[Svrilist] SVRI Update 14 February 2019

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Feb 14 17:05:06 SAST 2019


14 FEBRUARY 2019


Mixed methods assessment of women's risk of intimate partner violence in Nepal. Clark C.J, Ferguson G, Shrestha B, Shrestha P.N, Batayeh B, Bergenfeld I. Chang S, McGhee S. BMC Women's Health. 19(20), 1-8, 2019<https://www.whatworks.co.za/documents/publications/283-mixed-methods-assessment-of-womens-risk-in-nepal-clark-et-al-2019/file>: This mixed-methods study uses in-depth interviews with women and their husbands as well as baseline survey data from a cluster randomized trial testing a primary prevention intervention for IPV to examine the prevalence and risk factors for IPV. (Source: What Works Global Programme).

Friends, family, and boyfriends: an analysis of relationship pathways into commercial sexual exploitation. Reed S.M, Kennedy M.A, Decker M.R, Cimino A.N. Child Abuse Negl. 90, 1-12, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_604530_24>: The narratives provided in this study show that commercial sexual exploitation of children survivors do not often willingly engage in trading sex; rather this decision is influenced by a need to escape familial abuse or they are forced to trade sex by someone whom they share a relationship. (Source: Safetylit).

The MuSeS project: a mixed methods study to increase understanding of the role of settlement and multicultural services in supporting migrant and refugee women experiencing violence in Australia. Vaughan C, Jarallah Y, Murdolo A, Murray L, Quiazon R, Block K, Zannettino L. BMC International Health and Human Rights. ePub, 2019<https://bmcinthealthhumrights.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12914-018-0184-0>: This study develops an in-depth understanding of the current and potential role of settlement and multicultural services in supporting migrant and refugee women experiencing violence in Australia. (Source: BioMed Central).

Violence against Afghan women by husbands, mothers-in-law and siblings-in-law/siblings: Risk markers and health consequences in an analysis of the baseline of a randomised controlled trial. Jewkes R, Corboz J, Gibbs A. PLoS ONE. 4(2), 1-14, 2019<https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0211361>: This study describes patterns and the frequency of mother-in-law and sibling-in-law/sibling physical violence in relation to physical violence from husbands, and to describe risk characteristics and associated health behaviours of women with different abuse exposures. (Source: PLoS ONE).

Lifelong wellbeing for survivors of sex trafficking: collaborative perspectives from survivors, researchers, and service providers. Vatne Bintliff A, Stark C, DiPrete Brown L, Araceli A. Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence. 3(3), 1-50, 2008<https://digitalcommons.uri.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1120&context=dignity>: This article summarizes a collaborative effort by researchers, service providers, and women who have experienced exploitation and trafficking for sex, to inform policy and practice related to care for survivors. (Source: WUNRN).


Prevention Collaborative website<http://prevention-collaborative.org/>: This website offers highly curated searchable database of useful resources for activists, practitioners, researchers, and development partners working to prevent violence against women and children in the home. (Source: Prevention Collaborative).

ECSA website by Lucy Faithfull Foundation<https://ecsa.lucyfaithfull.org/>: This toolkit was designed to help website users understand what is and what is not child sexual abuse and how to prevent it. (Source: Lucy Faithfull Foundation).

Evidence in infographics<https://www.whatworks.co.za/resources/evidence-in-infographics>: New section of the What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) website. Details of VAWG prevention methods as conveyed through infographics. Topics include peer violence amongst children in Pakistan, and VAWG and disability. (Source: What Works Global Programme).



ZonaSegura: Innovative app for violence prevention in Honduras. Jaclyn Shea. 14 February 2019<http://www.svri.org/blog/zonasegura-innovative-app-violence-prevention-honduras>: This blog offers information on how mobile app programmers use technology for violence prevention in Honduras.



Request for Applications<https://www.aids.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/AGYW-TOR-RFA-AFSA-2019-.pdf>: AIDS Foundation South Africa - Prevention Programs for Adolescent Girls and Young Women Global Fund Grant 1 April 2019 - 31 March 2022. Deadline: 21 February 2019.

Call for Applications<https://moremiinitiative.org/2019application/>: 2019 MILEAD Fellows Program for Young African Women Leaders. Deadline: 22 February 2019.

Call for Proposals<https://wft.or.tz/grants/apply-for-a-grant/>: Women Fund Tanzania - Promotion of Women, Girls and Children's Rights in Tanzania. Deadline: 23 February 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.nrf.ac.za/content/knowledge-interchange-and-collaboration-kic-guide-2019>: National Research Foundation - Knowledge, Interchange & Collaboration. Deadline: 28 February 2019.

Call for Applications<https://amplifychange.org/grant-model/opportunity/WD-Opportunity/>: AmplifyChange @ Women Deliver 2019 Opportunity Grant - Inviting Women-led Civil Society Organisations. Deadline: 5 March 2019.

Call for Proposals<https://www.astraeafoundation.org/apply/intersex-human-rights-fund/>: Astraea Lesbian Foundation's Fifth Cycle of Intersex Human Rights Fund. Deadline: 8 March 2019.

Call for Applications<https://apwld.org/call-for-applications-asia-pacific-regional-feminist-legal-theory-and-practice-fltp-training/>: Asia Pacific Regional Feminist Legal Theory and Practice (FLTP) Training. Deadline: 18 March 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.mamacash.org/en/apply-for-a-grant-1>: 2019 Mama Cash Grant Program. Deadline: 31 March 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=312722>: U.S. Department of Justice - National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative. Deadline: 9 April 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=312911>: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and National Institute of Justice - Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Sexual Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Teen Dating Violence, FY 2019. Deadline: 15 April 2019.

