[Svrilist] SVRI Update 16 8 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Aug 16 15:53:07 SAST 2018


16 AUGUST 2018


The duty to make abortion law transparent: A Malawi case study. Kangaude G.D, Mhango C. Int J Gynecol Obstet. ePub, 2018<https://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ijgo.12630>: In this study, authors use a case study to discuss the obligations of the Malawian government and the implications on the realization of the right of girls and women to access safe and legal abortion. (Source: Population Council).

"A person I cared about was involved": exploring bystander motivation to help in incidents of potential sexual assault and dating violence. Casper D.M, Witte T, Stanfield M.H. J. Interpers. Violence. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_589845_24>: This study examines factors that motivates college students to put themselves in harm's way and help their peers in risky situations involving sexual assault and dating violence. (Source: Safetylit).

The effect of macrosocial policies on violence against women: a multilevel study in 28 European countries. Sanz-Barbero B, Corradi C, Otero-García L, Ayala A, Vives-Cases C. Int. J. Public Health. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_590011_20>: In this study, authors describe and analyse whether a relationship exists between gender equality and political responses to gender violence against women with physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence in the European Union. (Source: Safetylit).

Reducing violence against children by implementing the preventative intervention Interaction Competencies with Children for Teachers (ICC-T): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial in Southwestern Uganda. Ssenyonga J, Hermenau K, Nkuba M, Hecker T. Trials. ePub, 2018<https://trialsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13063-018-2827-9>: In this study, researchers aim to implement and evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of the preventative intervention, Interaction Competencies with Children for Teachers (ICC-T), in secondary schools in Uganda. (Source: BioMed Central).

Watering the plant in another's courtyard: an ethnographic exploration of daughters' devaluation through sex-selected abortions among the rural married females in South Punjab, Pakistan. Sattar T, Ahmad S, Zakar R, Maqsood F. J. Interpers. Violence. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_589925_20>: This study exposes gender-biased power discrimination that consequently affects women's autonomous decision making about their reproductive health. Similarly, it highlights how husband and in-laws (especially mother-in-law) uses illegal medicines, dietary practices, traditional methods, or new biotechnological methods to execute the illegal act of sex-selected abortions. (Source: Safetylit).



Summary brief: young persons with disabilities - global study on ending gender-based violence, and realising sexual and reproductive health and rights. UNFPA. 2018<https://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/resource-pdf/UNFPA_Global_Study_on_Disability_-_Summary.pdf>: This study provides an analysis on the situation of young persons with disabilities concerning discrimination and gender-based violence, including the impact on their sexual and reproductive health and rights. It also provides an assessment of legal, policy and programming developments and specific good practices in service delivery as well as best-standard prevention and protection measures. (Source: WUNRN).

Strengthening linkages between clinical and social services for children and adolescents who have experienced sexual violence: a companion guide. Marcy L, Messner L, Duffy M, Casto J.USAID, PEPFAR, AIDS Free. 2016<https://aidsfree.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/2016.2.1_aidsfree_comp_guide_gender_tagged.pdf>: This guide provides a basic framework, examples, resources, and contact information for health providers and managers to better understand and facilitate linkages with critical social and community services for comprehensive care of children and adolescents who have experienced sexual violence and exploitation beyond the clinical exam. (Source: AIDSFree).



Webinar Recording: SVRI WBG Development Marketplace Award 2019- All your questions answered<http://www.svri.org/svrinterest/webinar-recording-svri-wbg-development-marketplace-award-2019%E2%80%94-all-your-questions>: On 14 August 2018, the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and the World Bank Group (WBG) hosted a webinar on the SVRI and WBG Development Marketplace Award for Innovation in addressing Gender Based Violence in low-and middle-income countries. Diana Arango (World Bank) and Elizabeth Dartnall (SVRI) presented an over-view of the SVRI and WBG Development Marketplace Award. The webinar was facilitated by Samantha Willan, What Works to Prevent VAWG global programme and co-hosted by the What Works to Prevent VAWG global programme and the Office of the Executive Scientist at the South African Medical Research Council. View PowerPoint presentation<http://www.svri.org/sites/default/files/SVRI%20WBG%20DM%202019%20presentation.pdf>, audio<https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nI5uy7pzSDr2o8iL9Uwq08BBaufODRbC/view>, and visual presentation<https://youtu.be/w1xEAp6-8Rs>.



Call for Proposals<http://ec.europa.eu/echo/funding-evaluations/funding-humanitarian-aid/sexual-and-gender-based-violence-humanitarian-settings_en>: Ensuring Effective Delivery of Aid to Victims of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian settings -  European Commission. Deadline: 22 August 2018.

