[Svrilist] SVRI Update 5 April 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Apr 5 16:41:23 SAST 2018


5 APRIL 2018

Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence, 17 April 2018, World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC, USA: The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) invite you to participate in their Development Marketplace Award ceremony event titled Innovations to Prevent and respond to Gender-Based Violence:  Building Evidence for Effective Solutions. The Development Marketplace for Innovation on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention will award 11 teams from around the world for the innovative work they lead on the prevention of GBV. Come and meet award winners, who will discuss their work during the ceremony, with the participation of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, and the World Bank Group Regional Vice Presidents.
Registration information to follow soon.
For updates on the event follow SVRI and WBG Development Marketplace Awards on Twitter @TheSVRI<https://twitter.com/TheSVRI> @WBG_Gender <https://twitter.com/@WBG_Gender>  #GBVSolutions


Communities' perceptions of factors contributing to child sexual abuse vulnerability in Kenya: a qualitative study. Wangamati C.K, Sundby J, Prince R.J. An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care. ePub, 2018<https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13691058.2018.1438666?journalCode=tchs20>: This study explores and assesses community perceptions of factors contributing to child sexual abuse vulnerability in Kenya. (Source: University of Oslo).

Intimate partner violence and pregnancy spacing: results from a meta-analysis of individual participant time-to-event data from 29 low-and-middle-income countries. Maxwell L, Nandi A, Benedetti A, Devries K, Wagman J, Garcia-Moreno C. BMJ Glob. Health. 3(1), ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_577518_20>: In this study, researchers applied Cox proportional hazards models to monthly data from the Demographic and Health Surveys' Reproductive Health Calendar to compare interpregnancy intervals for women who experienced physical, sexual and/or emotional intimate partner violence in 29 countries. (Source: Safetylit).

A cluster randomised controlled trial to determine the effect of community mobilisation and advocacy on men's use of violence in periurban South Africa: study protocol. Christofides N.J, Hatcher A.M, Pino A, Rebombo D, McBride R.S, Anderson A, Peacock D. BMJ Open. 8(3), ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_577811_12>: This paper describes the design and methods of a cluster randomised controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of a community mobilisation intervention that is designed to reduce the perpetration of violence against women. (Source: Safetylit).

Voices from low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review protocol of primary healthcare interventions within public health systems addressing intimate partner violence against women. Signorelli M.C, Hillel S, de Oliveira D.C, Ayala Quintanilla B.P, Hegarty K, Taft A. BMJ Open. 8(3), ePub, 2018<http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/3/e019266>: This paper describes a protocol for a systematic review of studies addressing the impacts and outcomes of primary healthcare centre interventions addressing intimate partner violence against women from low and middle-income countries. (Source: BMJ Journals).

Commentary: Five years post Nirbhaya: Critical insights into the status of the response to sexual assault. Bandewar S.V.S, Pitre A, Lingam L. Indian Journal of Medical ethics. ePub, 2018<http://ijme.in/articles/five-years-post-nirbhaya-critical-insights-into-the-status-of-response-to-sexual-assault/?galley=html>: This paper carries out a detailed analysis of implementation gaps in the policies and legislative reforms brought in post Nirbhaya (the infamous Delhi rape case).  (Source: Tata Institute of Social Sciences).



Revenge Pornography: Gender, sexuality and motivations. Hall M, Hearn J. Routledge, UK, 2018<https://www.routledge.com/Revenge-Pornography-Gender-Sexuality-and-Motivations/Hall-Hearn/p/book/9781138124400>: In this book, authors examine revenge pornography through the words of the perpetrators themselves and study the complex ways in which they invoke, and deploy, gender- and sexuality-based discourses to blame the victim. (Source: Hanken School of Economics).

The use of UN sanctions to address conflict-related sexual violence. Huvé S. Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. 2018<http://giwps.georgetown.edu/resource/the-use-of-un-sanctions-to-address-conflict-related-sexual-violence/>: This report presents the study conducted by Georgetown University's Institute for Women, Peace and Security on how the UN Security Council has used targeted sanctions to address sexual violence in conflict to date. (Source: Georgetown University).



Request for proposals<https://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Grant-Opportunities/SHG-Portfolio-Evaluation>: Portfolio evaluation of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation investments in women's Self-Help Groups. Deadline: 13 April 2018.

