[Svrilist] SVRI Update 11 January 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Jan 11 16:34:00 SAST 2018


11 JANUARY 2018


Process evaluation of the SHARE intervention for preventing intimate partner violence and HIV infection in Rakai, Uganda. Wagman J.A, Gray R.H, Nakyanjo N, McClendon K.A, Bonnevie E, Namatovu F, Kigozi G, Kagaayi J, Wawer M.J, Nalugoda F. Evaluation and Program Planning. 67, 129-137, 2018<https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0149718917302033>: This article discusses process evaluation of the Safe Homes And Respect for Everyone (SHARE) intervention for preventing intimate partner violence and HIV infection in Rakai, Uganda.

Making sense of child, early and forced marriage among Syrian refugee girls: a mixed methods study in Lebanon. Bartels S.A, Michael S, Roupetz S, Garbern S, Kilzar L, Bergquist H, Bakhache N, Davison C, Bunting A. BMJ Public Health. ePub, 2018<http://gh.bmj.com/content/3/1/e000509>: This study explores the underlying factors contributing to child marriage among Syrian refugees in Lebanon with the goal of informing community-based strategies to address the issue.



Request for resources / approaches to measure prevalence and responses to sexual harassment in the workplace: Henriette Jansen, technical advisor on Violence Against Women, Research and Data for UNFPA Asia and the Pacific Regional Office in Bangkok, is seeking resources / approaches taken (in particular questionnaires) to measure prevalence and responses to sexual harassment in the workplace. This is to inform the design of research around workplace harassment especially in factories. Materials, information and connections should be emailed to Henriette Jansen at henriette.jansen at gmail.com<mailto:henriette.jansen at gmail.com>.

Request for training curricula on VAC/HIV integration and identification tool on Violence Against Children (VAC) in clinical settings: LVCT Health has been contracted by 4Children to lead in the development of an integrated VAC and HIV training manual for health providers; and an identification tool to be used to screen children presenting for health services for experiences of violence. They are seeking the responses of those directly involved in VAC and/or Paediatric HIV and service delivery with a focus on the health sector. LVCT Health is keen to hear from the full range of partners - from community-based organizations to government, NGOs and interagency groups, as well as UN Agencies and is requesting for training curricula, participants manuals, IECs, teaching aids, and VAC identification tools. It is anticipated that the training manual and screening tool developed from this consultancy will be utilized in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Kindly send any training materials or identification tools on VAC/HIV integration or links to these resources to Anne Ngunjiri at Anne.Ngunjiri at lvcthealth.org<mailto:Anne.Ngunjiri at lvcthealth.org> by 15th February 2018.



Addressing the dual health epidemics of HIV and sexual abuse among children and adolescents in Kenya: uptake of HIV counselling and post-exposure prophylaxis. Ajema C, Mbugua C, Memiah P, Wood C, Cook C, Kotut R, Digolo L. 9, 1-9, 2018<https://www.dovepress.com/addressing-the-dual-health-epidemics-of-hiv-and-sexual-abuse-among-chi-peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-AHMT>: This study assesses the quality of HIV-related services offered to child survivors of sexual violence in public health facilities. (Source: LVCT Health).

Violence against children in South Africa: the cost of inaction to society and the economy. Hsiao C, Fry D, Ward C.L, Ganz G, Casey T, Zheng X, Fang X. BMJ Global Health. ePub, 2018<http://gh.bmj.com/content/3/1/e000573>: This paper helps us understand the burden of violence against children within a social and economic context, as well as places it as a public health priority by comparing it with other leading public health concerns affecting South Africa. (Source: BMJ Global Health).

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and associated factors amongst women attending antenatal care at Outapi clinic, Namibia: A descriptive survey. Bikinesi L.T, Mash R, Joyner K. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 9(1), a1512, 2017<https://www.phcfm.org/index.php/phcfm/article/view/1512/html>:  This study aims to determine the prevalence of intimate partner violence amongst women attending antenatal care. (Source: Stellenbosch University).

On the linkage between sexual violence victimization and intimate partner violence outcomes among male and female college students. Meade C.N, Jennings W.G, Gover A.R, Richards T.N. J. Aggress. Confl. Peace Res. 9(4), 257-268, 2017<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_569176_24>: This study highlights the importance of sexual violence and intimate partner violence prevention and intervention strategies for college-aged youth. (Source: Safetylit).

A cluster-randomized trial of a college health center-based alcohol and sexual violence intervention (GIFTSS): design, rationale, and baseline sample. Abebe K.Z, Jones K.A, Rofey D, McCauley H.L, Clark D.B, Dick R, Gmelin T, Talis J, Anderson J, Chugani C, Algarroba G, Antonio A, Bee C, Edwards C, Lethihet N, Macak J, Paley J, Torres I, Van Dusen C, Miller E. Contemp. Clin. Trials. ePub, 2017<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_569681_24>: This is a 2-arm cluster randomized controlled trial to test a brief intervention to reduce risk for alcohol-related sexual violence among students receiving care from college health centers. (Source: Safetylit).

Enduring impact of conflict on mental health and gender-based violence perpetration in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea: A cross-sectional study. Jewkes R, Jama-Shai N, Sikweyiya Y. PloS one. 12(10), e0186062, 2017<http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0186062>: This article describes the conflict experiences of men and women from the general population of Bougainville Papua New Guinea, perceptions of the enduring impact of conflict, and the associations between these and the major health and development problems on the islands: mental ill-health and violence against women. (Source: Safetylit).

