[Svrilist] SVRI Update 17 5 2018

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Thu May 17 15:28:48 SAST 2018


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17 MAY 2018


JOURNAL ARTICLES

Protocol for a cluster-randomised controlled trial evaluating the impact of a preschool-based capacity building intervention on intimate partner violence and substance misuse in Sri Lanka. Lokuge K, Wallace P, Subasinghe K, Thurber K, De Silva T, Clarke N, Waas D, Liyanage N, Attygalle U, Carron-Arthur B, Rodrigo K, Banks E, D'Este C, Rajapakse T. BMC Public Health. 18(1), e572, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_581181_20>: This paper describes the protocol for a study examining the impact of a preschool-based capacity building intervention on the prevalence of intimate partner violence and substance misuse in parents with children attending preschools, including uptake of available government services. (Source: Safetylit).

Can posting be a catalyst for dating violence? social media behaviours and physical interactions. Matsangidou M, Otterbacher J. Violence and Gender. ePub, 2018<https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/vio.2017.0051#utm_source=FastTrack&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=vio>: This study examines whether and how social media behaviours fuel victimization during physical interactions. (Source: Liebert publishers).

Comprehensive sexuality education as a primary prevention strategy for sexual violence perpetration. Schneider M, Hirsch J.S. Trauma Violence Abuse. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_581278_24>: This article examines the extent to which a comprehensive sexuality education could both meet the qualities of effective prevention programs and mitigate the risk factors that are most implicated in perpetration behaviour, and considers the potential limitations of this approach. (Source: Safetylit).

I said no: the impact of voicing non-consent on women's perceptions of and responses to rape. Cook N.K, Messman-Moore T.L. Violence Against Women. 5, 507-527, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29332522>: This study explores the prevalence of voicing non-consent, the relationship of voicing non-consent to verbal and physical resistance, and whether voicing non-consent predicts distress and rape acknowledgment. (Source: NCBI).

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ONLINE RESOURCES

Masculine norms and violence: making the connections. Heilman B, Barker G. Washington DC, Promundo-US. 2018<https://promundoglobal.org/resources/masculine-norms-violence-making-connections/?lang=englsh>: What are the links between masculine norms and men's likelihood to perpetrate or experience violence? What implications do these links have for efforts to prevent the many forms of men's violence? Find out more in this report exploring connections between masculine norms and violence, including intimate partner violence, child sexual abuse, bullying, homicide, suicide, and others. (Source: Promundo-US).

Kenya: The law and FGM. 28 Too Many, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Trust Law. 2018<https://www.28toomany.org/static/media/uploads/Law%20Reports/kenya_law_report_v1_(may_2018).pdf>: In Kenya, 42% of women aged 15-49 who have undergone female genital mutilation were cut between the ages of 10 - 14. This report explores the laws to end female genital mutilation in Kenya. (Source: 28 Too Many).

A practitioner's toolkit on women's access to justice programming. United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. 2018<http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/democratic-governance/access_to_justiceandruleoflaw/toolkit--women-s-access-to-justice.html>: This toolkit consolidates and complements existing resources and aims at enhancing the impact of UN support by stimulating bolder gender-responsive justice interventions for the full realization of the rights of women and girls. (Source: UNDP).

Exploring harmful practices of early/child marriage and FGM/C in Georgia. Gupta T.P, Taylor A, Lauro G, Shengelia L, Sturua L. Tbilisi, Georgia and Washington, DC; National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Promundo US, United Nations Population Fund, United Nations Children's Fund. 2017<https://promundoglobal.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Exploring-Harmful-Practices-of-EarlyChild-Marriage-and-FGMC-in-Georgia_0_0.pdf>: This explores the practice of early/child marriage in Georgia, intended as a gendered phenomenon that, while disproportionately affecting girls, is a phenomenon that affects the lives of both girls and boys, although in different ways. (Source: Promundo-US).

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES & GRANTS

Call for applications<http://www.svri.org/news/meaning-making-research-initiatives-special-call-female-researchers>: Meaning-making Research Initiatives: Special call for female researchers. Deadline: 31 May 2018.

Call for proposals<http://www.svri.org/news/call-proposals-female-genital-mutilation-women%E2%80%99s-health-and-family-planning>: Female genital mutilation, women's health and family planning. Deadline: 31 May 2018.

