[Svrilist] SVRI Update 9 2 2017

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Feb 9 16:08:19 SAST 2017


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Dear SVRI 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.                                Call for Applications: Young Researcher¡¯s Participation in SVRI Forum 2017

II.                              Journal articles

III.                            Online publications and resources

IV.                            Research opportunities, grants and funding

V.                              Advocacy and awareness raising

VI.                            Websites

VII.                          News

VIII.                        Events

IX.                            Vacancies



I.                    Call for Applications: Young Researcher¡¯s Participation in SVRI Forum 2017

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative is undertaking a process to recruit 10 young researchers between the ages of 18-24 to attend the upcoming SVRI Forum 2017 as well as 5 facilitators to support them to participate at the conference. The Forum is scheduled to take place from the 18-21 September in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Applications should be submitted by NGOs based in Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean that work with young people and children and have experience undertaking participatory research with young people affected by violence.

Deadline: Monday, March 13, 2017 at 23:59 (South African Time).

Download the call for applications here<http://www.svri.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2017-02-09/Being%20Heard%20Call%20for%20Applications%20FINAL.pdf> and the application form here<http://www.svri.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2017-02-09/APPLICATION%20FORM%20Being%20Heard%20V4.docx>.

For more information, please contact the Forum organizers by email at: ellenhagerman at gmail.com<mailto:ellenhagerman at gmail.com>.


II.                    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.

Childhood sexual abuse and fear of abandonment moderate the relation of intimate partner violence to severity of dissociation. Zerubavel N, Messman-Moore T.L, DiLillo D, Gratz K.L. J. Trauma Dissociation. ePub, 2017<http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15299732.2017.1289491?journalCode=wjtd20>: This study demonstrates the moderating roles of fear of abandonment and child sexual abuse history in the relation between intimate partner violence and dissociation among women. [Source: Taylor & Francis Online].

Exploring opportunities for coordinated responses to intimate partner violence and child maltreatment in low and middle income countries: a scoping review. Bacchus L.J, Colombini M, Contreras Urbina M, Howarth E, Gardner F, Annan J, Ashburn K, Madrid B, Levtov R, Watts C. Psychol. Health Med. ePub, 2017<https://www.researchgate.net/publication/313302213_Exploring_opportunities_for_coordinated_responses_to_intimate_partner_violence_and_child_maltreatment_in_low_and_middle_income_countries_a_scoping_review>: This scoping review aimed to identify opportunities for greater coordination between intimate partner violence and child maltreatment programmes in low- and middle-income countries. [Source: Research Gate].

The prevention of violence in childhood through parenting programmes: a global review. Desai C.C, Reece J, Shakespeare-Pellington S. Psychology Health and Medicine. 2017<http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13548506.2016.1271952>: This review examines the evidence from previous systematic reviews on the role of parenting programmes in the prevention of violence against children in both high income countries and low and middle income countries. [Source: Taylor & Francis Online].

Supporting better evidence generation and use within social innovation in health in low- and middle-income countries: A qualitative study. Ballard M, Tran J, Hersch F, Lockwood A, Hartigan P, Montgomery P. PLoS ONE 12(1), 2017<http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0170367>: This paper seeks to understand the beliefs and attitudes towards the value of and types of evidence in scaling social innovations for health, and approaches to evidence generation and evaluation used in systems and policy change. [Source: PLoS ONE].

An explanation of honour-related killings of women in Europe through Bourdieus concept of symbolic violence and masculine domination. Grzyb M.A. Current Sociology. 64(7), 1036¨C1053, 2016<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0011392115627479>: This article explores the lethal violence against women observed in certain contexts in recent years. It further analyses the phenomenon of female homicide victimization through the lens of Pierre Bourdieu¡¯s theory of symbolic violence. [Source: Sage Journals].

The impact of a micro-savings intervention on reducing violence against women engaged in sex work: a randomized controlled study. Tsai L.C, Carlson C.E, Aira T, Norcini Pala A, Riedel M, Witte S.S. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 16(1), 27, 2016<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27793147>: This study reports on the impact of participation in a microsavings intervention on experiences of paying partner violence among women engaged in sex work in Mongolia. [Source: Pubmed].

