[Svrilist] SVRI Update 12 04 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Apr 12 15:24:20 SAST 2018


12 APRIL 2018

Development Marketplace 2018 – Innovations in Addressing Gender-Based Violence, 17 April 2018, Preston Auditorium, World Bank Group Headquarters, Washington DC, USA<http://www.svri.org/svrinterest/invitation-development-marketplace-2018-%E2%80%93-innovations-addressing-gender-based-violence>: Gender-based violence is a preventable global pandemic that inhibits economic growth. How can we promote gender based violence solutions? Join the SVRI and the World Bank Group as they will be awarding 11 teams from around the world with funds to support evidence-based research and innovation to help address the global epidemic of gender-based violence. The event will be live streamed here<http://live.worldbank.org/development-marketplace-2018?CID=ECR_TT_worldbank_EN_EXT_SM2018-devmarketGBV>.
Follow the event on Twitter @TheSVRI<https://twitter.com/TheSVRI> @WBG_Gender<https://twitter.com/WBG_Gender> #GBVsolutions<https://twitter.com/hashtag/GBVsolutions>


Gender-transformative Bandebereho couples' intervention to promote male engagement in reproductive and maternal health and violence prevention in Rwanda: findings from a randomized controlled trial. Doyle K, Levtov R.G, Barker G, Bastian G.G, Bingenheimer J.B, Kazimbaya S, Nzabonimpa A, Pulerwitz J, Sayinzoga F, Sharma V, Shattuck D. PLoS One. 13(4), e0192756, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_578648_20>: This study assesses the impact of the Bandebereho gender-transformative couples' intervention on impact on multiple behavioural and health-related outcomes influenced by gender norms and power relations. (Source: Safetylit).

Understanding the relationship between female sex workers and their intimate partners: lessons and initial findings from participatory Research in North Karnataka, South India. Bhattacharjee P, Campbell L, Thalinja R, Nair S, Doddamane M, Ramanaik S, Isac S, Beattie T.S. Health Educ Behav. ePub, 2018<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1090198118763934>: This study investigates how different factors shape the intimate relationships of female sex workers. (Source: SAGE Journals).

"Why should I, the one who was raped, be forced to take training in what sexual assault is?" Sexual assault survivors' and those who know survivors' responses to a campus sexual assault education program. Worthen M.G.F, Wallace S.A. J Interpers Violence. ePub, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29629634>: This study examines sexual assault survivors' (people with histories of sexual assault) and those who know survivors' (those who know and/or who are close to people with histories of sexual assault) responses to a mandatory online campus sexual assault education program with special attention to gender, sexual identity, race, ethnicity, college group affiliations (student athletics, fraternities/sororities, LGBTQ [lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, queer] ally programs), and the intersections between these identities and affiliations. (Source: NCBI).

“Back off buddy, this is my body, not yours”: Empowering girls through self-defence. Jordan J, Mossman E. Violence Against Women. ePub, 2017<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1077801217741217>: This article presents the findings from a large-scale evaluation of self-defence programs provided to three different age groups of schoolgirls from diverse backgrounds in New Zealand. (Source: Premier Self-Defence).


UNICEF’s Gender-based Violence in Emergencies (GBViE) Helpdesk produces a quarterly publically available document that collates the latest evidence in the field of GBViE in terms of global news, research, and policies. The Helpdesk offers expertise on a wide variety of GBViE issues. Contact the GBViE Helpdesk for a copy of the document enquiries at gbviehelpdesk.org.uk<mailto:enquiries at gbviehelpdesk.org.uk> (Source: UNICEF).

Every Hour Matters youth engagement toolkits. Together for Girls<https://www.togetherforgirls.org/every-hour-matters/>: These toolkits, created by youth for youth, guide trained young professionals in hosting educational workshops on post-rape care. Read Uganda Toolkit<http://www.togetherforgirls.org/wp-content/uploads/EHM-Youth-Engagement-Toolkit-Uganda.pdf> and Kenya Toolkit.<http://www.togetherforgirls.org/wp-content/uploads/EHM-Youth-Engagement-Toolkit-Kenya.pdf> (Source: Together for Girls).