Integrating reproductive health services into intimate partner and sexual violence victim service programs. Gmelin T, Raible C.A, Dick R, Kukke S, Miller E. Violence Against Women. ePub, 2017<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1077801217741992>: This study assesses the feasibility of integrating reproductive health services into intimate partner violence/sexual violence programs. (Source: SAGE Journals).



Domestic violence in the workplace: Investigating the impact of domestic violence perpetration on workers and workplaces.  Scott K.L, Lim D.B, Kelly T, Holmes M, MacQuarrie B.J, Wathen C.N, MacGregor J.C.D. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto. 2017<http://dvatworknet.org/sites/dvatworknet.org/files/PAR_Partner_report-Oct-23-2017dl.pdf>: This study aims to raise awareness of the intersection of domestic violence perpetration and workplace safety and productivity, and provides data that could contribute to efforts to inform ongoing development of workplace policies, training, prevention, and intervention initiatives. (Source: PAHO/WHO).

Power through partnerships: A CBPR toolkit for domestic violence researchers. Goodman L.A, Thomas K.A, Serrata J.V, Lippy C, Nnawulezi N, Ghanbarpour S, Macy R, Sullivan C, Bair-Merritt M.A. National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA. 2017<https://cbprtoolkit.org/>: The goal of this toolkit is to support emerging researchers who would like to learn more about CBPR approaches, particularly in the context of domestic violence. (Source: NRCDV).

Global study: Effective law and policy on gender equality and protection from sexual and gender-based violence in disasters. International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva. 2017<https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/Gender-SGBV-Report_-Global-report.pdf>: This report aims to assist researchers, policy makers and practitioners in understanding effectiveness of national laws, policies and institutional frameworks in supporting gender equality in disaster risk management and in preventing and responding to sexual and gender-based violence in disasters. (Source: Social Development Direct).


Measuring taboo topics: List randomization for research on gender-based violence. Peterman A, Palermo T. 11 January 2018<http://www.svri.org/blog/measuring-taboo-topics-list-randomization-gender-based-violence>: In this blog, authors discuss the use of list randomization to measure and respond to gender violence.

Historic record shows universities like Rhodes failed female students. Ranchod S. 10 January 2018:<http://www.svri.org/blog/historic-record-shows-universities-rhodes-failed-female-students> This blog is a personal reflection of how universities tend to prioritise their own reputations and that of the rape accused.



Request for proposals<https://www.unicef.org/supply/files/LRPS_2018_9137058_Prevention_Child_Sexual_Abuse_and_Exploitation_RFP.pdf>: Prevention child sexual abuse and exploitation. Deadline: 31 January 2018.

Call for applications<https://www.wcl.american.edu/impact/initiatives-programs/hracademy/award/>: Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Human Rights Essay Award 2018. Deadline: 1 February 2018.

Call for proposals<https://www.transfund.org/our-grants/apply-for-a-grant/>: International Trans Fund. Deadline: 12 February 2018.

Call for proposals<https://opportunitypoint.org/2017/12/28/call-for-proposals-southmed-wia-promoting-gender-equality-and-enhancing-the-image-of-women-in-the-film-sector/>: SouthMed WiA promoting gender equality and enhancing the image of women in the film sector. Deadline: 23 February 2018.

Call for paper (reminder<http://www.svri.org/news/call-papers-predatory-behavior>): Violence and Gender Journal - Predatory behaviour. Deadline: 5 March 2018.




  *   Sexual exploitation of girls on the rise in Bolivia, activists warn<https://www.newsdeeply.com/womenandgirls/articles/2018/01/09/sexual-exploitation-of-girls-on-the-rise-in-bolivia-activists-warn>, News Deeply, 9 January 2018
  *   Somaliland passes first law against rape<http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-42604496>, BBC News, 8 January 2018
  *   At the Golden Globes, stars and their activist guests talk about why they fight<https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/07/style/activists-golden-globes.html?mtrref=undefined>, New York Times, 7 January 2018


  *   Webinar: #PowerInPrevention ending child sexual abuse: Updates on child sexual abuse prevention with elementary school ages, 16 January 2018<http://www.preventconnect.org/2017/12/powerinprevention-ending-child-sexual-abuse-updates-on-child-sexual-abuse-prevention-with-elementary-school-ages/>: This web conference mines the wisdom of lessons learned that led to key changes in two national model programs including the relevance of social emotional learning and system wide prevention and response systems for children and teens with disabilities.
  *   Reminder: Webinar - Critical reflections on the family in the context of violence against women, 25 January 2018<http://www.svri.org/what-we-do/capacity-development/events-and-seminars/webinar-critical-reflections-family-context-violence-against-women>: Join us to hear Fiona Buchanan and Sophie Namy share their reflections on the systemic influence of male perpetrated violence against women on family roles, relationships, and expectations.

  *   Technical Specialist, Prevention of VAWG<https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=76380>, UN Women, Suva, Fiji - Closing date: 15 January 2018
  *   Technical Specialist, Service Delivery<https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=76381>, UN Women, Suva, Fiji - closing date: 15 January 2018
  *   Programme Management Support Specialist<https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=76379>, UN Women, Suva, Fiji - Closing date: 15 January 2018
  *   Programme Specialist, Ending Violence against Women<https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=76440>, UN Women, Bangkok, Thailand - Closing date: 17 January 2018
  *   Research Consultant<https://familyforeverychild.org/vacancy/research-consultant/>, Family for Every Child, Cambodia - Closing date: 19 January 2018
  *   Senior Program Officer, Violence against Women Prevention<http://raisingvoices.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/SeniorProgOfficer.VAWDeptPractice.JD_.dec2017_FINAL.pdf>, Raising Voices, Kampala, Uganda - Closing date: 22 January 2018


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