[Svrilist] SVRI Update 21 February 2019

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21 FEBRUARY 2019


JOURNAL ARTICLES
Please note, to obtain a full copy of a journal article you may write to the author given as the contact person by the respective publishing house to request a copy.

Gender role conflict and sexual health and relationship practices amongst young men living in urban informal settlements in South Africa. Closson K, Hatcher A, Sikweyiya Y, Washington L, Mkhwanazi S, Jewkes R, Dunkle K, Gibbs A. Culture, Health & Sexuality. ePub, 2019<https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13691058.2019.1568578?journalCode=tchs20>: In this study, authors assess whether gender role conflict and stress is associated with sexual health and relationship practices amongst young men residing in urban informal settlements in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. (Source: SAMRC).
"It's all about breaking down those barriers...": exploring survivors' perspectives on services and treatment needs following commercial sexual exploitation during childhood. O'Brien J.E, Jordan B, Honeycutt N, Wilsnack C, Davison C.J. Evid. Inf. Soc. Work. ePub, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_604986_24>: This study explores American commercially sexually exploited children (CSEC) victims' and survivors' perspectives regarding CSEC service strengths, weaknesses, and gaps. (Source: Safetylit).

A new approach to assess the capability of health facilities to provide clinical care for sexual violence against women: a pilot study. Dennis M.L, Owolabi O.O, Cresswell J.A, Chelwa N, Colombini M, Vwalika B, Mbizvo M.T, Campbell O.M.R. Health Policy Plann. ePub, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_605450_20>: This study aims to propose a set of signal functions that provide a framework for monitoring the availability of clinical sexual violence services. (Source: Safetylit).

A multi-campus pilot feasibility evaluation of a bystander-based sexual violence prevention program: exploring the influence of drinking behaviours on bystander behaviour. Williams J.L, Rheingold A.A, Shealy J, LaRocque R. J Interpers Violence. ePub, 2019<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30770026>: This study evaluates the impact of a brief, sexual violence prevention program and the moderating effects of heavy alcohol use on program effectiveness, on two diverse campuses. (Source: NCBI).

ICT-based interventions for women experiencing intimate partner violence: research needs in usability and mental health. El Morr C, Layal M. Stud. Health Technol. Inform. 257, 103-109, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_605333_24>: This systematic review summarizes studies in different settings that uses Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to address intimate partner violence. (Source: Safetylit).
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ONLINE RESOURCES
Policy brief: What will it take to prevent interpersonal violence in South Africa? Institute for Security Studies. 2019<https://issafrica.s3.amazonaws.com/site/uploads/policybrief122v2.pdf>: This policy brief is intended to stimulate further discussion and debate among donors, researchers, government departments at all levels, the private sector and practitioners to define a clear way forward for South Africa that draws and builds on the evidence of the nature and scale of interpersonal violence, and effective interventions to prevent it. (Source: ISS).

Towards more effective strategies to prevent violence against women and children: A Prevention Collaborative analysis. Prevention Collaborative. 2019<http://prevention-collaborative.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/PC-Position-Paper-12-pages-FINAL-Low.pdf>: This paper outlines the analysis that informed the founding of the Prevention Collaborative and locates their efforts within the wider violence prevention field. (Source: Prevention Collaborative).

Innocenti research brief: exploring the potential of cash transfers to delay early marriage and pregnancy among youth in Malawi and Zambia. Natali L, Dake F, Peterman A. UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti 2019<https://www.unicef-irc.org/publications/1018-exploring-potential-of-cash-transfers-to-delay-early-marriage-pregnancy-malawi-zambia.html>: This brief summarizes the impacts of two government-run large-scale unconditional cash transfers on outcomes of early marriage and pregnancy among youth in Malawi and Zambia after approximately three years. (Source: UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti).

