[Svrilist] SVRI Update 29 3 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Mar 29 10:00:26 SAST 2018


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29 MARCH 2018


JOURNAL ARTICLES

'You already drank my beer, I can decide anything': using structuration theory to explore the dynamics of alcohol use, gender-based violence and HIV risk among female sex workers in Tanzania. Leddy A.M, Kerrigan D, Kennedy C.E, Mbwambo J, Likindikoki S, Underwood C.R. Cult. Health Sex. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_577221_20>: This study explores how social conduct is patterned across time and space within the sex work environment to influence alcohol consumption, gender-based violence and HIV risk among female sex workers. (Source: Safetylit).

Gender violence as a water, sanitation, and hygiene risk: uncovering violence against women and girls as it pertains to poor WaSH access. Pommells M, Schuster-Wallace C, Watt S, Mulawa Z. Violence Against Women. ePub, 2018<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1077801218754410>: This study seeks to better understand the gender violence risks that exist in communities where poor water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) access is a known problem. (Source: SAGE Publications)

Preventing violence against conflict-affected adolescent girls: findings from Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Pakistan. Stark L, Asghar K, Seff I, Yu G, Baysa A.A, Falb K. The Lancet Global Health. ePub, 2018<http://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(18)30136-0/fulltext>: This study investigates the the efficacy, feasibility, and acceptability of a life skills and safe spaces programme to reduce violence exposure for conflict-affected adolescent girls. (Source: The Lancet Global Health).

"I fear for my safety, but want to show bravery for others": violence and discrimination concerns among transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals after the 2016 presidential election. Veldhuis C.B, Drabble L, Riggle E.D.B, Wootton A.R, Hughes T.L. Violence and Gender. ePub, 2018<https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/vio.2017.0032>: This study seeks to understand transgender, genderqueer, and gender-nonconforming individuals' concerns about, and experiences with, discrimination, violence, and hate crimes after the 2016 presidential election. (Source: Liberty Pub).

Interrogating violence against women and state violence policy: Gendered intersectionalities and the quality of policy in The Netherlands, Sweden and the UK. Hearn J, Strid S, Husu L, Verloo M. Current Sociology. 64(4), 551-567, 2017<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0011392116639220>: This study investigate how comparative analysis can be a starting point for assessing if, how and to what extent the inclusion of multiple inequalities could increase the quality of policy, for both reducing and stopping violence, and assisting those subject to violence. (Source: Hanken School of Economics).

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ONLINE RESOURCES

Policy brief: Eradicating child exploitation - why a gender- and adolescent-specific lens is essential to accelerate progress. Presler-Marshall E, Jones N. GAGE. 2018<https://www.gage.odi.org/sites/default/files/2018-03/Eradicating%20Adolescent%20Exploitation%20-%20Policy%20Note.pdf>: In this brief, authors emphasize the need to employ a broad lens to identify and challenge child and adolescent exploitation in all its forms, while systematically disaggregating its underlying causes and effects by gender, age, disability and other indicators of social exclusion. (Source: ODI).

Gender perspectives on torture: law and practice. Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law: American University Washington College of Law. 2018:<https://www.wcl.american.edu/impact/initiatives-programs/center/documents/gender-perspectives-on-torture/>  This publication features both academic and advocacy pieces, covering, inter alia, gender-based violence, gender and sexuality as the basis for specific harms, conditions of confinement, and healthcare and reproductive rights. (Source: Non State Torture).

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

Mapping research in gender and digital technology. Van der Spuy A, Aavriti N. APC. 2017<https://www.apc.org/sites/default/files/IDRC_Mapping_0322.pdf>:  This study maps research and knowledge production in the field of gender and digital technology, with the intention of bringing to the surface trends, gaps, emerging areas and critical questions in the field. (Source: APC).

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES & GRANTS

[Reminder] 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.

Call for abstracts<http://www.agenda.org.za/lgbtiq-rights-and-increased-gender-based-violence-in-africa/>: LGBTIQ+ rights and increased gender-based violence in Africa. Deadline: 23 April 2018.

Call for applications<https://www.state.gov/j/prm/funding/fy2018/279151.htm>: Global programming to further innovation in addressing gender-based violence in conflict-affected humanitarian emergencies. Deadline: 4 May 2018.

