[Svrilist] GBV Research Science Fair: Featured Videos

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Tue Nov 19 13:08:18 SAST 2013


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The Global Women's Institute (GWI)<http://globalwomensinstitute.gwu.edu/> and SVRI<http://www.svri.org/> are proud to invite you to take part in our global research contest - the GBV Research Science Fair - using the innovative platform WeShareScience.com<http://wesharescience.com/5-Minute-Science-Fair>.
At WeShareScience.com<http://wesharescience.com/5-Minute-Science-Fair> researchers and the public can browse through 5 min videos of researchers presenting upcoming or completed research. You can also enter the GBV Science Fair by posting a short  5 minute video of your GBV research on WeShareScience.com<http://wesharescience.com/5-Minute-Science-Fair>.
This week's featured videos are:

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Health and justice responses for women and girls bearing children from rape: A case study of Goma, eastern Congo. Dr Helen Liebling, Coventry University: This video outlines qualitative research exploring women and girl's experiences of rape and bearing a child and the quality of justice and health responses in Goma, eastern Congo. The study found sexual violence has contaminated the domestic sphere. Specific policy and service recommendations provide guidance for addressing these pressing issues. View this video at: http://wesharescience.com/pin/206.


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Forced gender disguise in Afghanistan: Girls passing as boys. Ludmilla Khodai, University of New South Wales: Ludmilla won the People's Choice Award at the 2012 UNSW Three Minute Thesis competition with her presentation on the forced gender disguise in Afghanistan. View this discussion at: http://wesharescience.com/pin/110.

We would like to encourage you to both enter and to view current entries and follow the pins you think should be considered as finalists. To do so visit: http://wesharescience.com/GBV-Science-Fair.

Why enter?
- Share your research broadly
- Promote Safe and Ethical GBV research
- $$$ prize to those with the best video
- $1000 USD to the winner and a chance to win up to $4000 USD


What should be in your video?
Your 5 minute video should include:
- Your name and institution,
- Study background and related work,
- Approach & methods,
- Ethical challenges and dilemmas,
- Results & contribution to the field.
- Your email address


A sample script is available here<https://globalwomensinstitute.gwu.edu/gbv-5-minute-science-fair>

How to create your video?

To record your video you can use the user friendly tools available to everyone at http://wesharescience.com/5-Minute-Science-Fair.

So what are you waiting for?

The videos with the most followers will become our 10 finalists.
Three videos will be selected by an expert panel to receive a cash prize of up to $4000 to put towards your research.

The GBV Science Fair closes on December 31st 2013
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