from 18/Apr to 18/Jul

International Conference on Cybercrime: Cybercrime Research, Policy and Practice: the Collaboration Imperative, 16-18 July 2017, Gold Coast, Australia

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
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from 26/Apr to 07/Jul

Call for Submissions: Every Hour Matters Challenge - 7th July

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
Date: Apr/26/2017 - Jul/07/2017
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from 23/May to 31/Jul

Introduction to Men’s Behaviour Change - Courses - Victoria, Australia

In response to the increasing demand for men’s behaviour change practitioners in Victoria, NTV/MRS will be delivering a number of Introduction to Men’s Behaviour Change short courses throughout Victoria in 2017-18.

The short course aims to introduce those already working in or wishing to work in the men’s behaviour change field, to the specialised work of men’s behaviour change programs. The course will provide the fundamental knowledge and skills for family violence practitioners to commence working as a men’s behaviour change practitioner.

More information on the dates of the courses and registration here.

Local: http://www.ntvmrs.org.au/training-resources/training/
Date: May/23/2017 - Jul/31/2017
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from 26/May to 07/Jul

Seminar - Understanding and Responding to Forced Marriage - London (7th July)

This seminar will provide an overview on particular forms of domestic violence such as forced marriage, 'honour'-based violence, transnational marriage abandonment and dowry violence. It will examine the specificities of these forms of violence as well as the commonalities between these manifestations of violence against women and girls (VAWG) and other more ‘mainstream’ forms of VAWG in order to understand the common socio-cultural roots of such violences. It will explore the impact on South Asian women in the UK in particular, though the implications for other communities will also be addressed.

Reserved by 23rd June 

More information here

Local: https://www.beds.ac.uk/research-ref/iasr/mrc/events/7-jul-2017
Date: May/26/2017 - Jul/07/2017
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from 30/May to 17/Jul

UNESCO Forum: Cracking the Code :Girls' Education in STEM - Bangkok (28-30 August)

UNESCO's first international symposium and policy forum on girls' education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) will examine girls' disadvantage in STEM studies and careers worldwide, and what the education sector can do to address gender gaps in STEM. 
It will provide space to share and discuss the factors that impact on girls' participation and achievement in STEM fields, and good practice worldwide.

You can submit proposal before 5th June. 

More information here.

Local: https://en.unesco.org/sites/default/files/girls-education-stem-bangkok-2017-concept-note-en.pdf
Date: May/30/2017 - Jul/17/2017
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from 01/Jun to 07/Jul

Call for Applications: The PBF Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI (7 July)

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund’s (PBF) is seeking applications for its Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative #GYPI 2017 with an aim to support the empowerment of women and the advancement of gender equality and recognize the role of young people as central to the relevance and effectiveness of PBF’s overall peacebuilding portfolio.

More information here.

Local: https://www.pbfgypi.org/
Date: Jun/01/2017 - Jul/07/2017
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from 01/Jun to 17/Jul

2018 Victorian Honour Roll of Women (17 July)

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Each year, the Victorian Honour Roll celebrates 20 exceptional women who have made a significant and lasting contribution to their communities. The awards are looking for nominations from women across all industries and fields of endeavour, including women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal communities, women with a disability and young, regional and rural women.

If you know an extraordinary woman who deservesrecognition for her contribution, leadership and achievements, please nominate her for the 2018 Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Nominations close 5pm Monday 17 July, 2017. 

More information here.

Local: http://www.vic.gov.au/women/women-s-leadership/victorian-honour-roll-of-women.html
Date: Jun/01/2017 - Jul/17/2017
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from 08/Jun to 28/Jul

Training: The Women’s Leadership Institute on Peace and Security, 24-28 July 2017, Uganda

The Women’s Leadership Institute on Peace and Security is designed to strengthen the transformative leadership of activists in fragile and conflict-affected areas in Africa and Asia. This year the training covers global peace and security discourse, combating violent extremism and movement building strategies; Practical skills and tools to monitor development progress using a gendered, peace and security lens. 

More information here

Local: https://www.awid.org/get-involved/training-womens-leadership-institute-peace-and-security
Date: Jun/08/2017 - Jul/28/2017
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from 15/Jun to 16/Jul

2017 Girl Up Leadership Summit, 16-19 July 2017, Washington DC, USA

This three days Summit offers an opportunity to participants from around the world to participate in leadership training, learning from influential speakers, engage in skills-based workshops, and leading an official lobby day on Capitol Hill. The Summit strives to empower, educate and embolden the potential of every girl there.