Call for applications<http://aphrc.org/post/8976>: Fellowship opportunity in support of doctoral research on abortion. Deadline: 15 May 2018.

[Reminder] 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.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Webinar: Cash transfer programs and intimate partner violence - Lessons from 3 case studies around the globe, 28 March 2018<https://pim.cgiar.org/2018/03/05/cash-transfer-programs-and-intimate-partner-violence-lessons-from-3-case-studies-around-the-globe/>: In this webinar, International Food Policy Research Institute's research fellows, Melissa Hidrobo and Shalini Roy, describe a framework for potential pathways through which cash transfer programes can affect intimate partner violence. The webinar presentation is now available online<https://pim.cgiar.org/2018/03/05/cash-transfer-programs-and-intimate-partner-violence-lessons-from-3-case-studies-around-the-globe/>.

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EVENTS


VACANCIES


  *   Free online course on Girl-Centred Design, 2 April - 6 May 2018:<http://courses.philanthropyu.org/courses/course-v1:MercyCorps+GirlDesign_101+1_1.0_20180402_20180506/about> In this four-module course, you will be introduced to Girl Centered Design and have the opportunity to practice some of the steps with your own design team. Through this course, you will understand why a focus on girls is essential to solving the problems in many communities, and you will learn how to design a solution for a problem facing girls in your community by working with the girls you are designing for. Register online<http://courses.philanthropyu.org/courses/course-v1:MercyCorps+GirlDesign_101+1_1.0_20180402_20180506/about>.
  *   Convergent action for girls and women: Emerging lessons from the field, 5 April 2018, Washington DC, USA<http://engage.icrw.org/component/events/event/61>: Join IRCW and 3D Programme for Girls and Women to discuss the complexities and benefits of bringing together resources, innovations and systems across sectors to better serve girls and women. The event will be livestreamed here<https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4477047910638312705>.


                                               NEWS

  *   To achieve gender equality, we first have to tackle water inequality<https://www.newsdeeply.com/womensadvancement/community/2018/03/22/to-achieve-gender-equality-we-first-have-to-tackle-water-inequality>, News Deeply, 22 March 2018.



  *   Croatia pushes treaty on violence against women despite protests<http://news.trust.org/item/20180322103319-xa8qg/>, Reuters News, 22 March 2018.



  *   The crisis in modern masculinity<https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/mar/17/the-crisis-in-modern-masculinity>, The Guardian, 17 March 2018.


  *   Chief - Research on Child Rights and Protection<https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=511325>, UNICEF, Florence, Italy - Closing date: 2 April 2018
  *   Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist<http://www.righttoplay.com/moreinfo/careers/Documents/Job%20Posting%20-%20MEL%20Specialist%20-%20March%202018.pdf>, Right to Play, Toronto, Canada - Closing date: 4 April 2018.
  *   Gender and Development Specialist<https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=510952>, UNICEF, Florence, Italy - Closing date: 8 April 2018.
  *   Advocacy Consultant - Dynamic Communicator<http://www.svri.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2018-03-26/COFEM-Advocacy-Consultant-.pdf>, COFEM, Flexible - Closing date: 10 April 2018.

  *   Technical specialist<http://www.svri.org/news/job-opportunity-technical-specialist>, Wits Health Consortium's Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, Johannesburg, South Africa - Closing date: 10 April 2018.
  *   Trustees for the Board of International Alert<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/trustees-board-international-alert?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, International Alert, London, UK - Closing date: 15 April 2018.
  *   Finance Manager<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/finance-manager-1?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, UHAI, Nairobi, Kenya - Closing date: 16 April 2018.
  *   Communications and Media Internship<https://promundoglobal.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Communications-and-Media-Internship-Announcement-Promundo-Summer-2018-Final-23-March-2018.pdf>, Promundo - US, Washington DC, USA - Closing date: 23 April 2018.
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  *   Program Officer for International Programs<https://promundoglobal.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Program-Officer-Job-Announcement_March-2018.pdf>, Promundo - US, Washington DC, USA - Closing date: 25 April 2018.
  *   Research Officer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/research-officer?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Women's Refugee Commission, New York, USA - Closing date: 30 April 2018.


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