Working paper: How can cash transfer programmes work for women and children? A review of gender- and child-sensitive design features. Esser A, Bilo C, Tebaldi R. International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth. 2019<http://www.ipc-undp.org/pub/eng/WP178_How_can_cash_transfer_programme_work_for_women_and_children.pdf>: This paper aims to outline good strategies and practices in designing and implementing gender- and child-sensitive cash transfer programmes (CTPs) based on international experience. (Source: International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth).

Agenda 2030 for Children: End Violence Solutions Summit, Stockholm 14 - 15 February 2018, report. Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children<http://end-violence.org/files/End_Violence_Solutions_Summit_Report.pdf>: This report highlights and documents discussions that emerged a year ago during the End Violence Solutions Summit that brought together different stakeholders to share new knowledge and information on how to end violence against children globally. (Source: Global Partnerships to End Violence Against Children).

Thematic report: connecting the dots - supporting the recovery and reintegration of children affected by sexual exploitation. Hargitt K, Di Maio M.A. ECPAT International, International Centre: researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking, University of Bedfordshire. 2017<https://riselearningnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Access-to-Justice-Thematic-Report-Connecting-the-dots.pdf>: This report represents a first attempt to start 'connecting the dots' between primary data and existing literature to help states and service providers better respond to the needs of children affected by CSE. (Source: RISE Learning Learning).
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CAMPAIGNS
Call it what it is campaign<https://4genderjustice.org/call-it-what-it-is-the-survey/>: The Call it what it is campaign calls on the collective strength of civil society to give survivors of sexual violence in conflict a voice in shaping contemporary, victim-centric and contextually relevant guidance to international criminal law practitioners on what makes violence "sexual". The first step of the campaign is to gather input from a broad range of stakeholders, including survivors, NGOs, and experts, on what makes violence sexual, and to provide examples of specific acts of sexual nature.  What do you think makes violence 'sexual'? Complete the survey to help define sexual violence:  Arabic<https://womensinitiatives1.typeform.com/to/XHnT2R>, Bengali<https://womensinitiatives1.typeform.com/to/yCBNtJ>, English<https://womensinitiatives1.typeform.com/to/oPl9ED>, French<https://4genderjustice.org/en-developpant-une-definition-ouvrable-dun-acte-de-violence-sexuelle/>, German<https://womensinitiatives1.typeform.com/to/FHalkU>, Hausa<https://womensinitiatives1.typeform.com/to/MhYHmj>, Korean<https://womensinitiatives1.typeform.com/to/RxlzLn>, Portuguese<https://womensinitiatives1.typeform.com/to/hETpbt>, Russian<https://womensinitiatives1.typeform.com/to/obn0dn> or Spanish<https://4genderjustice.org/desarrollando-una-definicion-operativa-de-un-acto-de-violencia-sexual/>.
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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES & GRANTS

Request for Applications<https://www.positiveactionchallenges.com/challenges/Stigma-Free-Services-for-Sex-Workers.html>: Positive Action Challenges - Sex, Work, Life and HIV: Stigma-Free Services for Sex Workers. Deadline: 8 March 2019.

Call for Proposals<https://esrc.ukri.org/funding/funding-opportunities/gcrf-gender-and-intersectionality-and-education-as-a-driver-of-sustainable-development-network-plus/>: ESRC - Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Network Plus. Deadline: 11 March 2019.

Call for Nominations<https://movement.thekidsrightschangemakers.org/nomination2019>: KidsRights Foundation - Children's Peace Prize 2019. Deadline: 15 March 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=312935>: U.S. Department of State Office, Global Womens Issues - TBD Women in Countering Violent Extremism. Deadline: 1 April 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.planetromeofoundation.org/apply/>: PlanetRomeo Foundation - Emerging LGBTI projects and initiatives. Deadline: 1 April 2019.

15th Call for Proposals<https://eepafrica.org/how-to-apply/15th-call-for-proposals/>: EEP Africa - Promoting Gender Inclusion across the Clean Energy Sector in Southern and East Africa. Deadline: 2 April 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313083>: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor - Addressing Early and Forced Marriage in Morocco. Deadline: 12 April 2019.

