[Svrilist] SVRI Update 10 10 2018

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10 OCTOBER 2018


STATE OF FUNDING FOR LBQ MOVEMENTS: GLOBAL ACTIVIST SURVEY

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and Mama Cash are pleased to launch the State of Funding for LBQ Movements global survey<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8ZH58SZ>, available in English<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8ZH58SZ>, Spanish<https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/9XK3WN8>, French<https://fr.surveymonkey.com/r/2BWCSYF>, and Russian<https://ru.surveymonkey.com/r/2HW27DW>! There is very little information available on the funding priorities, needs, and challenges of LBQ groups, organizations, and networks. Participation in this survey will help generate this data and allow organizations to make the case for more and better resourcing for LBQ communities. The survey is anonymous and will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete.

Astraea and Mama Cash are collaborating with Feminist Solutions towards Global Justice (FemJust) on this survey. If you require assistance to complete the survey, please contact Linda Saleh at linda at femjust.com<mailto:linda at femjust.com>

Please take the survey<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8ZH58SZ> by 16 November 2018.

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SVRI FORUM 2019: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative invites<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/CallAbstracts.pdf> you to submit an abstract for the SVRI Forum 2019 to be held from 21-24 October 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Through this go-to global conference, the SVRI brings together over 600 researchers, gender activists, funders, policy makers, practitioners, and survivors from around the world who are working to understand, prevent and respond to violence against women and other forms of violence driven by gender inequality in low and middle-income countries.

Submit your abstract online<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/abstracts.html> by 25 January 2019.

For more information, visit: SVRI Forum 2019<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/index.html>.

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JOURNAL ARTICLES

Social support factors associated with psychological resilience among women survivors of intimate partner violence in Gauteng, South Africa. Machisa M.T, Christofides N, Jewkes R. Glob. Health Action. 11(Suppl 3), e1491114, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_593932_20>: In this study, authors investigate factors that are associated with psychological resilience among abused women, using data collected in a household survey conducted in Gauteng province of South Africa. (Source: Safetylit).

The impact of adverse childhood events on the sexual and mental health of women experiencing intimate partner violence. Willie T.C, Kershaw T, Sullivan T.P. J. Interpers. Violence 2018. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_594183_20>: This study uses latent profile analysis to identify profiles of adverse childhood events (i.e., witnessing maternal and paternal intimate partner violence victimization; childhood physical, sexual, and emotional abuse; and physical and emotional neglect) and their association with sexual risk behaviours and depressive and posttraumatic stress symptoms. (Source: Safetylit).

Exposure to parental and community violence and the relationship to bullying perpetration and victimization among early adolescents: a parallel process growth mixture latent transition analysis. Davis J.P, Ingram K.M, Merrin G.J, Espelage D.L. Scand. J. Psychol. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_594143_20>: This study examines the diversity in parental and community violence exposure during middle school and its association with bullying perpetration and victimization in high school. (Source: Safetylit).

Ethical and definitional considerations in research on child sexual violence in India. Dayal R, Kalokhe A.S, Choudhry V, Pillai D, Beier K, Patel V. BMC Public Health 18(1), e1144, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_593868_24>: To help inform ethical and safety recommendations for the design, conduct, and reporting of future child sexual violence (CSV) research in India and similar settings, the authors of this study systematically review the ethics and safety practices reported in recent Indian CSV literature. (Source: Safetylit)

Evaluation of a tool to identify child sex trafficking victims in multiple healthcare settings. Greenbaum V.J, Livings M.S, Lai B.S, Edinburgh L, Baikie P, Grant S.R, Kondis J, Petska H.W, Bowman M.J, Legano L, Kas-Osoka O, Self-Brown S. J Adolesc Health. pii: S1054-139X(18)30286-6, 2018<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30293860>: This study estimates the prevalence of child sex trafficking among patients seeking care in multiple healthcare settings, and evaluates a short screening tool to identify victims in a healthcare setting. (Source: NCBI).

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ONLINE RESOURCES

What Works To Prevent Violence Against Women And Girls Global Programme Evidence Hub<https://www.whatworks.co.za/resources>: This evidence hub provides news, publications and insights into global violence against women and girls prevention. (Source: What Works Global Programme).

Cries in the dark: child sexual abuse in Guyana today. Fontes L. Family for Every Child, European Union. 2018<http://childlinkgy.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cries-in-the-Dark-Child-Sexual-Abuse-in-Guyana-Today.pdf>: In this report, the author helps us understand aspects of child sexual abuse in Guyana; how the abuse happens, how disclosures and discovery happen, and how existing services meet the needs of victimized children and their families. (Source: Cornell University).

Moving toward prevention: a guide for reframing sexual violence. Berkeley Media Studies Group and NSVRC. 2018<https://www.nsvrc.org/sites/default/files/publications/2018-10/Movingtowardprevention_FINAL508.pdf>: This report provides recommendations on how to frame sexual violence, develop effective messages about prevention, and work with the media to inform and educate the public. (Source: Prevent Connect).

Hossain M, McAlpine A. Gender based violence research methodologies in humanitarian settings: an evidence review and recommendations. Elhra: Cardiff. 2017<https://www.elrha.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Final-for-Web-ElrhaR2HC-GBV-Report_0817-v6-web.pdf>: This guidance document offers recommendations in the areas of research methodology and research ethics to support researchers in developing humanitarian gender based violence (GBV) themed research proposals for the Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises programme and other GBV research funding opportunities. (Source: Elhra).