Call for papers<http://www.svri.org/svrinterest/call-papers-sexual-violence-social-movements-and-social-media>: Sexual violence, social movements, and social media. Deadline: 20 June 2018.

Call for applications<https://www.comicrelief.com/apply-for-grants/open-grants-initiatives/tackling-violence-against-women-and-girls>: Funding for tackling violence against women and girls - Comic Relief. Deadline: 2 July 2018.

Call for papers<http://www.scra27.org/files/6715/2582/9355/AJCP_CALL_FOR_PAPERS.pdf>: Applied and translational research on trauma-responsive programs and policy - A special issue of the American Journal of Community Psychology. Deadline: 30 July 2018.

Request for Proposals<http://www.svri.org/what-we-do/research-support/un-multi-country-study-men-and-violence>: United Nations Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific. Deadline: 31 August 2018.

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EVENTS


VACANCIES


  *   Webinar: How does partner violence affect HIV treatment during pregnancy? 29 May 2018<http://strive.lshtm.ac.uk/news/how-does-partner-violence-affect-hiv-treatment-during-pregnancy>: This webinar highlights recent work in measuring and addressing partner violence within the cascade of prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission. Register online<https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=57k6wbai9sfn&campaign=igfn8nnwdk4u>.

  *   Webinar: Let's talk about sexual health to support sexual and domestic violence prevention, 30 May 2018<http://www.preventconnect.org/2018/05/lets-talk-about-sexual-health-to-support-sexual-and-domestic-violence-prevention/>: This web conference will explore how conversations about sexuality and pornography can support, advance, and strengthen sexual and domestic violence prevention.

  *   Feminist leadership, movement building and rights institute-East Africa, 8-15 July 2018, Nairobi, Kenya<http://www.creaworld.org/events/applications-open-flmbari-east-africa>: This is a week-long course designed to strengthen feminist leadership, strategies and collective power for social transformation in Africa. The Institute will combine reflection on the current political landscape as well as past organising strategies for women's rights in Africa by using a trans-movement-building approach. Applications are due on or before 21 May 2018.

  *   SVRI Forum 2019, 21-24 October 2019, Cape Town, South Africa<http://www.svri.org/content/svri-forum-2019>: Join the SVRI in Cape Town, South Africa to share your new ideas, innovations, learn from others, achieve personal and professional development, build new networks and reconnect with old friends and colleagues, and help build on lessons learned from SVRI Forum 2017.Further information on this global go-to event will be shared soon via the SVRI website<http://www.svri.org/>, SVRI Update<http://www.svri.org/documents/svri-update-online>, Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sexual-Violence-Research-Initiative/71822396561> and Twitter<https://twitter.com/TheSVRI?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw>




  *   Program Manager - Women's Empowerment and Rights<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-manager-womens-empowerment-and-rights?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, CARE Canada, Ottawa, Canada - Closing date: 28 May 2018.

  *   Communication Officer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/communication-officer-0?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Women's Fund Asia, Flexible - Closing date: 30 May 2018.

  *   National Professional Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation)<https://tl-ex.vcdp.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1801497&tz=GMT%2B05%3A30>, World Health Organization, New Delhi, India - Closing date: 30 May 2018.

  *   Child Protection Officer<https://jobs.fundsforngos.org/human-rights/child-protection-officer-at-unicef-bissau-guinea-bissau/>, UNICEF, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau - Closing date: 1 June 2018.

  *   Communication Officer<https://jobs.fundsforngos.org/switzerland/communication-officer-at-who-geneva-switzerland/>, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland - Closing date: 8 June 2018.

  *   Gender Advisor<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/gender-advisor-hai?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Heartland Alliance International, Iraq - Closing date: Open until filled.
                                                NEWS

  *   How Uber silences women after sexual assaults<https://www.huffingtonpost.co.za/entry/uber-silences-women-sexual-assaults_us_5af5dfb5e4b0e57cd9f94ede>, Huffington Post, 12 May 2018.

  *   Sexism isn't just unfair; it makes women sick, study suggests<https://theconversation.com/sexism-isnt-just-unfair-it-makes-women-sick-study-suggests-95689>, The Conversation, 4 May 2018.

  *   Men half as likely to assault partners after parenting course, study finds<https://apolitical.co/solution_article/men-half-as-likely-to-assault-partners-after-parenting-course-study-finds/>, Apolitical, 6 April 2018.


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