[Svrilist] SVRI Update: 7 February 2019

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Feb 7 09:55:08 SAST 2019


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7 FEBRUARY 2019


JOURNAL ARTICLES

Contributions of mainstream sexual media exposure to sexual attitudes, perceived peer norms, and sexual behavior: a meta-analysis. Coyne SM, Ward LM, Kroff SL, Davis EJ, Holmgren HG, Jensen AC, Erickson SE, Essig LW. J. Adolesc. Health. ePub, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_603671_24>: This updated meta-analysis examines associations between exposure to sexual media and users' attitudes and sexual behaviour. (Source: Safetylit).

Power and trust dynamics of sexual violence: a textual analysis of Nassar victim impact statements and #MeToo disclosures on Twitter. A. Eiler BA, Al-Kire R, Doyle PC, Wayment HA. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology. 0 0:0, 1-33, 2019 (ahead of print)<https://journals.humankinetics.com/doi/abs/10.1123/jcsp.2018-0056>: Employing a natural language processing approach, this study analyses textual content derived from publicly-available athlete victim impact statements (VIS) from the Larry Nassar trial to examine psychosocial responses to sexual violence. (Source: Google Scholar).

Exploring young women's constructions of love and strategies to navigate violent relationships in South African informal settlements. Willan S, Ntini N, Gibbs A, Jewkes R.  Culture, health & sexuality, 1-15, 2019<https://whatworks.co.za/documents/publications/282-s-willan-chs-jan-2019-exploring-young-womens-constructions-of-love-and-strategies-to-navigate-violent-relationships-in-south-african-informal-settlements/file>: This paper explores young women's experiences and constructions of love-relationships and intimate partner violence in South Africa, and the role of agency in women's decisions to remain in or leave violent love-relationships. (Source: What Works Global Programme).

Violence against the Indigenous women: methodological and ethical recommendations for research. Navarro-Mantas L, Ozemela L.M. J. Interpers. Violence. ePub, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_603401_20>: This study seeks to contribute to and improve the methodological adaptation of violence against women research to cultural diversity, and simultaneously attempting to obtain high-quality data that can be comparable at the national and international levels. (Source: Safetylit).

Prevention of child sexual exploitation: insights from adult survivors. Hurst TE. J. Interpers. Violence, ePub, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_603582_24>: This qualitative retrospective study explores the prevention of the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) from the perspectives of adult survivors.  (Source: Safetylit).

Childhood adversity and early age sexual activity in Taiwan: gender differences. Strong C, Chang LY. J. Early Adolesc. 39(2): 201-221, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_603880_24>: The experience of childhood family adversity may affect adolescent sexual behavior, yet the variation in the types of adversities is unknown. This article explores different types of adversity and first age of sexual activity (retrospectively). (Source: Safetylit).

Associations of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and posttraumatic stress disorder with menopause symptoms among midlife and older women. Gibson CJ, Huang AJ, McCaw B et al. JAMA Intern Med. 179(1):80-87, 2019<https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2715160>: This article explores intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and posttraumatic stress among midlife and older women, and whether these exposures are associated with women's experience of menopause. (Source: Google Scholar).

For Baby's sake: Intervention development and evaluation design of a whole-family perinatal intervention to break the cycle of domestic abuse<https://protect-za.mimecast.com/s/a7PcC58wqxcZLLWoTzqq03K>. Domoney, J., Fulton, E., Staney, N., McIntyre, A., Heslin, M., Byford, S., .. Trevillion, K. (2019). Journal of Family Violence. (Source: ANROWS)

Power, inequality and silence: an intersectional approach to sexual violence. Armstrong E.A, Gleckman-Krut M, Johnson L.  Annual Review of Sociology. 44, 99-122, 2018<https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-soc-073117-041410>: This study conceptualizes sexual violence as a mechanism of inequality that is made more effective by the silencing of its usage. The study authors trace legal and cultural contestations over the definition of sexual violence in the United States. (Source: University of Michigan).

Digitized narratives of sexual violence: Making sexual violence felt and known through digital disclosures<https://protect-za.mimecast.com/s/_GVBC66xryFrYYGEhpRv1WR>. Mendes, K., Keller, J., & Ringrose, J. (2018). New Media & Society. (Source: ANROWS)

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ONLINE RESOURCES

Unpacking violence: A storytelling resource for understanding non-physical forms of abuse and the gendered drivers of violence against women<https://protect-za.mimecast.com/s/aBixCX6XjwFXooM1U6oAdp9>. 2019. Melbourne, VIC: Author. Our Watch. (Source: ANROWS)

Helping industries to classify reports of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, and sexual assault. National Sexual Violence Resource Centre. 2018<https://www.nsvrc.org/helping-industries-classify-reports>: This report describes the work of a joint project between the NSVRC and the Urban Institute<http://www.urban.org/>, in which a team of staff from both agencies developed an improved taxonomy (a system of categorization) for reports of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, and sexual assault received by Uber Technologies, Inc.<http://www.uber.com/> (Uber), from users of Uber's ride-sharing and other app-driven services. (Source: Google Alerts).

