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Day(s)
from 15/Jun to 20/Oct

8th Milestones of a Global Campaign for Violence Prevention Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, 19-20 October 2017

 The Canadian Government and the Public Health Agency of Canada is hosting the 8th Milestones meeting: Translating Sustainable Development Goal violence prevention targets into national and local action. The meeting is strictly by invitation only, and places are limited.

To receive a formal invitation, please register. Draft agenda available online

Date: Jun/15/2017 - Oct/20/2017
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Day(s)
from 30/Jun to 27/Oct

2nd Annual Technology Summit - Safety and VAW - 26/27 October, Melbourne, Australia

WESNET is pleased to announce the date of their 2nd Annual Technology Safety Summit, which will be held 26-27 October 2017, in Melbourne. The Summit will bring together national and international experts on technology safety and violence against women. This year’s Summit will span two days and focus on presentations and workshops that range from emerging issues such as image-based abuse to cutting edge technology, such as internet of things and smart technology.

More information here.

Local: https://techsafety.org.au/techsummit/
Date: Jun/30/2017 - Oct/27/2017
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Day(s)
from 01/Jul to 01/Dec

Call for Papers - The prevention of sexual abuse and violence – 1st December 2017

The Journal of Sexual Agression is seeking submissions on current developments in the prevention of sexual abuse and violence.

While all submissions will be considered, the following topics are of particular interest:

  • Preventing sexual abuse and violence in the education sector (schools through to colleges and universities)
  • What works in the engagement of communities in preventing sexual abuse and violence
  • The prevention of sexual abuse and violence perpetrated by young people
  • Latest developments in the prevention of sexual abuse and violence online
  • How to evaluate and effectively use evaluation in the prevention of sexual abuse and violence
  • A critical review of prevention learning and evidence development over the last decade.

Manuscript submissions will be considered starting as soon as possible, continuing on a rolling basis until 1 December 2017 or sooner if the edition has accepted a sufficient number of papers before then.

Local: http://explore.tandfonline.com/cfp/beh/journal-call-for-papers-prevention-of-sexual-abuse-and-violence
Date: Jul/01/2017 - Dec/01/2017
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Day(s)
from 13/Jul to 19/Nov

Women World Summit: launch of the campaign to Prevent and End Violence Against Children and Youth

Women's World Summit Foundation is happy to inform you of the online launch of the 7th edition of their annual Campaign Kit,19 Days of Activism for prevention of violence against children and youth 1-19 November 2017. They have linked their Call to Action to the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030, which went into effect as of 2016. You are invited to register your planned activities online, which they will publish on their website for all other coalition members to see and be inspired by your programs.

Local: http://19days.woman.ch/index.php/en/
Date: Jul/13/2017 - Nov/19/2017
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Day(s)
from 01/Aug to 26/Oct

10th UNESCO Youth Forum Paris (25-26 October 2017)

The Forum will bring together expert youth from all regions of the world to discuss pertinent issues related to UNESCO fields of competence that they will identify during a preparatory phase earlier in the year. During the forum, a series of recommended actions and priorities will be drafted to guide UNESCO’s youth actions for the next biennium.

When, local time: Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, 26 October 2017 - 6:00pm

 Where: France, Paris

Local: http://en.unesco.org/events/10th-unesco-youth-forum
Date: Aug/01/2017 - Oct/26/2017
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Day(s)
from 25/Aug to 30/Nov

Invitation: Silent Tears Project - Exhibition on VAW with disability and women who acquire disability as a result of violence

Silent Tears is a multi-media exhibition by internationally renowned photographer Belinda Mason, and artists with disability, Dieter Knierim, Margherita Coppolino and Denise Beckwith. The power of this exhibition lies within the stories shared by the participants who are women with disability who have been subjected to violence and women who have acquired their disability caused by violence.

 The international component of Silent Tears, which is due for completion in 2017, will include the stories of 25 women with disability who come from five continents and 20 countries. Participants to date come from Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Guatemala, Mexico, Ecuador, Canada, Ghana, Mali, Pakistan, Samoa, USA, South Africa, India and Korea.

Please see more information here.

Local: http://silenttears.com.au/become-a-participant/
Date: Aug/25/2017 - Nov/30/2017
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Day(s)
from 01/Sep to 14/Nov

EU call for proposals: Preventing and combating gender-based violence and violence against children

For the purposes of this call, the European Union (EU) defines gender based violence (GBV) as violence directed against a person because of that person's gender or as violence that affects persons of a particular gender disproportionately. The EU calls for proposals to prevent GBV; and Protect and support for victims of gender-based violence and violence against children, including through tackling under-reporting and promoting multi-disciplinary cooperation among relevant professionals.

Deadline: 14 November 2017

More information here.

Local: http://www.svri.org/news/eu-call-proposals-preventing-and-combating-gender-based-violence-and-violence-against-children
Date: Sep/01/2017 - Nov/14/2017
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Day(s)
from 01/Sep to 17/Nov

UNFPA Award - Bosnia and Herzegovina (17th November)

The award has been instituted to acknowledge the commendable efforts undertaken in BiH that challenge dominant social stereotypes, deconstructing prejudices against marginalized groups or for significant contribution in advancing rights of people in one of the four key UNFPA priority areas:

1. Sexual and reproductive health;
2. Adolescents and youth (sexual and reproductive health);
3. Gender equality and women’s empowerment with focus on conflict-related sexual violence;
4. Population dynamics with focus on ageing.

Deadline of submission 17th November.