Technology-related sexual solicitation of adolescents: a review of prevention efforts. Wurtele S.K, Kenny M.C. Child Abuse Rev. 25(5), 332-344, 2016<http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/car.2445/full>: This article describes youth who appear to be more vulnerable to technology-related sexual solicitations from adults and examine the developmental factors that place adolescents at particular risk. [Source: Wiley Online Library].


  III.               Online publications and resources

Child and older carer in events: Are we really learning? Ward N, Stavrou V. Regional Inter Agency Task Team on children and AIDS in East and Southern Africa Conference child participation task team<http://www.svri.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2017-02-08/Child%20Participation%20in%20Events%20Are%20we%20really%20learning%20Finali%20%28002%29.pdf>: This paper explores the concept of child participation in conferences and events reflecting on the recent child participation process which led to the Regional East and Southern Africa Inter agency Task team on Children and AIDS (RIATT) conference that took place from 27th September to 2nd October 2008 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. [Source: Hivos]

IV.               Research opportunities, grants and funding

Funding opportunity: AWDF call for proposals ¨C Leading From the South<https://www.awid.org/node/6616>: AWDF is one of four Women¡¯s Funds from the Global South managing Leading from the South ¨C a funding initiative created to resource women¡¯s rights activism in the global South over 4 years. Leading From the South supports activism devised, implemented, and led by women¡¯s rights organisations in the global South. Deadline: 13 February 2017. [Source: AWID].

Call for Applications: 9th CSBR Sexuality Institute<https://www.awid.org/node/6625>: The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies is pleased to announce their call for applications for the 9th CSBR Sexuality Institute, to be held from 30 June - 7 July 2017, in Kyrgyzstan. For information, please send an email to csbrsexualityinstitute at gmail.com<mailto:csbrsexualityinstitute at gmail.com>. Deadline: 12 March 2017. [Source: AWID].

Funding opportunity: Astraea Intersex Human Rights Fund - Honouring resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and ensuring human rights of intersex people<https://www2.fundsforngos.org/latest-funds-for-ngos/astraea-intersex-human-rights-fund-honoring-resilience-creativity-and-growth-of-intersex-activism-ensuring-human-rights-of-intersex-people/>: The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is seeking proposals for its Intersex Human Rights Fund to honour the resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and to ensure the human rights of intersex people. Deadline: 17 March 2017. [Source: FundsforNGOs].

V.                        Advocacy and awareness raising

Blog: Research on child marriage in 2016: what did we learn? 9 February 2017<http://www.svri.org/blog/research-child-marriage-2016-what-did-we-learn-0>: In this blog, Head of Learning at Girls Not Brides, Ellen Travers, reflects on new data and analysis that emerged about child marriage in 2016.

VI.                   Websites

PreventIPV<http://www.preventipv.org/>: This website presents a unified national effort committed to enhancing the capacity of state/territory domestic violence coalitions and community-based domestic violence programs to advance a comprehensive national prevention agenda and broaden support for its full implementation at the national, state, territory and local levels. [Source: PreventIPV].

VII.                   News

UN commemorates 20 years of protecting children in armed conflicts, UN News, 8 February 2017<http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=56135#.WJxZcG997IV>: Top officials from the United Nations and the international community today applauded two decades of efforts to protect children from the scourge of war by marking the 20th anniversary of General Assembly resolution 51/77 (1997) on promotion and protection of the rights of children.

Online mapping tool gives FGM runaways a path to help, The Guardian, 6 February 2017<https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/06/online-mapping-tool-gives-fgm-runaways-a-path-to-help>: An online crowd-mapping tool being used to chart unmarked villages in remote parts of Tanzania is helping young runaways escaping female genital mutilation (FGM) find their way to safety.

