[Svrilist] SVRI Update: 31 03 11
Sexual Violence Research Initiative
svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Mar 31 13:45:54 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. SVRI Online Discussion Forum: Multiple Perpetrator Rape, 11 March - 11 April 2011
II. SVRI Forum 2011: Moving the Agenda Forward, 10 - 13 October 2011, Cape Town, South Africa - Registration Now Open
III. SVRI Members Request: Survey on Coordinated Responses to Violence Against Women and Girls
IV. Sexual Violence in the News
VI. Online Publications/Resources
VII. Journal Articles
IX. Funding Links / Scholarships / Research Opportunities
I. SVRI Online Discussion Forum: Multiple Perpetrator Rape
The SVRI would like to invite you to participate and update you on the moderated SVRI Online Discussion on Multiple Perpetrator Rape.
Moderators Jessica Woodhams and Miranda Horvath are gathering international perspectives, and planning to develop an international network and research agenda on multiple perpetrator rape as part of a British Psychological Society funded seminar series.
Join us and participate in this event! Register for the online discussion forum at: http://www.svri.org/svriforums/login!default.jspa?referrer=index.jspa <http://www.svri.org/svriforums/login!default.jspa?referrer=index.jspa> (registration is free). Do not hesitate to contact Miranda or Jessica for more information on this project. Email: j.woodhams at bham.ac.uk <mailto:j.woodhams at bham.ac.uk> or m.horvath at mdx.ac.uk <mailto:m.horvath at mdx.ac.uk> . Please come and contribute to the discussion that will be running until the 11th April.
II. SVRI Forum 2011: Moving the Agenda Forward, 10 - 13 October 2011, Cape Town, South Africa registration now open
The SVRI would like to invite researchers, policy makers, funders, survivors, gender activists, service providers and others to the SVRI Forum 2011 <http://www.svri.org/forum2011/index.htm> in Cape Town, South Africa. The Forum will provide participants with an opportunity to network, share ideas and exciting strategies, and to feed into important international campaigns currently underway to prevent and respond to sexual violence globally.
Registrations <http://www.svri.org/forum2011/registration.htm> are now open for the SVRI Forum 2011. Early registration closing date: 31 August 2011. Late registration closing date: 1 October 2011. Abstract submissions closes on 31 May 2-11. For a list of alternative funding sources to attend the Forum, please take a look at organisations providing travel and conference grants <http://www.svri.org/forum2011/TravelGrantLinks.pdf> . For questions or enquiries, email svri at mrc.ac.za <mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za> . We look forward to seeing you there!
III. SVRI Members Request: Survey on Coordinated Responses to Violence Against Women and Girls
The Child & Woman Abuse Studies Unit (CWASU), London Metropolitan University, UK, is compiling a summary of the knowledge base on coordinated responses to violence against women and girls (VAWG) on behalf of UN Women. The aim is to create an online compendium of practical resources for policy-makers and practitioners working on the issue in a range of diverse countries and contexts.
Coordinated responses are multi-sectoral interventions that may address one or more forms of VAWG. We are equally interested in responses that deal with a single form of VAWG (e.g. domestic violence, sexual assault, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting) if they include other aspects of coordination (see examples below). Examples of coordinated responses include:
- A model of service provision where the roles of different sectors (e.g. police, health, education) are harmonised to respond to forms of VAWG
- A programme responding to VAWG (e.g. service for victims, public campaign, educational project) delivered by a range of collaborating partners/agencies
- A Task Force, network or forum bringing together stakeholders from different sectors working on VAWG
This information will contribute towards a new section of the UN Women Global Virtual Knowledge Center on Violence Against Women & Girls (http://www.endvawnow.org/ <http://www.endvawnow.org/> ). Complete the survey here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/coordinated_responses_to_VAWG <http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/coordinated_responses_to_VAWG> by 10 April 2011. For further information, please contact Jo Lovett at j.lovett at londonmet.ac.uk <mailto:j.lovett at londonmet.ac.uk> .