Request for Proposals<https://www2.fundsforngos.org/latest-funds-for-ngos/un-women-gender-responsive-governance-leading-to-better-outcomes-for-women-based-on-improved-access-to-their-rights-and-entitlements/>: Gender Responsive Governance Leading to Better Outcomes for Women Based on Improved Access to Their Rights and Entitlements - UN Women. Deadline: 23 August 2018.

[Reminder] Request for Proposals<http://www.svri.org/what-we-do/research-support/svri-grants/svri-and-world-bank-development-marketplace-for-innovation-on-gbv-prevention-response-2019>: SVRI and World Bank Group Development Marketplace Award for Innovation in the prevention and response of gender-based violence 2019. Deadline: 5 September 2018.

Call for Contributions<http://www.genderanddevelopment.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Call-for-Contributions-FINAL.pdf>: Humanitarian Action and Crisis Response - Gender and Development Journal. Deadline: 30 September 2018.

Call for Proposals<http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/rec/topics/rec-rdap-gbv-ag-2018.html>: Preventing and Combating Gender-Based Violence and Violence Against Children - European Commission. Deadline: 13 November 2018.

Call for Nominations<https://www.weforum.org/pages/nominate-a-young-global-leader>: Young Global Leader Program 2020 - World Economic Forum. Deadline: 31 May 2019.

Call for Experts<https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ysuNevlsdb8NZ0Juk9AT8APPGV2G7386U21M0t6pHTQ/edit>: Violence against Women/Gender-based Violence for the CEB Task Force on Sexual Harassment Working Groups - UN Feminist Network. Deadline: Not specified.

[Reminder] Request for Proposals<http://www.svri.org/svrinterest/request-proposals-united-nations-multi-country-study-men-and-violence-asia-and-pacific>: United Nations Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific - SVRI. Deadline: Rolling basis.




·      Webinar: Digital storytelling for global health and rights, 12 September 2018<https://www.storycenter.org/schedule/the-role-of-digital-storytelling-in-public-health-online-1>: This webinar offers an overview of the theory behind public health and human rights promotion, a glimpse of current projects, and an introduction to the myriad ethical considerations that practitioners and advocates must address in designing impactful storytelling and participatory media efforts around the world. Register online<https://www.storycenter.org/registration-global-health>.

·      Free online course on Girl-Centred Design<https://courses.philanthropyu.org/courses/course-v1:MercyCorps+GirlDesign_101+1_1.0_20180402_20180506/about>: GirlSPARKS, in collaboration with Philanthropy University, have launched a free online course. The course demonstrates how to 'find her', 'listen to her' and 'design with her', and supports practitioners to discover how a Girl-Centred Design approach can transform their programming for girls. It starts on April 2nd, takes five weeks and requires a 2-3 hour commitment per week. Sign up here:  http://goo.gl/kSx7Y2

·      3rd Technology Safety Summit, 6-7 September 2018, Australia<https://techsafety.org.au/techsummit/>: The Technology Summit brings together speakers who are leading the world in understanding and navigating the intersection of domestic violence and sexual assault and technology.

·      4th International Conference on Sexual, Reproductive Health and Family Planning, 17-18 October 2018, New York, USA<https://reproductivehealth.conferenceseries.com/>: The Reproductive health conference is offers an opportunity to meet others within speciality to network and to learn the latest clinical information and share research findings.

·     Research Analyst for Reproductive Justice<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/research-analyst-reproductive-justice?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Political Research Associates, Massachusetts, USA - Closing date: 19 August 2018.

·      UN Programme and Advocacy Internship<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/un-programme-advocacy-internship-ilga?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, ILGA, Flexible - Closing date: 19 August 2018.

·      Receptionist and Personal Assistant to Provincial Manager<http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunity/2018/08/08/save-children-south-africa-receptionist-and-pa-provincial-manager>, Save The Children South Africa, Free State Province, South Africa - Closing date: 24 August 2018.

·      Program Officer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-officer-grantmaking-and-partnerships?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Grantmaking and Partnerships, MADRE, Flexible - Closing date: open until filled.


  *   US women's rights campaigner accused of sexual harassment<https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/aug/15/us-womens-rights-campaigner-accused-of-sexual-harassment?CMP=share_btn_tw>, The Guardian, 15 August 2018.
  *   Early intervention can help address bullying, violence among school children: study<https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/354758-early-intervention>, The News, 14 August 2018.
  *   Gender-based violence in sport: Researchers call for 'urgent attention'<https://www.bbc.com/sport/44642492>, BBC, 8 August 2018.


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