[Svrilist] SVRI Update 7 6 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Jun 7 16:24:43 SAST 2018


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7 JUNE 2018


JOURNAL ARTICLES

'It's because I like things... it's a status and he buys me airtime': exploring the role of transactional sex in young women's consumption patterns in rural South Africa (secondary findings from HPTN 068). Ranganathan M, Heise L, MacPhail C, Stöckl H, Silverwood R.J, Kahn K, Selin A, Gómez-Olivé F.X, Watts C, Pettifor A. Reproductive Health. 15, ePub, 2018<https://reproductive-health-journal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12978-018-0539-y>: This study explores the relationship between transactional sex and consumption patterns among young women in rural Mpumalanga province, South Africa. (Source: BMC).

Suubi4Her: a study protocol to examine the impact and cost associated with a combination intervention to prevent HIV risk behaviour and improve mental health functioning among adolescent girls in Uganda. Ssewamala F.M, Bermudez L.G, Neilands T.B, Mellins C.A, McKay M.M, Garfinkel I, Bahar O.S, Nakigozi G, Mukasa M, Stark L, Damulira C, Nattabi J, Kivumbi A. BMC Public Health. 18, ePub, 2018<https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-5604-5>: This article describes a study protocol for a 5-year cluster randomized-controlled trial to evaluate a combination intervention aimed at reducing HIV risk among adolescent girls in Uganda. (Source: BMC Public Health).

Organizational theory for dissemination and implementation research. Birken S.A, Bunger A.C, Powell B.J, Turner K, Clary A.S, Klaman S.L, Yu Y, Whitaker D.J, Self S.R, Rostad W.L, Chatham J.R.S, Kirk M.A, Shea C.M, Haines E, Weiner B.J. Implement Sci.12(1), ePub, 2017<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28499408>: This article describes implications of applying organizational theory in implementation research for implementation strategies, the evaluation of implementation efforts, measurement, research design, theory, and practice. (Source: NCBI).

Challenges in conducting research on sexual violence and HIV and approaches to overcome them. Aldous A, Magnus M, Roberts A, DeVore H, Moriarty T, Hatch Schultz C, Zumer M, Simon G, Ghosh M. Am J Reprod Immunol. 78(1), ePub, 2017<https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/aji.12699>: In this article, authors describe methodological challenges encountered and solutions explored in implementing a sensitive research study. (Source: Wiley Online Library).

Child marriage and intimate partner violence in rural Bangladesh: a longitudinal multilevel analysis. Yount K.M, Crandall A, Fai Cheong Y, Osypuk T.L, Bates L.M, Naved R.T, Schuler S.R. Demography. 53(6), 1821-1852, 2016<https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13524-016-0520-8>: This study assesses whether marriage in adulthood at the individual level, a higher village-level prevalence of very early child marriage, and their interaction contribute to a woman's risk of experiencing physical intimate partner violence. (Source: icddr,b ).

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ONLINE RESOURCES

[Webpage] Community needs assessment toolkit. Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence<http://icadv5.wixsite.com/icadv-cna-toolbox>:  This toolkit provides resources to assist practitioners in undertaking a community needs assessment process as an approach to sexual violence primary prevention at the upper levels of the social ecology. (Source: Prevent-Connect).

Tanzania: The law and FGM. 28 Too Many. 2018<https://www.28toomany.org/static/media/uploads/Law%20Reports/tanzania_law_report_v1_(may_2018).pdf>: This report discusses the prevalence of female genital mutilation in Tanzania and recommends ways in which the country can bring about change through implementation of laws. (Source: 28 Too Many).

A mixed-method review of cash transfers and intimate partner violence in low and middle-income countries. Buller A.M, Peterman A, Ranganathan M, Bleile A, Hidrobo M, Heise L. Innocenti Working Paper. WP-2018-02, 2018<https://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/938-a-mixed-method-review-of-cash-transfers-and-intimate-partner-violence-in-low-and.html>: In this study, authors conduct a mixed method review of studies in low- and middle-income countries to find out how cash transfer programs decrease intimate partner violence. (Source: UNICEF-IRC).

How to report on abortion: A guide for journalists, editors and media outlets. International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe Abortion. IPPF. 2017<https://www.sexrightsafrica.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/How-to-report-on-abortion-Guide.pdf>: This guide has been written for those working in the media to encourage accurate reporting of facts about abortion, and honest portrayals of abortion as part of real people's lives and relationships. (Source: Sex Rights Africa).

Adolescent research briefs. UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti. Columbia University. Mailman School of Public Health. 2017<https://www.unicef-irc.org/adolescent-research-methods/?utm_source=Innocent%20E-Update%20%239%2F2018&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Innocent%20E-Update%20%239%2F2018>: This series of briefs gives useful guidance on how to conduct research for and with adolescents in low and middle-income countries. (Source: UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti).

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BLOGS

Pushing sex: intimate partner sexual violence. Fontes L.A. 2018<http://www.svri.org/blog/pushing-sex-intimate-partner-sexual-violence>: This blog discusses intimate partner sexual violence as it leaps into the news with accusations against Eric Schneiderman, New York State's disgraced Attorney General.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES & GRANTS

Call for Applications<http://www.svri.org/news/call-applications-2018-19-research-fellowship-menstrual-hygiene-rights>: 2018-19 Research Fellowship on Menstrual Hygiene Rights. Deadline: 8 June 2018.

Call for Applications<https://www.pbfgypi.org/>: Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2018. Deadline: 17 June 2018.

Call for Proposals<https://southern-africa.hivos.org/vacancy/call-proposals-adolescent-sexual-and-reproductive-health-and-rights-asrhr-programme>: Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) Programme. Deadline: 13 July 2018.