Engaging men in violence prevention: A walking tour of some of XY’s content. XY Online. 2017<https://xyonline.net/content/engaging-men-violence-prevention-walking-tour-some-xys-content>: This webpage offers resources website on engaging men in violence prevention, pornography and men, sexual harassment, male ‘champions of change’, sexual ethics and consent, and more. (Source: Queensland University of Technology).

Skills for Safety: An evaluation of the value, impact and outcomes of girls' and women's self-defence in the community. Jordan J, Mossman E. Women’s Self Defence Network – Wāhine Toa. 2016<http://wsdn.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Skills-for-safety-Evaluation-Report-18-March-2016.pdf>: This report presents findings from the ‘Skills for Safety’ project, an outcome evaluation of girls' and women's self-defence courses run by the Women’s Self Defence Network – Wāhine Toa. (Source: Premier Self-Defence).


Call for bids<https://www.gov.uk/government/news/call-for-bids-for-the-human-rights-fund-2018-2019-in-colombia>: Human Rights Fund 2018-2019 in Colombia. Deadline: 13 April 2018.

[Reminder] 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.

[Reminder] 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 in the Western Balkans and Turkey – UN Women. Deadline: 20 April 2018.

Call for joint project proposals for funding in 2019<http://www.nrf.ac.za/division/funding/nrffapesp-joint-science-and-technology-research-collaboration-2019>: NRF/ FAPESP joint science and technology research collaboration. Deadline: 3 May 2018.




  *   2nd Girls Not Brides global meeting, 25-27 June 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia<https://www.girlsnotbrides.org/events/2nd-girls-not-brides-global-meeting/>: In June 2018, Girls Not Brides will convene the largest ever meeting of advocates committed to ending child marriage. It will be a unique opportunity to connect, learn, be inspired and achieve our common goal: allowing every girl, everywhere, to fulfil her potential.


·         Gang-raped and left without a voice: Living with disability in India<https://edition.cnn.com/2018/04/05/health/india-disabled-sexual-assault-survivors-intl/index.html>, CNN, 5 April 2018.

·         Violence knows no borders: Leaders, activists take on horrors of gender-based violence<https://www.unfpa.org/news/violence-knows-no-borders-leaders-activists-take-horrors-gender-based-violence>, UNFPA News, 16 March 2018.

·         'I'm beautiful, but I'm dangerous': Consent classes teach children no means no<https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/04/africa/malawi-consent-classes-asequals-intl/index.html>, CNN, 4 March 2018.

  *   Consultant – APC mid-term evaluation<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/consultant-apc-mid-term-evaluation?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Association for Progressive Communications, Home based – Closing date: 13 April 2018.

  *   Project Director, Generating Rubber Opportunities<https://www.care.org.au/careers/?view=detail&jobid=29533>, CARE International, Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar – Closing date: 23 April 2018.

  *   International Consultant<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/international-consultant?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Justice For All Organization, Kabul, Afghanistan – Closing date: 24 April 2018.

  *   Manager – Resource Mobilisation<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/manager-resource-mobilisation?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Association for Women's Rights in Development, Flexible – Closing date: 30 April 2018.

  *   Advisor, Violence and Injury Prevention<https://tl-int.vcdp.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1801280&tz=GMT-04%3A00>, PAHO/WHO, Washington DC, USA – Closing date: 30 April 2018.

  *   Executive Assistant<http://physiciansforhumanrights.org/about/jobs/executive-assistant-1.html>, Physicians for Human Rights, New York, USA – Closing date: Open until filled.

  *   Learning Coordinator<http://raisingvoices.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/LearningCoordinator.JD_.forWeb.March2018.pdf>, Raising Voices, Uganda – Closing date: Open until filled.


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