[Svrilist] SVRI Update 15 3 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Mar 15 15:58:26 SAST 2018


15 MARCH 2018


Oak Foundation is holding a contest<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/nameourprogramme> among their partners and staff to help rename their child abuse programme to reflect their renewed focus on the core mission of preventing child sexual abuse and exploitation. You are invited to enter the contest and inspire the Oak Foundation with your suggestions!

They will award the winner USD 5,000 to be given to a not-for-profit organisation of their choice.

The deadline for submitting your ideas is 27 March 2018.



Attitudes towards help-seeking for sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian settings: the case of Rwamwanja refugee settlement scheme in Uganda. Odwe G, Undie C.C, Obare F. BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 18(1), 15, 2018:<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29530031> This paper examines the association between attitudes towards seeking care and knowledge and perceptions about sexual and gender based violence among men and women in a humanitarian setting in Uganda. (Source: NCBI).

Reporting maltreatment to child protective services in the context of intimate partner violence research. Rizo C.F, O'Brien J, Macy R, Ermentrout D, Lanier P. Violence Against Women. ePub, 2018<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1077801218761604>: This article presents a child protective services reporting protocol developed as part of a community-engaged research project evaluating a parenting intervention for system-involved mothers experiencing intimate partner violence. (Source: SAGE Journals).

Children's disclosure of sexual abuse: a systematic review of qualitative research exploring barriers and facilitators. Elizabeth Morrison S, Bruce C, Wilson S. J. Child Sex. Abus. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_575290_23>: This study evaluates and synthesizes qualitative evidence addressing factors affecting a child's decision to disclose an experience of sexual abuse. (Source: Safetylit).

Research gaps and emerging priorities in sexual and reproductive health in Africa and the eastern Mediterranean regions. Ali M, Farron M, Ouedraogo L, Mahaini RK, Miller K, Kabra R. Reprod Health. 15(1), 39, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29506534>: This study presents the results of a priority setting exercise that brought together researchers and program managers from the WHO Africa and Eastern Mediterranean regions to identify key sexual and reproductive health issues. (NCBI).

Intimate partner violence against young women: prevalence and associated factors in Europe. Sanz-Barbero B, López Pereira P, Barrio G, Vives-Cases C. J Epidemiol Community Health. Epub, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29519883>: This study assesses the prevalence and main characteristics of experiencing physical and/or sexual and psychological-only intimate partner violence among young women in the European Union and identifies individual and contextual associated risk factors. (Source: NCBI).



Violence against women and violence against children - the points of intersection. Causes, consequences and solutions. Guedes A, Bott S, Garcia-Moreno C, Colombini M. PAHO/WHO. 2018<http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_view&gid=43417&Itemid=270&lang=en>: This document contains a summary of key information published in the article "Bridging the gaps: a global review of intersections of violence against women and violence against children". It further advocates for closer coordination between those working on violence against women and those working on violence against children. (Source: WHO).

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: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).



Call for proposals<http://www.gvc-italia.org/medfilm4all_launches_its_first_call_for_proposals.html>: EU-MedFilm4all Project - Access to films tackling sensitive issues in particular gender. Deadline: 12 April 2018.

Call for applications<https://www.women.nsw.gov.au/women_and_work/investing_in_women_funding_program/funding-guidelines?SQ_VARIATION_407955=0>: Investing in women funding program 2018. Deadline: 22 April 2018. Deadline: 22 April 2018.

Call for applications<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=301457>: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: Addressing Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian Emergencies. Deadline: 4 May 2018.

Call for applications<https://www.forwomeninscience.nl/en/>: Dutch L'Oréal UNESCO for women in science fellowships 2019. Deadline: 11 May 2018.




  *   Online seminar: Good policing starts with respect for human rights, 20 March 2018<http://www.saferspaces.org.za/events/entry/good-policing-starts-with-respect-for-human-rights>: This seminar will discuss results from the policing of sex work study, and how police performance can be improved in South Africa.
  *   International Domestic Violence and Health Conference: Sustainable Change in the Health Sector, 21-22 November 2018, Melbourne, Australia<https://www.saferfamilies.org.au/idvh-2018/>: This conference offers a platform for sharing new research findings and insights into health effects of domestic violence. It offers Interactive, and dynamic panel discussions, workshops and symposiums. Abstract submission is now open and closes on 17 April 2018.


  *   Six months on, EU-UN initiative on gender-based violence spotlights needs of most marginalized women, girls<https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/03/1004912>, UN News, 12 March 2018.

  *   Australian Government Grants $1.9 million in Funding for Disadvantaged Women<https://www2.fundsforngos.org/news/australian-government-grants-1-9-million-in-funding-for-disadvantaged-women/>, FundsforNGOs News, 11 March 2018.

  *   #MeToo & Security Council Resolution 1325<http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/03/metoo-security-resolution-1325/>, IPS News, 7 March 2018.

  *   Programme Specialist (Gender Capacity)<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/programme-specialist-gender-capacity-unicef>, UNICEF Gender Section, New York, USA - Closing date: 22 March 2018.
  *   Consultancy: Communication Specialist, Gender Section<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/consultancy-communication-specialist-gender-section>, UNICEF, USA - Closing date: 26 March 2018.
  *   Senior Associate, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation & Learning (maternity leave contract)<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/senior-associate-planning-monitoring-and-evaluation-learning-maternity-leave-contract>, AWID, Flexible - Closing date: 30 March 2018.
  *   Representation pathways for marginalised women survivors of conflict Consultant, Women for Women International<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/representation-pathways-marginalised-women-survivors-conflict-consultant>, United Kingdom - Closing date: 5 April 2018.
  *   Action for Integrated Community Development Program Manager<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/action-integrated-community-development-program-manager>,  AICOD Uganda, Lyantonde Town, Uganda - Closing date: 7 April 2018.
  *   International Senior-Level Gender-Based Violence Expert<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/international-senior-level-gender-based-violence-expert>, Banyan Global, Guatemala - Closing date: 12 April 2018.
  *   National Gender Consultant<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/national-gender-consultant>, Banyan Global, Gautemala - Closing date: 12 April 2018.


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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