[Svrilist] SVRI Update: 04 04 2013

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Apr 4 17:08:53 SAST 2013


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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>.
Please note that all of our Updates are also accessible on our Facebook Notes<http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sexual-Violence-Research-Initiative/71822396561> page.

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

I. What’s New at the SVRI?
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. What’s New at the SVRI?

1) Join us in Thailand! SVRI Forum 2013, 14 – 17 October, Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Bangkok, Thailand

The SVRI is proud to invite SVRI members to our 3rd international conference on sexual violence research. The aim of SVRI Forum 2013 is to promote promising practices for preventing and responding to sexual and intimate partner violence. The Forum 2013 will be co-hosted by Partners for Prevention. Abstract submissions are now open<http://www.svri.org/forum2013/abstracts.htm>! Please visit the SVRI Forum 2013<http://www.svri.org/forum2013/> website for important dates and news or contact us at: svri at mrc.ac.za<mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za>.

2) Celebrating Ten Years of the GBV Prevention Network

The SVRI would like to send heartfelt congratulations to the GBV Prevention Network’s for their 10th year of commitment to this wonderful and informative initiative which has connected and improved many organisations, communities and individual lives.

In honor of the Network’s 10th Anniversary, the Network’s publications are receiving a fresh start. First off the press is a member spotlight book that focuses on the Network’s core implementation themes to increase the momentum of violence against women prevention work in the region – shared analysis, solidarity, and collective action. The publication features a diverse range of members and the dynamic work they do across these three themes. Please look out for this and other exciting publications about members this year. Download the member spotlight booklet here<http://www.preventgbvafrica.org/GBVMEMBER.SPOTLIGHT.ONLINE.VERSION.pdf>. For more information, or to join the GBV Prevention Network, visit: http://www.preventgbvafrica.org.

II.SVRI Members Requests

1) Request for Input: Monitoring and Evaluating Reintegration Programmes for Children

The Centre for Rural Childhood, University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Scotland is developing a toolkit to help organisations monitor and evaluate reintegration programmes for children. This project is funded by the Oak Foundation and is part of a larger project on recovery and reintegration (www.childrecovery.info<http://www.childrecovery.info>). This work is being supported by an inter-agency steering group including representatives from EveryChild, Save the Children, Mkombozi and IOM.

If you or your organisation has experience of reintegration programming with children who have become separated from their families and communities, please help us by answering our short questionnaire. The responses to this questionnaire will provide information that will contribute to the development of the toolkit. The questionnaire should take no more than 20 minutes to complete. The questionnaire can be accessed here http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SXPNL2Z and will close on the 29th April. Please feel free to circulate this information to others who may be involved in reintegration programming or have experience of evaluating such programmes.

2) Call for Submissions to the Violence Prevention Trials Register: Prevent Violence Evidence Base

The Prevent Violence Evidence Base brings together abstracts and information for published studies that have measured the effectiveness of interventions to prevent violence. The Evidence Base has just been updated with studies from 2012 and now includes 458 studies from across the world. All WHO regions are represented in the database, with new studies added from countries including Belgium, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and Turkey. Studies cover a wide range of violence types and include school-based interventions, community-based interventions and those that take place in health or clinical settings. To search or browse the updated Evidence Base please visit www.preventviolence.info/evidence_base.aspx<http://www.preventviolence.info/evidence_base.aspx>.

Launched in 2012, the Violence Prevention Trials Register now contains 29 submissions detailing information on the design and implementation of current and future violence prevention research. If you are currently undertaking a violence prevention outcome evaluation study or are due to start work in the near future, they would love to hear about it. To view the register or discuss a relevant study, please visit www.preventviolence.info/trials_register.aspx<http://www.preventviolence.info/trials_register.aspx>. The Evidence Base and the Violence Prevention Trials Register are the results of an ongoing collaboration between the Centre for Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University, the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For further information please contact prevent.violence at ljmu.ac.uk<mailto:prevent.violence at ljmu.ac.uk>.

3) Invitation for Independent Domestic Violence Advisors to Take Part in Vicarious Trauma Research

Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVAs) are being invited to take part in new research into the influence of relaxation techniques on the severity of vicarious trauma (VT). Clare Elcombe, an MSc student in Applied Positive Psychology at the University of East London, is organising a study to establish whether the completion of daily activities can have an impact on the effects of VT.

