[Svrilist] SVRI Update 30 11 2017

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Nov 30 16:19:05 SAST 2017


30 NOVEMBER 2017


This 16 Days Blog series profiles innovative projects supported through the Development Marketplace for Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence<http://www.svri.org/what-we-do/research-support/svri-grant/svri-and-world-bank-innovations-prevent-gender-based-violence-building-evidence>. Today's blogs are themed Research to action: Partnerships for policy making:

Working with the government and private sector to promote gender equity and prevent gender based violence (GBV) in Egypt<http://www.svri.org/blog/working-government-and-private-sector-promote-gender-equity-and-prevent-gender-based-violence>

#16Days | #GBVSolutions | @AUC<https://twitter.com/@AUC> | @TheSVRI<https://twitter.com/@TheSVRI> | @WBG_Gender<https://twitter.com/@WBG_Gender>

Data for policy: Building a culture of evidence-based policies to address violence against children (VAC)<http://www.svri.org/blog/data-policy-building-culture-evidence-based-policies-address-violence-against-children-vac>

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#16Days | #GBVSolutions | @together4girls<https://twitter.com/@together4girls> | @TheSVRI<https://twitter.com/@TheSVRI> | @WBG_Gender<https://twitter.com/@WBG_Gender>

                                                                              Adolescents, gender roles and intimate partner relationships in Moldova<http://www.svri.org/blog/adolescents-gender-roles-and-intimate-partner-relationships-moldova>

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                                                                                 #16Days | #GBVSolutions | @lastradainterna<https://twitter.com/@lastradainterna> | @TheSVRI<https://twitter.com/@TheSVRI> | @WBG_Gender<https://twitter.com/@WBG_Gender>



Love matters: exploring conceptions of love in Rwanda and Swaziland and relationship to HIV and intimate partner violence. Ruark A, Stern E, Dlamini-Simelane T, Kakuze, M.F. African Journal of AIDS Research. 16(4), 271-282, 2017<http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2989/16085906.2017.1343740>: This study explores how women and men in Rwanda and Swaziland understand and represent love in their intimate sexual partnerships. (Source: University of California, San Diego).

Barriers to and facilitators of help-seeking behaviour among men who experience sexual violence. Donne M.D, DeLuca J, Pleskach P, Bromson C, Mosley M.P, Perez E.T, Mathews S.G, Stephenson R, Frye V. Am. J. Men. Health. ePub, 2017<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_567363_20>: This study aimed at filling the gap in the literature and better understanding how men, both straight and gay as well as cisgender and transgender, conceptualize, understand, and seek help related to sexual violence. (Source: Safetylit).

The economic burden of violence against children in South Africa. Fang X, Zheng X, Fry D.A, Ganz G, Casey T, Hsiao C, Ward C.L. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. ePub, 2017<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_567452_20>: In this study, authors gathered summative estimates of lifetime prevalence, calculated the magnitude of associations with negative outcomes, and thereby estimated the economic burden of violence against children. (Source: Safetylit).

How do public health professionals view and engage with research? A qualitative interview study and stakeholder workshop engaging public health professionals and researchers. Van der Graaf P, Forrest L.F, Adams J, Shucksmith J, White M. BMC Public Health. 17(1), e892, 2017<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_567379_12>: This study explores the perspectives of public health professionals and researchers when interacting, with a view to identifying barriers to and opportunities for developing practice that is effectively informed by research. (Source: Safetylit).

Sexual assertiveness skills and sexual decision-making in adolescent girls: randomized controlled trial of an online program. Widman L, Golin C.E, Kamke K, Burnette J.L, Prinstein M.J. Am. J. Public Health. ePub, 2017<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_567290_20>: This study evaluates the efficacy of an interactive, Web-based sexual health program (Health Education and Relationship Training [HEART]) for developing sexual assertiveness skills and enhancing sexual decision-making in adolescent girls. (Source: Safetylit).



Strengthening health systems to respond to women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence: A manual for health managers. World Health Organization. 2017<http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/259489/1/9789241513005-eng.pdf?ua=1>: This manual provides 'how to' guidance to health managers and policy makers for planning, managing, and monitoring services to meet the psychological and physical health needs of women and girls and ensure they receive quality care. (Source: WHO).

Untreated violence: Critical gaps in medical and clinical forensic care for survivors of sexual violence in South Africa. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders. 2017<https://www.msf.org.za/about-us/publications/reports/untreated-violence-critical-gaps-medical-and-clinical-forensic-care>: This report examines the critical gaps in medical and clinical forensic care for survivors of sexual violence in South Africa. (Source: SAMRC).