IV. Sexual Violence in the News
Rape Study Yields 'Disturbing' Results, Eyewitness News, 30 March 2011: <http://www.eyewitnessnews.co.za/articleprog.aspx?id=62811> The National Ministry for Women, Children and People with Disabilities on Wednesday described the findings of a study on sexual crime against children as disturbing.
Rape is Not a Compliment, The Guardian, 30 March 2011: <http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/mar/30/rape-is-not-a-compliment> Once again, in the case of Delroy Grant, the public seems unable to accept the idea that rape has nothing to do with desirability.
Video: The Trafficked Women of India's Brothels, CNN International, 29 March 2011: <http://thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com/2011/03/29/the-trafficked-women-of-india%E2%80%99s-brothels/> Women's rights advocate Zainab Salbi takes a journey through New Delhi's red light district. She interviews a brothel owner who explains that the majority of prostitutes are trafficked women who have been sold into slavery.
Diary of FLDS Leader Recounts Marriages to 12-year-old British Columbian Girls, Globe and Mail, 29 March 2011: <http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/diary-of-flds-leader-recounts-marriages-to-12-year-old-bc-girls/article1962431/> In late 2005, the now-jailed polygamist leader Warren Jeffs called two men in Bountiful, B.C., and told them to bring their 12-year-old daughters to the United States to be wed, according to passages from Mr. Jeffs's diaries presented in a B.C. court Tuesday.
Libyan Woman Struggles to Tell Media of Her Rape, New York Times, 26 March 2011: <http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/27/world/middleeast/27tripoli.html?_r=2&ref=daviddkirkpatrick> A Libyan woman burst into the hotel housing the foreign press in Tripoli on Saturday morning in an attempt to tell journalists that she had been raped and beaten by members of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi's militia.
Rapes of Women Show Clash of Old and New India, New York Times, 26 March 2011: <http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/27/world/asia/27india.html?_r=3&src=me&ref=world> The young lovers met at a secluded spot next to a field of wheat at the edge of this sprawling suburb of New Delhi, where the timeless India of mustard fields and bullock carts abuts the frantically rising apartment towers of the budding middle class.
El Salvador: Women in Parliament Unite on New Law against Violence UNDP Newsroom, 21 March 2011: <http://content.undp.org/go/newsroom/2011/march/el-salvador-women-in-parliament-unite-on-new-law-against-violence.en> A groundbreaking law aimed at halting high levels of violence against women in El Salvador, the Central American country with the world's highest rates for murder of women, was officially made public last week following approval five months ago by the overwhelming majority of members of the national legislative assembly.
Partners for Prevention: <http://www.partners4prevention.org/resources> This resources and publications page contains information on the organisation's latest research, capacity development, communications and more.
The Date Safe Project: <http://www.datesafeproject.org/> This project provides resources, educational materials, and programming addressing consent, healthy intimacy, sexual education, sexual assault awareness, bystander intervention, and support for sexual assault survivors.
VI. Online Publications/Resource
PowerPoint Presentation: Priorities for Gender-Based Violence Research in South Africa. Abrahams N, Medical Research Council, 2011: <http://www.svri.org/NaeemahAbrahamsNDoH.pdf> This presentation looks at what is known in South Africa about GBV and what research priorities for GBV should look like in the country.
Good Practices in Legislation on "Harmful Practices" against Women. Report of the Expert Group Meeting. United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Ethiopia, 26 to 29 May 2009: <http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/egm/vaw_legislation_2009/Report%20EGM%20harmful%20practices.pdf> The purpose of this expert group meeting was to analyze different legislative approaches for addressing "harmful practices", and assess lessons learned and identify good practices in regard to legal reforms on "harmful practices". [Source: WUNRN].
Commentary: Ethical Concerns in Female Genital Cutting. Cook R.J. African Journal of Reproductive Health Vol. 12 No.1 April, 2008: <http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?rh08001> This commentary raises specific ethical concerns in female genital cutting, its consequences, contexts and professional responses. [Source: WUNRN].
Change Happens. A Guide to Reforming Your Campus Sexual Assault Policy. Burczak A. Students Active for Ending Rape, 2007: <http://safercampus.org/sites/default/files/file/ChangeHappensFourthEditionMaster.pdf> This document guides the development of effective and workable sexual assault policies for campuses and schools. [Source: WUNRN].