To be eligible, you should be a CAADA or Women's Aid-trained IDVA working full-time with a caseload of at least twenty mid to high risk victims of domestic abuse. You will need to be able to commit ten minutes each day over a two week period in April or May and, due to the practical nature of the study, you should be comfortable using apps and have access to an Apple device. To express an interest or to simply find out more, please email Clare directly at: clare_elcombe at hotmail.com<mailto:clare_elcombe at hotmail.com> or visit: http://www.caada.org.uk/news/caada-enews-Feb2013-IVDA-VT-study.htm. All participants will need the consent of their line manager before beginning the study.

4) Request for Contacts to Inform/Support Sexual Violence Research in Sub-Sahara Africa for Dissertation

Gianina Pellegrini is a doctoral student at Saybrook University. Gianina is working on obtaining a Ph.D. degree in Psychology with a focus on Social Transformation and International Peace and Conflict Resolution. Her primary area of interest is on the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war in modern conflicts. She has completed all of her coursework and is now preparing to start her dissertation.

For the dissertation research Gianina would like to examine post-conflict efforts to support survivors of conflict-related sexual violence, as well as look at what various organizations (such as local NGOs or government sponsored programs) are doing to prevent future conflict-related sexual violence. She is searching for a person currently working with issues pertaining to conflict-related sexual violence who would be willing to work with her, either formally as one of her dissertation committee members or informally as a consultant, to help her construct the most effective research project. Gianina would sincerely appreciate hearing from anyone who would be interested in speaking with her, discussing ideas and particularly suggesting areas that are under-researched. She would like her research to contribute to the research on sexual violence in conflict and positively impact future prevention efforts. Please feel free to contact her at: Gianina.Pellegrini at gmail.com<mailto:Gianina.Pellegrini at gmail.com>.

5) Request for Information on Opportunities in SEA/Africa/Central South America

Dr Lucretia Bolin is a forensic nurse practitioner living and working in Northern California. Dr Bolin is also trained as a family nurse practitioner and is looking for university contacts, teaching opportunities and/ or clinical opportunities in Africa, South East Asia, India or Indonesia. Interests include substance use disorders, gender based violence and looking to partner with NGO's or government organizations to improve response to SA/AA . Dr Bolin is also very interested in prevention and community organizing and advocacy and raising public awareness. Please reply to Dr Bolin on the SVRI Discussion Forum at: http://www.svri.org/svriforums/thread.jspa?threadID=211&tstart=0 or let us know at svri at mrc.ac.za<mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za>.

III. Sexual Violence in the News

Live-Tracking Sexual Violence in Syria, The Globe and Mail, 3 April 2013<http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/syria-live/live-tracking-sexual-violence-in-syria/article10720703/>: A report released Wednesday by Women Under Siege, a group documenting sexualized violence in Syria, has for the first time attempted to measure such atrocities in an ongoing conflict.

UN Member States Adopt First Ever Arms Trade Treaty, Reaching Critical Will, 2 April 2013<http://www.reachingcriticalwill.org/news/latest-news/7596-un-member-states-adopt-first-ever-arms-trade-treaty>: The treaty, which prohibits the sale of arms if there is a risk that the weapons could be used to commit or facilitate serious violations of international humanitarian or human rights law, is the first ever treaty that recognizes the link between gender-based violence and the international arms trade.

Teenage Pregnancy A Greater Risk for Sexually Abused or Neglected Adolescent Girls, Medical News Today, 26 March 2013<http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/258171.php>: A new Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study, published in the eFirst pages of the journal Pediatrics, shows that teen childbirth rates are more than 20 percent for abused and neglected teens. This compares to the national teen childbirth rate of approximately 4 percent.

Panzi Hospital: A Critical Pulse for Justice, Peace and Health, Open Democracy, 18 March 2013<http://www.opendemocracy.net/5050/jessica-horn-leah-teklemariam/panzi-hospital-critical-pulse-for-justice-peace-and-health>: Congo's women survivors, standing in solidarity with Dr Mukwege and his staff at Panzi hospital, have become donors to their own cause and catalysts for deep social change.  Who is standing alongside them and the hospital patients to ensure that their transformative work continues?

