 2011].

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