[Svrilist] SVRI Update 11 08 2016

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Aug 11 12:25:56 SAST 2016


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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>. 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 the SVRI Updates are also available on our Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sexual-Violence-Research-Initiative/71822396561?fref=ts> page.

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

I.                   Journal articles

II.                Online publications and resources

III.             Research opportunities, grants and funding

IV.             News

V.                Events

VI.             Vacancies



I.          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.

Frequency of self-reported sexual aggression and victimization in Brazil: a literature review. Winzer L. Cad. Saúde Pública. 32(7), ePub, 2016<http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0102-311X2016000702001&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en>: This article reviews Brazilian studies on self-reported sexual aggression and victimization in individuals over 14 years of age. The article is available in English, Portuguese and Spanish. [Source: Mahidol University].

Local context matters: Developing good practice in workplace responses to family and sexual violence in Papua New Guinea. Hameed S, Breckenridge J, Bennett P, Mafileo T, Simeon L, Steven H. SAGE Open. 6(3), 2016<http://sgo.sagepub.com/content/6/3/2158244016657142>: This article reports on participatory action research undertaken in Papua New Guinea on responses to family and sexual violence. [Source: Factive Consulting].

"As time went on, I just forgot about it": thematic analysis of spontaneous disclosures of recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse. Macintosh H.B, Fletcher K, Collin-Vézina D. J. Child Sex. Abuse. 25(1): 56-72, 2016<http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10538712.2015.1042564?journalCode=wcsa20>: This study offers a thematic analysis of transcripts of interviews of child sexual abuse survivors discussing their experiences of recovered memories. [Source: Taylor & Francis Online].

Navigating support, resilience, and care: Exploring the impact of informal social networks on the rehabilitation and care of young female survivors of sexual violence in northern Uganda. Stark L, Landis D, Thomson B, Potts A. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. 22(3), 217-225, 2016<http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/pac/22/3/217/>: This study examines the experiences of young female survivors of sexual violence in northern Uganda in order to explore the variety of roles (both positive and negative) that informal support networks played in contributing to survivors' healing and recovery. [Source: Columbia University].

Characteristics of sexually abused children and their non-offending mothers followed by child welfare services: the role of a maternal history of child sexual abuse. Baril K, Tourigny M, Paillé P, Pauzé R. J. Child Sex. Abuse. 25(5): 504-523, 2016<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_528870_24>: This study compares mother-child dyads with sexually abused children according to whether the mother had herself been victim of child sexual abuse. [Source: Safetylit].

Posttraumatic stress and depression in the non-offending caregivers of sexually abused children: associations with parenting practices. Jobe-Shields L, Swiecicki C.C, Fritz D.R, Stinnette J.S, Hanson R.F. J. Child Sex. Abuse. 25(1): 110-125, 2016<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_529228_24>: This study investigates posttraumatic stress symptoms and depression in a sample of caregivers (N = 96) of children who experienced sexual abuse recruited from a child advocacy center as well as parenting practices reported by both caregivers and their children. [Source: Safetylit].

Improving empathy in the prevention of sexual abuse against children and youngsters. Man-Ging C.I, Böhm B, Fuchs K.A, Witte S, Frick E. J. Child Sex. Abuse. 24(7): 796-815, 2015<http://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_529232_24>: This research aims to of study the improvement of empathy in child-care professionals (i.e., teachers, psychologists, social workers) involved in the prevention of sexual abuse against children and youngsters. [Source: Safetylit].

Adolescents' and adults' experiences of being surveyed about violence and abuse: A systematic review of harms, benefits, and regrets. Appollis T. M, Lund C, de Vries P.J, Mathews C. Am J Public Health. 105(2):e31-45, 2015<http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25521894>: This is a systematic review of participants' experiences related to sensitive research and compared consequent harms, benefits, and regrets among victims and non-victims of abuse. [Source: NCBI].

 II.            Online publications and resources

Global study on sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism. Hawke A, Raphael A. 2016<http://www.ecpatusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Global-Report-Offenders-on-the-Move-Final.pdf>: The Global Study on sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism aims to bring the gross violation of children's right into the light, and marks the 20th anniversary of the 1st World Congress on the Sexual Exploitation of Children. [Source: WUNRN].

Psychological impact of female genital mutilation: A grounded theory approach. Glover J, Liebling H, Goodman S, Barratt H. 2016<http://www.svri.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2016-08-10/Executive%20summary%20Female%20Genital%20Mutilation.pdf>: This research seeks to understand the psychological impact of female genital mutilation by exploring the health provision for sexual survivors and recommendations on improving the health provision. [Source: Coventry University].

III.            Research opportunities, grants and funding

Funding opportunity: Urgent Action Fund-Africa<https://www2.fundsforngos.org/featured/2536/>: Urgent Action Fund-Africa is currently seeking applicants for its Rapid Response Grant with an aim to support women's groups within Africa responding to an urgent situation and working towards the overall goal of promoting, advancing and protecting women's human rights. Deadline: Ongoing. [Source: Funds for NGOs].

