[Svrilist] SVRI Update 1 3 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Mar 1 15:39:45 SAST 2018


1 MARCH 2018

SVRI Forum 2019 new dates are now 21-24 October 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa.
We look forward to seeing you there!

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Systematic review on one stop centres for responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence:
The WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research is currently undertaking a systematic review on evaluations of the 'one stop centre' as a model to respond to intimate partner and sexual violence against women. As most of you are aware, the model attempts to provide comprehensive, multi-sectoral services (such as medical, legal, police, and social services) under one roof to increase accessibility and decrease victim retraumatization. Other names for this model include the one stop crisis centre, one stop shop, family or women and child protection unit, gender based violence recovery centre, Thuthuzela centre as in South Africa, or Casa de la Mujer as in El Salvador.

We would greatly appreciate your assistance with this and ask you to please share any published and/or unpublished documents, articles, or papers on this subject for consideration in the review. Please send this to olsonr at who.int<mailto:olsonr at who.int>.



Preventing sexual violence in adolescence: comparison of a scientist-practitioner program and a practitioner program using a cluster-randomized design. Muck C, Schiller E.M, Zimmermann M, Kärtner J. J. Interpers. Violence. ePub, 2018<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0886260518755488?journalCode=jiva#articleShareContainer>: This study evaluates the effects of a scientist-practitioner program and a practitioner program using a cluster-randomized experimental design. (Source: SAGE Journals).

Disclosure of sexual violence among girls and young women aged 13 to 24 years: results from the Violence Against Children Surveys in Nigeria and Malawi. Nguyen K.H, Kress H, Atuchukwu V, Onotu D, Swaminathan M, Ogbanufe O, Msungama W, Sumner S.A. J. Interpers. Violence. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_574057_24>: This study examines the prevalence of sexual violence, help-seeking behaviours, and factors associated with disclosure among girls and young women aged 13 to 24. (Source: Safetylit).

Gender-based violence against transgender people in the United States: a call for research and programming. Wirtz A.L, Poteat T.C, Malik M, Glass N. Trauma Violence Abuse. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_573951_20>: This commentary summarizes the current body of research on GBV among trans populations and highlights areas for future research, intervention, and policy. (Source: Safetylit).

Responding to intimate partner violence: healthcare providers' current practices and views on integrating a safety decision aid into primary care settings. Alvarez C, Debnam K, Clough A, Alexander K, Glass N.E. Res. Nurs. Health. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_573936_20>: This study explores the acceptability of integrating an interactive, personalized safety decision aid application-myPlan app-into the clinic setting to assist in screening and responding to intimate partner violence disclosure. (Source: Safetylit).



The national plan to reduce violence against women and their children 2010-2022: Include the first three-year action plan - Safe and free from violence. An Initiative of the Council of Australian Governments<https://www.dss.gov.au/women/programs-services/reducing-violence/the-national-plan-to-reduce-violence-against-women-and-their-children-2010-2022>: This report brings together the efforts of government in Australia to make a real and sustained reduction in the levels of violence against women. (Source: ANROWS).

Trauma and violence-informed approaches to policy and practice. Government of Canada. 2018<https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/health-risks-safety/trauma-violence-informed-approaches-policy-practice.html#s1>: This webpage provides materials and resources on trauma and violence-informed approaches which seeks to inform policies and practices that recognize the connections between violence, trauma, negative health outcomes and behaviours. (Source: Government of Canada).



Call for applications<http://apwld.org/call-for-applications-womanifesto-sub-grant-for-advancing-feminist-participatory-democracy/>: Womanifesto sub-grant for advancing feminist participatory democracy - APWLD. Deadline: 9 March 2018.

Call for applications<https://www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-colleges/college-of-business/industry/australian-apec-study-centre/projects/australia---apec-women-in-research-fellowship>: Australia - APEC women in research fellowship. Deadline: 6 April 2018.

Call for applications<https://isif.asia/i4d-grant-for-gender-empowerment-innovation/>: Internet for development grants for gender empowerment and innovation - ISIF Asia. Deadline: 30 April 2018.

