[Svrilist] SVRI Update 15 02 2018

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15 FEBRUARY 2018


JOURNAL ARTICLES

The impact of Cognitive Processing Therapy on stigma among survivors of sexual violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: results from a cluster randomized controlled trial. Murray S.M, Augustinavicius J, Kaysen D, Rao D, Murray L.K, Wachter K, Annan J, Falb K, Bolton P, Bass J. K. Conflict and Health. 12(1), 1-9, 2018<https://conflictandhealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13031-018-0142-4>: This study assesses the effect of group Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) on stigma and the extent to which stigma might moderate the effectiveness of CPT in treating mental health problems among survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. (Source: BMC).

Addressing female genital mutilation in Europe: a scoping review of approaches to participation, prevention, protection, and provision of services. Baillot H, Murray N, Connelly E, Howard N. International Journal for Equity in Health. 17(21), 1-15, 2018<https://equityhealthj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12939-017-0713-9>: This study explores female genital mutilation prevention and response interventions in Europe, using literature and interview sources. (Source: BMC).

Intimate partner violence (IPV): the validity of an IPV screening instrument utilized among pregnant women in Tanzania and Vietnam. Rasch V, Van T.N, Nguyen H.T.T, Manongi R, Mushi D, Meyrowitsch D.W, Gammeltoft T, Wu C.S. PLoS One. 13(2), e0190856, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_572851_12>: This study aims to develop and determine the validity of a screening instrument for the detection of intimate partner violence (IPV) in pregnant women in Tanzania and Vietnam and to determine the minimum number of questions needed to identify IPV. (Source: Safetylit).

Impact of intimate partner violence on clinic attendance, viral suppression and CD4 cell count of women living with HIV in an urban clinic setting. Anderson J.C, Campbell J.C, Glass N.E, Decker M.R, Perrin N, Farley J. AIDS Care. 30(4), 399-408, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_572961_20>: This study assesses prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) in an HIV clinic setting, as well as the associations between IPV, symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder on three HIV-related outcomes-CD4 count, viral load, and missed clinic visits. (Source: Safetylit).

The effects of gender-based violence on women's unwanted pregnancy and abortion. McCloskey L.A. Yale J Biol Med. 89(2), 153-9, 2016<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27354842>: The aim of this research is to understand how gender-based violence across the life-course affects the likelihood of abortion. (Source: Indiana University).

Intimate partner violence is associated with voluntary sterilization in women. McCloskey L.A, Doran K.A, Gerber M.R. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 26(1), 64-70, 2017<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27661288>: This study determines examine how forms of gender-based violence across the life course, and specifically child sexual abuse or intimate partner violence in young adulthood, increase the odds of a woman selecting permanent sterilization. (Source: Indiana University).

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ONLINE RESOURCES

Website: Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability<http://www.femicideincanada.ca/>: Through this website, the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability seeks to contribute to the prevention of femicide in Canada by collecting, producing, distributing and sharing research, knowledge, ideas, education, information, resources, and strategies which can help reduce femicide and, in turn, improve the lives of girls and women in Canada. (Source: CFOJA).

Counting on change: A guide to prevention monitoring. Our Watch. 2017:<https://www.ourwatch.org.au/What-We-Do/Counting-on-change-A-guide-to-prevention-monitorin.aspx> This guide is designed to assist policy-makers, researchers, and other stakeholders on measuring population-level progress towards the prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia. (Source: Our Watch).

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Webinar recording: Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused, 13 February 2018<https://www.wvi.org/article/responding-children-and-adolescents-who-have-been-sexually-abused>: In this webinar, presenters and participants discussed ways in which they can adapt the WHO guidelines on responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused. The webinar recording and presentations are now available online<https://www.wvi.org/article/responding-children-and-adolescents-who-have-been-sexually-abused>.

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BLOGS

Examining violence against women and the intersecting HIV epidemic in Brazil. Tsuyuki K, Stockman J.K, Knauth D, Al-Alusi N.A, Gundersen K.K, Barbosa R.M. 12 February 2018<http://www.svri.org/blog/examining-violence-against-women-and-intersecting-hiv-epidemic-brazil>: This blog discusses violence against women across their life course as a call to improve violence screening and interventions to prevent violence against women and reduce the trauma and health consequences of violence, particularly HIV.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES & GRANTS

Call for proposals<http://wft.or.tz/grants/apply-for-a-grant/>: Small scale projects funding - Women Fund Tanzania. Deadline: 28 February 2018.

Call for applications<https://www.iwmf.org/programs/the-elizabeth-neuffer-fellowship/apply-for-the-neuffer-fellowship/>: Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship - International Women's Media Foundation. Deadline: 6 March 2018.