The True Extent of Violence against Women Remains Hidden, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 8 March 2013<http://fra.europa.eu/en/news/2013/true-extent-violence-against-women-remains-hidden>: To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, FRA announces that in early 2014, it will launch the main result report from its EU-wide survey on violence against women.

Cambodia: UN Official Welcomes Possibility of Genocide Court Trying Sexual Crimes, UN News Centre, 1 March 2013<http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=44264#.UV2JAEqPQg8>: A senior United Nations official today welcomed the recent decision by Cambodia’s genocide tribunal to annul a previous ruling that would have prevented it from trying crimes of sexual violence committed during the Khmer Rouge regime.

IV. Websites

Child Aid Organization Kenya<http://www.childaidkenya.org/>: This organisation operates on a national level in the area of Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (CSA), Human Rights Training and Advocacy work. [Source: CAOK].

Childhelp<http://www.childhelp.org/>: This organisation is dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect. Childhelp's approach focuses on advocacy, prevention, treatment, and community outreach. [Source: Childhelp].

Living Well<http://livingwell.org.au/>: The latest version of this website has recently been launched, significantly enhancing the available resources for men who have been sexually abused in childhood or sexually assaulted as an adult, as well as for partners, family and friends and service providers.  Information is now available via a mobile friendly version and available in a wide range of languages. [Source: Living Well].

V. Online Publications/Resources

Resources for the Clinical Management of Children and Adolescents Who Have Experienced Sexual Violence. AIDSTAR One, 2013<http://www.aidstar-one.com/focus_areas/gender/resources/reports/prc_technical_considerations>: These technical considerations and accompanying job aids serve as a guide for medical providers to address and respond to the unique needs and rights of children and adolescents who have experienced sexual violence and exploitation.

Asia Child Marriage Initiative: Summary of Research in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. Plan Asia Regional Office, 2013<http://www.icrw.org/files/publications/PLAN%20ASIA%20Child%20Marriage-3%20Country%20Study.pdf>: This study on child marriage in Bangladesh, India and Nepal explores the perceptions of different stakeholders about the causes and consequences of child marriage and the efficacy of Plan’s programming in addressing these factors. [Source: WUNRN].

Webinar Recording: Prevention Works: Updating the Foundations of Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention. Prevent-Connect, 2013<http://www.preventconnect.org/2013/03/prevention-works-updating-the-foundations-of-sexual-and-domestic-violence-prevention/>: This web conference focused on the five norms that make sexual and domestic violence more likely to occur and shared strategies from other cities for how to effectively shift norms and prevent violence. [Source: ACSSA Alert].

Documentary: Boys and Men Healing - An Inspiring Film about Healing from Male Child Sexual Abuse<http://www.bigvoicepictures.com/>: This documentary looks at the impact the sexual abuse of boys has on both the individual and society, and the importance of healing and speaking out for male survivors to end the devastating effects. The film includes a support group of men and is testimony to the importance of men finding safe places to support one another and share their stories together. [Source: Big Voice Pictures].

VI. Journal Articles

Special Issue: Children, Violence, Community and the Physical Environment, 23 (1), 2013<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7721/chilyoutenvi.23.issue-1>:With support from the Van Leer Foundation, Children, Youth and Environments published a special issue on community and physical environments as contexts of violence and healing for children. It includes excellent papers from Northern Ireland, the United States, Colombia, Brazil, Portugal, South Africa, Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Order articles online. [Source: CYE Readers].

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Practice Implications for Mental Health Professionals. Hardy V.L, Compton K.D, McPhatter V.S. Affilia, 28(1): 8-18, 2013<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_394693_24>: In this article, the authors discuss the possible effects of domestic minor sex trafficking, implications for intervention, and directions for future research. [Source: SafetyLit].

Recent Sexual Victimization and Drinking Behavior in Newly Matriculated College Students: A Latent Growth Analysis. Griffin M.J, Wardell J.D, Read J.P. Psychol. Addict. Behav, ePub, 2013<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_394548_24>: This article examines the influence of sexual victimisation timing (i.e., recency) on drinking patterns in freshman year. [Source: SafetyLit].