Call for papers<http://www.svri.org/svrinterest/call-papers-young-killers-firearms-and-violence>: Young killers, firearms and violence - Violence and Gender. Deadline: 15 May 2018.




  *   P4P regional closing workshop - changing social norms to address violence against women and girls, Bangkok, Thailand, 5-6 March 2018<http://www.partners4prevention.org/news/event-p4p-regional-closing-workshop-changing-social-norms-address-violence-against-women-and>: Partners for Prevention (P4P) with its partner agencies wishes to share its programme achievements and lessons on changing social norms to address violence against women.
  *   CSW62 Side event: Violence against women and children - Advancing research for policy formulation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, 13 March 2018, New York, USA<http://esango.un.org/SideEvents/documents/2367>: This event will focus on good practices in developing policies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals based on research data and evidence. RSVP: Dusica Djukic: dusica.djukic at osce.org<mailto:dusica.djukic at osce.org>.
  *   Webinar: Digital storytelling for global health and rights, 14 March 2018:<http://www.svri.org/events/webinar-digital-storytelling-global-health-and-rights-0> This webinar will explore how digital storytelling methods can be adapted to support international public health and human rights education and advocacy. Register online<https://www.storycenter.org/registration-global-health>.
  *   ANROWS & AIFS webinar: Parenting in contexts of family violence and inter-parental conflict - Implications for practice, 14 March 2018<https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1410220808358972675>: This webinar will explore the implications of recent research on women's and children's experiences of family violence and inter-parental conflict. Register online<https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1410220808358972675>.


  *   International Women's Day 2018: How the day began and why the fight for women's rights is still necessary<https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/international-womens-day-did-start-important/>, The Telegraph, 25 February 2018.

  *   In the age of #MeToo, how do we talk about sexual violence against men?<http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-25/men-sexual-assault-and-the-metoo-conversation/9465022> ABC News, 25 February 2018.

  *   Asia-Pacific countries pledge women, girl's empowerment at high-level UN forum<https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/02/1003491>, UN News, 24 February 2018.

  *   A new survey finds 81 percent of women have experienced sexual harassment<http://wlrn.org/post/new-survey-finds-81-percent-women-have-experienced-sexual-harassment>, WLRN News, 22 February 2018.

  *   Executive Coordinator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/executive-coordinator-0?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, YCSRR, Ottawa, Canada - Closing date: 6 March 2018.

  *   Consultancy: Evaluation- female team for a project evaluation in DR Congo<https://www.medicamondiale.org/fileadmin/redaktion/1_Wer-wir-sind/Stellen_und_Praktika/Proposal_PAIF_EN.pdf> , Medica Mondiale, Home based and North and South Kivu - Closing date: 15 March 2018.
  *   Project Coordinator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/project-coordinator-0?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Public Health Institute, Maharashtra, India - Closing date: 15 March 2018.
  *   Senior Digital Communications Officer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/senior-digital-communications-officer?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Girls Not Brides, London, UK - Closing date: 20 March 2018.
  *   Treasurer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/treasurer-0?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Women LEAD, Washington, USA - Closing date: 31 March 2018.
  *   Senior Program Officer, Gender Equality<https://www.glassdoor.co.uk/job-listing/senior-program-officer-gender-equality-the-bill-melinda-gates-foundation-JV_IC2638926_KO0,38_KE39,72.htm?jl=2670362698&ctt=1519900861760>, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Johannesburg, South Africa - Closing date: Open Until filled.
  *   Fair Trade Program Director<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/fair-trade-program-director-0?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Huaywasi, Lima, Peru - Closing date: Open until filled.
  *   Women and Girls/ WPE Advocacy Officer<https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=1163>, IRC, Washington DC, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.
  *   Emergency Preparedness Specialist<https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=1126>, IRC, Nairobi, Kenya - Closing date: Open until filled.


Sexual violence is a global issue that requires coordinated evidence-based responses
The Sexual Violence Research Initiative is hosted by the Medical Research Council, South Africa. The SVRI aims to increase awareness and promote research on sexual violence and its linkages to other forms of violence to influence policy and practice, particularly in low and middle-income countries. To learn more about the SVRI visit our website www.svri.org<http://www.svri.org> or contact us at svri at mrc.ac.za<mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za>

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