[Svrilist] SVRI Update 18 January 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Jan 18 16:24:43 SAST 2018


18 JANUARY 2018


Implementation of a SenseMaker research project among Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Bakhache N, Michael S, Roupetz S, Garbern S, Bergquist H, Davison C, Bartels S. Global Health Action. ePub, 2017<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.



Cerrar la brecha: revisión mundial acerca de las intersecciones entre la violencia contra la mujer y la violencia contra los niños y las niñas* [Bridging the gaps: a global review of intersections of violence against women and violence against children - Special report]. Guedes A.C, Bott S, García-Moreno C, Colombini M. ePub, 2018<http://iris.paho.org/xmlui/handle/123456789/34512>: This is a Spanish version of the article that presents a narrative review of evidence on intersections between violence against children and violence against women. (Source: PAHO/WHO).

>From the day they are born: a qualitative study exploring violence against children with disabilities in West Africa. Njelesani A, Hashemi G, Cameron C, Cameron D, Richard D, Parnes P. BMC Public Health. 18(153), 1-7, 2018<https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-5057-x>: This study explores violence experienced by children with disabilities based on data collected from four countries in West Africa- Guinea, Niger, Sierra Leone, and Togo. (Source: BMC Public Health).

Bystander interventions on behalf of sexual assault and intimate partner violence victims. Weitzman A, Cowan S, Walsh K. J. Interpers. Violence. ePub, 2017:<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_570053_24> This article investigates knowledge of sexual assault and intimate partner violence victims within one's social network and the perceived barriers to intervening in intimate partner violence, specifically. (Source: Safetylit).

The impact of participation in research about abuse and intimate partner violence: an investigation of harms, benefits, and regrets in young adolescents in the Western Cape of South Africa. McClinton Appollis T, Eggers SM, de Vries PJ, de Vries H, Lund C, Mathews C. J. Interpers. Violence. ePub, 2017<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_570163_20>: In this study, authors assess reported harms, benefits, and regrets of young adolescents who participated in a sensitive research project, and compare the harms and benefits in those who had and had not been victims and/or perpetrators of abuse or intimate partner violence. (Source: Safetylit).

Gender-based violence among HIV-positive women in Kazakhstan: Prevalence, types, and associated risk and protective factors. Jiwatram-Negrón T, El-Bassel N, Primbetova S, Terlikbayeva A. Violence Against Women. ePub, 2017<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1077801217741218>: This article examines the prevalence and associated multilevel risk and protective factors of intimate and nonintimate partner violence among HIV-positive women in Kazakhstan. (Source: SAGE Journals).

Measuring violence to end violence: mainstreaming gender. Walby S, Towers J. Journal of Gender-Based Violence. 1(1), 11-31(21), 2017<http://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/tpp/jgbv/2017/00000001/00000001/art00002>: This article aims to mainstream gender into the measurement of violence, in order to assist the development of the theory of change needed to support actions to end violence. (Source: Ingenta Connect).



No longer invisible: Families that torture, traffic, and exploit their girl child. Oñati Socio-legal Series [online]. 8(1), 1-20, 2018<https://poseidon01.ssrn.com/delivery.php?ID=973027002121126083028067101104115102121064057008063030022092030122071070004093101006055120040032010124035120106120090080075123058020029085067023025072086116002068103073043095002075009104016011123109091064124080019064124087018008029103109070068067003091&EXT=pdf>: This paper offers insights into the reality of non-State torture and exploitative human trafficking of the girl child within the context of a family based typology. (Source: Non-State Torture)

Impact of the call to action on prevention of gender based violence in emergencies. International Rescue Committee. 2017<https://static.globalinnovationexchange.org/s3fs-public/asset/document/The-Impact-of-the-CTA-on-protection-from-GBV-in-emergencies-FULL-WEB.pdf?Xukun_9.4JBShMfJHtNVrEFRq_N8arYM>: Four years on since the launch of the call to action, this review aims to understand its impact on mobilising resources, attention and programming to better prevent and respond to gender based violence. (GBV in Emergencies Evidence Digest).

Legal provisions relating to gender equality and sexual and gender-based violence in South Sudan. Human Rights Institute. 2017<https://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/Legal%20Provisions%20Gender%20Equality%20and%20SGBV%20in%20South%20Sudan%202017.pdf>: Through this pocket guide, the Human Rights Institute aims to assist in preventing gender discrimination, forced marriage and other forms gender based violence by making information about protective legislation more accessible. (Source: Relief Web).

Preventing household violence: Promising strategies for humanitarian settings. Asghar K, Rubenstein B, Stark L. CPC Learning Network. 2017<http://www.cpcnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Landscaping-review-Final-Feb-2017-2.0.pdf>: This report examines the landscape of interventions that have been used in humanitarian contexts and that may have applicability to primary prevention of any form of interpersonal household violence, including violence against women, violence against children or both. (Source: CPC Learning Network).


Victim-blaming perpetuates violence against women in Timor-Leste. Warner X. 17 January 2018<http://www.svri.org/blog/victim-blaming-perpetuates-violence-against-women-timor-leste>: In this blog, the author shares ways in which The Asia Foundation works in developing evidence-based and context-specific intervention for violence prevention in Timor-Leste.



