[Svrilist] SVRI Update 18 10 2018

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Oct 18 16:21:47 SAST 2018


18 OCTOBER 2018


Being Heard Webinar: Engaging young people in sexual violence research and events<http://www.svri.org/events/webinar-being-heard-engaging-young-people-sexual-violence-research-and-events>: "Being Heard"<http://www.svri.org/what-we-do/capacity-development/projects/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 Sexual Violence Research Initiative 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<http://www.svri.org/svri-forums-explained> and events. In addition, the International Centre reviewed international evidence on youth engagement in participatory research on sexual violence. In this webinar, you will learn about findings of the review; more about the toolkit; see videos of the project and stories from the young researchers on their experience of the project.

RSVP to morma.moremi at mrc.ac.za<mailto:morma.moremi at mrc.ac.za>



Engendering healthy masculinities to prevent sexual violence: Rationale for and design of the Manhood 2.0 trial. Abebe K.Z, Jones K.A, Culyba A.J, Feliz N.B, Anderson H, Torres I, Zelazny S, Bamwine P, Boateng A, Cirba B, Detchon A, Devine D, Feinstein Z, Macak J, Massof M, Miller-Walfish S, Morrow S.E, Mulbah P, Mulwa Z, Paglisotti T, Ripper L, Ports K.A, Matjasko J.L, Garg A, Kato-Wallace J, Pulerwitz J, Miller E. Contemporary Clinic Trials. 71, 18-32, 2018<https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1551714418300296>: This study provides urgently needed information about the effectiveness of a gender transformative program, which combines healthy sexuality education, gender norms change, and bystander skills to interrupt peers' disrespectful and harmful behaviours to reduce sexual violence and adolescent relationship abuse perpetration among adolescent males. (Source: Science Direct).

An application of the theory of normative social behaviour to bystander intervention for sexual assault. Reynolds-Tylus T, Lukacena K.M, Quick B.L. J. Am. Coll. Health. ePub, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_594277_24>: This study examines predictors of college students' intentions to intervene to prevent sexual assault through the lens of the theory of normative social behaviour. (Source: Safetylit).

Work-related mobility and experiences of gender-based violence among female sex workers in Iringa, Tanzania: a cross-sectional analysis of baseline data from Project Shikamana. Hendrickson Z.M, Leddy A.M, Galai N, Mbwambo J.K, Likindikoki S, Kerrigan D.L. BMJ Open. 8(9), e022621, 2018<https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/9/e022621>: In this study, authors examine how work-related mobility among female sex workers is associated with gender-based violence in Iringa, Tanzania. (Source: BMJ Journals).

If it wasn't rape, was it sexual assault? Comparing rape and sexual assault acknowledgment in college women who have experienced rape. Donde S.D, Ragsdale S.K.A, Koss M.P, Zucker A.N. Violence Against Women. 24(14), 1718-1738, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_594825_37>: This study investigates comparisons in rates of rape and sexual assault acknowledgment, and a comprehensive multivariate multinomial logistic model predicting rape and sexual assault acknowledgment in a sample of 174 college women who had experienced rape. (Source: Safetylit).

"Who are you going to tell? who's going to believe you?" women's experiences disclosing military sexual trauma. Dardis C.M, Reinhardt K.M, Foynes M.M, Medoff N.E, Street E.S. Psychology of Women Quarterly. ePub, 2018<http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0361684318796783>: This study examines the process of military sexual trauma disclosure, including the barriers and facilitators, positive and negative reactions from disclosure recipients, and positive and negative impacts of disclosure on survivors. (Source: SAGE Journals).



Momentum Toward Equality: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Tanzania. Levtov R, Vlahovicova K, Barker G, Stiefvater E, Lugano D, Mulokozi A.D. Washington DC: Promundo-US, Uzazi na Malezi Bora Tanzania, and Tanzania Commission for AIDS. 2018<https://promundoglobal.org/resources/momentum-toward-equality-results-from-the-international-men-and-gender-equality-survey-images-in-tanzania/>: In Tanzania, the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) provides new data and insights to understand how men's and women's gendered attitudes, behaviors, and norms impact a range of well-being and development outcomes, from sexual violence to decision-making, sexual and reproductive health, caregiving, laws and policies, and more. (Source: Promundo-US).

Evidence-informed innovation for the prevention of family and community violence in Papua New Guinea. Community Healing and Rebuilding Program. Oxfam. 2017<https://pacificwomen.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Evidence-informed-innovation-for-the-prevention-of-family-and-community-violence-in-PNG.pdf>: This report draws on theoretical frameworks from multiple disciplines and contexts to make sense of the factors that drive and maintain violence in Papua New Guinea, and in so doing, demonstrates the need for an integrated approach to addressing family and community violence. (Source: Pacific Women).