Evidence Brief: A family-centred intervention to prevent violence against women and girls in migrant communities of Baglung District, Nepal. What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls Global Programme. 2019<https://whatworks.co.za/documents/publications/275-sammanit5/file>: This brief discusses potential ways to reduce women's vulnerability to violence against women and girls within the family context in Nepal. (Source: What Works Global Programme).

Illustrating our prevention story. The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence. 2019<http://www.icadvinc.org/prevention-storybook/>: This book provides an overview and an understanding of the problem of violence, the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence's prevention framework, and examples of community-level prevention strategies they have undertaken with partners over the past several years. (Source: Prevent-Connect).

GBV Training Manual website<http://www.hhri.org/gbv-training-manual/>. Health and Human Rights Info's GBV Manual and toolbox in different languages, along with practical aids (Source: HHRI).

Briefing paper: Sexual harassment and assault at work: Understanding the costs<https://protect-za.mimecast.com/s/EtEAC0golpIGwwrKhw6xseR>. 2018 Shaw, E., Hegewisch, A., Phil, M., & Hess, C., IWPR B376. Washington, DC: Institute for Women's Policy Research. (Source: ANROWS).

Evaluation Toolkit<https://www.nsvrc.org/prevention/evaluation-toolkit>:  National Sexual Violence Resource Centre's online toolkit provides resources and information to support evaluating sexual violence prevention work.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES & GRANTS

Call for Applications<https://dartcenter.org/node/20204?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Deadline%20Extended%20-%20Ochberg%20Fellowship&utm_content=Deadline%20Extended%20-%20Ochberg%20Fellowship+CID_2e2b2887dbdc44b0f4a943dd7608e5ad&utm_source=Email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=Ochberg%20Fellowships>: 2019 Ochberg Fellowship. Extended Deadline: 13 February 2019.

Call for Nominations<https://rw.usembassy.gov/nomination-2019-rwanda-woman-courage-award/>: U.S. Embassy in Rwanda - 2019 Rwanda Woman of Courage Award. Deadline: 18 February 2019.

Call for Proposals<http://eca.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2019/02/call-for-proposals-increased-access-to-services-for-woman-and-girl-survivors-of-violence>: UN Women Europe and Central Asia - Increased access to services for woman and girl survivors of violence and implementation of prevention initiatives in Turkey, under the programme ¨Ending Violence against Women: Implementing Norms, Changing Minds¨. Deadline: 28 February 2019.

Call for Applications<http://akinamamawaafrika.org/index.php/news/244-call-for-application-feminist-and-transformational-leadership-development-programme-for-african-women?fbclid=IwAR0pAPjobOHC-tDGnl1CUz0Ps4JzT7PQE2fwcGjKviwuASSNdOtrqWZxmaE>: Feminist and Transformational Leadership Development Programme for African Women. Deadline: 28th of February, 2019

Call for Applications<https://iwmf.submittable.com/submit/133634/2019-elizabeth-neuffer-fellowship>: International Women's Media Foundation - 2019 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship. Deadline: 7 March 2019.

Calls for Proposals<https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/online-services/index.cfm?ADSSChck=1549255798869&do=publi.detPUB&searchtype=QS&orderby=upd&orderbyad=Desc&nbPubliList=15&page=1&aoref=162308>: European Commission - Strengthen inclusion by protecting and promoting the rights of vulnerable groups and individuals on the one hand and promoting the role of women and youth (especially young women) as agents of development and change on the other. Deadline: 19 March 2019.

Call for Applications<https://dfat.gov.au/people-to-people/foundations-councils-institutes/australia-indonesia-institute/grants/Pages/australia-indonesia-institute-grant-guidelines-2019.aspx>: DFAT's International Relations Grants Program Australia - Indonesia Institute (AII) 2019. Deadline: 21 March 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.comicrelief.com/funding/current-opportunities/children-survive-and-thrive-rise-and-shine>: Comic Relief's Children Survive and Thrive: Rise and Shine. Deadline: 22 March 2019.

Call for Proposals<https://cfc-swc.gc.ca/fun-fin/mmiwg-ffada/index-en.html>: Status of Women Canada - Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commemoration Fund. Deadline: 28 March 2019.

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EVENTS


VACANCIES


·       Gender Equality as Subversion OPEN WEBINAR Thursday, Feb 12th. 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SAST Register here<https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/647989877865594626>



·       Technology-facilitated gender-based violence: disrupting its impact on our public and private lives, 13 February 2019, Washington DC, USA<http://engage.icrw.org/component/events/event/75>: In this event, ICRW will host a panel of experts who will discuss how tech-facilitated GBV transcends digital boundaries to impact people's lives both privately and publicly, including their safety, personal relationships, civic participation and careers. Register to join the livestream here<https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8587962464672096003>.