Call for papers<https://ipedjournal.com/2017/10/16/special-issue-cfp-intersectional-and-cultural-aspects-of-schools-related-gender-based-violence-in-europe/>: Special issue CfP intersectional and cultural aspects of schools related gender-based violence in Europe. Deadline: 31 January 2018.

Call for papers<https://iussp.org/en/call-papers-%E2%80%9Cadolescent-and-youth-sexual-and-reproductive-health-central-african-region%E2%80%9D>: Adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health in Central African region. Deadline: 28 February 2018.

Call for papers<http://trivent-publishing.eu/journals/pjcv/CFP2.pdf>: Philosophical Journal of Conflict and Violence Volume II, Issue 3. Deadline: 18 March 2018.




  *   Context Matters: How understanding social norms is imperative to addressing child marriage, 22 January 2018, Washington DC, USA<http://engage.icrw.org/component/events/event/57>: Join this event to hear presenters explore the foundations of child marriage in different contexts, share their experiences measuring social norms, and share ways to catalyze meaningful and sustained social change. RSVP to join the Livestream<https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4269552472699865345>.
  *   Finance as a tool to address gender-based Violence, 22-23 January 2018, Washington DC, USA<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/finance-as-a-tool-to-address-gender-based-violence-tickets-39883400324>: Criterion Institute invites gender experts and activists to this two-day workshop to discuss finance as a social change strategy
  *   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.
  *   Webinar: Launch of the gender-based violence quality assurance standards, 31 January 2018<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/launch-gender-based-violence-quality-assurance-standards-tickets-42293847035>: Join Jhpiego, PEPFAR, CDC and WHO as they launch the standards for the provision of high quality post-violence care in health facilities. This Tool offers health care providers and health facilities a straightforward way to start, strengthen or expand post-violence services.
  *   Webinar: JLI gender-based violence hub harmful traditional practices, 8 February 2018<https://jliflc.com/events/jli-gender-based-violence-hub-harmful-traditional-practices-webinar/>: In this webinar, presenters will discuss results of their study titled - 'Working effectively with faith leaders to challenge harmful traditional practices (HTP)'.
  *   10th European feminist research conference, 12-15 September 2018, Göttingen, Germany<https://www.uni-goettingen.de/en/572444.html>: The 10th Conference invites scholars, students, policy makers, information specialists and activists to gather and discuss and reflect upon issues affecting feminists across the globe. Call for abstracts is now open and closes on 12 February 2018.
  *   22nd Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International conference, 26-28 September 2018, Ontario, Canada<https://www.nnvawi.org/>: This conference provides a forum for nurses, social workers, counsellors, physicians, advocates, community activists, policy makers and researchers to share their work and engage in dialogue about innovations in research, practice, education and policy that support action to create a violence free world. The conference committee invites submission of abstracts by 19 January 2018.
  *   International Domestic Violence and Health Conference, 21-22 November 2018, Melbourne, Australia<https://www.saferfamilies.org.au/idvh-2018>: This conference offers latest insights into health effects of domestic violence and health sector and technological responses for improving safety, health and well-being of families. Call for abstracts opens 5th February and closes 6th March 2018.

  *   Program Officer - Africa and Asia<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-officer-africa-and-asia>, The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, New York, USA - Closing date: 30 January 2018.
  *   Team Leader, Nabilan (Ending Violence Against Women) Program<https://rew31.ultipro.com/ASI1001/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*E233A160542670AF>, The Asian Foundation, Timor-Leste - Closing date: 31 January 2018.
  *   WoMin Energy and Climate Justice Researcher<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/womin-energy-and-climate-justice-researcher>, WoMin, Johannesburg, South Africa - Closing date: 31 January 2018.
  *   Women's Rights Officer-Program Design and Institutional Funding<http://www.svri.org/news/job-opportunity-women%E2%80%99s-rights-officer-program-design-and-institutional-funding>, Oxfam Canada, Ottawa, Ontario - Closing date: 31 January 2018.
  *   Multiple opportunities with SRI<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/multiple-opportunities-sri>, The Sexual Rights Initiative, Geneva, Switzerland - Closing date: 2 February 2018.
  *   Programmes Director<http://ilifalabantwana.co.za/programmesdirector/>, Ilifa Labantwana, Cape Town, South Africa - Closing date: 2 February 2018.
  *   Lecturer: Education and International Development<http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BGW312/lecturer-education-and-international-development>, University College London, UK - Closing date: 8 February 2018.
  *   Senior Research Advisor<https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/about/employment/2786-senior-research-advisor>, Women's Refugee Commission, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.
  *   Senior Advocacy Officer<https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/about/employment/1141-senior-advocacy-officer>, Women's Refugee Commission, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.
  *   Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Manager<https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/about/employment/2777-sexual-and-reproductive-health-program-manager>, Women's Refugee Commission, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.
  *   Program/ Development Manager<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-development-manager>, MADRE, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.

  *   Liberals to invest $20M to tackle sexual violence against Indigenous, LGBT, immigrant populations<http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/national-strategy-sexual-violence-1.4490976>, CBC News, 17 January 2018.

  *   Women and girls are putting an end to child marriage in Guatemala<https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/guatemala-child-marriage-2017/>, Global Citizen, 3 January 2018.

  *   SMS tool brings sexual, reproductive health information to Rwanda's youth<http://www.unfpa.org/news/sms-tool-brings-sexual-reproductive-health-information-rwandas-youth>, UNFPA News, 22 December 2017.


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