[Svrilist] SVRI Update 22 02 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Feb 22 15:19:04 SAST 2018


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22 FEBRUARY 2018


JOURNAL ARTICLES

Bystander programs addressing sexual violence on college campuses: a systematic review and meta-analysis of program outcomes and delivery methods. Jouriles E.N, Krauss A, Vu N.L, Banyard V.L, McDonald R. J. Am. Coll. Health. ePub, 2018:<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_573211_24> This study evaluates the effectiveness of bystander programs that address sexual violence on college campuses. (Source: Safetylit).

Exploring links between common mental health problems, alcohol/substance use and perpetration of intimate partner violence: a rapid ethnographic assessment with men in urban Kenya. Schäfer A, Koyiet P. Glob. Ment. Health (Camb.) 5, e3, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5b%5d=citjournalarticle_573753_1>: This study explores common problems faced by men and Kenyan local perspectives about the links between men, mental health, alcohol use and gender based violence. (Source: Safetylit).

Preventing violence against children in schools: Contributions from the Be Safe program in Sri Lanka. Lam S, Zwart C, Chahal I, Lane D, Cummings H. Child Abuse & Neglect. 76, 129-137, 2018<https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0145213417304118>: This study evaluates the effectiveness of a school-based program aimed to prevent and respond to physical, sexual, and psychological violence against children in Sri Lanka. (Source: ScienceDirect).

Who perpetrates violence against children? A systematic analysis of age-specific and sex-specific data. Devries K, Knight L, Petzold M, Merrill K.G, Maxwell L, Williams A, Cappa C, Chan K.L, Garcia-Moreno C, Hollis N, Kress H, Peterman A, Walsh S.D, Kishor S, Guedes A, Bott S, Butron Riveros B.C, Watts C, Abrahams N. BMJ Paediatrics Open. ePub, 2017<http://bmjpaedsopen.bmj.com/content/2/1/e000180>: This paper synthesises information on: (1) the gaps in data on physical, sexual and emotional violence and neglect by age, sex and geographical region and (2) the prevalence of past-year physical, sexual and emotional violence and neglect against male and female children and adolescents, at each age from 0 to 19 years, by perpetrator. (Source: BMJ Journals).

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ONLINE RESOURCES

Myths surrounding virginity: A guide for service providers. International Rescue Committee. 2018<http://ccsas.iawg.net/sdm_downloads/myths-surrounding-virginity-guide-service-providers/>: This report aims to break down some of the persistent myths concerning female virginity and establish provider responsibilities around virginity testing. (Source: IRC).

Sexual harassment, abuse and exploitation in the aid sector: Cowboys and conquering kings. Spencer D. 2018<https://protect-za.mimecast.com/s/mCjZCBgXKpILRVYs6A5rj>: This report is based on a Masters dissertation that was submitted at the University of Sussex. It explores sexual violence in the aid sector. (Source: University of Sussex).

The state of gender justice in the Arab Region. ESCWA. 2018<https://www.unescwa.org/publications/state-gender-justice-arab-region>: This study determines how to develop an environment, at the legal, policy, and social levels that is conducive to gender justice. (Source: ESCWA).

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Webinar recording: Working effectively with faith leaders to challenge harmful traditional practices, 8 February 2018<https://jliflc.com/2018/02/jli-gbv-hub-webinar-feb-2018/>: During this webinar, presenters will discuss results of their study titled - 'Working effectively with faith leaders to challenge harmful traditional practices (HTP)'.

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BLOGS

Who perpetrates violence against children? Five findings from a global review. Peterman A, Devries K, Cappa C. 20 February 2018<http://www.svri.org/blog/who-perpetrates-violence-against-children-five-findings-global-review>: This blogpost relates to the End Violence Summit and further highlights findings from a recent study on prevalence estimates by perpetrator type for physical, sexual and emotional violence against children globally.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES & GRANTS

Request for proposals<https://savinglivesatbirth.net/apply>: Saving Lives at Birth 8th Call for Innovations - Grand Challenges Canada. Deadline: 28 February 2018.

