‘Being Heard’ project - Call for evidence: participatory approaches to children and young people’s involvement in research and consultation addressing sexual violence

The International Centre (IC) in partnership with Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) are researching child sexual exploitation, violence, and trafficking (University of Bedfordshire. They 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 request 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.

Meanwhile, if you are aware of relevant work which has been undertaken (or is being undertaken) but is not yet published, the research team would also be pleased to hear from you. In addition to the call for evidence, they will also undertake several key informant interviews and host a data gathering workshop at the SVRI Forum 2017, in Rio, 18th September 2017.

Deadline: The deadline for the call for evidence is: 30th April 2017 Contact: To share examples of work or if you have any further questions about this work, please contact: Dr. Silvie Bovarnick/ Silvie.bovarnick@beds.ac.uk

Outputs: The research review aims to support the development of future guidance for researchers and a report on the findings from this review will be published in early 2018.