Costing the impacts of gender-based violence to business: a practical tool. Walker D, Duvvury N. Overseas Development Institute. 2016<https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/publications-opinion-files/10288.pdf>: This brief is a step-by-step guide for ascertaining the multiple costs that businesses can bear due to gender based violence impacts. It is based on a thorough desk review of related literature and tools as well as direct experience from a piloting exercise with three businesses in Papua New Guinea. (Source: ODI).



Refugee Children and Intimate Partner Violence: Part I. Lisa Aronson Fontes. 18 October 2018<http://www.svri.org/blog/refugee-children-and-intimate-partner-violence-part-i>: In this blog, Dr. Lisa Aronson Fontes discusses the effects of exposure to intimate partner violence on refugee children and ways to reduce this exposure by helping their mothers achieve safety and freedom from abuse.



Call for Applications<https://asiafoundation.org/what-we-do/asia-foundation-development-fellows/>: Asia Foundation Development Fellowship Program. Deadline: 22 October 2018.

Request for Letters of Intent<https://diningforwomen.org/learn/grants/apply-for-a-grant/>: Dining for Women - Grant Cycle 2. Deadline: 24 October 2018.

Call for Applications<https://www.facebook.com/hervoicefund/posts/400864260319948>: HER Voice Fund - Adolescent Girls and Young Women Grant to Influence Policy in your Country. Deadline: 30 November 2018.

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

Call for Applications<http://filmmakerswithoutborders.org/grants/>: Filmmaking Grants by Filmmakers Without Borders. Deadline: 1 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://www2.fundsforngos.org/women-and-gender/maypole-fund-seeking-applications-from-women-to-proactively-challenge-patriarchy/>: Maypole Fund - Women Proactively Challenging Patriarchy. Deadline: 31 January 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.wayout.lgbt/grants/>: WayOUT Grant - Empowering LGBTQ+ Youth. Deadline: 14 June 2019.

Call for Participants<https://www.cqustudy.com/>: The Relationship Between Gambling and Domestic Violence Against Women. Deadline: Not specified.




  *   Webinar: Fostering school environments that prevent teen dating violence and sexual harassment, 31 October 2018, 2pm-3:30pm EST<http://www.preventconnect.org/2018/10/fostering-school-environments-that-prevent-teen-dating-violence-and-sexual-harassment/>: Join Prevent Connect for this web conference to explore how to build the infrastructure needed to implement comprehensive school-based violence prevention; and describe real-world examples of how practitioners and advocates are changing school environments through policies and practices. Register online<http://www.preventconnect.org/2018/10/fostering-school-environments-that-prevent-teen-dating-violence-and-sexual-harassment/>.

  *   Circles of Safety training opportunity, 5-6 December 2018, USA<https://www.stopitnow.org/circles-of-safety-training/circles-of-safety-for-youth-serving-organizations/live-training-calendar>: Stop It Now! Invites you to a live full-day Circles of Safety training opportunity, with an optional second day of a Train the Trainer session to support programs and institutions addressing children and youth's sexual safety. Circles of Safety is primary sexual abuse prevention training introduces key sexual abuse prevention concepts and skills. It prepares staff and professional caregivers to confidently and knowledgably speak up and take actions to address children's sexual safety - before they are sexually harmed or harm others. Register online<https://www.stopitnow.org/circles-of-safety-training/circles-of-safety-for-youth-serving-organizations/live-training-calendar>.

*         Gender and Program Quality Coordinator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/gender-and-program-quality-coordinator?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, CARE, Dili, Timor-Leste - Closing date: 22 October 2018.

*         Co-Executive Directors<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/co-executive-directors?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, FRIDA, Location is not specified - Deadline: 28 October 2018.

*         Junior Professional - Violence Against Women Data and Research<http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/news/Consultancy-VAW-Data.pdf?ua=1>, WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research, Geneva, Switzerland - Closing date: 29 October 2018.

*         Program Intern<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-intern-2?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, ITF, New York, USA - Closing date: 31 October 2018.

*         Logistics and Administrative Coordinator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/logistics-and-administrative-coordinator?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Association for Women's Rights in Development, Location is not specified - Deadline: 4 November 2018.

*               International Women's Day 2019: Think equal, build smart, innovate for change<http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2018/10/announcer-iwd-2019-theme>, UN Women News, 16 October 2018.
*               She founded Me Too. Now she wants to move past the trauma<https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/15/arts/tarana-burke-metoo-anniversary.html>, New York Times, 15 October 2018.
*               Countries where smacking children is banned 'are safer to grow up in'<https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/oct/15/countries-where-smacking-children-is-banned-are-safer-to-grow-up-in?CMP=share_btn_tw>, The Guardian, 15 October 2018.
*               Promundo presents its commitment to girls at the Global Girls' Summit 2018<https://promundoglobal.org/2018/10/11/promundo-presents-its-commitment-to-girls-at-the-global-girls-summit-2018/?platform=hootsuite>, Huffington Post, 11 October 2018.


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