More information here. 

Local: https://girlup.org/leadership-summit/?ct=t(What_Works_Newsletter_June_20176_13_2017)&mc_cid=6a7cea85f0&mc_eid=d9564ac197
Date: Jun/15/2017 - Jul/16/2017
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from 21/Jun to 05/Jul

Inclusive Service Delivery: an overview of practice guidelines in the family violence sector (5th July)

This webcast will provide an overview of the Guidelines for family violence services and accommodation: complying with the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, developed as a result of a recommendation made by the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence.

While developed for the Victorian context, workers and professionals from other states and territories may find the content of this webcast generally informative.

Wednesday 5th July 2017 | 1pm - 1:45pm AEST

Registration and information here.

Local: http://www.webcasts.com.au/1800respect/
Date: Jun/21/2017 - Jul/05/2017
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from 22/Jun to 28/Jul

Third Annual Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is soliciting nominations for the third annual Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research. The 2017 award will be given to a young professional female researcher in order to recognize and honor outstanding achievement in the fields of gender equity and the empowerment of women and girls.

The 2017 Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research will be conferred to the winner in September at a high-level ICRW event in New York City. Nominations must be made by a third-party. If you know an outstanding researcher who deserves recognition for her work, please read closely the eligibility and nomination requirements and submit any nominations for the Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research by 11:59 p.m. EST, July 28, 2017.

More information here.

Local: https://www.icrw.org/news/icrw-announces-third-annual-paula-kantor-award/
Date: Jun/22/2017 - Jul/28/2017
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from 22/Jun to 21/Jul

Comic Relief: Preventing Child Trafficking & Exploitation in Nepal

Comic Relief is seeking applications for its initiative entitled “Preventing Child Trafficking & Exploitation in Nepal” to support work to prevent the trafficking and sexual exploitation of children and young people, alongside supporting appropriate services that enable them to exit safely and effectively recover from the negative impacts.

There is no minimum funding request and we will welcome requests up to £250,000. In total, they have up to £1 million available for this initiative.

Deadline: 21 July 2017

More information here. 

Local: https://www2.fundsforngos.org/children/comic-relief-preventing-child-trafficking-exploitation-nepal/
Date: Jun/22/2017 - Jul/21/2017
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from 28/Jun to 20/Jul

Funding Opportunity: Apply for a Raliance Impact Grant to End Sexual Violence (20th July)

Do you have a visionary project to end sexual violence? You could be one of up to 20 grantees who Raliance will be awarding during its third round of grant funding.

Raliance has announced its Round 3 of Impact Grants which funds visionary projects to end sexual violence. Raliance seeks to advance promising, replicable practices or policies that 1) improve the response to victims of sexual violence; 2) reduce the likelihood of perpetration of sexual violence; or 3) strengthen communities’ and organizations’ capacity to create safe environments. 

Deadline July 20, 2017 

More Information here.

Local: http://www.preventconnect.org/2017/06/funding-opportunity-apply-for-a-raliance-impact-grant-to-end-sexual-violence/
Date: Jun/28/2017 - Jul/20/2017
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from 29/Jun to 07/Jul

Our Watch Awards (7th July)

Entries are now open for the third annual Our Watch Awards. The Our Watch Awards, administered by the Walkley Foundation, recognise excellence in journalism that contributes to a deeper understanding of violence against women, its drivers and prevention. The Our Watch Awards are a great way to recognise and reward those journalists who are leading the charge to improve reporting on violence against women. 

For information on categories, judging criteria and entry requirements visit the Walkley Foundation website.  

Entries close on Friday 7 July 2017. 

Local: http://www.walkleys.com/awards/our-watch-awards/
Date: Jun/29/2017 - Jul/07/2017
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from 30/Jun to 20/Jul

Webinar: Transactional sex and HIV risk among young women in rural South Africa, 20 July 2017

An analysis of baseline data from the HPTN 068 Swa Koteka Conditional Cash Transfer trial in rural north east South Africa showed that transactional sex was associated with an almost three-fold increased risk of being HIV positive in young women, after controlling for other risk factors. In this webinar, Dr Meghna Ranganathan will be describing key findings and implications from the HPTN 068 Swa Koteka Conditional Cash Transfer trial.

More information here.

