[Svrilist] SVRI Update 20 March 2019

Sexual Violence Research Initiative svri at mrc.ac.za
Wed Mar 20 15:27:52 SAST 2019


20 MARCH 2019


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.

Prevalence and health outcomes of domestic violence amongst clinical populations in Arab countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hawcroft C, Hughes R, Shaheen A, Usta J, Elkadi H, Dalton T, Ginwalla K, Feder G. BMC Public Health. 19(1), 315, 2019<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30885168>: This review provides Arab regional evidence which could be used to inform the development of healthcare interventions and policies to reduce domestic violence. (Source: NCBI).
Why women are not talking about it: reasons for nondisclosure of sexual victimization and associated symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression. Carson K.W, Babad S, Brown E.J, Brumbaugh C.C, Castillo B.K, Nikulina V. Violence Against Women. ePub, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_608447_20>: This online study identifies four reasons for nondisclosure of sexual victimization, and they are: shame, minimization of experience, fear of consequences, and privacy. (Source:Safetylit).

Associations between child maltreatment and adolescents' health-related quality of life and emotional and social problems in low-income families, and the moderating role of social support. Lo C.K, Ho F.K, Yan E, Lu Y, Chan K.L, Ip P. J. Interpers. Violence. ePub, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_608343_24>: This study examines the associations between different types of child maltreatment and health-related quality of life and emotional and social problems in adolescents; and examines the moderating effect of social support on those associations. (Source: Safetylit).

Effectiveness of the Communities Care programme on change in social norms associated with gender-based violence (GBV) with residents in intervention compared with control districts in Mogadishu, Somalia. Glass N, Perrin N, Marsh M, Clough A, Desgroppes A, Kaburu F, Ross B, Read-Hamilton S. BMJ Open. ePub, 2019<https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30872541>:  This paper presents the findings from the evaluation of the initial implementation of Communities Care programme on change in harmful social norms with residents in intervention districts compared with control districts in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Source: NCBI).

An integrated, trauma-informed care model for female survivors of sexual violence: the engage, motivate, protect, organize, self-worth, educate, respect (empower) clinic. Ades V, Wu S.X, Rabinowitz E, Chemouni Bach S, Goddard B, Pearson Ayala S, Greene J. Obstet. Gynecol. ePub, 2019<https://www.safetylit.org/citations/index.php?fuseaction=citations.viewdetails&citationIds%5B%5D=citjournalarticle_608423_20>: This study outlines some of the unique considerations for treating female survivors of sexual violence relating to taking a patient history, conducting the physical and gynaecologic examinations, ensuring confidentiality, and managing legal issues. (Source: Safetylit).

Canadian Woman Studies: Women's Human Rights. 33, 1-2, 2018-2019<https://cws.journals.yorku.ca/index.php/cws/issue/view/2149>: This feminist journal has been publishing for 40 years. This special edition on Women's Human Rights issue has been published in honour of the 25th anniversary of the UN Vienna Declaration recognizing that women's right are human rights. Please note that on page 143 Jeanne Sarson and MacDonald have a chapter included entitled, Having Non-State Torture Recognized by the UN and Member States as an Infringement of Women's Human Rights Is Imperative. (Source: Persons Against Non-State Torture).

The mental health of people doing qualitative research: getting serious about risks and remedies. Clark A.M, Sousa B.J. International Journal of Qualitative Methods Volume. 17, 1-3, 2018<https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1609406918787244>: This article discusses risks, silence, and stigma that exists around qualitative research and mental health. (Source: SAGE Journals).


Alone and unsafe: children, migration, and sexual and gender-based violence. International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. 2019<https://riselearningnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/181126-AloneUnsafe-Report-EN-web.pdf>: This report explores gender based violence experienced by separated and unaccompanied children who are on the move, including those traveling alone. (Source RISE Learning Network).

Gender integration and gender-based violence prevention and response: training manual. Messner L.A, Odukoya G, Osakue E, Otive-Igbuzor D, Santillán, Byrne S. Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation (AIDSFree) Project. 2018<https://encompassworld.com/resources/gender-integration-and-gender-based-violence-prevention-and-response-training-manual>:  This training manual aims to increase implementing partners' capacity to design and implement interventions that are gender-aware and gender-transformative, and prevent and respond to gender-based violence. (Source: Global Women's Institute).

