[Svrilist] SVRI Update 19 4 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Apr 19 16:09:52 SAST 2018


19 APRIL 2018

On 17 April 2018, The World Bank Group and Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) awarded competitive funds totalling US$1.1 million to 11 research teams from around the world for innovations to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV). See all the awardees online, at: https://tinyurl.com/yd78pwz8

Watch the event live online, at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6NSQkLhmuk&t=108s

For event updates follow @TheSVRI<https://twitter.com/TheSVRI> @WB_Gender<https://twitter.com/WBG_Gender> using #GBVsolutions<https://twitter.com/hashtag/GBVsolutions>


The HERrespect intervention to address violence against female garment workers in Bangladesh: study protocol for a quasi-experimental trial. Al Mamun M, Parvin K, Yu M, Wan J, Willan S, Gibbs A, Jewkes R, Naved R.T. BMC Public Health. ePub, 2018<https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-5442-5>: This paper describes an evaluation of HERrespect, an intervention which aims to reduce intimate partner violence and workplace violence against female garment workers in and around Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Source: BMC Public Health).

How gender norms are reinforced through violence against adolescent girls in two conflict-affected populations. Sommer M, Muñoz-Laboy M, Williams A, Mayevskaya Y, Falb K, Abdella G, Stark L. Child Abuse Negl. 79, 154-163, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29471217>: This study examines the treatment of adolescent girls in two conflict-affected populations: villages in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Sudanese and South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopian camps. (Source: NCBI).

The voices of survivors: an exploration of the contributing factors that assisted with exiting from commercial sexual exploitation in childhood. Corbett A. Child. Youth Serv. Rev. 85, 91-98, 2018<https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0190740917307818>: This study explores the factors that assist youth with exiting the life associated with commercial sexual exploitation of children. (Source: ScienceDirect).

Childhood sexual violence in Indonesia: a systematic review. Rumble L, Febrianto R.F, Larasati M.N, Hamilton C, Matthews B, Dunne M. P. Trauma, Violence & Abuse. ePub, 2018<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1524838018767932>: This paper synthesizes evidence about what is currently known about childhood sexual violence in Indonesia and identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the existing research. (Source: United Nations Children's Fund).

Intimate partner violence in urban, rural, and remote areas: an investigation of offense severity and risk factors. Strand S.J.M, Storey J. E. Violence Against Women. ePub, 2018<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1077801218766611>: This study compares the severity of intimate partner violence (IPV) and the relationship between risk factors for IPV and overall risk judgments of future IPV in urban, rural, and remote areas. (Source: SAGE Journals).



Overview of toolkit for optimizing cash-based interventions for protection from gender-based violence: Mainstreaming GBV considerations in CBIs and utilizing cash in GBV response. Women's Refugee Commission, Mercy Corps, International Rescue Committee, 2018<https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/issues/livelihoods/research-and-resources/1549-mainstreaming-gbv-considerations-in-cbis-and-utilizing-cash-in-gbv-response>: This toolkit was designed to assist cash and gender based violence (GBV) practitioners to ensure protection from GBV for crisis and conflict-affected populations. (Source: UNICEF GBViE HD Digest).

Interagency gender-based violence case management guidelines: Providing care and case management services to gender based violence survivors in humanitarian settings (first edition). USAID, GBV IMS, Primero, International rescue Committee, International Medical Corps, UNHCR, UNFPA, UNICEF. 2017: <http://www.gbvims.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/Interagency-GBV-Case-Management-Guidelines_Final_2017.pdf>  This report aims to set standards for quality, compassionate care for gender based violence survivors in humanitarian settings, with particular focus on the provision of case management services. (Source: GBV IMS).

Action Linking Initiatives on Violence Against Women and HIV Everywhere, ALIV(H)E framework: Salamander Trust, Athena, UNAIDS, AIDS Legal Network, Project Empower, HEARD, University of KwaZulu-Natal. 2017<http://salamandertrust.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/ALIVHE_FrameworkFINALNov2017.pdf>: This ALIV[H]E Framework report provides a step-by-step approach to developing an effective programme, including a monitoring and evaluation framework, for implementing and evaluating violence against women and HIV responses. (Source: Salamander Trust).



