Intimate partner violence (IPV)includes physical violence, sexual violence, sexual violence, stalking and psychological aggression (including coercive tactics) by a current or former intimate partner (Breiding et al., in press).
An intimate partner is a person with whom one has a close personal
relationship that may be characterized by the partners' emotional connectedness, regular contact, ongoing physical contact and sexual behavior, identity as a couple, and familiarity and knowledge about each others' lives; however, the relationship need not involve all of these dimensions (Breiding etal,.
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FY 2015 Request for Concept Notes for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees and Other Vulnerable Populations in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey, and Iraqi Refugees in SyriaAdditional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible Project Directors/Principal Investigators (PDs/PIs).
Individuals with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research are invited to work with their institution/organization to develop an application for support.
To be considered eligible for this announcement, the applicant must provide: Documentation that the Principal Investigator and/or Co-Principal Investigator (if applicable) have prior experience conducting empirical research with direct relevance to the focus area addressed in the application as evidenced by at least one relevant first-authored, peer-reviewed journal article (as described below).
Applicants should clearly identify the relevant publications in their SFS 424 Biographical Sketch.
Prior experience evaluating the effects of structural, economic, environmental, or policy approaches to preventing violence or related outcomes (e.g., crime) at the community-level and experience conducting research or evaluation on IPV and/or SV is required.
Experience requirements may be demonstrated through the combined experiences of a Principal and Co-Principal Investigator.
Documentation of effective and well-defined working relationships with any organization and/or outside entities expected to participate in the proposed research that will ensure implementation and sustainability of the proposed activities.
This should be evidenced by letters of support or memoranda of understanding detailing the nature and extent of the involvement from the performing organization and outside entities.
The letters of support or memoranda of understanding should include detailed information about the nature of existing relationships.
They should also include the anticipated extent of involvement and scope of work to which the organization is willing to commit (include in the appendices).
Documentation that the research team will have necessary access to all data intended for use in the proposed project that will be obtained from community agencies or partnerships (e.g., arrest statistics from police agencies, statistics from universities on sexual assault).
Documentation of the overall match between the proposed objectives as described in the applicants abstract and the Research Objectives of this FOA as described in Section I under the heading, Research Objectives. Applicants should clearly indicate whether they are proposing to evaluate a strategy primarily intended to reduce rates of IPV, SV, or both IPV and SV.
Proposals will be considered nonresponsive if they do not meet the responsiveness criteria specified in this announcement. Full Opportunity Web Address:Contact: Agency Email Description: Agency Email:
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