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BLOGS

Reflections on the violence against women and girls research field, Emma Fulu, 5 October 2018<http://www.svri.org/blog/reflections-violence-against-women-and-girls-research-field>: In her remarks during the Opening Plenary at the Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum 2017<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2017/index.htm>, Dr Emma Fulu, Founder and Director of The Equality Institute, presented how she sees the current state of the violence research field, including the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Read full blog here<http://www.svri.org/blog/reflections-violence-against-women-and-girls-research-field>.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES & GRANTS

Call for Proposals<https://turkey.unfpa.org/en/submission/invitation-proposals-0>: Inviting Organizations for UNFPA 6th Country Programme - UNFPA Turkey. Deadline: 20 October 2018.

Call for Applications<https://www.gage.odi.org/news-media-and-events>: GAGE Responsive Research and Evaluation Fund. Deadline: 26 October 2018.

Call for Applications<https://itp.sida.se/itp/Programcatalog.nsf/0/4A8C8EADDE3345E6C125830E002A7233?opendocument>: Sida Advanced International Training Programme -  Prevent and Respond to Gender Based Violence. Deadline: 9 November 2018.

Call for Proposals<http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/rec/topics/rec-rdap-gbv-ag-2018.html>: Preventing and Combating Gender-Based Violence and Violence Against Children - European Commission. Deadline: 13 November 2018.

Call for Proposals<https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/Sections/Section-on-International-Child-Health/Pages/ICATCH-Grants.aspx>: Improving Child Health in Low-Income and Lower-Middle Income Countries - 2018-2019 ICATCH. Deadline: 14 November 2018.

Call for Applications<https://wagner.nyu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/fellowships/awpsf>: African Women's Public Service Fellowship. Deadline: 1 December 2018.

Call for Nominations<https://www.weforum.org/pages/nominate-a-young-global-leader>: Young Global Leader Program 2020 - World Economic Forum. Deadline: 31 May 2019.

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EVENTS


VACANCIES


  *   Webinar: Ask a researcher, 11 October 2018, 3pm - 3:45pm EDT<https://www.facebook.com/events/312328912884333/>: Join NSVRC and Pamela Mejia, MS, MPH, Head of Research at Berkeley Media Studies Group (BMSG) to learn about how to put research into action to communicate more effectively about prevention. Come prepared with your questions about how to effectively communicate about sexual violence and prevention in your community. Register online<https://events-na2.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1090650388/en/events/event/shared/default_template_simple/event_registration.html?sco-id=1335736401&_charset_=utf-8>.



  *   [Corrected information] 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 2018,12-3pm <https://protect-za.mimecast.com/s/ptESC98AxBckvpR1foT_6f> : 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.



  *   Webinar: Identification of survivors of intimate partner violence within HIV clinical settings, 25 October 2018, 9am- 10:30am EST<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/identification-of-survivors-of-intimate-partner-violence-within-hiv-clinical-settings-tickets-51134956030>: This webinar will introduce effective and empathetic intimate partner violence routine clinical enquiry (aka "screening") with a focus on PEPFAR's efforts towards HIV epidemic control. Register online<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/identification-of-survivors-of-intimate-partner-violence-within-hiv-clinical-settings-tickets-51134956030>.



  *   4th World Conference of Women's Shelters, 5-8 November 2018, Kaohsiung, Taiwan<https://fourth.worldshelterconference.org/en>: This conference brings together 1,500 people from 120 countries to network and share ideas on how to strengthen women shelters and end violence against women. The conference theme is "Impact and Solidarity" - to highlight the leading role that shelters play in developing systematic approaches to combatting gender-based violence. Call for proposals<https://fourth.worldshelterconference.org/en/node/add/session?og_group_ref=1&field_s_type=3> now open.



  *   2018 International Conference on Family Planning, 12-15 November 2018, Kigali, Rwanda<http://2018.fpconference.org/about/>: This conference serves as a strategic inflection point for the family planning and reproductive health community worldwide. It provides an opportunity for political leaders, scientists, researchers, policymakers, advocates, and youth to disseminate knowledge, celebrate successes, and identify next steps toward reaching the goal of enabling an additional 120 million women to access voluntary, quality contraception by 2020.


·               Regional Director - Asia<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/regional-director-asia?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Plan International, Bangkok, Thailand - Closing date: 12 October 2018.



·               Global Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager - Partnerships<http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunity/2018/09/26/grs-global-global-monitoring-evaluation-learning-mel-manager-partnerships>, Grassroots Soccer, South Africa - Closing date: 12 October 2018.



·               Publications and Editorial Internship<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/publications-and-editorial-internship?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Promundo, Washington, USA - Closing date: 12 October 2018.



·               Senior Project Manager - Civi Society and Women's Empowerment<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/senior-project-manager-civi-society-and-womens-empowerment?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, ParlAmericas, Location not specified - Closing date: 14 October 2018.



·               Communication Intern<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/communication-internship?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, WILPF International, Switzerland - Closing date: 19 October 2018.



·               Information Management Team Leader<https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=16482#7>, UNOPS, Erbil, Iraq - Closing date: 19 October 2018.



·               Programme Budget Specialist (Grants Management)<https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=516849>, UNICEF, Beirut, Lebanon - Closing date: 24 October 2018.



·               LAC Legal Intern<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/lac-legal-intern?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Center for Reproductive Rights, Bogotá, Colombia - Closing date: 31 October 2018.

                                                           NEWS
·               Why the Nobel Peace Prize went to 2 people fighting sexual violence in war<https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/10/08/why-the-nobel-peace-prize-went-to-2-people-fighting-against-sexual-violence-in-war/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.e236c217ec5e>, The Washington Post, 8 October 2018.
·               Asking people about #MeToo uncovers a generation gap<https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/tomiobaro/me-too-brett-kavanaugh-clarence-thomas-sexual-harrasment>, Buzzfeed News, 5 October 2018.
·               New Moroccan law fails to protect women from forced marriage - activists<http://news.trust.org/item/20180912173630-lh7iq/>, Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 12 September 2018.

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