[Svrilist] SVRI Update 8 11 2018

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8 NOVEMBER 2018


JOURNAL ARTICLES
Attitudes towards domestic violence in 49 low- and middle-income countries: A gendered analysis of prevalence and country-level correlates. Sardinha L, Najera Catalan H.E. PLoS ONE. 13(10), 1-18, 2018<https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0206101>: This paper examines the prevalence and pattern of attitudes towards domestic violence amongst women and men across 49 low- and middle-income countries. It further explores the country-level economic, social and political predictors of its societal acceptance and how the impact of these factors on attitudes may differ for women and men. (Source: PLoS ONE).

A systematic review of adaptations of evidence-based public health interventions globally. Escoffery C, Lebow-Skelley E, Haardoerfer R, Boing E, Udelson H, Wood R, Hartman M, Fernandez M.E, Mullen P.D. Implementation Science. ePub, 2018<https://implementationscience.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13012-018-0815-9>: This review advances the concept of adaptation and explains common adaptation processes in real-world evidence-based interventions as reported in published literature. (Source: BioMed Central).

Ethical considerations for disability-inclusive gender-based violence research: Reflections from a South African qualitative case study. Van der Heijden I, Harries J, Abrahams N. Glob Public Health. ePub, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30392442>: This paper draws on ethical guidelines for researching violence against women (GBV), and studies on the ethicality of including people with disabilities in research, to advocate for women with disabilities' inclusion and safety in GBV research. (Source: NCBI).

The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of community-based lay distribution of HIV self-tests in increasing uptake of HIV testing among adults in rural Malawi and rural and peri-urban Zambia: protocol for STAR (self-testing for Africa) cluster randomized evaluations. Neuman M, Indravudh P, Chilongosi R, d'Elbée M, Desmond N, Fielding K, Hensen B, Johnson C, Mkandawire P, Mwinga A, Nalubamba M, Ncube G, Nyirenda L, Nyrienda R, Kampe E.O, Taegtmeyer M, Terris-Prestholt F, Weiss H.A, Hatzold K, Ayles H, Corbett E.L. BMC Public Health. ePub, 2018<https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-6120-3>: This protocol describes two cluster-randomized trials within the Self-Testing Africa project assessing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of community-based HIV self-testing distribution models in Malawi and Zambia. (Source: BMC Public Health).

The SWPER index for women's empowerment in Africa: development and validation of an index based on survey data. Ewerling F, Lynch J.W, Victora C.G, Van Eerdewijk A, Tyszler M, Barros A.J.D. Lancet Global Health. 5(9), PE916-E923, 2017<https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(17)30292-9/fulltext?code=lancet-site>: This study presents a novel women's empowerment indicator from widely available data sources, broadening opportunities for monitoring and research on women's empowerment. (Source: The Lancet).
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ONLINE RESOURCES

What works? reducing sexual harassment in the workplace: a rapid review of evidence. Campbell H, Chinnery S. CARE Australia. 2018<https://www.care.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/STOP_What-works-to-address-workplace-sexual-harassment_Rapid-Review-of-evidence.pdf>: This rapid review seeks to gain and share insight on promising global approaches to address harassment in the workplace. It is hoped that robust evidence of what works to address this sensitive and pervasive issue will guide the practice, and accountability of employers to workplace health and safety. Download a short summary of the review here<https://www.care.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/STOP_evidence-review-summary.pdf>. (Source: CARE Australia).

Young persons with disabilities: global study on ending gender-based violence and realizing sexual and reproductive health and rights. UNFPA. 2018<https://www.unfpa.org/publications/young-persons-disabilities>: This newly released global study reveals that girls and young women with disabilities face up to 10 times more gender-based violence than those without disabilities. It highlights the intersectionality between disability and gender. Access full report here<https://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/Final_Global_Study_English_3_Oct.pdf> and a summary brief here<https://www.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/resource-pdf/Final_Global_Study_Summary_English_3_Oct.pdf>. (Source: UNFPA).

Manhood 2.0: a curriculum promoting a gender-equitable future of manhood. Barker G, Miller E. Promundo-US, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. 2018<https://s28691.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/PM-Manhood-2-0-curriculum-v12-2-E.pdf>: This manual is developed for use by facilitators working to engage young men in gender equity, violence prevention, and creating healthier and more equitable relationships. The curriculum includes a series of sessions to enable young men to reflect and build collective support for making positive and healthy changes in their lives. (Source: MenEngage Global Alliance).

Innocenti Research Brief: ethical considerations in using social media for evidence generation. Bermani G, Powell J, Herranz M.G. UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti. 2018<https://riselearningnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/IRB-2018-20.pdf>: This paper examines the benefits, risks and ethical considerations when undertaking evidence generation using social media platforms and third-party data collected and analysed by social media services. (Source: RISE Learning Network).

Technical brief: supporting community mobilizers to provide quality sexual and reproductive health care in urban Tanzania. Moyo W, Mwandalima I.J, Stephens B, Tomasulo A. Pathfinder International. 2018<https://www.pathfinder.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Supporting-Community-Mobilizers-for-Quality-SRH-Services_Tanzania_Oct2018.pdf>: This technical brief explores the project components designed to support quality in community health worker services and to support community health workers to build service-seeking behaviours as well as mutual accountability and shared responsibility for health between the community and the facility. (Source: Pathfinder International).

