[Svrilist] SVRI Update 23 8 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Aug 23 16:23:21 SAST 2018


23 AUGUST 2018

Year in Review Report 2018: Annual Report for: 'Combatting Sexual Violence in Kyrgyzstan through Innovative Education and Information Technology (Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia)'. Karioris F.G, Kim E, Molchanova E, Kuhns M, Bakubatova A. 2018<https://ccgs.auca.kg/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2017/05/Annual-Report_FINAL.pdf>: The SVRI in partnership with the World Bank Group granted an award to the American University of Central Asia to pilot-test an innovative multi-component intervention to prevent bride kidnapping and child marriage in the Kyrgyz Republic. Read the report<https://ccgs.auca.kg/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2017/05/Annual-Report_FINAL.pdf> to learn more about the research project.


Lifetime prevalence, correlates and health consequences of gender-based violence victimisation and perpetration among men and women in Somalia. Wirtz A.L, Perrin N.A, Desgroppes A, Phipps V, Abdi A.A, Ross B, Kaburu F, Kajue I, Kutto E, Taniguchi E, Glass N. BMJ Glob. Health. 3(4), e000773, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_590787_20>: This study provides an in-depth information on the prevalence, correlates and health outcomes of gender based violence in urban areas across three regions in Somalia. (Source: Safetylit).

The impact of eliminating primary school tuition fees on child marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa: A quasi-experimental evaluation of policy changes in 8 countries. Koski A, Strumpf E.C, Kaufman J.S, Frank J, Heymann J, Nandi A. PLoS One. 13(5), e0197928, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5967724/>: In this study, authors make use of the similarity in policies implemented across many countries within Sub-Saharan Africa to estimate their effect on the prevalence of marriage before 15 and 18 years of age across a pooled sample from 16 countries as well as the effect within individual countries. (Source: NCBI).

A guide to policy analysis as a research method. Browne J, Coffey B, Cook K, Meiklejohn S, Palermo C. Health Promot. Int. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_590734_12>: This article aims to describe and critique different approaches to policy analysis thus providing direction for undertaking policy analysis in the field of health promotion. (Source: Safetylit).

Mentoring interventions and the impact of protective assets on the reproductive health of adolescent girls and young women. Plourde K.F, Ippoliti N.B, Nanda G, McCarraher D.R. Journal of Adolescent Health. 61(2), 131 - 139, 2017<https://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X(17)30113-1/fulltext>: In this review, authors seek to understand the types of mentoring programs for Adolescent girls and young women that have demonstrates effectiveness in improving protective assets, and/or, reproductive health knowledge, intentions, behaviours, or outcomes themselves. [Source: Jahonline].



Guidance on ethical considerations in planning and reviewing research studies on sexual and reproductive health in adolescents. World Health Organization, 2018<http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/adolescence/ethical-considerations-srh-research-in-adolescents/en/>: This guidance document includes case scenarios, intended to highlight some of the most common challenges faced by individuals and organizations involved in adolescent research, and how such challenges may be managed. (Source: WHO).

How internet-connected devices can affect victims of gender-based domestic and sexual violence and abuse. University College London. 2018<https://www.ucl.ac.uk/steapp/research/projects/digital-policy-lab/gender-iot-tech-abuse>:  This guide aims to help support services talk about abuse carried out using 'smart', internet-connected devices (also known as the Internet of Things, or IoT). It also explains common ways in which IoT devices work, in case abuse of this kind is suspected. (Source: AVA).

A practitioner's toolkit on women's access to justice programming. UN Women, UNDP, UNODC, OHCHR. 2018<https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/PractitionerToolkit/WA2J_Consolidated.pdf>: This Toolkit presents practitioners with a menu of options for preventing and addressing the obstacles that women face prior to, during and after contact within the justice system. (Source: OHCHR).



Call for Applications<https://www2.fundsforngos.org/civil-society/strive-global-supporting-civil-society-initiatives-to-prevent-counter-violent-extremism-in-central-asia-western-balkans-and-mena-region/>: Supporting Civil Society Initiatives to Prevent/Counter Violent Extremism in Central Asia, Western Balkans and MENA region - STRIVE Global. Deadline: 30 August 2018.

Call for Applications<https://www.communitymatters.govt.nz/lottery-health-research/>: Lottery Health Research - Providing Grants to Organisation in New Zealand. Deadline: 5 September 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 Applications<https://amplifychange.org/grant-model/opportunity/ICFP-opportunitygrant/>: AmplifyChange @ ICFP2018 Opportunity Grant. Deadline: 13 September 2018.

Call for Applications<http://www.nrf.ac.za/division/funding/knowledge-interchange-collaboration-kic-2018-%E2%80%93-2nd-call>: Knowledge, Interchange and Collaboration (KIC) 2018, 2nd Call - National Research Foundation. Deadline: 20 September 2018.

Call for Submissions<https://filmfreeway.com/UNFPAAsia-PacificVideoContest>: UNFPA Asia - Pacific Regional Youth Video Competition. Deadline: 15 October 2018.