VII. 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.
Challenges Experienced by Service Providers in the Delivery of Medico-Legal Services to Survivors of Sexual Violence in Kenya. Ajema C, Mukoma W, Kilonzo N, Bwire B, Otwombe K. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Article in Press, Corrected Proof, 2011: <http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B8CY1-52F7R55-1&_user=1373567&_coverDate=03%2F21%2F2011&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=gateway&_origin=gateway&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_acct=C000052478&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=1373567&md5=990c3a> This study examines some of the obstacles in Kenya to the adequate handling of forensic evidence in sexual violence cases. It was based on in-depth interviews with respondents drawn from health facilities, police stations, civil society organizations and with the Government Chemist in three Kenyan provinces. [Source: Science Direct].
Predictors of Rape: Findings from the National Survey of Adolescents. Elwood L.S, Smith D.W, Resnick H.S, Gudmundsdottir B, Amstadter A.B, Hanson R.F, Saunders B.E, Kilpatrick D.G. J. Trauma. Stress; ePub, 2011: <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_262826_24> The current report explores predictors of rape from data for female adolescents obtained during the initial and follow-up interviews of the National Survey of Adolescents. [Source: SafetyLit].
Child Sex Tourism: Extending the Borders of Sexual Offender Legislation. Newman W.J, Holt B.W, Rabun J.S, Phillips G, Scott C.L. Int. J. Law Psychiatry; ePub, 2011: <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_262713_24> This article discusses potential future challenges, describes strategies to address child sex tourism, and relates this issue to psychiatry. [Source: SafetyLit].
Female Dissociative Responding to Extreme Sexual Violence in a Chronic Crisis Setting: The Case of Eastern Congo. Schalinski I, Elbert T, Schauer M. J. Trauma. Stress; ePub, 2011: <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_262825_28> This article examines relationships between the number of traumatizing events, degree of shutdown dissociation, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and depression. [Source: SafetyLit].
Military Sexual Trauma among U.S. Female Veterans. Williams I, Bernstein K. Arch Psychiatr. Nurs; 25(2): 138-47, 2011: <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_262740_28> This article explores the phenomenon of sexual aggression against female veterans in the U.S. military, risk factors for MST, PTSD as a result of MST, a conceptual framework for treating PTSD stress, and treatment strategies for PTSD. [Source: SafetyLit].
Sexual Assault of Postmenopausal Women: A Retrospective Review. Morgan L, Dill A, Welch J. BJOG; ePub; 2011: <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_262743_20> This article determines whether postmenopausal women have a greater susceptibility to genital and extragenital injuries as a result of sexual assault. [Source: SafetyLit].
Sexual Material Perception in Sexually Coercive Men: Disattending Deficit and Its Covariates. Yoon J, Knight R.A. Sex Abuse; ePub, 2011: <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_262722_20> This article compares performance of sexually aggressive and nonaggressive men on experimental tasks involving sexual stimuli. [Source: SafetyLit].
Child Abuse Experts Disagree About the Threshold for Mandated Reporting. Levi B.H, Crowell K. Clin. Pediatr; 50(4): 321-329, 2011: <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_262900_24> This article examines how experts on child abuse interpret reasonable suspicion using 2 probability frameworks. [Source: SafetyLit].
Neurobiology of Child Abuse: The 'Cycle of Violence'. Mesa-Gresa P, Moya-Albiol L. Rev. Neurol; 52(8): 489-503, 2011: <http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_262854_24> This study aims to review and go over the main points of the results obtained by different clinical research works carried out on the structural and functional consequences of child abuse on the central nervous system. [Source: SafetyLit].
Commentary on Foubert, Godin, & Tatum (2010): The Evolution of Sexual Violence Prevention and the Urgency for Effectiveness. Teten Tharp A.L, DeGue S, Lang K, Valle L.A, Massetti G et al. J Interpers Violence February 28, 2011: <http://jiv.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/02/10/0886260510393010> In this commentary, the authors focus on two considerations for an evolving field: the adherence to the principles of prevention and the use of rigorous evaluation methods to demonstrate effectiveness. [Source: Prevent-Connect].
The Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Finkelhor D. The Future of Children, 19 (2), 2009: <http://www.princeton.edu/futureofchildren/publications/docs/19_02_08.pdf> In this article, David Finkelhor examines initiatives to prevent child sexual abuse, which have focused on two primary strategies-offender management and school-based educational programs.
Webinar: Child Maltreatment Data - Current Trends and Implications for Prevention, 14 April 2011. <https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/659423666> Join the Quality Improvement Center on Early Childhood (QIC-EC) for an interactive webinar discussion on the current trends and implications of the 2009 child maltreatment data with an emphasis on child abuse and neglect. [Source: friendsnrc].
Training Course: Men Can Stop Rape - From Theory to Practice, 13 - 15 July 2011, Washington D.C, USA. <http://www.mencanstoprape.org/calendar2702/calendar_show.htm?doc_id=1531210> This training is the most comprehensive available on engaging men to help end violence against women, and has equipped thousands of professionals and activists in working with men to prevent gender-based violence. Registration for the training is now open. Registration deadline: 24 June 2011. [Source: Prevent-Connect].
Building Healthy Futures III, 2 - 4 August 2011, Virginia, USA. <http://www.vsdvalliance.org/secProjects/Building_Healthy_Futures_3_-_Save_The_Date%5B1%5D.pdf> The Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance is excited to offer the third installment of this exceptional conference addressing the primary prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence. [Source: Prevent-Connect].
Sexual Violence conference - Call for Papers, 8 September 2011, London, UK. <http://www.mdx.ac.uk/aboutus/Schools/hssc/psychology/fps/sv_conference/index.aspx> Proposals for papers, debate papers and posters addressing topics in all areas of Sexual Violence are invited. Proposals that are empirically based and those that involve new and emerging topics within Sexual Violence are especially welcomed. Application closing date: 15 April 2011.
Reproductive Health 2011, 15 - 17 September 2011, Las Vegas, USA. <http://www.mdx.ac.uk/aboutus/Schools/hssc/psychology/fps/sv_conference/index.aspx> Reproductive Health is the premier conference in reproductive and sexual health sponsored annually by ARHP. Abstract submission is now open. All abstracts accepted for poster presentation at Reproductive Health 2011 will be published in the December 2011 issue of Contraception, An International Reproductive Health Journal. Abstract submission closing date: 15 April 2011
For more events visit: http://www.svri.org/calendar.htm <http://www.svri.org/calendar.htm>
IX. Funding Links / Scholarships / Research Opportunities
Fellowship Opportunity: UNESCO-L'Oréal International Fellowships. <http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=44170&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html> Within the framework of the UNESCO Co-Sponsored Fellowships Scheme, a joint programme has been launched with the L'ORÉAL Corporate Foundation with a view to promoting the contribution of young women - from all over the world - in research developments in the field of life sciences. Application closing date: 30 June 2011.
Funding Opportunity: USAID/OFDA Programmatic Learning for Prevention of, and Response to, Gender-Based Violence in Disaster Situations. <http://apply07.grants.gov/apply/opportunities/instructions/oppAPS-OFDA-11-000004-cfda98.001-instructions.pdf> OFDA anticipates that up to approximately US$ 1.2 million will be available to support the program(s) or activity(ies), although final funding levels will depend on content, quality, number of applications received, needs, availability of funding, and competing priorities. Application closing date: 15 April 2011.
Funding Opportunity: MSM Initiative Community. amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, is pleased to announce new funding for innovative projects that address HIV/AIDS among gay men, other men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender (TG) individuals in the Asia-Pacific region. Application closing date: 4 May 2011. [Source: Sea-Aids]. http://www.amfar.org/world/article.aspx?id=9612 <http://www.amfar.org/world/article.aspx?id=9612>
Research Opportunity: SAfAIDS Regional Assessment of Policies, Best Practices and Capacity Building for Prevention, Care, and Treatment for Paediatric HIV, TB, and Malaria. <http://safaids.net/category/about-us/announcements-0> This call for researchers is to conduct an assessment of existing policies, best practices and capacity building needs at national and regional levels. The Assessment will be done in teams of 4 during May-June, 2011 and will involve fieldwork in at least 3 Southern African countries. Application deadline: 2 April 2011. [Source: Af-Aids].
