[Svrilist] SVRI Update 4 10 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Oct 4 16:19:00 SAST 2018


4 OCTOBER 2018


Associations between poverty, mental health and substance use, gender power, and intimate partner violence amongst young (18-30) women and men in urban informal settlements in South Africa: A cross-sectional study and structural equation model. Gibbs A, Jewkes R, Willan S, Washington L. PLoS One. ePub, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30281677>: In this study, authors explore the associations between poverty and intimate partner violence using cross-sectional data from the Stepping Stones and Creating Futures cluster randomized control trial, in urban informal settlements in Durban, South Africa, with young people. (Source: NCBI).

Misogynistic peers, masculinity, and bystander intervention for sexual aggression: is it really just "locker-room talk?" Leone R.M, Parrott D.J. Aggressive Behav. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_593422_24>: This study examines the extent to which bystander behaviour for sexual aggression is independently and jointly influenced by situational misogynistic peer norms and men's adherence to hegemonic male norms. (Source: Safetylit).

Social media use as a tool to facilitate or reduce cyberbullying perpetration: a review focusing on anonymous and non-anonymous social media platforms. Barlett C.P, DeWitt C.C, Maronna B, Johnson K. Violence and Gender, ePub, 2018<https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/vio.2017.0057>: This article discusses how social media can be a tool to help reduce cyberbullying perpetration through decreasing anonymity perceptions of users. (Source: Violence and Gender).

Witnessing intimate partner violence as a child: How boys and girls model their parents' behaviours in adolescence. Forke C.M, Myers R.K, Fein J.A, Catallozzi M, Localio A.R, Wiebe D.J, Grisso J.A. Child Abuse & Neglect. 84, 241-252, 2018<https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0145213418303120>: In this article, authors explore how childhood witnessing of same-gender, opposite-gender, and bidirectional violence perpetrated by adults is associated with adolescent relationship violence victimization only, perpetration only, and combined victimization/perpetration for male and female undergraduates. (Source: Science Direct).

Child sexual abuse prevention opportunities: parenting, programs, and the reduction of risk. Rudolph J, Zimmer-Gembeck M.J, Shanley D.C, Hawkins R. Child Maltreat. 23(1), 96-106, 2018<https://riselearningnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/1077559517729479.pdf>: This article discusses the need to broaden the focus of child sexual abuse prevention from the education of children to the strengthening of protective parenting. (Source: RISE Learning Network).



The long-term effect of humanitarian emergencies on adolescents: existing evidence, gaps and considerations for research and practitioners. Cuesta J, Godwin M, Shusterman J, Chavez C. Innocenti Discussion Papers. 03, 2018<https://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/985-long-term-effect-of-humanitarian-emergencies-on-adolescents.html>: This paper discusses existing evidence base and knowledge gaps on the effects of humanitarian emergencies on adolescents with an aim of laying out the possible ways forward to strengthen the evidence base that will be useful for further research and programming on this issue. (Source: UNICEF-IRC).

Toolkit for optimizing cash-based interventions for protection from gender-based violence: mainstreaming GBV considerations in CBIs and utilizing cash in GBV response. Women's Refugee Commission, Mercy Corps, International Rescue Committee, 2018<https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/issues/livelihoods/research-and-resources/1549-mainstreaming-gbv-considerations-in-cbis-and-utilizing-cash-in-gbv-response>: This toolkit is designed to support cash and gender-based violence practitioners' work to ensure protection from gender based violence for crisis- and conflict-affected populations. (Source: Women's Refugee Commission).

New webpage: Respect Victoria<https://respectvictoria.vic.gov.au/index.html>: This new initiative focuses on the primary prevention of family violence for all Victorians. That means stopping violence before it starts, by changing the culture that allows it to happen. (Source: Respect Victoria).

Outside the box: a training manual on gender and masculinities and strategies of engaging men and boys in combating gender discrimination and violence. ABAAD - Resource Center for Gender Equality and UN Women. 2017<http://www.abaadmena.org/documents/ebook.1538129644.pdf>: This manual consolidates the experiences and skills that have been accumulated during previous trainings by ABAAD, into a tool that carries all the required information for a skilled trainer to provide trainings on masculinities and engaging men. (Source: MenEngageConnect).

Combatting violence against women and girls in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. UNFPA EECARO. 2015<https://eeca.unfpa.org/sites/default/files/pub-pdf/21770%20Brief_web.pdf>: This brief explores the impact of violence against women and girls (VAWG), why so many women and girls in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region are affected, and why available data represents only a small proportion of the actual victims and survivors of VAWG. (Source: UNFPA EECARO).



