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 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
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 II European Conference on Domestic Violence will bring together researchers, academics, doctoral students, practitioners, and policy makers, and is designed to:
More information and registration here.Date: Apr/01/2017 - Sep/09/2017
The Australian Institute of Criminology and the Asia Pacific Association of Technology and Society will host the 5th International Conference on Cybercrime and Computer Forensics (ICCCF) at Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach on 16-18 July 2017.
The theme of this year’s event is ‘Cybercrime Research, Policy and Practice: the Collaboration Imperative.’
The massive increase in technological developments in personal computing, smart phone and wireless devices in recent years has created significant challenges in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. This important conference will explore the expansion of technology-enabled crimes and how collaboration can inform technological, legal and policy responses internationally.
The conference will feature influential speakers from government, academia and industry.\
More information and registration here.Date: Apr/18/2017 - Jul/18/2017
Positive Action Challenges, in collaboration with Together for Girls and Positive Action for Girls and Women (PAGW) is seeking innovative solutions to remove barriers to post-rape care in resource limited settings, with particular applicability in DREAMS countries (Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe). Proven or innovative solutions may be submitted for consideration.
Challenge statement: Identify a solution that increases awareness about the critical post-rape care timelines related to post-exposure prophylaxis (72 hours) and emergency contraception (120 hours) and leads to a significant increase in up-take of post-rape care services. Solutions must demonstrate an understanding of the availability of post-rape care services in the local context/healthcare systems targeted, and must be able to demonstrate an increase in uptake of services in these contexts.
Challenge Close: Concept deadline: May 31, Full Application deadline: July 7
More information and application here.Local: https://www.positiveactionchallenges.com/challenges/every-hour-matters.html
The SASA! Start phase course will take place in Kampala from June 5th – 9th, 2017. The course will explore ways to mobilize communities to prevent violence against women and HIV.
The fee for the SASA! Start course is $600. Some financial support may be available for community based and national organizations.
More information and application here.Local: http://raisingvoices.org/activism/institutional/#tabs-212-0-2
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
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/
Drawing over 1,000 attendees, the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence features innovative practices and the latest research in the field of health and domestic & sexual violence.
More information and registration here.Date: Apr/28/2017 - Sep/28/2017