Teen Birth Rates in Sexually Abused and Neglected Females. Noll J.G, Shenk C.E. Pediatrics, ePub, 2013<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_394542_24>: This study prospectively tracks teen childbirths in maltreated and nonmaltreated females and test the hypothesis that child maltreatment is an independent predictor of subsequent teen childbirth over and above demographic characteristics and other risk factors. [Source: SafetyLit].

In Vitro Validation of Vaginal Sampling in Rape Victims: The Problem of Locard's Principle. Loeve A.J, Bilo R.A, Emirdag E, Sharify M, Jansen F.W, Dankelman J. Forensic Sci. Med. Pathol, ePub, 2013:<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_394489_37> This article assesses the risks of false positive findings in vitro of traces found inside the vagina due to trace dislocation caused by current vaginal trace sampling methods (swab-only or with speculum), and for a new method that uses a sleeve accessory to prevent trace dislocation. [Source: SafetyLit].

Co-Occurring Posttraumatic Stress and Depression Symptoms after Sexual Assault: A Latent Profile Analysis. Au T.M, Dickstein B.D, Comer J.S, Salters-Pedneault K, Litz B.T. J. Affect. Disord, ePub, 2013<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_394138_20>: This article investigates patterns of PTSD and depression symptoms after sexual assault to evaluate the extent to which assault survivors primarily reported symptoms of both disorders or whether there were meaningfully distinct subgroups with discordant PTSD and depression symptoms. [Source: SafetyLit].

Acknowledged versus Unacknowledged Sexual Assault among College Women. Cleere C, Lynn S.J. J. Interpers. Violence, ePub, 2013<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_394259_24>: The present study examines differences among university women with acknowledged, unacknowledged, and no histories of sexual assault. [Source: SafetyLit].

Alcohol Use, Military Sexual Trauma, Expectancies, and Coping Skills in Women Veterans Presenting to Primary Care. Creech S.K, Borsari B. Addict. Behav, ePub, 2013<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_394041_1>: This article describes and explores the associations between posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, experience of military sexual trauma (MST), expectancies for alcohol use, and coping skills in predicting drinking behavior. [Source: SafetyLit].

The Mediating Effect of Hostility toward Women on the Relationship between Childhood Emotional Abuse and Sexual Violence Perpetration. Vivolo-Kantor A.M, DeGue S, DiLillo D, Cuadra L.E. Violence Vict, 28(1): 178-191, 2013<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_394563_24>: This article examines the relationship between CEA and SV by assessing the mediating role of hostility toward women (HTW) in a sample of adjudicated adult males. [Source: SafetyLit].

An Exploration of Psychopathy in Self-Report Measures among Juvenile Sex Offenders. Morrell L.M, Burton D.L. Int. J. Offender Ther. Comp. Criminol, ePub, 2013<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_394501_24>: This study investigates how the relationship of diverse scales of psychopathy related to characteristics of sexual aggression, and determined which scales were most correlated to sexual and nonsexual delinquency. [Source: SafetyLit].

Community Males Show Multiple-Perpetrator Rape Proclivity: Development and Preliminary Validation of an Interest Scale. Alleyne E, Gannon T, O Ciardha C, Wood J. Sex Abuse, ePub, 2013<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_394289_20>: The current study describes the development and preliminary validation of the Multiple-Perpetrator Rape Interest Scale (M-PRIS), a vignette-based measure assessing community males' sexual arousal to MPR, behavioral propensity toward MPR and enjoyment of MPR. [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

Online Discussion: The Impact of Discriminatory Social Norms on Adolescent Girls, 2 – 11 April 2013.<http://www.wikigender.org/index.php/Online_Discussion:_The_impact_of_discriminatory_social_norms_on_adolescent_girls> Wikigender and Wikichild would like to hear views, lessons learned and best practices or policies on empowering adolescent girls. You are invited to participate in an online discussion on "The impact of discriminatory social norms on adolescent girls" and to be heard at a workshop on "Empowering adolescent girls by tackling social norms" that takes place on 26 April in London. [Source: AWID].

