[Svrilist] SVRI Update 28 February 2019

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Feb 28 16:11:33 SAST 2019


28 FEBRUARY 2019

                              [cid:image002.jpg at 01D4CF7F.E3D9E050]     SVRI FORUM 2019: TIME IS NOW, 21-25 OCTOBER 2019, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA         [cid:image003.png at 01D4CF7F.E3D9E050]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: SVRI FORUM 2019 BURSARIES<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/>
The SVRI Forum 2019 Organising Committee is delighted to announce the call for applications for SVRI Forum 2019 Bursaries. A limited number of full or partial bursaries are available. This year, the SVRI will support two types of bursaries to the Forum, the Young Professionals Programme<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/young.html> and Open Bursaries<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/open.html>.  Apply online<https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XDP9YF3> 25th March 2019, 11:59pm SAST.

Visit SVRI Forum 2019 Bursaries<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/bursaries.html>, for more information. Queries can be directed to svri.forums at mrc.ac.za<mailto:svri.forums at mrc.ac.za>


Survey: Examining Healing Trajectories for Survivors of Rape and Sexual Assault<https://manoahawaiiss.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3EtYqzHDamy2wbH>: If you are a survivor of sexual assault and/or rape, kindly consider participating in this study exploring the types of therapeutic services and healing practices used by survivors. The study is an anonymous, 30-minute, online survey with an optional follow-up phone interview. The purpose of this study is to increase awareness and understanding of the healing process after sexual violence in order to hopefully improve services for survivors. The survey will be available until March 31, 2019.
If you are interested in participating or would like more information, visit: https://bit.ly/2PWztWd


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.

Multilevel control over sexuality of unmarried adolescent girls and related violence: a qualitative exploration in slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Naved R.T, Khan N.N. J Interpers Violence. ePub, 2019<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30795716>: This study explores the sociocultural expectations around sexuality of unmarried adolescent girls (UAGs), how they interact with ground reality, control, resultant conflicts, violence against UAGs, and the ways UAGs grapple with controlling behaviour and violence. (Source: NCBI).

Youth strategies for positive bystander action in situations of dating and sexual violence: implications for measurement and programming. Lee K.D.M, Edwards K.M, Banyard V.L, Eckstein R.P, Sessarego S.N. J. Interpers. Violence. ePub, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_605700_20>: This study examines bystander action plans of high school youth after their participation in a classroom-based, bystander-focused prevention program, to inform bystander behaviour measurement and programming within the context of domestic violence and sexual violence research and practice. (Source: Safetylit).

Viewing children's exposure to intimate partner violence through a developmental, social-ecological, and survivor lens: the current state of the field, challenges, and future directions. Carlson J, Voith L, Brown J.C, Holmes M. Violence Against Women. 25(1), 6-28, 2019<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30803426>: Using a developmental and social-ecological perspective, this article summarizes the literature examining the effects of intimate partner violence exposure on children, reviews key underlying mechanisms, and suggests the use of a public health prevention approach. (Source: NCBI).

Pilot testing the feasibility of a game intervention aimed at improving help seeking and coping among sexual and gender minority youth: protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Coulter R.W, Sang J.M, Louth-Marquez W, Henderson E.R, Espelage D, Hunter S.C, DeLucas M, Abebe K.Z, Miller E, Morrill B.A, Hieftje K, Friedman M.S, Egan J.E. JMIR Res. Protoc. 8(2), e12164, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_605709_24>: This article describes the protocol for a randomized controlled trial pilot, testing the feasibility and limited efficacy of a game-based intervention for increasing help-seeking-related knowledge, intentions, self-efficacy, behaviours, productive coping skills use, and coping flexibility and reducing health risk factors and behaviours among sexual and gender minority youth. (Source: Safetylit).


Breaking down the barriers: findings from the National Commission on domestic and sexual violence and multiple disadvantage. Armstrong H, Morgan G, Evans V, Fitzpatrick S, Larasi M, Narwal J, Williamson D. AVA & AGENDA. 2019<https://weareagenda.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Breaking-down-the-Barriers-full-report-FINAL.pdf>: This report warns of devastating consequences for women and their families because they are not able to get the support they need. (Source: AVA).

Characterizing male sexual partners of adolescent girls and young women in Mozambique: an intervention to promote data use. Miller W. MEASURE Evaluation, Palladium. 2019<https://www.measureevaluation.org/resources/publications/tr-19-321>: This study characterizes men who have recently engaged in sexual activity with adolescent girls and young women, the relationship dynamics, and factors that influence men's engagement with HIV and AIDS prevention and care services. (Source: MEASURE Evaluation).