Female genital mutilation is a gruesome impediment to the empowerment of women, IPS News, 6 February 2017<http://www.ipsnews.net/2017/02/female-genital-mutilation-is-a-gruesome-impediment-to-the-empowerment-of-women/>: While Kenya must be applauded for having brought down the national FGM prevalence from 32 percent to 21 percent in the last 12 years, there are still some communities where about nine in ten girls are mutilated, often forced to leave school and into early marriage.

Caring about women¡¯s work: Why Sexual and Reproductive Rights matter, Women Deliver news, 9 January 2017<http://womendeliver.org/2017/caring-womens-work-sexual-reproductive-rights-matter/>: Recent studies suggest the positive influence of lower fertility in women's economic participation: globally, female labour force participation decreases with each additional child by about 10% to 15% among women aged 25 to 39.

  VIII.              Events

Webinar: Our gender revolution ¨C Youth leaders in action, 16 February 2017<http://www.nrcdv.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/OurGenderRevolution.pdf>: During this webinar, participants will explore concepts of gender, inequality, and a vision of the world to end oppression and violence and engages young people as social change agents. [Source: IPV Prevention Council].

  IX.                   Vacancies

Program Officer-Communications<https://www.awid.org/node/6671> / Pan Africa ILGA / Remote / Closing date: 12 February 2017. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Programme Manager<https://www.awid.org/node/6672> / Pan Africa ILGA / Johannesburg, South Africa / Closing date: 12 February 2017. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Humanitarian Program Officer<https://www.awid.org/node/6657> / Oxfam Canada / Ottawa, Ontario / Closing date: 13 February 2017. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Gender and Development Specialist (Monitoring and Evaluation)<https://www.awid.org/node/6670> / UNICEF / New York, USA / Closing date: 15 February 2017. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Social Media/Web Intern<https://www.awid.org/node/6669> / The Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN International) / Flexible / Closing date: 17 February 2017. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Programme Officer, Child Abuse Programme<https://www.awid.org/node/6667> / Oak Foundation / Geneva, Switzerland / Closing date: 19 February 2017. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Staff Writer<https://www.awid.org/node/6665> / AIDS©\Free World / Remotely - based in the USA / Closing date: 24 February 2017. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Principal Consultant specialising in Gender<https://www.awid.org/node/6668> / Social Inclusion / IOD PARC / Sheffield or Edinburgh, UK / Closing date: 13 March 2017. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Manager of Global Digital Strategies<https://www.awid.org/node/6673> / The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) / New York, USA / Closing date: 21 March 2017. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

AWID Executive Assistant - Parental leave fill<https://www.awid.org/node/6664> / Association for Women¡¯s Rights in Development / Flexible / Closing date: 6 March 2017. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Senior Research Data Analyst<http://www.comminit.com/job_vacancies/content/sr-research-data-analyst-johns-hopkins-center-communication-programs-baltimore-md-united?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=DevClassifieds20170126&utm_content=sr-research-data-analyst-johns-hopkins-center-communication-programs-baltimore-md-united> / Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs / Baltimore, MD, United States / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: Communication Initiative Network].

Strategic Planning Advisor - Gender and Social Inclusion Mainstreaming<https://www.awid.org/node/6679> / Cuso International Colombia - SCOPE Project / Bogota, Colombia / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Institutional Strengthening Advisor - Gender and Social Inclusion Mainstreaming<https://www.awid.org/node/6678> / Fundaci¨®n Carvajal / Cali, Colombia / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Gender, Knowledge and Communication Advisor<https://www.awid.org/node/6677> / Centre for Health Works Development and Research / Calabar, Nigeria / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Gender and Social Inclusion Strategy Advisor<https://www.awid.org/node/6676> / Fundaci¨®n Panamericana para el Desarrollo (FUPAD) / Bogota, Colombia / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Director of Communications<https://www.awid.org/node/6675> / The International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region / New York, USA / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].

Gender Curriculum Development Advisor<https://www.awid.org/node/6674> / Cuso International / Tanzania / Closing date: Open until filled. [Source: AWID Jobs eNews].
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Sexual violence is a global issue that requires coordinated evidence-based responses.

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