Call for entries<http://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2018/03/08/blog4dev-ethiopians-sudanese-and-south-sudanese-what-will-it-take-to-promote-gender-equity-and-end-gender-based-violence-in-your-country#1>: #Blog4Dev - Ethiopians, Sudanese and South Sudanese, what will it take to promote gender equity and end gender based violence in your country? - World Bank. Deadline: 16 April 2018.

Call for applications<http://wd2019.org/scholarships/>: Women Deliver 2019 Conference scholarship program. Deadline: 19 April 2019.

Call for proposals<http://eca.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2018/03/call-for-proposals-action-oriented-advocacy-research>: Action oriented advocacy research to inform key stakeholders efforts to end gender-based discrimination and violence against women - UN Women. Deadline: 20 April 2018.

Call for applications<https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za/nrfmkii/>: NRF-FRF Sabbatical Grants 2019. Deadline: 17 May 2018.

Call for submissions<https://jliflc.com/2018/03/jli-evac-hub-call-for-submissions/?utm_source=JLI+website+signups&utm_campaign=fa41e92901-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_04_04&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_17f3b763b6-fa41e92901-297574917>: Materials, case studies, interviews - JLI Ending Violence Against Children Learning Hub. Deadline: Not specified.


Tackling social norms that drive violence against women in Tunisia - Reflections from the SVRI Forum 2017. Jasinska M, 4 April 2018<http://www.svri.org/blog/tackling-social-norms-drive-violence-against-women-tunisia-reflections-svri-forum-2017>: In this blog, Marta Jasinska from The Equality Institute, reflects on lessons learned from the SVRI Forum 2017 presentation by Salma Jrad from Oxfam Tunisia which was on the harmful social norms that drive violence against women and girls among young Tunisians in outer urban areas.



  *   National March Against Rape Culture, 21 April 2018, Washington DC, USA<https://www.nationalmarchagainstrapeculture.com/>: This is a march for allies of survivors of sexual violence to express their support, show their lack of complicity and fight against rape culture and for survivors to reclaim their voices. Register online<https://www.nationalmarchagainstrapeculture.com/events/national-march-against-rape-culture/form> to join the march.
  *   Professional certificate in strategic gender equity planning, 17 - 21 September 2018, London, UK<http://genderequity.parlicentre.org/>: This course examines and analyses a broad range of issues, including but not limited to: the relationship between gender and development, education and health. Register online<https://bookings.parlicentre.org/book.php?event=II17/PCSGEP>.
  *   International Domestic Violence and Health Conference, 21-22 November 2018, Melbourne, Australia<https://maeve.unimelb.edu.au/news-and-events/international-domestic-violence-and-health-conference>: This event brings together academics, survivors, health managers, practitioners, community leaders, policymakers and early to mid-career scholars to discuss and share research lessons on health sector and technological responses to domestic violence.


  *   April marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the statistics are staggering<http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/News/april-marks-sexual-assault-awareness-month-statistics-staggering/story?id=54112555>, ABC News, 3 April 2018.

  *   Child sexual abuse in US costs up to $1.5 million per child death, study finds<https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180329190842.htm>, Science Daily, 29 March 2018.

  *   'They don't want to include women like me.' sex workers say they're being left out of the #MeToo movement<http://time.com/5104951/sex-workers-me-too-movement/>, Time, 13 February 2018.

  *   Policy and Advocacy Officer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/policy-and-advocacy-officer?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Women for Women International, London, UK - Closing date: 8 April 2018.
  *   Communications Coordinator - Digital<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/communications-coordinator-digital?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, International Women's Development Agency, Melbourne, Australia - Closing date: 15 April 2018.
  *   Campaign Official<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/campaign-official?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Oxfam, Latin America & Caribbean - Closing date: 22 April 2018.
  *   Senior Lecturer in Communication for Development<http://web103.reachmee.com/ext/I005/1015/job?site=6&lang=SE&validator=df9f5539db53eab37b3e3087d2a2669b&job_id=430>, Malmö University, Sweden - Closing date: 30 April 2018.
  *   Justice and Equity Coordinator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/justice-equity-coordinator?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, 350.org, USA / Flexible - Closing date: 23 May 2018.
  *   Executive Assistant - OutRight Action<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/executive-assistant-outright-action>, OutRight Action International, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.


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