[Svrilist] SVRI Update 7 March 2019

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Thu Mar 7 16:10:54 SAST 2019


7 MARCH 2019


Call for Applications: SVRI Forum 2019 Bursaries<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/bursaries.html>:

The SVRI Forum 2019 Organising Committee is accepting applications for SVRI Forum 2019 Bursaries. 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.

SVRI Forum 2019 Early Registration<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/fees.html>:
The SVRI Forum 2019 online registration system<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/fees.html> is now open. In order to benefit from the early registration discounted fee, registration and payment should be made by 31 July 2019. Closing of the online registration system is Monday, 30 September 2019.
Visit SVRI Forum 2019<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/index.html> to learn more.


The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) is proud to support the #BalanceforBetter campaign as part of the International Women's Day 2019<https://www.internationalwomensday.com/Theme>.
The campaign highlights the importance of celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women - while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender balance.
So put your hands out and STRIKE THE #BalanceforBetter POSE and make International Women's Day YOUR day - and do what you can to truly make a positive difference for women everywhere. Find out how here: https://www.internationalwomensday.com/Theme


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.

Envisioning future directions: conversations with leaders in domestic and sexual assault advocacy, policy, service, and research. White J.W, Sienkiewicz H.C, Smith P.H. Violence Against Women. 25(1), 105-127, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_606988_20>: This article delves into the views of 72 leaders in domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy, policy, service, and research to determine their vision for the future direction of the field. (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.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_606991_20>: 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: Safetylit).

Perceptions of community norms and youths' reactive and proactive dating and sexual violence bystander action. Rothman E.F, Edwards K.M, Rizzo A.J, Kearns M, Banyard V.L. Am. J. Community Psychol. ePub, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_606248_20>: This study investigates whether youth perceptions of adults' behaviour and community norms were associated with how frequently youth took action and intervened in dating and sexual violence (DSV) situations or to prevent DSV. (Source: Safetylit).

The dynamics of partner violence and alcohol use in couples: research methods. Burge S.K, Katerndahl D.A, Becho J, Wood R, Rodriguez J, Ferrer R. Violence Vict. 34(1), 136-156, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_607174_20>: This report describes research methods for gathering daily information about patterns of partner violence and alcohol use from couples in near-real time, and addresses recruitment and retention, adherence to study protocol, data validity, and participant safety. (Source: Safetylit).

Preventing gender-based violence among adolescents and young adults: lessons from 25 years of program development and evaluation. Crooks C.V, Jaffe P, Dunlop C, Kerry A, Exner-Cortens D. Violence Against Women. 25(1), 29-55, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_606989_20>: In this article, authors identify some strategies and a call to action for moving the field of gender based violence forward and provide examples from their work with vulnerable youth in a variety of settings. (Source: Safetylit).

Actions speak louder than words: examining the relationship between violent behaviours and bullying victimization among adolescents. Priesman E.R, Wright L.E. Violence Gend. 5(4), 259-263, 2018<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_606220_24>: This research examines the potential influence of traditional and cyberbullying victimization on counts of violent behaviours in a nationally representative adolescent sample. (Source: Safetylit).


Main report: OSCE-led survey on violence against women - Wellbeing and safety of women. OSCE. 2019<https://www.osce.org/secretariat/413237?download=true>: This research examines violence experienced by women in conflict and non-conflict settings, as well as the impact violence has on women, including its lasting consequences. (Source: WUNRN).

Paid domestic and family violence (DFV) leave: Summary of the evidence. Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety. 2019<https://d2rn9gno7zhxqg.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/06233844/Paid-DFV-Leave-Evidence-Summary-ANROWS.pdf>: This document describes the importance of paid domestic violence leave for enabling women experiencing violence to continue to have access to paid employment. (Source: ANROWS).

