[Svrilist] SVRI Update 26 4 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Apr 26 15:00:27 SAST 2018


26 APRIL 2018


Supplementary 5: Harmonizing national abortion and pregnancy prevention laws and policies for sexual violence survivors with the Maputo Protocol - proceedings of a 2016 regional technical meeting in sub-Saharan Africa. Thompson J, Undie C, Amin A, Johnson B.R, Khosla R, Ouedraogo L, Nkurunziza T, Rich S, Westley E, Garcia M, Birungi H, Askew I. BMC Proceedings. 12, 5, 2018<https://bmcproc.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12919-018-0101-5>: This article documents proceedings from a regional meeting geared towards expanding sexual violence survivors' access to emergency contraception and safe abortion services (Source: Population Council).

Structural violence and marginalisation. The sexual and reproductive health experiences of separated young people on the move. A rapid review with relevance to the European humanitarian crisis. Mason-Jones A.J, Nicholson P. Public Health. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_579461_20>: This study explores the main sexual and reproductive health issues for separated young migrants. (Source: Safetylit).

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.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_579113_24>: This study critically examines sexual assault survivors' responses to a mandatory online campus sexual assault education program with special attention to gender, sexual identity, race, ethnicity, LGBTQ. (Source: Safetylit).

Medical and legal aspects of child sexual abuse: a population-based study in a Hungarian county. Enyedy A, Tsikouras P, Csorba R. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. 15(4), e15040701, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_579313_20>: This study describes the medical and legal characteristics of children who experience sexual abuse and explore common features that may result in strategies for prevention. (Source: Safetylit).

Promoting adolescent girls' well-being in Pakistan: a mixed-methods study of change over time, feasibility, and acceptability, of the COMPASS Program. Asghar K, Mayevskaya Y, Sommer M, Razzaque A, Laird B, Khan Y, Qureshi S, Falb K, Stark L. Prev. Sci. ePub, 2018<https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11121-018-0890-9>: This study examines change over time, feasibility and acceptability of the Creating Opportunities through Mentorship, Parental Involvement, and Safe Spaces (COMPASS) adolescent life skills intervention among internally displaced and host community adolescent girls and their caregivers in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. (Source: Springer Link).

Child homicide perpetrators worldwide: a systematic review. Stöckl H, Dekel B, Morris-Gehring A, Watts C, Abrahams N. BMJ Paediatr Open. 1(1), e000112, 2017<http://bmjpaedsopen.bmj.com/content/1/1/e000112>: This study describes child homicide perpetrators and estimates their global and regional proportion to inform prevention strategies to reduce child homicide mortality worldwide. (Source: BMJ Journals).


Global strategy on women's, children's and adolescents' health (2015-2030). Every Woman Every Child<http://www.everywomaneverychild.org/global-strategy/>: This global strategy adolescents' health. It should achieve nothing less than a transformation in health and sustainable development by 2030 for all women, children and adolescents, everywhere. (Source: WUNRN).

Audacity in adversity: LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa. Human Rights Watch. 2018<https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/report_pdf/lgbt_mena0418_web_0.pdf>: This report examines how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender activism survives under severe constraints, in repressive states and conflict zones, in places where activists risk social exclusion, prison sentences, and violence by security forces, armed groups, and even their own families. (Source: WUNRN).

Guidelines for integrating gender-based violence interventions in humanitarian action: Reducing risk, promoting resilience and aiding recovery. Inter-Agency Standing Committee. 2015<https://gbvguidelines.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/2015_IASC_Gender-based_Violence_Guidelines_full-res.pdf>: These Guidelines provide practical guidance and effective tools for humanitarians and communities to coordinate, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate essential actions for the prevention and mitigation of gender-based violence, throughout all stages of humanitarian response-from preparedness to recovery. (Source: UNICEF GBViE HD digest).

[Reminder] 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.

[Reminder] 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.

Call for proposals<http://www.svri.org/svrinterest/call-proposals-prevent-and-combat-gender-based-violence-and-violence-against-children>: Preventing and combating gender-based violence and violence against children. Deadline: 13 November 2018.



  *   Invitation: Launch of joint general comment on ending child marriage and report on child marriage in Africa, 30 April 2018, Nouakchott, Mauritania<http://www.chr.up.ac.za/index.php/centre-news-a-events-2018/2059-launch-of-joint-general-comment-on-ending-child-marriage-and-report-on-child-marriage-in-africa.html>: You are invited to the launch of the joint general comment on ending child marriage and the report on child marriage in Africa. The study intended to assist States Parties to the Maputo Protocol and other stakeholders to strengthen implementation of the legal prohibitions on child marriage, adopt appropriate strategies for eradicating child marriage and protect the human rights of all children and especially girls.
  *   Violence in the lives of children in South Africa, 15 May 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa<https://www.wits.ac.za/coe-human/dissemination/coe-events/>: During the event, Prof Linda Richter will share research results relating to violence in children's lives across gender and generations. This research is critical to finding evidence-based solutions to reduce and prevent violence in children's lives in South Africa.
  *   Women Mobilize Women conference, 22 May 2018, Leipzig, Germany<http://womenmobilize.org/>: The conference will foster knowledge exchange and in-depth discussions on female empowerment focused on the implementation of sustainable mobility solutions on the ground - by women, for women.
  *   International Summer School on addressing Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies - ISGBViE, 1-29 June 2018, Dublin, Ireland<http://isgbvie.com/>: This intensive 4-week course will help build the capacity, skills, confidence, and know-how, of humanitarian practitioners and masters level students to support work in preventing, mitigating and responding to gender-based violence in emergencies. The course will include both an online component, 1st-17th of June, and an in-person component 18th-29th of June. Applications are open on a rolling basis until the 30th of April.

  *   Senior Research Officer<http://irh.org/wp-content/uploads/Passages-Senior-Research-Officer-Apr-18.pdf>, Institute for Reproductive Health, Georgetown University, USA - Closing date: 27 April 2018.
  *   Communications and Social Media Intern<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/communications-social-media-intern?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Women Thrive Alliance, Washington, USA - Closing date: 30 April 2018.
  *   Research and Training Fellowship: Asia<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/research-and-training-fellowship-asia?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Front Line Defenders, Dublin, Ireland - Closing date: 30 April 2018.
  *   Program Assistant<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-assistant-hrfn?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Human Rights Funders Network, New York, USA - Closing date: 4 May 2018.
  *   Field Coordinator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/field-coordinator-0?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, NLIRH, Virginia, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.
  *   Grants Associate<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/grants-associate-0?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, MADRE, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.

  *   New study into sexual violence: Government planning first national survey for 16 years<https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/new-study-into-sexual-violence-g0cgwvsdz>, The Times, 23 April 2018.

  *   India approves death penalty for rape of girls under 12<https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-rape-deathpenalty/india-approves-death-penalty-for-child-rapists-idUSKBN1HS09S>, Reuters, 21 April 2018.

  *   The gender pay gap can affect your health in a surprising way, according to science<https://www.bustle.com/p/the-gender-pay-gap-can-affect-your-health-in-a-surprising-way-according-to-science-8650065>, Bustle, 2 April 2018.

  *   The cost of domestic violence is astonishing<https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-cost-of-domestic-violence-is-astonishing/2018/02/22/f8c9a88a-0cf5-11e8-8b0d-891602206fb7_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.0751fdf5e082>, Washington Post, 22 February 2018.

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