Femicide volume X: contemporary forms of enslavement of women and girls. Academic Council on the United Nations System. 2018<https://acuns.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Femicide-Volume-X.pdf>: In the first part of this Volume important statements give an overview of past actions to eliminate violence against women and what needs to be done in the future. This is followed by a collection of reports and articles on modern-day enslavement of women and girls, a practice that is still commonplace in too many parts of this world. (Source: Persons Against Non-State Torture).

The charter for engaging survivors<http://survivorsvoices.org/charter/>: This tool is designed to help improve engagement with abuse survivors by individuals and organisations. This includes people you may already know are survivors and 'hidden survivors' who are yet to identify themselves. It can be used to plan and evaluate all kinds of projects and relationships, for example service development, communications and marketing, events, research that may involve survivors, delivery of support services, training and professional development. (Source: King's College London).
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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES & GRANTS

Call for Submissions<https://kh.usembassy.gov/16-days-campaign-against-gender-based-violence-gbv-deadline-november-19-2018/>: 16 Days Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence - How can Young People in Cambodia Help Prevent and Respond to GBV. Deadline: 19 November 2018.

Call for Papers<https://www.journals.elsevier.com/child-abuse-and-neglect/call-for-papers/research-healthy-resilient-child-abuse-neglect-workforce>: Research to Promote a Healthy and Resilient Child Abuse and Neglect Workforce. Deadline: 31 December 2018.

Call for Applications<https://iwmf.submittable.com/submit/238e5a16-a048-4d93-8b5d-12a9e65fc992/iwmf-reporting-grants-reproductive-health-rights-and-justice-in-the-americas>: IWMF Reporting Grants - Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice in the Americas. Deadline: 31 December 2018.

Call for Applications<https://www.justice.gov/ovw/page/file/1107456/download>: OVW's Fiscal Year 2019 - Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program. Deadline: 8 January 2019.

Call for Abstracts<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/abstracts.html>: SVRI Forum 2019 - Time is Now. Deadline: 25 January 2019.

Call for Applications<https://africahealthnews.com/students/connect-africa-travel-scholarships/>: Africa Health Research Institute - Connect Africa Travel Grants. Deadline: 30 January 2020.

Call for Submissions<https://jliflc.com/2018/10/jli-anti-trafficking-and-modern-slavery-hub-call-for-submissions/>: Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Communities Requests Resources, Case Studies and Recommendations for Interviewees on Anti-Trafficking and Modern Slavery. Deadline: Not specified.
Call for Participants<https://www.cqustudy.com/>: The Relationship Between Gambling and Domestic Violence Against Women. Deadline: Not specified.
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EVENTS


VACANCIES


  *   International Symposium: In the trenches - research translation for health impact, 16 November 2018, Oxford, UK<https://www.dropbox.com/s/2fyqj7t6ok4bwqc/International_Symposium_FINAL.pdf?dl=0>: Research and Innovation impact assessment offers much more than an after-the-fact accounting of outcomes - it is a transformational approach to value co-creation, capture, and communication that sets the stage for successful implementation. This interactive session will focus on realizing the full potential of aligning assessment frameworks and research translation for optimal impact. (Source: NIHR).



  *   [Reminder] Being Heard Webinar, 21 November 2018, 2pm-3pm SAST<http://www.svri.org/events/webinar-being-heard-engaging-young-people-sexual-violence-research-and-events>: Join us for this fun event to learn more about how the SVRI and the International Centre engaged young people in sexual violence research and events. See more information and how to join the webinar here<http://www.svri.org/events/webinar-being-heard-engaging-young-people-sexual-violence-research-and-events>.



  *   Feminist Leadership Programme, 5-6 December 2018, Delhi, India<http://www.svri.org/events/feminist-leadership-programme>: This is a 2-day course designed for those in management and leadership roles, to understand how they could drive change in their own organizations to advance gender equality and inclusion and discern the underlying reasons that lead to the incidents of sexual harassment at the workplace.


·         Executive Officer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/executive-officer>, Mama Cash, Amsterdam, Netherlands - Closing date: 12 November 2018.



·         Communication and Outreach Advisor-International Consultant<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/communication-and-outreach-advisor-international-consultant>, UN Women, Kabul and Home-based, Afghanistan - Closing date: 13 November 2018.



·         Humanitarian Director<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/humanitarian-director>, CARE Canada, Jakarta, Indonesia - Closing date: 14 November 2018.



·         Education Specialist (Secondary)<https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=517496>, UNICEF, Lilongwe, Malawi - Closing date: 14 November 2018.



·         Program/Development Coordinator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/programdevelopment-coordinator>, MADRE, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.

                                                     NEWS
·         FGM rates in east Africa drop from 71% to 8% in 20 years, study shows<https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/nov/07/fgm-rates-in-east-africa-drop-20-years-study-shows?CMP=share_btn_fb&fbclid=IwAR3ffSQKn7ZpaaSZ4P6ENpK5Yn1H9LD6I3IhmM5BXfUM9ofbeRNNu52U-HQ>, The Guardian, 7 November 2018.
·         IPPF welcomes UN Human Rights Committee assertion on access to safe abortion<https://www.ippf.org/news/un-access-safe-abortion>, IPPF News, 1 November 2018.
·         Gender inequality linked to deaths of girls under 5, new analysis says<https://edition.cnn.com/2018/10/30/health/gender-inequality-child-deaths-study-intl/index.html?no-st=1541679351>, CNN, 30 October 2018.

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