Call for applications<http://www.svri.org/svrinterest/call-applications-prevention-mentors>: Prevention mentors - Prevention Collaborative. Deadline: 9 March 2018.

Call for articles and art<http://centreforfeministforeignpolicy.org/call-for-articles-and-art>: Post-colonialism and foreign policy - Disrupted Feminist Foreign Policy. Deadline: 9 March 2018.

Call for applications<https://www.positiveactionchallenges.com/challenges/end-fgm.html>: #EndFGM Challenge - Positive Action Challenges. Deadline: 20 March 2018.

Call for applications<https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/research-awards-health-professionals>: Research Awards for Health Professionals - Wellcome Trust. Deadline: 6 July 2018.

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EVENTS


VACANCIES


  *   Report launch: Violence, uncertainty, and resilience among refugee women and community workers - An evaluation of GBV services in the Dadaab refugee camps, 23 February 2018 - London, UK<http://same.lshtm.ac.uk/2018/02/13/report-launch-violence-uncertainty-and-resilience-among-refugee-women-and-community-workers-an-evaluation-of-gbv-services-in-the-dadaab-refugee-camps/>: The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the African Population Health Research Center together with the International Rescue Committee and Care invites you to a launch of their new study: Violence, uncertainty, and resilience among refugee women and community workers: An evaluation of gender-based violence case management services in the Dadaab refugee camps.
  *   Webinar: Raising caring men - How can #MeToo bring a revolution in masculinities? 6 March 2018<https://promundoglobal.org/2018/02/12/raising-caring-men-metoo-revolution-webinar/>: Join gender equality experts Riane Eisler, President of the Center for Partnership Studies<https://centerforpartnership.org/>, and Gary Barker, President and CEO of Promundo, for this transformational dialogue about the future of masculinity in the #MeToo world, moderated by Ron LeGrand, member of the Promundo-US Board of Directors.
  *   ISPCAN XXII International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect, 2-5 September 2018, Prague, Czech Republic<http://www.ispcan2018.org/1510468347-call-for-abstracts.htm>: This conference provides opportunity to meet leading experts, policy makers, as well as over 1200 professional from different fields and disciplines such as medicine, mental health, social work, child welfare, government, law, education and research. Call for abstracts is now open and closes on 28 February 2018.


                                 NEWS

  *   Without firm action on gender equality, women's empowerment, world may miss development targets<https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/02/1002721>, UN News, 14 February 2018.



  *   The daily nation: Reliable data can aid fight against female genital mutilation<http://www.popcouncil.org/news/the-daily-nation-reliable-data-can-aid-fight-against-female-genital-mutilat>, Population Council News, 13 February 2018.



  *   Beyond #MeToo, we need bystander action to prevent sexual violence<http://theconversation.com/beyond-metoo-we-need-bystander-action-to-prevent-sexual-violence-91741>, The Conversation, 13 February 2018.


  *   Jhpiego Gender Intern<https://www.jhpiego.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Jhpiego-Gender-Intern-Vacancy-Announcement-2018.pdf>, Jhpiego, Washington DC, USA - Closing date: 16 February 2018.
  *   Coordinator - Resourcing Feminist Movements Initiative<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/coordinator-resourcing-feminist-movements-initiative?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Association for Women's Rights in Development, Flexible - Closing date: 18 February 2018.
  *   Program Associate, US Foreign Policy<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/gw-program-associate?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The International Women's Health Coalition, Washington DC, USA - Closing date: 20 February 2018.
  *   Project Director, Generating Rubber Opportunities<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/project-director-generating-rubber-opportunities?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Care Australia, Mawlamyine, Mon State, Myanmar - Closing date: 21 February 2018.
  *   IT Project Manager<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/it-project-manager?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, International Women's Development Agency, Melbourne, Australia - Closing date: 26 February 2018.
  *   Senior Programme Officer for Women's Funds<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/senior-programme-officer-womens-funds?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Mama Cash, Amsterdam, Netherlands - Closing date: 28 February 2018.
  *   Communications Strategist<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/communications-strategist?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Association for Women's Rights in Development, Flexible - Closing date: 1 March 2018.
  *   Director, Knowledge and Learning Resources<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/director-knowledge-learning-resources?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, CREA, Remote/flexible - Closing date: 2 March 2018.

  *   Executive Director - FEMNET<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/executive-director-femnet?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The African Women's Development and Communication Network, Nairobi, Kenya - Closing date: 8 March 2018.
  *   Global Press Officer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/global-press-officer?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center), New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.
  *   International Gender and Organizational Development Consultant,<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/international-gender-and-organizational-development-consultant?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job> Banyan Global, Washington, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.
  *   Communications Intern<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/communications-intern-1?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center), New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.


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