Call for Applications<http://www.elrha.org/hif/funding/gender-based-violence-gbv/measuring-impact-gbv-programming/>: Taking a local perspective on measuring the impact of gender based violence programmes in emergencies - Elrha. Deadline: 7 October 2018.

Call for Applications<https://www.worldpulse.com/en/voices-rising/story-awards/88510>: World Pulse Story Awards. Deadline: 10 October 2018.

Call for Applications<https://uniteforreprorights.org/e-course/>: Reproductive rights as human rights - an interactive course for advocates. Deadline: 12 October 2018.

Call for Proposals<http://www.womensfundasia.org/index.php?r=whatWeDo/leadingfromtheSouth>: Women's Fund Asia. Deadline: 15 November 2018.

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

Call for Papers<http://journals.sagepub.com/pb-assets/cmscontent/PWQ/PWQ_CFP_June18-1530313999597.pdf>: Psychology of Women Quarterly. Deadline: Not specified.




*         HIV R4P Satellite Session: Love, Power, PrEP - Addressing relationship dynamics and intimate partner violence to promote successful HIV prevention for women and girls, 22 October 2018, University of Washington, United States<http://www.professionalabstracts.com/hivr4p2018/iPlanner/#/session/87>: This satellite session highlights the critical influence of relationship dynamics on women's and girls' HIV risk and their use of HIV prevention methods. New evidence will be presented

from adolescent girls, young women, sex workers, and male partners in Kenya, Ghana and Tanzania on their HIV prevention needs and preferences.

*         ANROWS workshop: Evaluation readiness, program quality and outcomes in Men's Behaviour Change Programs, 23 October 2018, Australia<https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/anrows-workshop-evaluation-readiness-program-quality-outcomes-in-mens-behaviour-change-programs-tickets-50431371590>: This free workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to hear, reflect upon and discuss findings from the upcoming ANROWS Research Report Evaluation readiness, program quality and outcomes in Men's Behaviour Change Programs. Register online<https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/anrows-workshop-evaluation-readiness-program-quality-outcomes-in-mens-behaviour-change-programs-tickets-50431371590>.

*         Webinar: Substance use, trauma and domestic violence - critical issues, promising approaches, 23 October 2018<https://ncdvtmh.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=ncdvtmh>: This webinar will highlight strategies for addressing the multiple factors that contribute to substance use in the context of domestic violence; promising approaches to the opioid epidemic by rural domestic violence programs; and an evidence-based intervention to increase safety for people dealing with substance use and trauma. Register online<https://ncdvtmh.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=ncdvtmh>.

*         Grantmaking Programme Officer - Maternity Cover<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/grantmaking-programme-officer-maternity-cover?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Urgent Action Fund-Africa, Nairobi, Kenya - Closing date: 7 October 2018.

*         Research Associate<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/research-associate-0?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, PWESCR International, India, New Delhi - Closing date: 7 October 2018.

*         Project Manager<http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunity/2018/09/27/project-manager>, ChildSafe, South Africa - Closing date: 8 October 2018.

*         Monitoring and Evaluation Officer<https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=516439>, UNICEF, Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Closing date: 9 October 2018.

*         Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator<https://jobs.fundsforngos.org/coordinator/monitoring-and-evaluation-coordinator-at-nrctehran-iran/>, Norwegian Refugee Council, Tehran, Iran - Closing date: 16 October 2018.

*         Online Fundraising Officer<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/online-fundraising-officer?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, CARE Canada, Ottawa, Canada - Closing date: 18 October 2018.

*         Senior Communications Manager<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/senior-communications-manager?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Outright Action, New York, USA - Closing date: 20 October 2018.


*         Sexual assault victims more likely to have anxiety and depression - study<https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/oct/03/sexual-assault-victims-more-likely-to-have-anxiety-and-depression-study>, The Guardian, 3 October 2018.

*         The complex reasons sexual assaults go unreported<https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-complex-reasons-sexual-assaults-go-unreported-1538227801?mod=e2fb>, The Street Wall Journal, 29 September 2018.

*         On international safe abortion day: new research finds that male privilege and personal experience inform their support for women's access to safe abortion care in India and Rwanda<https://promundoglobal.org/2018/09/28/international-safe-abortion-day-new-research/>, Promundo News, 28 September 2018.

*         Breaking the silence: How to talk to young kids about sexual assault and consent<https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/breaking-silence-talking-young-kids-about-sexual-assault-consent-ncna914726>, NBC News/Better, 28 September 2018.


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