Healing Survivors of Sexual Violence: Developing Community-Based Mental Health Interventions, Goma (8 April 2013) and Bukavu (10 April 2013), DRC.<mailto:MarieFrance.Guimond at rescue.org> During this presentation, the International Rescue Committee will present the results of an impact evaluation undertaken in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University aimed at finding effective and adaptable mental health interventions that show improvements in psychological, social and economic functioning for sexual violence survivors in Eastern DR Congo. RSVP to Marie France Guimond at: MarieFrance.Guimond at rescue.org<mailto:MarieFrance.Guimond at rescue.org>. [Source: IRC].

Webinar: Sexual Violence and the Workplace: Making the Connections, 24 April 2013.<http://www.ncdsv.org/images/NSVRC_SVandTheWorkplaceMakingTheConnections_4-24-2013.pdf> Advocates, preventionists and allied partners are invited to attend this free webinar with guest speakers Mandy Mundy, Director of Education and Training at Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA);  Jessie Mindlin, National Director of Training and Technical Assistance at the Victim Rights Law Center; and Maya Raghu, Policy and Program Attorney at Futures Without Violence. These experts will talk about their experiences preventing and responding to sexual violence in the workplace and engaging employers as partners in these efforts. This webinar will also introduce a new information packet developed by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), entitled Sexual Violence and the Workplace. [Source: Prevent-Connect].

Gender Training Workshop, 15 – 19 July 2013, Ottawa, Canada.<http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e6n80e3u207a9ba8&llr=a4599rkab> The workshop will move you beyond the theory to apply in practical and useful ways gender analysis and gender sensitive strategies to your organization and its programmes and projects to achieve greater social justice, development and peace. [Source: AWID].

9th PHASA Conference and the Inaugural Conference of the AFPHA, 24 – 27 September 2013, Cape Town, South Africa<http://www.phasaconference.org.za/abstracts.htm>. The 2013 joint PHASA/AFPHA conference will have as its focus, a scientific debate and discussion on strategies and action needed to move beyond the MDGs and on the public health legacy that we should leave, or want to, leave behind for the future generation. Abstract submissions close: 21 May 2013. [Source: HST Buletin].

17th ICASA International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa, 7 – 11 December 2013, Cape Town, South Africa<http://www.icasa2013southafrica.org/>. The ICASA conference remains one of the most important events in the calendar of the year, contributing towards overcoming the HIV and TB epidemics that grip our region. Conference tracks and categories are now available online. Abstract submissions close: 20 June 2013. [Source: MRC SA].

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

VIII. Funding Links / Scholarships / Research Opportunities

Call for Applications: 2013 Women PeaceMakers Programme.<http://www.sandiego.edu/peacestudies/ipj/programs/women_peace_makers/> The Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice (IPJ) is currently accepting applications for its Women PeaceMakers Programme (WPM). The WPM programme is designed for leaders from conflict-affected countries around the world who are transforming conflict and assuring gender-inclusion in post conflict recovery through the human rights advocacy and peace building efforts they lead. Deadline for Women PeaceMaker applications: 1 May 2013. Deadline for Peace Writer applications: 8 May 2013. [Source: AWID].

Call for Papers: New Outcomes for Sexual Health Promotion<mailto:p.aggleton at unsw.edu.au>. Health Education Research is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue of the journal focusing on New Outcomes for Sexual Health Promotion. Manuscript themes include: Teenage pregnancy; STIs (and HIV); and Sexual coercion and violence. The deadline for submission is 1 May 2013.  Manuscripts should follow HER’s formatting guidelines: http://www.oxfordjournals.org/our_journals/healed/for_authors/index.html. Please submit electronically through our online submission and review site: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/her. All inquiries can be emailed to Peter Aggleton at p.aggleton at unsw.edu.au<mailto:p.aggleton at unsw.edu.au> or Tina Hoang at her at gsu.edu<mailto:her at gsu.edu>.

Fellowship Opportunity: Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women.<http://www.awid.org/Library/Call-for-Applications-Peace-and-Security-Fellowship-for-African-Women> The African Leadership Centre (ALC) was established in June 2010 as a joint initiative of King's College London and the University of Nairobi. The ALC is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women for 2013/2014. Deadline for applications: 19 April 2013. [Source: AWID].

