[Svrilist] SVRI Update 28 6 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Jun 28 15:55:58 SAST 2018


28 JUNE 2018


A cluster randomized controlled trial to assess the impact of SAFE on spousal violence against women and girls in slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Naved R.T, Al Mamun M, Mourin S.A, Parvin K. PLoS ONE. 13(6), e0198926, 2018<http://www.svri.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2018-06-20/A%20CRCT_Impact%20of%20SAFE%20on%20IPV%20in%20Slums_Dhaka_Bangladesh_Naved_2018.pdf>: This paper assesses impact of SAFE, a 20-month intervention (March 2012 to October 2013) in slums of Dhaka on intimate partner violence and tests effectiveness of different gender groups on intimate partner violence in the community using a three arm cluster randomized controlled trial. (Source: icddr'b).

Data analysis and writing up of the study results have been supported by the Sexual Violence Research Initiative. Learn more about SVRI Grant and SVRI and Word Bank Development Marketplace Awards<http://www.svri.org/what-we-do/research-support/svri-grant>.



Sexual assault survivors' perspectives on clinical follow-up in the Eden District, South Africa: A qualitative study. Holton G, Joyner K, Mash R. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine. 10(1), a1631, 2018<https://phcfm.org/index.php/phcfm/article/view/1631>: This study provides useful information and evidence to inform future care strategies and change management aimed at improving follow-up care for survivors of sexual assault. (Source: Stellenbosch University).

Effectiveness of a community based intervention to delay early marriage, early pregnancy and improve school retention among adolescents in India. Mehra D, Sarkar A, Sreenath P, Behera J, Mehra S. BMC Public Health. 18, 732, 2018<https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-5586-3>: This paper assesses the impact of a multi-pronged community based intervention on early marriage, early pregnancy and school retention among young people in two states of India. (Source: BMC Public Health).

"Everybody's really close-knit": disconnections between helping victims of intimate partner violence and more general helping in rural communities. Banyard V.L, Edwards K.M, Moschella E.A, Seavey K.M. Violence Against Women. ePub, 2018<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1077801218768714>: Social support is key to well-being for victims of intimate partner violence (IPV), and bystanders have an important role to play in preventing IPV by taking action when there is risk for violence. This study explores young adults' perspectives on helping in situations of intimate partner violence in rural communities. (Source: ANROWS).

Evaluation of a social norms sexual violence prevention marketing campaign targeted towards college men: attitudes, beliefs, and behaviours over 5 years. Mennicke A, Kennedy S.C, Gromer J, Klem-O'Connor M. J Interpers Violence. ePub, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29936905>: This article evaluates the effectiveness of a 5-year social norms sexual violence prevention marketing campaign designed specifically for men on a large public university in the South-Eastern United States. (Source: NCBI).

Protecting adolescents in low- and middle-income countries from interpersonal violence (PRO YOUTH TRIAL): study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial of the Strengthening Families Programme 10-14 ("Familias Fuertes") in Panama. Mejia A, Emsley R, Fichera E, Maalouf W, Segrott J, Calam R. Trials. 19(1), e320, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_585339_21>: The aim of this study is to test the effectiveness of Strengthening Families Programme 10-14 in reducing youth aggressive and hostile behaviour, as reported by parents and adolescents, when implemented through health and educational sites in Panama. (Source: Safetylit).



Ethical considerations when using social media for evidence generation. Berman G, Powell J, Garcia Herranz M. Office of Research - Innocenti Discussion Paper, UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti 2018-01<https://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/pdf/DP%202018%2001.pdf>: This paper examines the benefits, risks and ethical considerations when undertaking evidence generation using social media platforms and third-party data collected and analysed by social media services. (Source: UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti).

Tackling the taboo: sexuality and gender transformative programmes to end child marriage. Summary Report for the Girls Not Brides 2nd Global Meeting, Malaysia, 25 - 27 June 2018<https://caretippingpoint.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Tackling-the-Taboo.pdf?platform=hootsuite>: Child, Early and Forced Marriage Group and Sexuality Program Working Group was formed during the Girls Not Bride Meeting to identify comprehensive gender transformative sexuality programmes that promote bodily integrity, and result in normative changes that help end child, early and forced marriage. This report highlights the discussions that emerged during the meeting and gives a broad overview of recommendations. (Source: Care Tipping point).

She knows best: Engaging girls in adolescent programming. International Rescue Committee. 2018<https://www.rescue.org/sites/default/files/document/2595/packardasrh20180321.pdf>: This report highlights the strategy developed to address foundational facility and community-level barriers that prevent adolescents from accessing and receiving quality sexual and reproductive health services. (Source: IRC).

Masculine norms and violence: making the connections. Heilman B, Barker G. Promundo-US. 2018<https://promundoglobal.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Masculine-Norms-and-Violence-Making-the-Connection-20180424.pdf>: This report offers an introductory-level analysis of key research findings on the links between harmful masculine norms and violent behaviours, as well as a contribution to an ongoing conversation on how to disassociate masculine norms from violence. (Source: ANROWS).

Policy brief: unconscionable - when providers deny abortion care. International Women's Health Coalition. 2018<https://iwhc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/CO-Policy-Brief_General-FINAL.pdf>: This report captures the conclusions of 45 experts from 22 countries on the ethical, legal and human consequences of policies that allow providers to deny essential and legal health care based on their individual beliefs. (Source: IWHC).

Analysis of legal frameworks on female genital mutilation in selected countries of West Africa. UNFPA. 2018<https://sierraleone.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/EN-UNFPA-ANALYSIS-ON-FGM_0.pdf>: This report offers a better understanding of the variation legal frameworks on female genital mutilation (FGM), and encourages the effective implementation of laws against FGM. (Source: WUNRN).



