[Svrilist] SVRI Update 22 11 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Nov 22 15:48:58 SAST 2018


22 NOVEMBER 2018


The 25 November to 10 December 2018 marks 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV). This year, we will profile the important work that our grantees and partners are doing in prevention and response to GBV through short blogs that will be shared on Facebook, Twitter and via the SVRI Update.

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Transitional justice, education, and sexual violence stigma: the results of a schools‐based study in Bosnia‐Herzegovina. Clark J.N. Journal of Law and Society. ePub, 2018<https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jols.12128?af=R>: This article argues that transitional justice processes have an important role to play in fighting stigma, and in creating new attitudinal spaces that enable those who have suffered sexual violence to tell their stories without fear of being mocked or judged. (Source: University of Birmingham).

Unequal power relations and partner violence against women in Tanzania: a cross-sectional analysis. Vyas S, Jansen H.A.F.M. BMC Women's Health. ePub, 2018<https://bmcwomenshealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12905-018-0675-0>: This study uses “couples” data from the 2015 Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey to examine correlates of past year partner violence against women. (Source: LHSTM).

An integrated public health approach to interpersonal violence and suicide prevention and response. Decker M.R, Wilcox H.C, Holliday C.N, Webster D.W. Public Health Rep. 133(Suppl 1), 65S-79S, (1974) 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_597194_2>: In this article, authors suggest a public health framework for preventing community violence, intimate partner violence and sexual violence, and suicide as key forms of interpersonal and self-directed violence. (Source: Safetylit).

Burden of depressive symptoms and non-alcohol substance abuse; and their association with alcohol use and partner violence: a cross-sectional study in four sub-Saharan Africa countries. Bajunirwe F, Maling S, Adami H.O, Ajayi I.O, Volmink J, Adebamowo C, Laurence C, Reid T, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Chiwanga F.S, Dalal S, Njelekela M, Guwatudde D, Holmes M.D. Glob Ment Health (Camb). ePub, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30455966>: This study measures the burden of depressive syndrome (DS) and non-alcohol substance (NAS) abuse, and determines whether alcohol use and intimate partner violence are associated with DS and/or NAS abuse. (Source: NCBI).

Experiences of intimate partner violence among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender college students: the intersection of gender, race, and sexual orientation. Whitfield D.L, Coulter R.W.S, Langenderfer-Magruder L, Jacobson D. J Interpers Violence. ePub, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30453802>: This article examines the differences in types of intimate partner violence among college students based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and the intersection of these two identities. (Source: NCBI).



Research that drives change: conceptualizing and conducting nationally led violence prevention research synthesis report of the “Multi-Country Study on the Drivers of Violence Affecting Children” in Italy, Peru, Viet Nam and Zimbabwe. Maternowska M.C, Potts A, Fry D, Casey T. UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti, Florence. 2018<https://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/pdf/Drivers-of-Violence_Study.pdf>: This report unpacks the drivers of violence at the structural and institutional levels, and examines how these interact with risk and protective factors at the community, interpersonal and individual levels is critical to understanding how violence affects children. (Source: UNICEF Office of Research).

Think. Check. Submit<https://thinkchecksubmit.org/?fbclid=IwAR253PDPkwBMDEKcMLenCn963UIHG91ufnle1hiScoUy0UdaFi8qBJ4_oQI>: This site helps researchers identify trusted journals for their research. Through a range of tools and practical resources, this international, cross-sector initiative aims to educate researchers, promote integrity, and build trust in credible research and publications. (Source: SAMRC).



Being Heard Webinar Recording: Engaging Young People in Sexual Violence Research and Events, 21 November 2018<http://www.svri.org/svrinterest/being-heard-webinar-recording-engaging-young-people-sexual-violence-research-and-events>: The “Being Heard” project aims to promote the ethical, meaningful and participatory involvement of young people in sexual violence research and events. As part of the project, the SVRI in partnership with 10 young researchers and 5 facilitators from 5 different countries developed a toolkit to guide young people’s ethical and meaningful participation in SVRI Forums and events. In addition, the International Centre reviewed international evidence on youth engagement in participatory research on sexual violence. This webinar shares findings of the review; more about the toolkit; and shares videos of the project and stories from the young researchers on their experience of the project.

Learn more about Being Heard<http://www.svri.org/what-we-do/capacity-development/projects/being-heard>



Call for Proposals<http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=51665>:  Development and Implementation of a Strategic Communication Programme for Achieving Specific Behavioral Results with regard to reducing Violence against Women. Deadline: 3 December 2018.

Call for Applications<https://www.comicrelief.com/funding/current-opportunities/power-up>: Power Up - resourcing women’s and girls’ movements for change. Deadline: 7 December 2018.