Fellowship Opportunity: The Consortium for Health Policy & Systems Analysis in Africa (CHEPSAA) Postdoctoral Research Fellowships.<http://www.hpsa-africa.org/index.php/rsm-fellowships-program-for-phd-candidates> In this open call, a total of four Postdoctoral Fellowships are available in the area of Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) for the Collaboration for Health Systems and Policy Analysis and Innovation (CHESAI) research project, over the period 2012-2016. [Source: HST Bulletin].

Funding Opportunity: Community Based Violence Prevention Field Initiated Research and Evaluation Programme.<http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2013/CBVPFIRE.pdf> The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under its Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Community Based Violence Prevention (CBVP) Field Initiated Research and Evaluation Programme (FIRE). This programme furthers DOJ’s mission by funding research and evaluations to inform efforts to prevent and reduce youth violence (including gun violence) and violence exposure at the community level. Applications close: 28 May 2013. [Source: Friendsnrc].

Funding Opportunity: Internet Crimes against Children Task Force National Training Programme.<http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2013/ICACTTA.pdf> The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under its Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force National Training Program. This program furthers DOJ’s mission by helping state and local law enforcement agencies develop effective responses to sexual predators who entice children online, child exploitation, and child obscenity and pornography cases. Applications close: 28 May 2013. [Source: Friendsnrc].

Funding Opportunities: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center Funding Alert.<http://us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=5d45d478d3ae7b3c97fc5b56f&id=1457cbf0e7> This resource provides the latest reports on current government and private funding opportunities available on domestic violence, sexual violence and victim services. [Source: NRCDV Library Funding Alert].

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

IX. Vacancies

Executive Director<http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunity/tshwaranang-legal-advocacy-centre-executive-director-0> / Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre / Johannesburg, South Africa / Closing date: April 5, 2013.

Program Manager: Health<http://www.elmaphilanthropies.org/> / ELMA Philanthropies / Cape Town, South Africa / Closing date: April 15, 2013 / Contace: PMCV at elmaphilanthropies.org<mailto:PMCV at elmaphilanthropies.org>. [Source:

Senior Program Officer, Adolescent Girls in Emergencies<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Senior-Program-Officer-Adolescent-Girls-in-Emergencies> / The Women's Refugee Commission (WRC) / New York, NY, USA. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 1 April 2013].

Senior Program Officer, Livelihoods in Emergencies<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Senior-Program-Officer-Livelihoods-in-Emergencies> / The Women's Refugee Commission (WRC) / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: April 30, 2013. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 1 April 2013].

Program Officer<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Officer> / The International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC) / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: April 30, 2013. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 1 April 2013].

Director of International Partnerships<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Director-of-International-Partnerships> / The International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC) / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: April 30, 2013. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 1 April 2013].

Written Translation Consultant: Bengali and English<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Written-Translation-Consultant-Bengali-and-English> / The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) / Location: Remote. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 1 April 2013].

Qualitative Research Consultant<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Qualitative-Research-Consultant> / The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) / Dhaka and Comilla, Chittagong, Bangladesh. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 1 April 2013].

Post-Conflict Evaluation Consultant<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Post-Conflict-Evaluation-Consultant> / The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) / Kampala and Gulu, Uganda. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 1 April 2013].

Communications Summer 2013 Intern<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Communications-Summer-2013-Intern> / The Center for Reproductive Rights / New York, NY, USA. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 1 April 2013].

Evaluation Officer/Universal Access<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Evaluation-Officer-Universal-Access> / International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR) / New York, NY, USA. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 1 April 2013].

Intern<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Intern> / The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: April 15, 2013. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 1 April 2013].

Gender Specialist<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Gender-Specialist> / UNFPA / Kabul, Afghanistan / Closing date: April 9, 2013. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 25 March 2013].

Program Intern<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Intern> / The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) / Washington, DC, USA / Closing date: April 7, 2013. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 25 March 2013].

Gender Advisor - Middle East<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Gender-Advisor-Middle-East> / Mercy Corps / Amman, Jordan. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 25 March 2013].

Program Officer, Media and Justice<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Program-Officer-Media-and-Justice> / The Ford Foundation / New York, NY, USA / Closing date: May 14, 2013. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 25 March 2013].

Lawyer<http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Lawyer> / The Human Dignity Trust / London, UK / Closing date: April 15, 2013. [Source: AWID Resource-Net Jobs: Monday, 25 March 2013].

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