Call for Applications<http://apwld.org/call-for-application-apwld-media-fellowship/>: APWLD Media Fellowship. Deadline: 30 June 2018.

Call for Nominations<http://www.inspiringfifty.com/nominations-inspiring-fifty-southafrica-2018/>: Inspiring Fifty - South Africa 2018. Deadline: 9 July 2018.

Call for Proposals<http://awdf.org/lfs-round-3-application-guidelines/>: AWDF's call for women-led and women's rights groups and organisations in Africa and the Middle East under Leading from the South. Deadline: 24 July 2018.

Call for Applications<https://www2.fundsforngos.org/women-and-gender/submit-applications-for-girl-rising-creative-challenge/>: Girl Rising Creative Challenge. Deadline: 15 August 2018.

Call for Contributions<http://www.genderanddevelopment.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Call-for-Contributions-FINAL.pdf>: Humanitarian action and crisis response -  Gender and Development. Deadline: 30 September 2018.

Call for Papers<http://www.svri.org/svrinterest/call-papers-impact-politics-sexual-and-reproductive-health-and-rights>: The impact of politics on sexual and reproductive health and rights - Reproductive Health Matters. Deadline: 31 October 2018.




  *   Evaluation Methods for Safe Inclusive Schools', 27-31 August 2018, University in Edinburgh, Scotland:<https://www.ed.ac.uk/education/professional-learning/scssa-educational-leadership-courses/summer-school-2018-evaluation-methods> This significant and timely one-week summer school opportunity provides an introduction to the skills needed to design, conduct or commission evaluations of violence prevention interventions in school settings.

  *   Medical Women's International Association Regional Conference, 11-15 November 2018, Nairobi, Kenya<https://www.kmwa.or.ke/mwia-near-east-and-africa-regional-meeting/>: This conference will provide a forum for academicians, industry experts and policy makers to discuss and share knowledge about the Sustainable Developments Goals and advancements in health for women, children, and adolescents. Late abstract submissions now accepted until 31 August 2018.

  *   Here are the world's most dangerous countries for women right now,<https://www.huffingtonpost.co.za/entry/worlds-most-dangerous-countries-for-women_us_5b339778e4b0b745f179b26f> Huffington Post, 27 June 2018.

  *   Thermostats, locks and lights: digital tools of domestic abuse<https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/23/technology/smart-home-devices-domestic-abuse.html>, New York Times, 23 June 2018.

  *   Australia to launch national inquiry into workplace sexual harassment<http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-06-20/ahrc-to-launch-inquiry-into-sexual-harassment/9887268>, ABC News, 20 June 2018.

  *   The pandemic that threatens women globally<https://edition.cnn.com/2018/03/22/opinions/violence-against-women-and-girls-opinion-han/index.html>, CNN, 22 March 2018.

  *   Senior Project Manager<https://irec.wits.ac.za/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?page=/oracle/apps/irc/candidateSelfService/webui/VisVacDispPG&OAHP=IRC_EXT_SITE_VISITOR_APPL&OASF=IRC_VIS_VAC_DISPLAY&p_svid=75150&p_spid=3765298>, PRICELESS (Wits Health Consortium), Johannesburg, South Africa - Closing date: 29 June 2018.

  *   Special Operations Coordinator<https://static1.squarespace.com/static/586da1dcff7c50a814a5fdd4/t/5b22ac35352f537a465dda6f/1528998965307/NMNW+Special+Operations+Coordinator.pdf>, No Means No Worldwide, USA - Closing date: 30 June 2018.

  *   Advocacy and Communications Interns<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/advocacy-communications-interns-1?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Make Every Woman Count, online - Closing date: 30 June 2018.

  *   Research Officer/ Senior Research Officer<https://jobs.odi.org.uk/VacancyInformation.aspx?VId=29343&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=485901_14%20June%202018%20newsletter&dm_i=4O2W,AEX9,3CD5TA,1543X,1>, Overseas Development Institute, London, UK - Closing date: 1 July 2018.

  *   Program Manager - Humanitarian<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-manager-humanitarian?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, CARE Canada, Ottawa, Canada - Closing date: 2 July 2018.

  *   Country Director - Kenya<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/country-director-kenya?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Plan International, Nairobi, Kenya - Closing date: 4 July 2018.

  *   Consultancy: Violence Against Women Data and Research<http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/news/Consultancy-VAW-Data.pdf?ua=1>, WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research, Geneva, Switzerland - Deadline: 8 July 2018.

  *   Child Protection Manager (Greater Equatoria Zone)<https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/south-sudan/child-development/child-protection-specialist-greater-equatoria-zone/10245>, World Vision, South Sudan - Closing date: 10 July 2018.

  *   Country Manager Nigeria<https://jobs.redcross.org.uk/tlive1_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=080607M7VA&WVID=438845007l&LANG=USA&source=reliefweb>, British Red Cross, Nigeria - Closing date: 13 July 2018.

  *   Deputy Executive Director/ Programmes<http://www.ecpat.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/DED-Programmes-Vacancy-notice-2018-06.pdf>, ECPAT International, Bangkok, Thailand - Closing date: 18 July 2018.

  *   Qualitative Interviewers<http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=MSI&cws=2&rid=6268&jtsrc=ReliefWeb&jtsrcid=11579&jtrfr=&_jtochash=VWXy2YsYyKXjugo1sqXgR&_jtocprof=HW5erG96dXmU4xF-4ZGg7KnjY5NetZGB>, Punjab Youth Workforce Development, USAID, Pakistan - Closing date: Open until filled.


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