"It's happening to our men as well": Sexual violence against Rohingya men and boys. Women's Refugee Commission. 2018<https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/gbv/resources/1664-its-happening-to-our-men-as-well>: The findings and recommendations in this report aim to help humanitarian agencies improve protection mechanisms and strengthen services for at-risk men and boys and male sexual violence survivors in Cox's Bazar. Report is available in Bangla<https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/gbv/resources/document/download/1667>, Burmese<https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/gbv/resources/document/download/1668> and English<https://wrc.ms/2JOExqi>. (Source: Women's Refugee Commission).

Child marriage around the world. Girls Not Brides<https://www.girlsnotbrides.org/where-does-it-happen/?fbclid=IwAR3McU7XIdvVxL_pPi9yau-7litxmYwL-VvBpeKImCqAzB4Z20LcxOletgw>: Child marriage is a global problem that cuts across countries, cultures, religions and ethnicities. Explore Girls Not Brides' interactive world map to learn more about child marriage in countries around the world. (Source: Girls Not Brides).

Lessons from Literature<http://www.lessonsfromliterature.org/>: This innovative resource is helping teachers incorporate violence prevention lessons into existing curricula. Developed by Futures Without Violence, formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund, and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Lessons from Literature is a free online resource that gives English teachers a framework to use the novels, poems, plays and stories they are already teaching to help their students build healthy, non-violent relationships. (Source: Prevent Connect).



Igniting change: Shifting harmful gender norms in the Pacific. Soni T, Honda T, Homan S, Leung L. 18 March 2019<http://www.svri.org/blog/igniting-change-shifting-harmful-gender-norms-pacific>: This blog post profiles Oxfam's Safe Families program aimed at transforming harmful gender norms in the Solomon Islands.



Call for Applications<http://www.svri.org/forums/forum2019/bursaries.html>: SVRI Forum 2019 Bursaries. Deadline: 25 March 2019.

23rd Call for Proposals<https://www.fcmujeres.org/en/convocatoria-abierta/>: Fondo Centroamericano de Mujeres - Groups Led by Young Women, Disabled Women and Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Queer Women. Deadline: 30 March 2019.

Request for Proposals<http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=54111>: UN Women - Promotion and Support for Gender Equality Measures Among the Private Sector in Georgia. Deadline: 2 April 2019.

Call for Proposals<http://eca.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2019/03/call-for-proposals-strengthening-the-resilience-of-refugee-women-in-turkey>: UN Women Europe and Central Asia - Social and Economic Stabilization and Strengthening the Resilience of Refugee Women and Adolescent Girls in Turkey. Deadline: 12 April 2019.

Call for Applications<https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313761>: U.S. Mission to South Africa - Academy for Women Entrepreneurs. Deadline: 15 April 2019.

Call for Proposals<https://international.gc.ca/world-monde/funding-financement/cfli-fcil/2019/australia-australie.aspx?lang=eng>: High Commission of Canada in Australia - Canada Fund for Local Initiatives - Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Nauru, Republic of Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. Deadline: 22 April 2019.

Call for Applications<https://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/challenge/data-science-approaches-improve-maternal-and-child-health-africa>: Grand Challenges Africa - Data Science Approaches to Improve Maternal and Child Health in Africa. Deadline: 26 April 2019.

Call for Proposals<http://www.7genfund.org/thriving-women>: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples - Thriving Women projects that nurture and support the safety, health and vitality of Indigenous women, girls and families. Deadline: 7 June 2019.

Call for Papers<http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/_uploads/ghs/GHS_cfp_activism.pdf>: Girlhood Studies - An Interdisciplinary Journal - Activism Networks by, for, and with Girls and Young Women. Deadline: 15 June 2019.

Call for Applications<https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/senior-research-fellowships>: Wellcome Trust - Senior Research Fellowships Program 2019. Deadline: 25 July 2019.




·         Online course: Focus on rights and gender equality in policies, programs and projects (website in Spanish)<http://portal.portaleducoas.org/es/cursos/enfoque-derechos-igualdad-g-nero-en-pol-ticas-programas-proyectos?lang=en>: This course will contribute to the strengthening of the capacities of people and different types of institutions to provide follow-up and compliance with international and inter-American political commitments, ensure guarantees and protect women's human rights and gender equality.