Call for Papers:  Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies invites submissions for a special issue on gendered violence, entitled, "Mapping gendered violence: Contemplating conflict and crisis in contemporary societal struggles":<https://frontiers.osu.edu/call-papers> This themed special issue aims to explore gendered violence and society through diachronic, comparative, ethnographic and historically-grounded contributions which examine the connections of sociocultural, political and economic crises to violence. Application deadline: 01 September 2016. [Source: Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies].

IV.            News

Self-awareness, voice key for female empowerment, study finds, Women's eNews, 10 August 2016<http://womensenews.org/2016/08/self-awareness-voice-key-for-female-empowerment-study-finds/>: Kofi Annan, the seventh U.N. secretary general, knew empowerment was key in 2005 when he said, "There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women." Turns out its good tool for girls in 2016, too.

Sexual harassment at work is getting worse. We need to stamp it out, The Guardian, 10 August 2016<https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/aug/10/sexual-harassment-at-work-getting-worse>: A study shows half of all women have faced abuse - and for younger workers the figure's even higher. We have to ensure those who report it are not victimised.

The UN steps up efforts to end child marriage, IPS News, 10 August 2016<http://www.ipsnews.net/2016/08/the-un-steps-up-efforts-to-end-child-marriage/>: Thousands of girls are led away from school and the prospects of decent employment every day. They are often forced to lead a life of domestic servitude and isolation from their family and friends.

There's something holding us back on AIDS: our attitude to sex workers, The Guardian, 01 August 2016<https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2016/aug/01/theres-something-holding-us-back-on-aids-our-attitude-to-sex-workers>: Women who sell sex experience many barriers to accessing healthcare and enforcing their rights. "Decriminalisation could help change that", says Serra Sippel.

   V.              Events

Webinar: Also mothers, daughters and lovers: Social relations and sex work in India, 23 August 2016<http://strive.lshtm.ac.uk/news/also-mothers-daughters-and-lovers-social-relations-and-sex-work-india-%E2%80%93-learning-lab-23-august>: During this webinar, Mirna Guha will share her PhD research on sex work, social relations and violence in Eastern India. More information available online<http://strive.lshtm.ac.uk/news/also-mothers-daughters-and-lovers-social-relations-and-sex-work-india-%E2%80%93-learning-lab-23-august>.

Let's talk about sex - AWID FORUM, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil , 07 September 2016<http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ecx25c7ye113fda4&llr=h9txnevab>: The UN has made child, early and forced marriage a sustainable development priority, during this session participants will learn about efforts from around the globe to better understand the impact on health, educational opportunities and economic prosperity for girls. [Source: Fiocruz].

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

  VI.              Vacancies

Grants Management Associate<http://devptlinks.org/jobs/grants-management-associate/> / Development Links Consult / Kampala, Uganda / Closing date: 12 August 2016. [Source: DLC].

Advocacy and Communications Director<http://www.awid.org/get-involved/advocacy-and-communications-director> / Abt Associates / South East Asia / Closing date: 23 August 2016. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Executive Associate<https://jobs.fundsforngos.org/india/executive-associate-new-delhi-india/> / World Health Organisation / New Delhi, India / Closing date: 24 August 2016. [Source: Funds for NGOs].

Development Officer - Institutional Giving<https://www.outrightinternational.org/content/development-officer-institutional-giving> / Outright Action International / New York, USA / Closing date: 26 August 2016. [Source: Outright Action International].

Regional Project Management Specialist<https://jobs.fundsforngos.org/panama/regional-project-management-specialist-unops-panama-city-panama/> / United Nations Office for Project Services / Panama City, Panama / Closing date: 28 August 2016.

Manager of Institutional Giving, Global<http://www.reproductiverights.org/jobs/manager-of-institutional-giving-global> / Center for Reproductive Rights / New York, USA / Closing date: 31 august 2016. [Source: Center for Reproductive Rights].

Secretary General<http://www.awid.org/get-involved/secretary-general> / International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) / Global / Closing date: 04 September 2016. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Legal Fellow, Latin America and the Caribbean<https://reproductiverights.applicantpro.com/jobs/428614-30518.html> / Center for Reproductive Rights / Bogota, Colombia / Closing date: 13 September 2016. [Source: Center for Reproductive Rights].

Global Advocacy Adviser<https://reproductiverights.applicantpro.com/jobs/431538-30518.html> / Center for Reproductive Rights / Geneva / Closing date: 19 November 2016. [Source: Center for Reproductive Rights].

Theme Coordinator - Gender Violence and Rights<http://icrw.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a25z2g12fxbo> / International Center for Research on Women / New Delhi, India / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: ICRW].

Young ICIMOD Professional Programme (YIPP)<http://www.awid.org/get-involved/young-icimod-professional-programme-yipp> / ICIMOD / Kathmandu, Nepal / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Women's Protection Empowerment Coordinator<http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1&rid=14174> / International Rescue Committee / Greece / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: IRC].

WPE Programme Specialist<http://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IRC&cws=1&rid=14186> / International Rescue Committee / Lebanon / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: IRC].

Technical Advisor<http://devptlinks.org/jobs/technical-advisor-vacis-violence-against-children-in-and-around-schools-programming/> / Development Links Consult / Uganda / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: Development Links Consult].
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