[Svrilist] SVRI Update 22 3 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Mar 22 16:19:50 SAST 2018


22 MARCH 2018


Exploring links between common mental health problems, alcohol/substance use and perpetration of intimate partner violence: A rapid ethnographic assessment with men in urban Kenya. Schafer A, Koyiet P. Glob Ment Health (Camb). 5, e3, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5797935/>: This study explores common problems faced by men, and local perspectives about the links between men, mental health, alcohol use and gender based violence.



Prevalence and risk factors of physical or sexual intimate violence perpetration amongst men in four districts in the central region of Ghana: baseline findings from a cluster randomised controlled trial. Chirwa E.D, Sikweyiya Y, Addo-Lartey A.A, Ogum Alangea D, Coker-Appiah D, Adanu R.M.K, Jewkes R. PLoS One. ePub, 13(3), 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_576320_20>: This study aims at assessing past year (2017) prevalence and risk factors for sexual or physical intimate partner violence perpetration among men. (Source: Safetylit).

Intimate partner violence among transgender youth: Associations with intrapersonal and structural factors. Goldenberg T, Jadwin-Cakmak L, Harper G.W. Violence and Gender. 5(1), ePub, 2018<https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/vio.2017.0041>: This study seeks to understand how structural and individual factors are associated with intimate partner violence among transgender and gender nonconforming youth. (Source: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers).

Violence against children in South Africa: the cost of inaction to society and the economy. Hsiao C, Fry D, Ward C.L, Ganz G, Casey T, Zheng X, Fang X. BMJ Glob. Health. 3(1), ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_575880_20>: This paper discusses ways in which preventing and ending violence against children may be prioritised in South Africa through, for instance, intersectoral collaboration and improving routine monitoring data, such as through the sustainable development goals. (Source: Safetylit).

Intimate partner violence against low-income women in Mexico City and associations with work-related disruptions: a latent class analysis using cross-sectional data. Gupta J, Willie T.C, Harris C, Campos P.A, Falb K.L, García Moreno C, Diaz Olavarrieta C, Okechukwu C.A. J. Epidemiol. Community Health. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_575910_20>: This study investigates associations between multilevel latent class analysis membership and intimate partner violence-related employment disruptions. (Source: Safetylit).

Why is fraternity membership associated with sexual assault? Exploring the roles of conformity to masculine norms, pressure to uphold masculinity, and objectification of women. Seabrook R.C, Ward L.M, Giaccardi S. Psychol. Men Masc. 19(1), 3-13, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_576196_20>: In this study, researchers use Structural Equation Modelling to test whether endorsement of traditional masculinity explains why fraternity membership is associated with greater rape myth acceptance and more sexual deception behaviours in a sample of 365 undergraduate men. (Source: Safetylit).



The policing of sex work in South Africa: A research report on the human rights challenges across two South African provinces. Evans D, Walker R. Sonke Gender Justice and SWEAT. 2018<http://genderjustice.org.za/publication/the-policing-of-sex-work-in-south-africa/>: This report highlights both the patterns and themes of the human rights violations experienced by sex workers; and the challenges for sex workers and their advocates in achieving effective strategic engagement with police to address the violations. (Source: Institute for Security Studies).



Call for nominations<http://www.riatt-esa.org/news-1/2018/2/6/nominations-for-au-riatt-esa-media-award>: AU-RIATT-ESA media award on reporting child marriage in Africa. Deadline: 23 March 2018.

[Reminder] Call for participation<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/nameourprogramme>: Oak Foundation's contest to rename the Child Abuse Programme. Deadline: 27 March 2018.

Call for applications<http://apps.creaworld.org/node/40>:  CREA's 10th Sexuality, Gender, and Rights Institute: Exploring Theory and Practice, 9-17 June 2018, Capalbio, Italy. Deadline: 31 March 2018.

Call for nominations<http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/2018HumanRightsPrize.aspx>: 2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize. Deadline: 6 April 2018.

Call for applications<https://girls20.org/apply/girls20-summit-2018-in-argentina/>: G(irls)20 Global Summit 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Deadline: 6 April 2018.

Call for applications<https://www.mamacash.org/en/apply-for-a-grant-1>: Mama Cash's 2018 grant program - supporting ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations. Deadline: 17 April 2018.

[Reminder] 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 proposals<http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/rec/topics/rec-rdap-gbv-ag-2018.html>: To prevent and combat gender-based violence and violence against children -  European Union. Deadline: 13 November 2018.




  *   Sermon Seeds: Strategies for combatting domestic violence in islamic religious contexts, 29 March 2018, Washington D.C, USA<https://jliflc.com/events/sermon-seeds-strategies-for-combatting-domestic-violence-in-islamic-religious-contexts/>: Join Dr. Ayesha Chaudhry and Dr. Rumee Ahmed to hear their plan of action which is rooted in religious practice that can be implemented in Muslim communities around the world to combat domestic violence and promote gender equity. Join the meeting<https://worldbankgroup.webex.com/worldbankgroup/j.php?MTID=ma81df934eb1fe7d976169d4d0aa005f7> by Webex.
  *   ANROWS 2nd National Research Conference: Acting on Evidence, 15-17 May 2018, Sydney, Australia<http://anrowsnationalconference.org.au/>: This conference will explore how practitioners, policy-makers, and researchers are acting on evidence to understand, respond to and prevent violence against women and their children.


  *   Empower women and men to deal with domestic violence<https://www.iol.co.za/pretoria-news/empower-women-and-men-to-deal-with-domestic-violence-13978627>, IOL, 22 March 2018.

  *   France to tackle sexual harassment with on-the-spot fines<http://www.theweek.co.uk/92442/france-to-tackle-sexual-harassment-with-on-the-spot-fines>, The Week, 21 March 2018.

  *   New technology aims to give victims of sexual violence a more positive reporting experience<https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-new-technology-aims-to-give-victims-of-sexual-violence-a-more-positive/>, The Globe and Mail, 19 March 2018.

  *   Building better men: how we can begin to redefine masculinity<https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/12/masculinity-gender-men-sexual-assault-rape>, The Guardian, 12 March 2018.

  *   National Gender Consultant - Guatemala<https://www.devex.com/jobs/national-gender-consultant-guatemala-539390>, Banyan Global, Guatemala - Closing date: 23 March 2018.
  *   Team Assistant<https://jobs.fundsforngos.org/administration/team-assistant-at-who-new-delhi-india-2/>, WHO, New Delhi, India - Closing date: 11 April 2018.
  *   Senior Officer, Latin America and the Caribbean<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/senior-officer-latin-america-and-caribbean>, Girls Not Brides, London, UK - Closing date: 13 April 2018.
  *   Manager, Humanitarian Unit<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/manager-humanitarian-unit>, Oxfam Canada, Ottawa, Canada - Closing date: 13 April 2018.
  *   Senior Social Policy Specialist<https://jobs.fundsforngos.org/economics/senior-social-policy-specialist-at-unicef-addis-ababa-ethiopia/>, UNICEF, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Closing date: 17 April 2018.
  *   Polyvictimization Consultant<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/polyvictimization-consultant>, New York City Alliance against Sexual Assault, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.


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