Policing and human rights in South Africa: combatting gender based violence and policing neglect of sex workers. Evans D. 19 April 2018<http://www.svri.org/blog/policing-and-human-rights-south-africa-combatting-gender-based-violence-and-policing-neglect>: This blog discusses a recent report by Sonke Gender Justice and SWEAT which highlights the extreme levels of gender based violence and neglect faced by South African sex workers during operation policing activities.



Call for proposals<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=7200AA18RFA00008>: Conflict mitigation and reconciliation programs and activities. Deadline: 23 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.

Call for submissions for scoping study<https://jliflc.com/2018/04/jli-evac-hub-call-for-submissions/?utm_source=JLI+website+signups&utm_campaign=c14c7f74f9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_04_10&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_17f3b763b6-c14c7f74f9-297574917>: Role of religion in ending violence against children - materials, case studies, interviewees. Deadline: 30 June 2018.




  *   Managing GBV in Emergencies In-Person Training June 2018 (Lebanon), 24 June 2018 - 1 July 2018, Beirut, Lebanon<https://reliefweb.int/training/2549264/managing-gbv-emergencies-person-training-june-2018-lebanon>: International Medical Corps is currently accepting applications for this training. Participants will learn to develop and lead programs that are appropriate to context, timeframes, and organizational capacity, as well as responsive to gender differences. Registration closes on 22 April 2018.
  *   International Domestic Violence and Health Conference 2018, 20-21 November 2018, Melbourne, Australia<https://www.saferfamilies.org.au/idvh-2018/>: Through this event, the conference organisers aim to make families safer by generating evidence-informed knowledge to assist services to identify domestic violence early and tailor effective responses. The call for abstracts is now open and closes on 1 May 2018.


  *   Trade war and real war haunt the World Bank and IMF meetings<https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/apr/14/imf-world-bank-spring-meetings-trade-war-real-war>, The Guardian, 14 April 2018.

  *   Alarm over cuts to Hague-Jolie plan to end sexual violence in war<https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/apr/12/litmus-test-looms-william-hague-angelina-jolie-scheme-to-end-sexual-violence-in-war-preventing-sexual-violence-initiative>, The Guardian, 12 April 2018.

  *   Trump signs law to punish websites for sex trafficking,<http://news.trust.org/item/20180411161145-w65er/> Thomson Reuter Foundation News, 11 April 2018.

  *   Communications and Media Internship<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/communications-and-media-internship-0?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Promundo, Washington, USA- Closing date: 23 April 2018.
  *   Global Lead - Gender and Inequalities<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/global-lead-gender-and-inequalities?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Christian Aid, Flexible - Closing date: 25 April 2018.
  *   Consultancy Proposal: GAGGA Mid-Term Review<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/consultancy-proposal-gagga-mid-term-review?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action, Flexible - Closing date: 30 April 2018.
  *   Team Leader -  Malawi VAWG<https://imaworldhealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/551388.html>, IMA World Health, Malawi - Closing date: 15 May 2018.
  *   Gender Specialist/Implementation Lead - Malawi VAWG<https://imaworldhealth.applicantpro.com/jobs/551401.html>, IMA World Health, Malawi - Closing date: 15 May 2018.
  *   Managing Director<https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VBKZ_wCv0ajzcKdcDwv1ANIegieHK0nw/view>, No Means No Worldwide, USA - Closing date: 1 June 2018.
  *   Communications Fellow<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/communications-fellow?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Women Thrive Alliance, Washington, USA -  Closing date: Open until filled.
  *   Learning and Evaluation Consultant<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/learning-and-evaluation-consultant?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Global Fund for Women, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.
  *   Program Coordinator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-coordinator-4?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, MADRE, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.


Sexual violence is a global issue that requires coordinated evidence-based responses
The Sexual Violence Research Initiative is hosted by the Medical Research Council, South Africa. The SVRI aims to increase awareness and promote research on sexual violence and its linkages to other forms of violence to influence policy and practice, particularly in low and middle-income countries. To learn more about the SVRI visit our website www.svri.org<http://www.svri.org> or contact us at svri at mrc.ac.za<mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za>

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