Call for Nominations<http://womensection.woman.ch/index.php/en/nomination-letter-guidelines>: Women's Creativity in Rural Life - Call for 2019 Prize Nominations. Deadline: 30 April 2019.

Call for Proposals<https://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/opportunities/portal/screen/opportunities/topic-details/rec-rdap-gbv-ag-2019>: European Commission - Preventing and Combating all forms of Violence against Children, Young People and Women. Deadline: 13 June 2019.
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EVENTS


VACANCIES


*         Webinar: Using story circles to capture local community responses to gender-based violence, 27 February 2019, 10pm-11pm SAST<https://events-na1.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/2356533113/en/events/event/shared/2358249989/event_landing.html?sco-id=2849650514>: In this free, one-hour webinar, StoryCenter's Amy Hill will introduce a simple, community-based process for sharing and capturing poignant personal stories of how people respond to gender-based violence. Register online<https://events-na1.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/2356533113/en/events/event/shared/2358249989/event_landing.html?sco-id=2849650514>.



*         Gender Studies 2019 Conference on Violence, 24-26 October 2019, Helsinki, Finland<https://www.helsinki.fi/en/conferences/gender-studies-2019-conference>: This conference will tackle multiple aspects of violence across the wide multidisciplinary field of gender, sexuality, queer, trans, disability, postcolonial, and critical race studies. The call for abstracts is now open and closes on 31 March 2019.



*         International Conference on Emerging Issues in Economics, Social Sciences, Business Management, Human Rights and Violence, 27-28, December 2019, Male, Maldives<http://institute-sber.com/december-eebv19/>: The Institute of Social Sciences and Business Economics Research invites scholars, scientists, engineers, researchers, practitioners and students to join the conference and share new innovative trends in their respective field (includes gender studies, LGBT, children and youth, etc). This common platform is expected to provide the bases for joint venture among different fields to serve the society in a better way. The call for abstracts is now open and closes on 17 December 2019.



*         HR Intern<http://www.ngopulse.org/opportunity/2019/02/13/save-children-south-africa-hr-intern>, Save the Children South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa - Closing date: 25 February 2019.



*         Programme Manager<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/programme-manager-0>, Shiva Foundation, London, UK - Closing date: 1 March 2019.



*         M&E Technical Officer<https://www.webcruiter.no/WcMain/AdvertViewPublic.aspx?oppdragsnr=4030788611&standalone=1&link_source_id=0&hide_back_button=1&culture_id=EN>, Norwegian Refugee Council, Kabul, Afghanistan - Closing date: 4 March 2019.



*         MEAL - Technical Advisor<https://www.savethechildren.net/careers/apply/details?jid=19023>, Save the Children, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - Closing date: 5 March 2019.



*         Senior Social Development Specialist<https://worldbankgroup.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2089&site=1>, World Bank, Washington D.C, USA - Closing date: 5 March 2019.



*         Child Protection Specialist<https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=519989>, UNICEF, Gaborone, Botswana - Closing date: 13 March 2019.









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NEWS
Sexual harassment endemic for female workers in garment industry, study finds<https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/garment-industry-sexual-harassment-sexism-pregnancy-clothing-human-rights-watch-a8785091.html>, The Independent, 20 February 2019.

How antiquated legal language undermines complainants in cases of sexual assault<https://theconversation.com/how-antiquated-legal-language-undermines-complainants-in-cases-of-sexual-assault-110596?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton>, The Conversation, 11 February 2019.

How ordinary people can heal trauma and transform mental health care<https://apolitical.co/solution_article/how-ordinary-people-can-health-trauma-and-transform-mental-health-care/>, Apolitical, 18 January 2019.

What we can learn from feminists who fund themselves<https://www.awid.org/news-and-analysis/what-we-can-learn-feminists-who-fund-themselves>, AWID News, 15 January 2019.
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Sexual violence is a global issue that requires coordinated evidence-based responses
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