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Certificate Course: Gender Based Violence

Published on: 24/04/2017

Addressing gender-based violence (GBV) has gained increasing prominence in the work of human rights, humanitarian and development organisations internationally. This certificate course by the Global Human Rights Education and Training Centre involves approximately 30 hours of reading, discussion, webinars, a written assignment and quizzes, and is offered over a six-week period starting on May 3rd, 2017. The course is intended for staff of inter-governmental and non-governmental organisations, (under)graduate students, humanitarian practitioners, gender focal points and others interested in gender equality. Registration costs $495, payable online, and participants should have a good written command of English

his e-learning course introduces participants to general definitions, concepts and normative and legal frameworks related to concepts of gender-based violence. The course will cover forms, causes and consequences of GBV in conflict contexts, as well as on an endemic basis. Prevention and response programming, as well as models underpinning mainstreaming and targeted actions on GBV, and the need for coordinated approaches will be covered. The course instructor is Sarah Martin, a gender-based violence in emergencies prevention and response consultant with more than 20 years of experience who has worked for the International Rescue Committee, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, CARE and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

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