ANROWS invites researchers from across Australia to apply for the Research Priorities 2017-19 Grants. Proposals can be submitted by researchers including those from academic and research institutions and non-government organisations. Partnerships consisting of academic, government and non-government organisations are strongly encouraged, as this promotes and facilitates knowledge transfer and provides better opportunities for research findings to inform policy and practice.
This grants round will support the implementation of the National Plan and reflect the priorities of the Third Action Plan of the National Plan. National Priority Areas for attention in the Third Action Plan are:
Applications will not be accepted after 5pm AEDT 31 March 2017.
More information on the Grant hereLocal: http://anrows.org.au/research-program/grants/current-grants
Violence and Gender, the journal focusing on the understanding, prediction, and prevention of acts of violence, is seeking high quality research on the topic of "women and extreme violence" to publish in the winter issue of 2017.
They are seeking high-quality research articles, perspectives, reviews, and commentaries on the following topics related to women and violence such as:
Deadline for manuscript submission: May 31, 2017
More information hereDate: Jan/26/2017 - May/31/2017
The Paraguayan Center for Population Studies (CEPEP) organizes an international seminar on partner violence studies. Discussions and area of debate for this seminar include but not limited to:
-Aspects and processes of partner violence that have consequences on the health of women;
-Individual, dyadic and social factors that operate in partner violence,
-Mechanisms through which partner violence affects sexual and reproductive health
-Health service needs for women with partner violence.
The Center is calling for paper to be sent before 22nd May 2017.
The seminar will take place on 26th June 2017.
More information here (in Spanish only).Date: Jan/26/2017 - May/22/2017
The Women's World Summit Foundation is pleased to share the Call for nominations for the annual WWSF Prizes for women's creativity in rural life 2017.
The Prize celebrates contributions by rural women leaders and their communities to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - Agenda 2030 - Transforming our world! To-date, 422 prizewinners have been honored with the award since 1994.
The deadlilne for application is 30th April 2017.
Amnesty International is investigating the human rights implications of online violence and harassment against women on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Reddit.
They are looking for stories from women who have experienced violent threats and harassment online specifically related to their gender as well as any other intersecting forms of identity (e.g. race, sexual orientation, religion, gender expression). They want to know how online abuse made women feel and how women dealt with it - did you block users, report to police or companies, get offline, stop posting about certain content? They also want to know what the response was if you reported the online abuse to the police or to the social media companies directly.
Complete the survey here.Local: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YGBB35Z
The International Media Women's Foundation (IMWF) is providing grants that average $5,000 USD for women journalists to pursue international stories of importance through gender-sensitive coverage of underreported topics. The grants will be awarded to cover reporting-related costs.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Funding will be awarded in August, December, and April.
For more information, or to submit an application, click here
The IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories, sponsored by The Secular Society, is a new funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women.
The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) invite you to participate in their Development Marketplace Award Ceremony event:
The Development Marketplace for Innovation on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention will award 10 teams from around the world for the innovative work they lead on the prevention of GBV.
Come and meet award winners, who will discuss their work during the ceremony, with the participation of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, and the World Bank Group Regional Vice Presidents.
A short reception will follow to enable attendees to meet with winners after the event.
Date: April 18, 2017, 2:30-4:00p.m. (ET)
Location: Preston Auditorium, World Bank Headquarters, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC
TO REGISTER CLICK HEREDate: Mar/30/2017 - Apr/18/2017
The Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance – in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Department of Social Services - offers a two-day conference focused on the primary prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence. The theme for this 5th installment of the Building Healthy Futures conference series is Linking Public Health & Activism to Prevent Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence. This conference will showcase innovative prevention projects, activist organizing, and movement strategies that work to shift our culture and empower young people and communities to end violence.
National trainers will address a range of topics focused on best practices and innovations in public health, primary prevention, and movement building work. Ground-breaking Virginia-based prevention initiatives will also be highlighted.
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 12:00AM - Thursday, April 27, 2017
More information and registration here.
Date: Mar/30/2017 - Apr/27/2017
The International Centre (IC): researching child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking (University of Bedfordshire) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are undertaking an international review of evidence relating to participatory methodologies used in research and consultation relating to sexual violence involving children and young people.
They are seeking assistance and information about documents and/or related materials on participatory work with children and young people in research or consultation on sexual violence (or related subjects). This may include journal articles, conference papers or presentations, research reports, project reports, evaluations, websites and existing guides or toolkits - any resources providing examples of relevant methodologies and related insights. They are interested in material from low, medium and high income settings. All evidence included in the review will be fully cited.
Deadline: 30th April 2017
More information hereDate: Mar/30/2017
The goal of this special issue of the Canadian Review of Sociology is to publish high quality texts analyzing sexual violence against children and adolescents committed through Internet (or related information and communication technologies), as well as social, moral and political aspects associated to these crimes.
In this respect, they are looking for: 1) empirically based research on sexual violence against children and adolescents (resulting from online ethnographies, interviews, analysis of qualitative and quantitative data from police, etc.); 2) texts that discuss social, moral and political processes related to this topic; 3) debates and polemics on issues directly related to sexual violence against children and adolescents such as the age of consent, sexuality and autonomy, etc.
Papers should be sent through the Canadian Review of Sociology website https://www.csa-scs.ca/canadian-review/. Deadline: September 1st, 2017
More information hereDate: Mar/30/2017 - Sep/01/2017
MENTOR-VIP is a global injury and violence prevention mentoring programme. It has been developed through the efforts of WHO and a network of global injury prevention experts. Mentoring allows for skills development through exchange of experience between a more skilled or experienced person and a person seeking to develop those skills.
More information and application here.Date: Mar/30/2017 - May/30/2017