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
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
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
The goal of the Conference on Crimes Against Women is to provide practical instruction, using current information, the newest ideas and most successful intervention strategies, to those professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against women.
The conference is conducted for the sole purpose of providing training to only those people employed by governmental or non-profit agencies in the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, social work, victim's advocacy, therapy, probation/parole, campus safety and medicine who work directly with victims of crime.
Date : May 22-25, 2017 - Sheraton Hotel, Dallas, Texas
More information here.Local: http://www.conferencecaw.org/
The Global Female Leaders Summit brings together high-achieving leaders from all over the world. It gives focus to new ways of thinking and presents aspects we think we already understand from a new and unfamiliar perspective. This summit enables women to start a dialogue; women who shape their societies and their organisations – women who make their mark.
The Global Female Leaders Summit covers a wide range of aspects, from the vital questions of the world economy to initiatives which demonstrate exemplary actions in times of crisis. It directs attention to new markets and fields of action for companies and regions, enables the joint exploration of visions and strategies, and extends the boundaries of previous knowledge.
Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, May 9, 2017 (All day)
More information here.Local: http://www.global-leaders-summits.com/summit/global-female-leaders/about
The United Nations Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Ms. Karima Bennoune, is inviting all relevant stakeholders to contribute to a consultation on the impact of fundamentalism and extremism on the cultural rights of women.
Please send submissions electronically no later than 19 May 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the email title: “Submission to study on impact of fundamentalism and extremism on women’s cultural rights”.
More information on the call here.Local: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/CulturalRights/Pages/Callsubmissions2017GAreport.aspx
The Gender, Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) within the Department of Global Heath at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow for the LINEA II initiative. This is an exciting opportunity within a vibrant multidisciplinary group with an international research portfolio, of which LINEA II is a key component. The Gender, Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) focuses on intervention-based research on the extent, causes and consequences of gender-based violence.
Closing date for applications: 22 May 2017.
More information here.
Date: Apr/26/2017 - May/22/2017
The program is a two-week experiential, interactive leadership development and networking program that will be held from September 25th– October 6th, 2017 in Washington, DC; Chicago, IL; and Dallas, TX. They are currently accepting applications from emerging and established women leaders who have demonstrated an interest in and ability to mentor other women and girls and to engage in a broader network of women leaders. The program will cover the costs of travel, accommodations, and meals throughout the course of the two-week exchange for the selected group of fellows.
The online application will be open until 11:59 PM (EST) on May 19, 2017.
More information and application here.Local: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3390380/2017-Global-Freedom-Exchange-Nomination-Application-Form
Raising Voices and CEDOVIP are pleased to announce a new course and webinar to introduce, and prepare organizations for implementing, SASA!
This webinar will introduce the four core principles of SASA! provide information on the practicalities of implementing, and give suggestions on how to budget and write proposals for SASA! programming.
The webinar will take place on May 2nd, 2017 at 3pm, East African time.
To sign up for the webinar please email your name, name of your organization, position held and contact details to email@example.com.
More information here.Local: http://raisingvoices.org/activism/institutional/#tabs-212-0-2
This web conference will explore strategies to mobilize men and boys in prevention, referencing the evidence base and on-the-ground work including Coaching Boys Into Men and other innovative community efforts. Learn from practitioners already building alliances with men and bring your ideas as we critique patriarchal norms and explore opportunities to promote healthy masculinities.
EASTERN (EST/EDT)2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
More information here.Local: http://www.preventconnect.org/2017/04/healthy-masculinities-mobilizing-men-and-boys-to-foster-positive-gender-norms/
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a report from the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) that includes national and state-level findings from data collected from 2010-2012 on sexual violence, intimate partner violence and stalking. In the web conference, CDC will describe the findings of the report. We will then explore the implications for prevention of domestic violence and sexual violence.
Date: WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017
Time: EASTERN (EST/EDT)2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
More information here.Date: Apr/27/2017 - May/17/2017