More information here

Local: http://ba.unfpa.org/en/submission/unfpa-award-overview
Date: Sep/01/2017 - Nov/17/2017
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Day(s)
from 01/Sep to 14/Nov

3rd Annual National Family and Domestic Violence Conference - Sydney (13-14th November 2017)

The 3rd Annual National Family and Domestic Violence Conference will be held from Monday 13th – Tuesday 14th November, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Plaza in Sydney.

Family and domestic violence reaches every level of Australian society, and so this year, we will do the same. The 2017 National Family and Domestic Violence Conference will put a new focus on:

  • Business: examining standout companies leading the way, and the importance of the workplace in violence prevention and support.
  • Technology: through key experts in the field we will look at the developing roll of technology, the inherent threats, how it can facilitate abuse, how to protect yourself, and how it can help.

More information accessible here.

Local: https://www.informa.com.au/event/national-family-domestic-violence-summit/
Date: Sep/01/2017 - Nov/14/2017
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Day(s)
from 01/Sep to 08/Dec

Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology conference - (5/8 December, Canberra)

Don’t miss your opportunity to present at the 30th annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology conference, 5–8 December at QT Canberra. Submission of abstracts is now open. Celebrating 50 years of ANZSOC, the 2017 conference theme is ‘Acknowledging the past, imagining the future’. The conference will bring together academics, researchers, students, policy makers and practitioners from across the criminology and criminal justice field to share knowledge and insights from criminology’s rich traditions, its vital current contributions and its emerging future. Family Violence is one of the 15 general themes for the conference

To find out more about submitting an abstract visit the conference website. Submissions close 30 June 2017

Local: http://www.anzsoc2017.com.au/
Date: Sep/01/2017 - Dec/08/2017
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Day(s)
from 04/Sep to 06/Dec

Stop Domestic Violence Conference, Melbourne Australia (4-6 December 2017)

The 3rd STOP Domestic Violence Conference Australia will be held at Rydges Melbourne from Monday 4 – Tuesday 5 December, followed by half day workshops on Wednesday 6 December 2017.

This year the conference will embark on the theme of ‘Domestic Violence Does Not Discriminate’ with nine featured speakers and over 50 expert stream/ workshop presenters.  The conference aims to provide a platform for a unified national voice on ending domestic violence.

More information accessible here.

Local: https://stopdomesticviolence.com.au/
Date: Sep/04/2017 - Dec/06/2017
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Day(s)
from 10/Sep to 29/Nov

19th Ending Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Conference (29th November 2017)

Event Date
Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 12:00AM

Conference focus areas include: sexual assault, domestic violence, child victims, dismantling racism, human trafficking, primary prevention, anti-oppression & intersectionality, leadership/nonprofit management, self-care.

Information and registration here.

Local: https://kcadv.org/annual-conference/details
Date: Sep/10/2017 - Nov/29/2017
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Day(s)
from 14/Sep to 25/Oct

Calls for Proposals by the European Commission: Promoting Gender Equality and Women's and Girls' empowerment in developing countries - 25th October

The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to gender equality and women's and girls' empowerment in developing countries. Specifically, it seeks to reinforce the technical and financial capacity of local civil society organisations (CSOs) to foster rights of women and girls living in developing countries with high prevalence of violence against women and countries affected by forgotten crisis.

For more information click here

All submissions should be sent by 25th October 2017.

Local: https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/mexico_en/31511/Calls%20for%20Proposals%20and%20Tenders%20on%20Gender%20Equality
Date: Sep/14/2017 - Oct/25/2017
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Day(s)
from 15/Sep to 16/Nov

Conference - What About Sexual Violence? Where to from here? (15-16 November) Victoria, Australia

This conference examines the state of services, policy and research into sexual violence in Australia.

Venue:  RMIT University, Swanston Academic Building
Start Date:  Wednesday, 15th November 2017
End Date:  Thursday, 16th November 2017
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

 

Local: https://anrows.org.au/events/stakeholder-events/what-about-sexual-violence-where-here
Date: Sep/15/2017 - Nov/16/2017
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Day(s)
from 19/Sep to 19/Oct

Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Conference - October 18-19, 2017, London

A conference for policy makers, mental health, justice and social service professionals involved in the prevention, assessment, management, and safety planning for domestic violence and domestic homicide, particularly those working with Indigenous, rural, remote, northern, immigrant and refugee populations, and children exposed to domestic violence.

More information here.

Local: http://cdhpi.ca/canadian-domestic-homicide-prevention-conference
Date: Sep/19/2017 - Oct/19/2017
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Day(s)
from 11/Oct to 21/Nov

Engaging Men and Boys in Gender Equality Programming - 11 October-21 November 2017

This e-learning course introduces participants to principles, strategies, normative frameworks and policy approaches on engaging men and boys on gender equality. Examining critical concepts such as masculinity, patriarchy and intersectionality, the course discusses why a holistic approach is central to achieving gender equality and explores the relationship between gender equality, sustainable development and human rights. 

Week 1: Men, masculinities and gender – key concepts and normative/legal framework
Week 2: Opportunities and challenges of engaging men and boys in gender equality programming
Week 3: Gender-based violence
Week 4: Sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS
Week 5: Domestic work and caregiving
Week 6: Lessons learned and the way ahead

DEADLINE 1st September 2017

More information and registration here.

Local: http://www.hrea.org/learn/elearning/engaging-men/
Date: Oct/11/2017 - Nov/21/2017
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