·         Engaging local faith actors in urban response (Urban webinar #19), 28 Mach 2019, 13:00 - 14:30 GMT<https://www.alnap.org/events-sohs/engaging-local-faith-actors-in-urban-response-urban-webinar-19?utm_source=JLI+website+signups&utm_campaign=695f113b0d-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_03_14_08_53&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_17f3b763b6-695f113b0d-517152845>: This webinar will bring together a panel of speakers from ALNAP and JLI Member organisations, to share experiences engaging local faith actors in urban response, and to answer questions from the audience. Register online<https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2206097910470775565>.

·         Film screening: Roll Red Roll, 3 April 2019, Washington DC, USA<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-roll-red-roll-tickets-55750159227>: Roll Red Roll follows the assault of a teenage girl by members of the beloved high school football team and goes behind the headlines to uncover the deep-seated and social media fueled "boys will be boys" culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America by creating conversation around rape culture, bystander intervention, and community accountability. The film screening will be followed by discussion and Q&A.

·         Women's Leadership Program: Strategies for Accelerating Impact, Influence and Advancement, 3-5 April 2019, USA<https://cepl.cps.gwu.edu/womens-leadership-program>: This interactive 3-day program, presented by The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership, is designed for women leaders in the private and public sectors who aspire to positions of greater influence and impact or have been identified as high-potential in their organizations. Participants will have the opportunity to network and build community with guest speakers and participating women leaders throughout the three days. Apply online<https://cepl.cps.gwu.edu/womens-leadership-program-application-form>.

·         Donor Engagement Associate<https://www.girlsnotbrides.org/about-girls-not-brides/jobs/#donor-engagement-associate>, Girls Not Brides, London, UK - Closing date: 22 March 2019.

·         Africa Team Assistant<https://www.girlsnotbrides.org/about-girls-not-brides/jobs/#africa-team-assistant>, Girls Not Brides, Nairobi, Kenya - Closing date: 22 March 2019.

·         Asia Team Assistant<https://www.girlsnotbrides.org/about-girls-not-brides/jobs/#asia-team-assistant>, Girls Not Brides, New Delhi, India - Closing date: 25 March 2019.

·         Assistant in the Latin America and the Caribbean Team<https://www.girlsnotbrides.org/about-girls-not-brides/jobs/>, Mexico City, Mexico - Closing date: 25 March 2019.

·         Senior Operations Coordinator<https://www.girlsnotbrides.org/about-girls-not-brides/jobs/#senior-operations-coordinator>, Girls Not Brides, Location not Specified - Closing date: 27 March 2019.

·         Social Media Coordinator<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/social-media-coordinator-1?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, JASS (Just Associates), Washington DC or New York, USA - Closing date: 31 March 2019.

·         Senior Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean<https://www.girlsnotbrides.org/about-girls-not-brides/jobs/>, Girls Not Brides, Latin American country - Closing date: 11 April 2019.

·         Coordinator - Women Protection and Empowerment<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/coordinator-women-protection-and-empowerment?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, International Rescue Committee, Aden, Yemen - Closing date: 14 April 2019.

·         Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer - Women's Voice and Leadership Caribbean<https://www.awid.org/get-involved/monitoring-evaluation-and-learning-officer-womens-voice-and-leadership-caribbean?utm_source=JobEmail&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Job>, MATCH International Women's Fund, Ottawa, Canada - Closing date: 31 March 2019.



R. Kelly case spotlights abuse of girls in the era of #MeToo<https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/r-kelly-case-spotlights-abuse-of-girls-in-the-era-of-metoo/2019/03/18/84d1f1e6-4933-11e9-8cfc-2c5d0999c21e_story.html?utm_term=.b091cb744960>, The Washington Post, 18 March 2019.

Botswana joins list of African countries reviewing gay rights<https://theconversation.com/botswana-joins-list-of-african-countries-reviewing-gay-rights-113586?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20March%2018%202019%20-%201261811686&utm_content=Latest%20from%20The%20Conversation%20for%20March%2018%202019%20-%201261811686+CID_0328fd968afbb34fb34316549b20cf14&utm_source=campaign_monitor_africa&utm_term=Botswana%20joins%20list%20of%20African%20countries%20reviewing%20gay%20rights>, The Conversation, 18 March 2019.

UN will do 'utmost to prevent and mitigate any risk of violence' in DR Congo, pledges Mission chief<https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/03/1034911>, UN News, 18 March 2019.

Croats protest against domestic violence<http://news.trust.org/item/20190316122716-4qxub/>, Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 16 March 2019.


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