Call for Applications<https://tn.usembassy.gov/susi-student-womens-leadership-exchange-program/>: U.S. Embassy in Tunisia -  SUSI Student Women’s Leadership Exchange Program. Deadline: 2 January 2019.

Call for Nominations<https://www.mckinsey.com/next-generation-women-leaders/ngwl-award>: 2019 Next Generation Women Leaders Award. Deadline: 14 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://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310488>: Office on Violence Against Women - 2019 Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program. Deadline: 31 January 2019.

Call for Applications<https://dfcentre.com/research/calls-for-applications/>: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark - 2019 Research Grants Program. Deadline: 1 February 2019.

Call for Applications<https://vn.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/SVM700-19-PAS-003-NOFO-Womens-Empowerment-Club.pdf>: U.S. Embassy in Vietnam - Women’s Empowerment Club. Deadline: 31 March 2019.

Call for Proposals<https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/public-engagement-fund?fbclid=IwAR2HfXOVfAc_NNSkeHfML_UGy3TLciWPFDg67NLuvYrSQglzCPq3PksJt1A>: Wellcome Trust - Public Engagement Fund. Deadline: Various dates.




  *   Online Event Series: COFEM Knowledge Summit, 25 November - 10 December 2018<https://cofemsocialchange.org/initiatives-events/vawg-knowledge-summit/>: The Coalition of Feminists for Social Change (COFEM) is pleased to invite you to a web-based “Knowledge Summit” - a series of online discussions held over 16 Days of Activism and led by COFEM colleagues and allies discussing issues critical to our work.  Please join for one session, or for the whole series, and invite others!  To register in advance and get the dial-in link, contact info at cofemsocialchange.org<mailto:info at cofemsocialchange.org>, and connect via Twitter @COFEM_EVAW<https://twitter.com/COFEM_EVAW> for regular updates.

  *   What Works to Prevent Violence against Women and Girls, London, UK, 5 December 2018<https://www.whatworks.co.za/documents/general/256-invite-what-works-to-prevent-violence-against-women-and-girls/file?fbclid=IwAR1gqROd5sWIt2i6SZ1eBontbp7knxWbYx1IZXUjyMNygRJtGEQ59YtjAWE>: Five years into this global research and implementation collaboration, the UKAID funded What Works programme invites you to a learning event on what works to prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG) across Africa and Asia. An interactive panel discussion followed by question and answer session will deliberate the implications of new evidence for VAWG prevention research, policy and practice. Live streaming will be available here<https://panopto.lshtm.ac.uk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=a887bfd6-afc6-4454-af94-18e26b7704d6>.

  *   Data for Policy, London, UK, 11-12 June 2019<http://dataforpolicy.org/>: Data for Policy is a premier global forum for interdisciplinary and cross-sector discussions around the impact and potentials of digital revolution in the government sector. The fourth conference in the Data for Policy series highlights ‘Digital Trust and Personal Data’ as its main theme. Call for abstracts<http://dataforpolicy.org/2018/11/call-for-papers-presentations-sessions-and-demos-deadline-january-28th/> is now open and closes on 28 January 2019.

*         Communications and Learning Facilitator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/communications-and-learning-facilitator>, Urgent Action Fund for Women Human Rights Asia and Pacific, Asia and the Pacific - Closing date: 30 November 2018.

*         Consultancy: humanitarian system analysis and strategy development on addressing child marriage in humanitarian settings<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/consultancy-humanitarian-system-analysis-and-strategy-development-addressing-child>, Girls Not Brides, Flexible - Closing date: 30 November 2018.

*         Gender Based Violence (GBV) Associate<https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=16822#6>, UNOPS, Erbil, Iraq - Closing date: 3 December 2018.

*         Health Policy and Planning<https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1804726&tz=GMT%2B05%3A30>, World Health Organization, Dhaka, Bangladesh - Closing date: 12 December 2018.

*         Technical Advisor for Women's Protection and Empowerment<https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=3210>, International Rescue Committee, New York, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.

*         Program Officer - Girls First Fund<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-officer-girls-first-fund10%2010%202018>, Geneva Global, Pennsylvania, United States - Closing date: Open until filled.

*          Toxic masculinity leaves most young men feeling pressured to ‘man up’<https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/toxic-masculinity-international-mens-day-2018-gender-stereotypes-man-up-a8641136.html>, Independent, 21 November 2018.
*         The culture of silence that allows sexual harassment in the workplace to continue<https://theconversation.com/the-culture-of-silence-that-allows-sexual-harassment-in-the-workplace-to-continue-106824>, The Conversation, 13 November 2018.
*         Gay and lesbian rights prove divisive at parliamentarians’ conference<http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/11/gay-lesbian-rights-prove-divisive-parliamentarians-conference/>, IPS News, 1 November 2018.
*         Morocco bans forced marriage and sexual violence<https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-45496337>, BBC News, 12 September 2018.


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