Research Opportunity: Consultant to facilitate HIV Agenda Setting Project. <mailto:viccit at osisa.org> OSISA requires a skilled Consultant who is able to provide expert consultancy services to its HIV/AIDS Programme. For terms of reference, contact viccit at osisa.org <mailto:viccit at osisa.org> copied to lizettep at osisa.org <mailto:lizettep at osisa.org> . [Source: 60percent].
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>
Junior Scientist <http://www.mrc.ac.za/hr/job11.htm> / Gender & Health Research Unit, Medical Research Council / Location: Cape Town, South Africa / Closing date: 11 April 2011.
International Programmes Specialist <http://www.genderjustice.org.za/vacancies/international-programmes-specialist> / Sonke Gender Justice / Location: Johannesburg or Cape Town, South Africa / Closing date: 6 April 2011.
Young Feminist Activism Manager <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-at-AWID/Young-Feminist-Activism-Manager> / The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) / Location: Toronto, Mexico City or Cape Town (preferred, but flexible) / Closing date: April 3, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Volunteer - Administrative Support <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-at-AWID/Volunteer-Administrative-Support> / The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) / Toronto, ON, Canada / Closing date: April 3, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Consultant, Young Feminist Wire (Trilingual) <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-at-AWID/Consultant-Young-Feminist-Wire-Trilingual> / The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) / Toronto, Canada (preferred, but flexible) / Closing date: April 10, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Senior Social Development Specialist (Gender) <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Senior-Social-Development-Specialist-Gender> / The Asian Development Bank / Manila, the Philippines / Closing date: April 8, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Strategic Projects Manager <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Strategic-Projects-Manager> / Marie Stopes International (MSI) / London, UK. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Global Social Franchise Manager <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Global-Social-Franchise-Manager> / Marie Stopes International (MSI) / Nairobi, Kenya. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Manager (Finance and Accounts) <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Manager-Finance-and-Accounts> / UN Women / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: April 7, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Chief, Information Systems and Telecommunications (IST) <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Chief-Information-Systems-and-Telecommunications-IST> / UN Women / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: April 7, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Chief, Finance and Budget <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Chief-Finance-and-Budget> / UN Women / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: April 7, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Chief, Asia Pacific and Arab States Region <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Chief-Asia-Pacific-and-Arab-States-Region> / UN Women / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: April 7, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Speechwriter and Communications Advisor <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Speechwriter-and-Communications-Advisor> / UN Women / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: April 5, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Country Programme Manager <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Country-Programme-Manager> / UN Women / Khartoum, Sudan / Closing date: April 5, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Gender Specialist <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Gender-Specialist2> / UNDP / Thimphu, Bhutan / Closing date: April 5, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Curriculum Development Consultant for "Breaking the Barriers" Training Curriculum <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Curriculum-Development-Consultant-for-Breaking-the-Barriers-Training-Curriculum> / Freedom House / Closing date: April 8, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Global Campaign Manager <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Global-Campaign-Manager> / Breakthrough / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: April 1, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Project Manager <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Project-Manager> / Breakthrough / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: April 1, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Research Consultancy: Gender and Governance of Climate Finance <http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Research-Consultancy-Gender-and-Governance-of-Climate-Finance> / WEDO / Closing date: April 1, 2011. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday 28 March 2011].
Sexual violence is a global issue that requires coordinated evidence-based responses.
The Sexual Violence Research Initiative, an initiative of the Global Forum for Health Research, is hosted by the Medical Research Council, South Africa. The SVRI aims to promote research on sexual violence and generate empirical data to ensure sexual violence is recognized as a priority public health problem. To learn more about the SVRI visit our website www.svri.org <http://www.svri.org> or contact us at svri at mrc.ac.za <mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za>
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