[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: Growing beyond - An introduction to adolescent girls with sexually abusive behavior, 11 September 2018<https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8616126450974091777>: This webinar provides an overview of the research that has been done on girls who engage in sexual offence. In addition, the clinical needs of these girls and their therapeutic process will be explored. Register online<https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8616126450974091777>.

*      Webinar: The economic cost of intimate partner violence -  implications for prevention, 13 September 2018<http://www.preventconnect.org/2018/08/the-economic-cost-of-intimate-partner-violence-implications-for-prevention/>:  Join PreventConnect, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), and CDC researchers to learn more about the long-term economic cost of intimate partner violence and implications for prevention policy and practice. Register online<http://www.preventconnect.org/2018/08/the-economic-cost-of-intimate-partner-violence-implications-for-prevention/>.

*      Girl-Centred Design: Regional training workshop and online course<https://girlsparks.org/>: GirlSPARKS uses Girl-Centred Design to improve programming with and for adolescent girls via online and in-person trainings. The approach supports practitioners to find the most margainalised girls; listen to their voices, needs and priorities; and use those insights to design girl-centred programming. GirlSPARKS will run a regional training workshop in Nairobi, Kenya, from 1st - 3rd October, find further information and apply here<https://girlsparks.org/our-services/#RegionalTrainingNairobi>. GirlSPARKS also has a free online course that provides an introduction to the key principles of Girl-Centred Design. The course runs from 20 August 2018 to 23 September 2018, Sign up on the Philanthropy University platform here.<https://courses.philanthropyu.org/courses/course-v1:MercyCorps+GirlDesign_101+3_1.6_20180820_20180923/about?utm_source=Partner&utm_medium=Push&utm_term=GirlSPARKS&utm_content=August-2018>

*      Building the movement for sexual and reproductive health and rights, 10-12 October 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa<https://www.sexrightsafrica.net/building-the-movement-for-sexual-and-reproductive-health-and-rights/>: The forum provides an important opportunity for Civil Society Organisations to learn from each other by sharing experiences, ideas and tools for breaking down the barriers to sexual reproductive health rights. It aims to foster intergenerational dialogue to ensure more relevant responses to diverse and changing contexts. It puts activists in touch with decision-makers, trainers, researchers and funding agencies. Call for abstracts<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe7BQFAQcecrBzsKLNH9oRihWRj7gu9SqPiHOqIaKKRapVvbQ/viewform> is now open and closes on 7 September 2018.

*      Preventing and responding to sexual harm in the tertiary education sector, 5-6 February 2019, Melbourne, Australia<http://www.deakin.edu.au/RPRconference>: This conference aims to gather those that have been involved with similar activities within their respective institutions to share ideas, broaden understanding and to create opportunities for sector wide collaboration in the elimination of sexual harm in the Higher Education, VET and TAFE sectors. Call for abstracts<https://www.eiseverywhere.com/eSites/rprconference/Homepage> now open and closes on 15 September 2018.

*      Executive Director and a Director of Programmes for ISDAO<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/executive-director-and-director-programmes-isdao?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, ISDAO, West Africa - Deadline: 31 August 2018.

*      Program Intern - Fall Term<http://www.cwgl.rutgers.edu/178-uncategorised/561-program-intern-fall-2018>, Center for Women's Global Leadership, New Jersey, USA - Closing date: 31 August 2018.

*      Communications Intern - Fall Term<http://www.cwgl.rutgers.edu/178-uncategorised/562-communications-intern-fall-2018>, Center for Women's Global Leadership, New Jersey, USA - Closing date: 31 August 2018.

*      Development Associate - Individual Giving<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/development-associate-individual-giving?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, OutRight Action International, New York, USA - Deadline: 3 September 2018.

*      Chief Executive Officer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/chief-executive-officer-0?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, CARE Canada, Jakarta, Indonesia - Closing date: 3 September 2018.

*      Communications and Administrative Officer<https://avaproject.org.uk/ava-trainer-needed/?mc_cid=87de3884ca&mc_eid=2c5bc58ee4>, Against Violence and Abuse, London, UK - Closing date: 17 September 2018.

*      Protection and Rule of Law Coordinator<https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=1462>, International Rescue Committee, Cameroon - Deadline: Open until filled.


  *   Global affairs Canada pledges $7 million to support Pan-African women's voice and leadership initiatives<https://nobelwomensinitiative.org/global-affairs-canada-pledges-7-million-to-support-pan-african-womens-voice-and-leadership-initiatives/>, Nobel Women's Initiative News, 16 August 2018.
  *   The woman who put gender-based violence data on the map<https://www.devex.com/news/the-woman-who-put-gender-based-violence-data-on-the-map-93266>, Devex, 15 August 2018.
  *   Want to end sexual violence? Feminist self-defence is the only proven solution<https://apolitical.co/solution_article/want-to-end-sexual-violence-feminist-self-defence-is-the-only-proven-solution/>, Apolotical, 10 August 2018.
  *   How can we address violence against women and girls with disability<https://www.devex.com/news/how-can-we-address-violence-against-women-and-girls-with-disability-93225>, Devex, 6 August 2018.


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