Can cash transfers in humanitarian contexts help prevent, mitigate, and respond to gender-based violence? A review of the evidence. Women's Refugee Commission, International Rescue Committee. 2019<http://www.cashlearning.org/resources/library/1303-can-cash-transfers-in-humanitarian-contexts-help-prevent-mitigate-and-respond-to-gender-based-violence-a-review-of-the-evidence?keywords=&region=all&country=all&year=all&organisation=all&sector=all&modality=all&language=all&payment_method=all&document_type=all&searched=1>: This report outlines existing evidence on cash transfer programming and the prevention and mitigation of and response to gender based violence in humanitarian settings, and recommends priority areas for future research. (Source: Women's Refugee Commission)

Strengthening and sustaining the primary care response to family violence: A new model: Safer Families Centre of Research Excellence Discussion Paper #2. Hegarty K. Safer Families Centre of Research Excellence. 2018<https://static1.squarespace.com/static/596d8907b3db2b5b22158a4e/t/5bc0143b15fcc0a0e28be156/1539314755693/CRE_SaferFamilies_Discussion+paper2.pdf>: This paper discusses a potential system model, the Sustainable Primary Care Family Violence Model, to address family violence response in primary care. (Source: ANROWS).

Violence against adolescent girls: trends and lessons for East Africa. Global Women's Institute at the George Washington University, GAGE. 2018<https://globalwomensinstitute.gwu.edu/sites/g/files/zaxdzs1356/f/downloads/GWI_Violence%20Against%20Adolescent%20Girls.pdf>: This document explores the unique experiences of adolescent girls by examining the types of gender-based violence affecting this group as well as drivers of this violence, within the frame of high levels of gender inequality in South Sudan. Read the policy brief<https://globalwomensinstitute.gwu.edu/sites/g/files/zaxdzs1356/f/downloads/GWI%20Policy%20Brief%20-%20Violence%20against%20Adolescent%20Girls.pdf> and full report<https://globalwomensinstitute.gwu.edu/sites/g/files/zaxdzs1356/f/downloads/GWI_Violence%20Against%20Adolescent%20Girls.pdf>. (Source: The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children).

Practice brief: training and mentoring community facilitators to lead critical reflection groups. Bartel D. The Prevention Collaborative. 2018<https://prevention-collaborative.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/PRACTICE-BRIEF_Training-and-Mentoring-220818-Low-Res.pdf>: This Practice Brief focuses on the practicalities of recruiting, training and supporting community members to lead and facilitate critical reflection groups on gender, power and violence as part of violence against women prevention programming. (Source: The Prevention Collaborative).



Call for Proposals<https://www.who.int/alliance-hpsr/callsforproposals/citizen-insurance-call-final-web.pdf>: Research on Citizen Responsiveness and Empowerment in Health Insurance Programmes. Deadline: 8 March 2019.

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

Call for Applications<https://www.hivos.org/news/new-fembiobiz-acceleration-program-call-for-applications/>: FemBioBiz Acceleration Program. Deadline: 20 April 2019.

Call for Applications<https://sarweb.org/seminars/campbell-seminar/>: SAR Advanced Seminar - Women and Development in the Global South. Deadline: 30 April 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313483>: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL - Supporting the Rule of Law and or Engaging Men and Boys in Reducing Violence against Women in Lebanon. Deadline: 2 May 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313517>: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL - Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Deadline: 3 May 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313457>: Embassy of the U.S., Islamabad - Combatting GBV and Improving Gender Equality Reporting through Diverse Media Tools. Deadline: 4 May 2019.

Call for Nominations<https://www.henleyglobal.com/press-release-details/gca-nominations/>: Henley & Partners - Nominations Open for Global Citizen Award. Deadline: 5 June 2019.




*         What Works to Prevent Violence? 13 March 2019, New York, USA<https://twitter.com/WhatWorksVAWG/status/1102598767432347650>: Results from DFID's What Works to Prevent Violence Programmes show that violence against women and girls is preventable. This CSW side-event will discuss lessons from rigorous evaluations across 15 countries in Africa and Asia on what works (and doesn't) to prevent violence.