·       Webinar: Scaling digital systems - Lessons from MEASURE Evaluation's digital health information systems strengthening, 14 February 2019, 9am-10am EST<https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PNnbrvChRnOLZ5jbiGViBQ>: MEASURE Evaluation, in collaboration with other global digital health actors, implemented activities both at the global level and in various low- and middle-income countries to strengthen health information systems using information communication technology tools, processes, and guidelines. This webinar will present lessons learned during implementation.



·       UN Women - Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change, 8 March 2019<http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2019/1/press-release-think-equal-build-smart-innovate-for-change-on-international-womens-day>: In celebration of International Women's Day on 8 March, UN Women is celebrating its 2019 theme of "Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change"<https://protect-za.mimecast.com/s/CUGDCWnKgvT5mVqXincuCb>, along with hosting hundreds of festivities around the world through the organization's global network.



·       The International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice, 11-14 September 2019, USA<https://www.forensicnurses.org/page/2019AbstractSubmission>: This conference offers an opportunity for forensic nursing clinicians and researchers to exchange knowledge and discuss new approaches to practice. The conference committee now accepts abstracts that will contribute new knowledge on intimate partner violence, general forensic and legal, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, etc.



·       2019 Girl Up Leadership Summit, July 15-17, 2019, Washington DC:<https://www.girlup.org/leadership-summit/#sthash.DJdfqIoL.dpbs> The Girl Up Leadership Summit is an opportunity for youth leaders (ages 13-22) to gain the skills, resources, and confidence to make an impact on gender equality in their communities. The deadline to apply for need-based travel financial assistance is February 15, 2019.


  *   Johns Hopkins Bloomberg American Health Professorships in Violence Prevention<https://apply.interfolio.com/59786> (open rank): Closing date: 15 March 2019



·       Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Advisor<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/gender-equality-social-inclusion-advisor?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, World University Service of Canada, Ottawa, Canada - Closing date: 9 February 2019.



·       Social Media Coordinator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/social-media-coordinator?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Nobel Women's Initiative, Ottawa, Canada - Closing date: 10 February 2019.



·       Child Safe Guarding Policy Consultant<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/child-safe-guarding-policy-consultant?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Project Concern International, flexible - Closing date: 11 February 2019.



·       Part-time Communications Consultant<https://cofemsocialchange.org/careers/part-time-communications-consultant/?fbclid=IwAR1qYceH50cUGZiAAkZdbkpyiYtbMcdXgqXVQYDq9irhRDtROQ8gb1kveKk>, Coalition of Feminists for Social Change (COFEM), flexible - Closing date: 15 February 2019.



·       Graduate Intern (paid, part-time position)<https://cofemsocialchange.org/careers/consultancy-senior-advocacy-consultant-2/>, Coalition of Feminists for Social Change (COFEM), flexible - Closing date: 15 February 2019.



·       Consultancy for APWLD Mid-Term Evaluation<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/consultancy-apwld-mid-term-evaluation?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, APWLD,  Asia-Pacific - Closing date: 15 February 2019.



·       Program Officer Asia and the Pacific<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-officer-asia-and-pacific?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Prospera International Network of Women's Funds, Any country in Asia and the Pacific - Closing date: 15 February 2019.



·       Trauma Expert for strengthening Health System<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/trauma-expert-strengthening-health-system?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, medica mondiale e.V., Dohuk, Kurdish Region of Iraq - Closing date: 17 February 2019.



·       Policy Advisor - Women's Protection and Empowerment<https://rescue.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=1&c=rescue&id=3819&fbclid=IwAR2dIcbgqTL9z4bDH5we-Tmt1_ym8EK5JdnTGngBDFJeu17EjM57Iyak18U>, International Rescue Committee, London, United Kingdom - Closing date: 22 February 2019.



·       Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant<https://phr.org/about/jobs/monitoring-and-evaluation-consultant/#top>, Physicians for Human Rights, Iraq - Closing date: 25 February 2019.


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NEWS
Pope Francis acknowledges, for first time, sexual abuse of nuns by priests<https://www.npr.org/2019/02/05/691843161/pope-francis-acknowledges-for-first-time-sexual-abuse-of-nuns-by-priests>, NPR, 5 February 2019.
Banks are enabling economic abuse. Here's how they could be stopping it<https://protect-za.mimecast.com/s/SHK1Cj2gGMInQQy2SW6s-zv>,. The Conversation, 1 February 2019
Inside job: Bosnian policewomen take on abusive husbands<http://news.trust.org/item/20190130055248-j8ttm/>, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 30 January 2019.
Let's not wait for the next attack. We can Act.<https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/let-s-not-wait-for-the-next-attack-we-can-act> Health and Wellbeing, 25 January 2019.

I've talked with teenage boys about sexual assault for 20 years. This is what they still don't know<http://time.com/5503804/ive-talked-with-teenage-boys-about-sexual-assault-for-20-years-this-is-what-they-still-dont-know/>, Time, 15 January 2019.
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