Call for applications<https://www2.fundsforngos.org/human-rights-and-social-justice/open-society-public-health-program-advancing-the-health-and-human-rights-of-sex-workers-in-europe/>: Open Society Public Health Program: Advancing the health and human rights of sex workers in Europe. Deadline: 30 November 2017.

Call for applications<https://avaproject.org.uk/call-applications-community-practice/>: Community of practice on women's multiple disadvantage. Deadline: 20 December 2017.

Request for proposals<http://www.svri.org/news/small-grants-international-campus-based-violence-prevention-research>: Small grants for international campus-based violence prevention research. Deadline: 15 January 2018.

Call for applications<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=299053>: Preventing HIV/AIDS in Vulnerable Populations in South Africa. Deadline: 29 January 2018.



  *   Orange Run 6k - Empowered by Edgars UNiTE, Johannesburg, South Afrfica, 2 November 2017<http://www.eventsintheworld.net/za/event-orange-run-6k-empowered-by-edgars-unite-johannesburg-4999660>: The Edgars Unite Orange Run 6k is a CSI initiative by Edgars to highlight abuse against women and children. This is in line with the UN Orange campaign 16 days of activism running from 25th November to 10th December.


·           A Comparative Study of Resilience in Survivors of war rape and sexual violence: new directions for transitional justice<https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/law/research/projects/csrs/index.aspx>: Comparative Study of Resilience in Survivors is a comparative project aimed at understanding the factors that enable and impede expressions of resilience in survivors of conflict-related rape and sexual violence. Focused on Bosnia-Herzegovina, Colombia and Uganda, the project is seeking to develop an innovative new ecological model of transitional justice that extends the focus beyond individuals. The SVRI Research Manager, Elizabeth Dartnall, sit on the project ethics advisory board.

  *   South Sudan violence against women is twice global average<http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/south-sudan-violence-women-global-average-51453478>, ABC News, 29 November 2017

  *   Sexual violence in war zones at 'worst ever' as drive to protect women falters<https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/nov/26/rohingya-rape-sexual-violence-un-women>, The Guardian, 26 November 2017

  *   French president to launch 'cultural war' on sexual abuse<https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/24/french-president-emmanuel-macron-launch-cultural-war-on-sexual-abuse>, The Guardian, 24 November 2017

  *   #NotOurLeaders campaign launched during 16 days of activism to end violence against women<http://www.lhr.org.za/news/2017/notourleaders-campaing-launched-during-16-days-activism-end-violence-against-women>, Lawyers for Human Rights news, 24 November 2017

  *   Consultancy to Develop COFEM's Feminist Pocketbook<http://www.svri.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2017-11-29/COFEM-Feminist%20Pocketbook-TOR.pdf>, COFEM, Flexible - Closing date: 30 November 2017
·             Website Developer<http://www.svri.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2017-11-29/COFEM-Website-TOR.pdf>, COFEM, Flexible - Closing date: 30 November 2017

·             Community Health Intern<https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?utm_source=Innocenti%20E-Update%20%2326%2F2017&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Innocenti%20E-Update%20%2326%2F2017&job=509120>, UNICEF, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - Closing date: 3 December 2017

·             Partnerships Manager (Fundraising)<https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?utm_source=Innocenti%20E-Update%20%2326%2F2017&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Innocenti%20E-Update%20%2326%2F2017&job=509225>, UNICEF, Beijing, China - Closing date: 14 December 2017

·             Voluntary Board Members<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/voluntary-board-members?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Safe Abortion Action Fund, Flexible - Closing date: 15 December 2017

·             Manager - Resourcing Feminist Movements Initiative<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/manager-resourcing-feminist-movements-initiative?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=AWID_Job> , Association for Women's Rights in Development, Flexible - Closing date: 17 December 2017

·             Program Officer, Field Operations<https://www.oxfam.ca/get-involved/work-for-oxfam/work-opportunities/program-officer-field-operations>, Oxfam Canada, Ontario, Canada - Closing date: 29 December 2017

·             Program Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation<https://www.oxfam.ca/get-involved/work-for-oxfam/work-opportunities/program-officer-monitoring-and-evaluation>, Oxfam Canada, Ontario, Canada - Closing date: 29 December 2017

·             Child Protection Coordinator<https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=751>, International Rescue Committee, Bangladesh - Closing date: Open until filled


Sexual violence is a global issue that requires coordinated evidence-based responses
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