Local: http://strive.lshtm.ac.uk/news/transactional-sex-and-hiv-risk-among-young-women-rural-south-africa
Date: Jun/30/2017 - Jul/20/2017
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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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from 06/Jul to 19/Jul

Call Funding - Tackling Slavery, Human Trafficking and Child Labour in Modern Business (19th July)

This programme will fund excellent, policy-oriented research, aimed at addressing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and advancing the UK’s Aid Strategy, including a particular focus on Sustainable Development Goal 8.7 (SDG 8.7). SDG 8.7 is about taking immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour. 

This programme will fund problem-focused research which produces evidence geared towards informing policies and interventions related to SDG 8.7. It will offer research grants to groups of the best researchers across the humanities and social sciences from the UK and overseas, to examine research gaps in the field, how to bolster current interventions and what works especially at scale. 

More information here.

Local: http://www.britac.ac.uk/tackling-slavery-human-trafficking-and-child-labour-modern-business
Date: Jul/06/2017 - Jul/19/2017
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from 10/Jul to 19/Jul

High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2017

The High-level Political Forum, United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, provides for the full and effective participation of all States Members of the United Nations and States members of specialized agencies.

Dates 10-19th July

DRAFT PROGRAMME - https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/14678DRAFT_PROGRAMME_HLPF.pdf

More information here.


Local: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf
Date: Jul/10/2017 - Jul/19/2017
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12 and 13

WEBINAR: Advocacy at the Intersection of Domestic Violence, Housing, and Homelessness - 13th July

JWI National Alliance the End Domestic Violence will be hosting a webinar on advocating at the individual and systemic levels for the housing-related needs of domestic violence survivors. 
 This webinar will lay a foundation for understanding survivors’ housing-related needs and explore strategies for providing individual and system level advocacy. 

Information and registration here

Local: https://www.jwi.org/calendar/webinar-advocacy-at-the-intersection-of-domestic-violence-housing-and-homelessness
Date: Jul/12/2017 - Jul/13/2017
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from 12/Jul to 21/Jul

Survey: Safe Housing Needs Assessment - Until July 21st

Safe Housing Needs Assessment is now available to gather input from victim service providers, community service providers, coalitions and homeless continuums of care. 

 Developed by the National Alliance for Safe Housing, in partnership with the Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium, the assessment is the first of its kind, reaching the domestic violence, sexual assault, and homeless and housing fields. 
What You Need to Know:  

  • The assessment will be open until July 21 and should take approximately 10 to 15 minutes to complete. 
  • It can be completed on your computer or mobile device. 
  • Your response will directly impact and inform the tools, strategies and support necessary to improve coordination between domestic violence/sexual assault service providers and homeless and housing service providers, so that survivors and their children can ultimately avoid homelessness and live free from violence.  



Local: http://vawnet.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=fbe0aa58df871a5ba7f0190cd&id=019316d682&e=0324887105
Date: Jul/12/2017 - Jul/21/2017
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12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19

WEBINAR: Organizing for Economic Opportunity: Strategies to Improve Economic Opportunities for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention (19th July)

What does a living wage or having a supportive workplace have to do with preventing sexual and domestic violence? Referencing the research from the CDC's technical packages, the webinar will explore how economic opportunity can support stability and address issues like poverty, low incomes, financial stress and gender inequality. The webinar will also look at how workplaces and their organizational policies can support norms that make sexual and domestic violence a workplace issue. Join us for an engaging session with examples of movements and strategies addressing these very things.

Date : 19th July - EASTERN (EST/EDT)2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Information and registration here.

Local: http://www.preventconnect.org/2017/06/organizing-for-economic-opportunity-strategies-to-improve-economic-opportunities-for-sexual-and-domestic-violence-prevention/
Date: Jul/12/2017 - Jul/19/2017
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from 12/Jul to 26/Jul

WEBINAR: StrongHearts Native Helpline: Supporting Native Survivors of Domestic Violence and Dating Violence (26th July)

This past spring, the StrongHearts Native Helpline launched as a culturally appropriate, confidential service for American Indian and Alaska Natives affected by domestic violence and dating violence.

This webinar will provide an overview of the StrongHearts Native Helpline’s services and Native-centered advocacy approach. Participants will learn about what the StrongHearts means for supporting Native victim-survivors of domestic violence and dating violence in your tribal communities and organizations.

Date: 26th July - EASTERN 01:30PM

Information and registration here.

Local: http://vawnet.org/events/introducing-stronghearts-native-helpline-supporting-native-survivors-domestic-violence-and
Date: Jul/12/2017 - Jul/26/2017
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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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