Call for Applications<http://www.maypolefund.org/the-grant/>: Maypole Fund - Seeking Applications from Women Groups to Proactively Challenge Patriarchy. Deadline: 30 June 2019.




*         ICGPF 2019: International Conference on Gender, Politics and Feminism, 16-17 April 2019, Cape Town, South Africa<https://waset.org/conference/2019/04/cape-town/ICGPF>: This conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Gender, Politics and Feminism. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered, and solutions adopted in the fields of Gender, Politics and Feminism.

*         Nuestras Voces: National Bilingual Sexual Assault Conference, 2-3 May 2019, Milwaukee, USA<https://nuestrasvocesconf.wixsite.com/artesana>: Learn from leaders in Latinx victim advocacy and sexual violence prevention at Arte Sana's 8th Nuestras Voces conference. This conference brings together different stakeholders to share recent knowledge and information on sexual assault. Register online<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/339R878>.

*         Violence: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference, 15-16 July 2019, Verona, Italy<http://www.progressiveconnexions.net/interdisciplinary-projects/evil/violence/conferences/>: This event seeks to provide a space for inclusive inter-disciplinary dialogues that facilitate a better understanding of violence and strategies for dealing with it in our communities with a view to forming a publication to engender further collaboration and discussion. It offers opportunities for artists, photographers, practitioners, theorists, independent scholars, academics, performers, writers, and others to intermingle, providing platforms for interdisciplinary interactions that are fruitful and conducive to broadening horizons and sparking future projects, collaborations, and connections.

*         International law and justice for victims of the gross human rights violation of sexual and gender-based violence, 27-29 November 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa<https://www.chr.up.ac.za/images/opportunities/conferences/2019/Conference_Saifac_Gender_Violence_A4_Jan_2019.pdf>: This conference seeks to address the central question on whether the current international legal framework provides adequate recourse for victims of sexual and gender-based violence. The call for abstracts is now open and closes on 31 March 2019.

*         Part-time Communications Consultant<https://cofemsocialchange.org/careers/part-time-communications-consultant/>, COFEM, Global (Virtual, Home-based) - Closing date: 15 February 2019.

*         COFEM Graduate Intern (paid, part-time position)<https://cofemsocialchange.org/careers/consultancy-senior-advocacy-consultant-2/>, COFEM, Global (Virtual, Home-based) - Closing date: 15 February 2019.

*         Policy Advisor - Women's Protection and Empowerment<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/policy-advisor-womens-protection-and-empowerment?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, International Rescue Committee, London, UK - Closing date: 22 February 2019.

*         International Head of Mission<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/international-head-mission?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, medica mondiale e.V., Dohuk, Kurdish Region of Iraq - Closing date: 24 February 2019.

*         Director, Gender and Social Inclusion<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/director-gender-and-social-inclusion?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Millennium Challenge Corporation, USA - Closing date: 25 February 2019.

*         Consultancy: Midline Evaluation of DFID's Girls' Access to Education<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/consultancy-midline-evaluation-dfids-girls-access-education?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Plan International UK, flexible - Closing date: 25 February 2019.

*         Johns Hopkins Bloomberg American Health Professorships in Violence Prevention (open rank)<https://apply.interfolio.com/59786>, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.

*         Technical Advisor - Women's Protection and Empowerment<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/technical-advisor-womens-protection-and-empowerment-3?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, International Rescue Committee, New York, USA or London, UK - Closing date: Open until filled.

*         Internship opportunities<https://phr.org/internships-at-phr/>, Physicians for Human Rights, Various locations - Closing date: Open until filled.

*         Physicians for Human Right Open Vacancies<https://phr.org/about/jobs/>, Physicians for Human Rights, Various locations - Closing date: Open until filled.

*         Consultancy: Research Assistant with Legal and Gender expertise<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/consultancy-research-assistant-legal-and-gender-expertise?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia - Closing date: Open until filled.

*         Senior Public-Private Partnership Specialist<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/senior-public-private-partnership-specialist?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, USAID/ India, India - Closing date: Open until filled.

*         Senior Public-Private Partnership Specialist (USAID/India Gender Analysis)<https://careers-banyanglobal.icims.com/jobs/1428/senior-public-private-partnership-specialist-%28usaid-india-gender-analysis%29/job?mobile=false&width=895&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=120&jun1offset=120>, Banyan Global, Washington DC, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.

*         Gender Programme Coordinator<https://www.impunitywatch.org/docs/Gender_Programme_Coordinator.pdf>, Impunity Watch, Netherlands - Closing date: Open until filled.



LGBT community in Chechnya faces 'new wave of persecution': UN human rights experts<https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/02/1032641>, UN News, 13 February 2019.

Ending violence against women and girls in the Sahel: crucial for sustainable development<http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/02/ending-violence-women-girls-sahel-crucial-sustainable-development/>, IPS News, 1 February 2019.

Self-care from the frontlines: women human rights defenders on how they stay motivated to keep fighting<https://wunrn.com/2019/01/self-care-from-the-frontlines-women-human-rights-defenders-on-how-they-stay-motivated-to-keep-fighting/>, WUNRN, 21 January 2019.

women in Argentina are empowered as they speak out against gender violence<http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/12/women-argentina-empowered-speak-gender-violence/>, IPS News, 22 December 2019.


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