Interventions for reducing violence against children in low- and middle-income countries: an evidence and gap map. Pundir P, Saran A, White H, Adona J, Subrahmanian R. The Campbell Collaboration. 2019<https://campbellcollaboration.org/library/reducing-violence-against-children-in-low-and-middle-income-countries.html>: This evidence and gap map will provide an overview of the existing systematic reviews and impact evaluations on the key outcome domains and interventions aimed at reducing violence against children in LMICs using an intervention-outcome framework. (Source: SAMRC).

Women and young persons with disabilities: guidelines for providing rights-based and gender-responsive services to address gender-based violence and sexual and reproductive health and rights. UNFPA. 2018<https://www.womenenabled.org/wei-unfpa/WEI%20and%20UNFPA%20Guidelines%20Disability%20GBV%20+%20SRHR%20FINAL%20November%2028,%202018.pdf>: This document offers practical and concrete guidance on the provision of inclusive and accessible services related to gender-based violence and sexual and reproductive health and rights for women and young persons with disabilities. (Source: WUNRN).



Grooming for domestic abuse: from romance to isolation. Fontes L. 22 February 2019<http://www.svri.org/blog/grooming-domestic-abuse-romance-isolation>: Violent and controlling relationships may begin with overwhelming attention, sweet words and gifts that make future victims close their eyes to the red flags indicating potential abuse.



Call for Applications<https://www.sparksf.org/apply-for-a-grant/>: Spark - Seed and Early Stage Grants to Grassroots Women's Organizations and Initiatives. Deadline: 1 March 2019.

Call for Applications<https://linc.submittable.com/submit>: Lesbians Incorporated - Community Grants Round One 2019. Deadline: 1 March 2019.

Call for Abstracts<https://www.agenda.org.za/call-for-abstracts-southern-feminisms/>: Agenda - Southern Feminisms. Deadline: 18 March 2019.

Call for Proposal<https://www.cfd-ch.org/en/projects/projects-abroad/palestine/call-for-proposal-318.html>: CFD, The Feminist Peace Organisation - Women Economic Empowerment for Social Change (WEESC). Deadline: 20 March 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.womenfundgeorgia.org/ka/WhatWeDo/Grantmaking/3460>: Women's Fund in Georgia - Overcoming Empty Forms of Violence Against Women in the Regions of Georgia. Deadline: 22 March 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/okp-msp-scholarship-gender-mainstreaming-development-programmes?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>: OKP and MSP scholarship for Gender Mainstreaming in Development Programmes. Deadline: 26 March 2019.

Call for Nominations<https://worldofchildren.org/award/nominations/>: 2019 World of Children Award - Awards to Support Life-Changing Work for Children. Deadline: 31 March 2019.

Call for Proposals<https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/europeaid/online-services/index.cfm?ADSSChck=1551164662505&do=publi.detPUB&searchtype=QS&orderby=upd&orderbyad=Desc&nbPubliList=15&page=1&aoref=161946>: European Union - EIDHR Country-Based Support Scheme (CBSS)- Botswana 2018-2019. Deadline: 10 April 2019.

Request for Letters of Inquiry<https://novofoundation.org/ending-violence-against-girls-and-women/strategic-approach/cse/the-life-story-grants/>: NoVo Foundation - Life Story Grants to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation. Deadline: 19 April 2019.

Call for Applications<http://www.feminist-review-trust.com/guidelines/>: 2019 Feminist Review Trust Fund Round 2 - Supporting Projects that transform the Lives of Women. Deadline: 30 April 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.wiisglobal.org/programs/gps-initiative/call-for-applications-2019-next-generation-gps-symposium/>: Women in International Security - 2019 Next Generation GPS Symposium. Deadline: 1 May 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/scrivner?tab=1>: Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants Program - Empirical and Applied Research Focused on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Family Psychology and Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual and Transgender Family Therapy. Deadline: 1 November 2019.




*         Online course: cash and voucher assistance - the fundamentals<https://kayaconnect.org/course/info.php?id=496>: This session will introduce participants to the fundamentals of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and will help them to begin understanding it. No knowledge of CVA is required to do this course, so if you are a complete beginner don't worry, you are in the right place!

*         Introduction to public health digital storytelling webinars, See dates online, 1pm ET<https://www.storycenter.org/public-workshops/ph-intro-to-ds>:  Storytelling can be a valuable tool for public health researchers and practitioners. StoryCenter' story facilitation methods support local community members in sharing first-person narratives and turning them into videos that can be used for training, community mobilization, advocacy, and more. These free, one-hour webinars offer participants a broad introduction to our work in public health, and an understanding of how our public health partnerships work.