*         Social protection to eliminate violence against girls and women, 13 March 2019, New York, USA<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/social-protection-to-eliminate-violence-against-girls-and-women-tickets-56946198613>: This CSW side-event, co-hosted by World Vision International, Girls Not Brides, End Violence and other partners, will explore the potential for social protection to help prevent and respond to violence against girls and women, review existing evidence and discuss key considerations in the design and implementation of social protection programmes.

*         Feminist perspectives: challenging gender-based violence and structural inequality in the Arab region and beyond, 15 March 2019, New York, USA<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/feminist-perspectives-challenging-gender-based-violence-and-structural-inequality-in-the-arab-tickets-54936857620>: Are you interested in learning about how to articulate and implement feminist-informed approaches to addressing violence against women and girls? Join Coalition of Feminists for Social Change, the Arab Institute for Women at the Lebanese American University, the Global Women's Institute, the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and VOICE as they discuss the Feminist Pocketbook, a new tool to help people working in humanitarian and development settings understand and implement feminist strategies in their work and promote women-centered advocacy, policy and programming efforts.

*         Online Course: Child Protection - Children's Rights in Theory and Practice<https://online-learning.harvard.edu/course/child-protection-childrens-rights-theory-and-practice>: Harvard University is offering a free self-paced online course "Child Protection: Children's Rights in Theory and Practice" on the causes and consequences of child protection failure. Led by Jacqueline Bhabha, Research Director of the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, the course offers a child-centered systems approach to preventing and responding to violence against children. The course is currently open until 15 July 2019.

*         Global Leadership Seminar on Child Protection, July 2019, Beijing<http://gpchildren.com/tgylsocp/>: The seminar will focus on the international legal protection of children, and the Beijing Children's Legal Aid and Research Center is inviting legal experts and advocates to apply to participate. The project will cover international travel expenses and local accommodations in Beijing. The deadline for applications is 31 March 2019.

*         Communication and Strategic Information Unit Manager<http://www.hst.org.za/Pages/Sonke-Gender-Justice-Communication-and-Strategic-Information-(CSI)-Unit-Manager.aspx>, Sonke Gender Justice, Cape Town or Johannesburg, South Africa - Closing date: 15 March 2019.

*         Consultant for Development Justice Video<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/consultant-development-justice-video-part-ii?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development, Flexible - Closing date: 20 March 2019.

*         Senior Vice President, Global Legal Program<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/senior-vice-president-global-legal-program?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Center for Reproductive Rights, Geneva, Switzerland - Closing date: 28 March 2019.

*         Program Associate for Knowledge Management and Technology<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/program-associate-knowledge-management-and-technology?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Women's Learning Partnership, Bethesda, USA - Closing date: Open until filled.

*         Director of Partnerships<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/director-partnerships-0?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, Global Health Corps, New York, USA / Kigali, Rwanda / Lilongwe, Malawi / Kampala, Uganda / Lusaka, Zambia - Closing date: Open until filled.



The future women want: free of violence<http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/03/future-women-want-free-violence/>, IPS News, 6 March 2019.

Explainer: what does 'intersectionality' mean?<https://theconversation.com/explainer-what-does-intersectionality-mean-104937?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20February%2027%202019%20-%201246311505&utm_content=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20February%2027%202019%20-%201246311505+CID_ee5b29a9ac3cb4263460cbc79cf7e4be&utm_source=campaign_monitor&utm_term=Explainer%20what%20does%20intersectionality%20mean> The Conversation, 26 February 2019.

Case study: Raising Voices, Changing Power<http://untf.unwomen.org/en/news-and-events/stories/2019/02/raising-voices-changing-power>, UN Women News, 25 February 2019.

Explainer: what's at stake in Kenyan court case on gay rights<https://theconversation.com/explainer-whats-at-stake-in-kenyan-court-case-on-gay-rights-112317>, The Conversation, 22 February 2019.


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