Call for Proposals<http://www.elrha.org/r2hc/funding/annualfundingcall/>: Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Programme. Deadline: 17 July 2018.

[Reminder] Request for Proposals<http://www.svri.org/what-we-do/research-support/un-multi-country-study-men-and-violence>: United Nations Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific. Deadline: 31 August 2018.

Call for Proposal<https://www.voice.global/call-for-proposal/seizing-the-moment-global-sudden-opportunity-grants-v-1875-xg-so/>: Seizing the Moment - Global Sudden Opportunity Grants. Deadline: 31 December 2018.

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EVENTS


VACANCIES


  *   Webinar: Community-level indicators -  Advancements in evaluating sexual, domestic, and other forms of violence prevention, 20 June 2018<http://www.preventconnect.org/2018/05/community-level-indicators-advancements-in-evaluating-sexual-domestic-and-other-forms-of-violence-prevention/>: In this webinar, presenters will describe the connections between sexual health promotion and sexual and domestic violence prevention. They will provide real-world examples of practitioners integrating sexual health promotion and media literacy into sexual and domestic violence prevention. Register online<http://www.preventconnect.org/2018/05/community-level-indicators-advancements-in-evaluating-sexual-domestic-and-other-forms-of-violence-prevention/>.

  *   Violence Prevention, Safety Promotion and the Sustainable Development Goals, 15-16 October 2018, Cape Town, South Africa<https://www.saferspaces.org.za/events/entry/violence-prevention-safety-promotion-and-the-sustainable-development-goals>: This conference offers an opportunity for researchers from all relevant academic disciplines working on violence prevention and safety promotion to present their current research. The Safety and Violence Initiative invites abstracts for papers to be presented at the conference. All abstracts should be submitted be emailed to lameez.mota at uct.ac.za   by 17 June 2018.

  *   The Fourth International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health, 21-24 October 2018, Toronto, Canada<https://leph2018toronto.com/>: This conference will explore the complex and diverse intersections of law enforcement and public health, involving practitioners, policy makers and researchers from these and other related sectors.

                                             NEWS

  *   Gender pay gap costs global economy $160tn, says World Bank study<https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/may/31/gender-pay-gap-costs-global-economy-160tn-world-bank-study>, The Guardian, 31 May 2018.

  *   What is sexual harassment? a glossary of the #MeToo movement<https://www.glamour.com/story/what-is-sexual-harassment-glossary-of-metoo-movement>, Glamour, 30 May 2018.

  *   Sweden approves new law recognising sex without consent as rape<https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44230786>, BBC News, 24 May 2018.

  *   Alessandra Guedes: "Many times what women value most is that their health care provider helps them understand that this is not their fault" (article in Spanish)<https://salud.ladiaria.com.uy/articulo/2018/5/alessandra-guedes-muchas-veces-lo-que-las-mujeres-mas-valoran-es-que-su-proveedor-de-salud-le-ayude-a-entender-que-eso-no-es-su-culpa/>, la diaria, 18 May 2018.


  *   Executive Director<https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5ad79f4796d455b2a1d42fdd/t/5b06f4b9f950b7608306798e/1527182544653/Gbowee+Peace+Foundation+Africa_Executive+Director_PD.pdf>, Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa, Monrovia, Liberia - Closing date: 8 June 2018.

  *   Consultant to Develop a Working Paper on Sex Work/Prostitution<http://www.svri.org/news/request-proposals-consultant-develop-working-paper-sex-workprostitution>, MenEngage Alliance, Home based - Closing date: 8 June 2018.

  *   Feminist Researcher<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/feminist-researcher?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Women's Rights Programme of the Association for Progressive Communications, Flexible - Closing date: 10 June 2018.

  *   Ending Online Gender-based Violence project coordinator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/ending-online-gender-based-violence-project-coordinator?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Women's Rights Programme of the Association for Progressive Communications, Flexible - Closing date: 10 June 2018.

  *   Research and Administrative Assistant<https://www.wits.ac.za/media/wits-university/research/coe-human/documents/Research%20Assistant%20Durban%2031%20May%202018.pdf>, DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development, Durban, South Africa - Closing date: 15 June 2018.

  *   Partnerships and Program Manager<https://static1.squarespace.com/static/586da1dcff7c50a814a5fdd4/t/5b02ae98562fa7b754f1c693/1526902424648/NMNW+Partnerships+and+Program+Manager+Job+Description.pdf>, No Means No Worldwide, USA - Closing date: 15 June 2018.

  *   Finance and Grants Manager<https://static1.squarespace.com/static/586da1dcff7c50a814a5fdd4/t/5b02ae808a922d8cab23137d/1526902401337/NMNW+Finance+and+Grants+Manager+Job+Description.pdf>, No Means No Worldwide, USA - Closing date: 15 June 2018.

  *   US Office Manager<https://static1.squarespace.com/static/586da1dcff7c50a814a5fdd4/t/5b02ae4370a6ada6e25a2a07/1526902339432/NMNW+US+Office+Manager.pdf>, No Means No Worldwide, USA - Closing date: 15 June 2018.
  *   Program Intern<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-intern-1?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Astraea Foundation, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.

  *   Child Protection Senior Manager<https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=2060>, International Rescue Committee, Bangladesh - Closing date: Open until filled.

  *   Research Officer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/research-officer-0?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, IWDA, Melbourne, Australia - Closing date: Open until filled.

  *   Women's Protection and Empowerment Senior Manager<https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=2012>, International Rescue Committee, Bangladesh - Closing date: Open until filled.



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