*         Webinar: The politics of gender-responsive social protection, 7 March 2019, 1pm GMT<http://socialprotection.org/politics-gender-responsive-social-protection?utm_campaign=840971_ODI%20newsletter%20-%2021%20February%202019&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Overseas%20Development%20Institute&utm_country=&dm_i=4O2W,I0WB,3CD5TA,22XFR,1>: Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in partnership with UK's Department for International Development (DFID) invites you to join this webinar ahead of the Commission on the Status of Women and hear experts debate on how to promote gender-responsive social protection. Register online<https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5926806775823223564>.

*         Workshop: Finance as a tool to address gender-based violence, 25-26 March 2019, Washington DC, USA<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workshop-finance-as-a-tool-to-address-gender-based-violence-washington-dc-tickets-56600535726>: Criterion Institute invites you to join the workshop aiming to deepen the ability of gender experts and activists to use finance as a social change strategy. Register online<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workshop-finance-as-a-tool-to-address-gender-based-violence-washington-dc-tickets-56600535726#tickets>.

*         2019 SAIS Global Women in Leadership Conference, 4 April 2019, Washington DC, USA<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-sais-global-women-in-leadership-conference-tickets-56443344563?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR1rBe1jSpCzTfWyHRhrE28FoZBYZ2az53Zeg3m8Yo5cWXQGkqAWmQOhx-Y>: The 7th annual SAIS Global Women in Leadership conference will bring together a diverse group of voices to share lessons about how to claim and exercise power to effect social change. Participants will engage with leaders from diverse backgrounds, learn strategies to claim their own power, and leave with a deeper understanding of how they can change existing inequalities.

*         University of Michigan School of Nursing Global Summer Institute Conference and Workshop, 10-17 May 2019, Michigan, USA<https://nursing.umich.edu/academics/global-summer-institute>: This short, intensive course will allow participants to gain the skills and knowledge to advance their inquiry in global reproductive and sexual health through a two-day conference followed by a five-day workshop.

*         Senior Program Manager<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/senior-program-manager?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, International Women's Development Agency, Melbourne, Australia - Closing date: 3 March 2019.

*         Consultancy: Staff up-skilling on social and gender norm change<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/consultancy-staff-skilling-social-and-gender-norm-change-0?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Plan International, Flexible - Closing date: 4 March 2019.

*         Finance Manager<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/finance-manager-1?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Geneva, Switzerland - Closing date: 7 March 2019.

*         Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow<https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/odi/vms/e/careers/positions/cDwD4T_AvhdBc2-wYZInBE?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=840971_ODI%20newsletter%20-%2021%20February%202019&utm_country=&dm_i=4O2W,I0WB,3CD5TA,22RUQ,1>, Humanitarian Policy Group, UK - Closing date: 14 March 2019.

*         Monitoring and Evaluation Manager<https://www.nomeansnoworldwide.org/s/NMNW-ME-Manager-Job-Spec_Feb-2019.pdf>, No Means No Worldwide, Washington DC, USA - Closing date: 15 March 2019.

*         Regional Advocacy Associate<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/regional-advocacy-associate?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa, Kampala, Uganda or Flexible - Closing date: 22 March 2019.

*         Director of Communications<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/director-communications-4?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Global Health Corps, New York City, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.

*         Senior/Coordinator - Finance and Operations<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/seniorcoordinator-finance-operations?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault, New York City, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.



How 'good men' can fight toxic masculinity<https://www.huffpost.com/entry/good-men-toxic-masculinity_n_5c76eb05e4b010e7c5637c57>, Huffpost Women, 27 February 2019.

Sexual assault survivors march to end gender violence in India<http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/02/sexual-assault-survivors-march-end-gender-violence-india/>, IPS News, 26 February 2019.

A new study proves the need for both men and women to talk about inequality<https://www.forbes.com/sites/biancabarratt/2019/02/15/a-new-study-proves-the-need-for-both-genders-to-talk-about-inequality/?ss=womenatforbes&utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=social&utm_content=2140852210&utm_campaign=sprinklrForbesWomanTwitter&fbclid=IwAR14op3BUAX9WVUcoZUI9vEuRWpY2yc_4g4AJllvIDeKVglwWRV4l8o-gwc#66357a1220fa>, Forbes, 15 February 2019.

Rising human trafficking takes on 'horrific dimensions': almost a third of victims are children<https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/01/1029912>, UN News, 7 January 2019.


Sexual violence is a global issue that requires coordinated evidence-based responses
The Sexual Violence Research Initiative is hosted by the Medical Research Council, South Africa. The SVRI aims to increase awareness and promote research on sexual violence and its linkages to other forms of violence to influence policy and practice, particularly in low and middle-income countries. To learn more about the SVRI visit our website www.svri.org<http://www.svri.org> or contact us at svri at mrc.ac.za<mailto:svri at mrc.ac.za>.

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