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EVENTS


VACANCIES


  *   Webinar: What's in a Frame? Communicating effectively to get attention for sexual violence prevention, 8 March 2018<http://www.preventconnect.org/2018/02/whats-in-a-frame-communicating-effectively-to-get-attention-for-sexual-violence-prevention/>: This webinar highlights key lessons on how to effectively frame prevention; share real-life examples of what's worked and what hasn't; and discuss challenges and opportunities communicating strategically in the current moment. Register online<http://www.preventconnect.org/2018/02/whats-in-a-frame-communicating-effectively-to-get-attention-for-sexual-violence-prevention/>.

  *   Workshop: Training for child safeguarding focal points, 8-10 May 2018, London, UK<https://www.keepingchildrensafe.org.uk/how-we-keep-children-safe/capacity-building/workshops/training-child-safeguarding-focal-points-3>: This workshop will give participants the knowledge and skills required for Child Safeguarding Focal Points to be able to support their organisations in implementing their child safeguarding policy and procedures. Register<https://www.keepingchildrensafe.org.uk/how-we-keep-children-safe/capacity-building/workshops/training-child-safeguarding-focal-points-3> by 20 April 2018.


                                               NEWS

·         Digital girls' database to unlock 'invisible' discrimination<https://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-rights-girls/digital-girls-database-to-unlock-invisible-discrimination-idUSKBN1FR2KJ?utm_source=Girls+Not+Brides+newsletters+2018&utm_campaign=3dcc25d6a8-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_02_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_305ff09f97-3dcc25d6a8-398055541>, Reuters News, 7 February 2018.



·         A New Survey Finds 81 Percent Of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment<https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/02/21/587671849/a-new-survey-finds-eighty-percent-of-women-have-experienced-sexual-harassment>, NPR, 21 February 2018.



·         'I want to empower Afghan women': female prosecutor on a lonely mission<https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/feb/21/afghanistan-female-prosecutor-lonely-mission>, The Guardian, 21 February 2018.



·         Crowd-Sourced Data and a Mobile Phone Application Are Making Cities Safer for Women<http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/02/crowd-sourced-data-mobile-phone-application-making-cities-safer-women/>, Inter Press Service, 21 February 2018.


  *   Program Coordinator, Cambodia<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-coordinator-cambodia-0?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, International Women's Development Agency, Melbourne, Australia - Deadline: 25 February 2018.

  *   Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/monitoring-evaluation-and-learning-mel-advisor?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Care Australia, Papua New Guinea - Closing date: 27 February 2018.

  *   Consultancy: Evaluation - Myanmar Women's Political Mentoring Pilot Project<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/consultancy-evaluation-myanmar-womens-political-mentoring-pilot-project?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, IWDA, Home based and Myanmar: Yangon and Naypyidaw - Closing date: 28 February 2018.

  *   Membership and Office Management Intern<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/membership-and-office-management-wilpf?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, WILPF, Geneva, Switzerland - Closing date: 4 March 2018.

  *   Director Women's Rights Program<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/director-womens-rights-program?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Women's Rights Program, New York, USA - Closing date: 5 March 2018.

  *   Gender Equality Field Support Officer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/gender-equality-field-support-officer?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, UNHCR, Home-Based - Closing date: 9 March 2018.

  *   Director of Research<http://www.svri.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2018-02-19/EQI%20Director%20of%20Research%20Job%20Description%20050218%20V2.pdf>, The Equality Institute, Melbourne, Australia - Closing date: 12 March 2018.

  *   Strategic Advisor<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/strategic-advisor?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Global Fund for Women, as part of AmplifyChange, Uganda (remote work) - Closing date: Open until filled.

  *   Executive Director - ILGA<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/executive-director-ilga?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association, Geneva, Switzerland - Closing date: Open until filled.


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