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August, 12

Day(s)
from 30/Mar to 01/Sep

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Internet and Sexual Violence against Children and Adolescents

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 here

Date: Mar/30/2017 - Sep/01/2017
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Day(s)
from 01/Apr to 09/Sep

II European Conference on Domestic Violence: 6-9 September, Porto, Portugal

The II European Conference on Domestic Violence will bring together researchers, academics, doctoral students, practitioners, and policy makers, and is designed to:

  1. Connect research and intervention within the field of domestic violence
  2. Exchange knowledge, good practices and methodologies which best contribute to the protection of victims and to the eradication of domestic and gender violence
  3. Share scientific results which inform the construction of social and legal policies regarding domestic and gender violence
  4. Promote networking among professionals and experts in this field
  5. Develop research and practice networks, methods and tools on preventing and combatting domestic violence. 

More information and registration here.

Date: Apr/01/2017 - Sep/09/2017
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Day(s)
from 28/Apr to 28/Sep

National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence - 28 September, San Francisco

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
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Day(s)
from 01/Jun to 07/Sep

National Victims of Crime Conference 2017 (6-7 September)

The 2017 National Victims of Crime Conference: - Victims' Voices – Reform, Innovation and Action will be themed around exploring effective ways of giving victims and survivors a voice in addressing their diverse needs and how their experiences are influencing and reforming innovative service and policy responses.

Date: 6 - 7 September 2017

Venue: Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Cnr Grey St and Russell St, South Brisbane 4101

More information here.

Local: https://www.griffith.edu.au/criminology-law/griffith-criminology-institute/national-victims-of-crime-conference-2017
Date: Jun/01/2017 - Sep/07/2017
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Day(s)
from 15/Jun to 30/Sep

Call for Submission on Online Violence Against Women - Special Rapporteur (30th September)

The Special Rapporteur seeks to collect existing good practices on law regulating violence against women and sexual harassment on-line. In order to inform her work on the topic, which will culminate in the presentation of a report to the Human Rights Council in June 2018, the Special Rapporteur wishes to secure from different stakeholders, including States, National Human Rights Institutions, Non-governmental organizations, as well as members of academia, input and views on the following topics:

  • Existing legislative models, criminal or administrative, on prosecuting and punishing various forms of online violence against women;
  • Existing policies that allow identification, reporting and rectification of incidents of harassment or violence against women via the internet services providers;E
  • Existing jurisprudence from international, regional, and national courts, on prosecution or administrative proceedings in such cases.

More information here.

Deadline 30th September 2017.

Local: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Women/SRWomen/Pages/OnlineViolence.aspx
Date: Jun/15/2017 - Sep/30/2017
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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 29/Jun to 16/Aug

Local government Preventing VAW showcase - 16 August (Victoria, Australia)

This is an opportunity for councillors, council officers, partner organisations and state government colleagues to come together and hear about some of the latest innovative practice and learning opportunities occurring in local government in Australia, to prevent violence against women and embed gender equality in action.  The showcase includes the 10 local government projects funded through the Office of Prevention and Women’s Equality, Department of Premier and Cabinet of Ausralia. 

The event is being held at Treasury Theatre on Wednesday 16 August from 10am – 2.30pm.  

Register your attendance here. 

Local: http://www.cvent.com/events/showcase-local-government-innovation-in-preventing-violence-against-women/custom-18-93b3f42b67834d3787ec9d13f0b7b457.aspx
Date: Jun/29/2017 - Aug/16/2017
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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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