On 25 November 2015, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, The Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Ms. Dubravka Šimonovi? called on all States to establish a “femicide watch”, or a “gender-related killing of women” watch.
In her most recent report to the General Assembly (A/71/398, available here), the Special rapporteur further elaborated modalities for establishment of the femicide watch and/or observatory as an interdisciplinary panel of experts that collect and analyze data on femicides with the aims of prevention of such cases.
The Special Rapporteur seeks to collect existing good practices on data collection and prevention of femicides. In order to inform her work on the topic, and with view of creating a global online database, 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 or operational guides for the investigation of gender-related killings of women;
- Existing good practices regarding collection of data on femicides or gender related killings of women;
- Landmark jurisprudence from international, regional, and national courts, on gender-related killings of women.
N.B. Please note that the working languages of the Secretariat are English, French and Spanish. You are therefore kindly requested to provide your submissions in one of these languages.
All submissions should be sent by 1 March 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org.Date: Oct/20/2016 - Mar/01/2017
SVRI is delighted to invite you to submit abstracts, attend and register for the largest world-wide conference dedicated to research on prevention and response to sexual and intimate partner violence - SVRI’s 5th global conference - SVRI Forum 2017.
Please submit your abstract for an oral or poster presentation on/before the 1 February 2017 on our website www.svri.org/forums/forum2017. All submissions will be acknowledged promptly. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within one week, please contact the Mandy Salomo at email@example.com , so that we can verify if your submission has been received.
All submissions will be anonymously reviewed by two members of the abstract review committee.
SVRI is seeking abstracts on:
SVRI also invite colleagues to submit applications for pre-conference workshops for building capacity in the field.
Global Fund for Women invites organizations seeking to scale innovative strategies and successful interventions to apply for funding. They intend to fund organizations and coalitions (organizations working together to increase potential impact through their collaborative efforts) working to ensure that women workers are free from sexual harassment and sexual violence in places where they work and live.
Closing date: 1 February 2017
More Information hereLocal: https://www.globalfundforwomen.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/CA-Proposal-Eligibility-Criteria.pdf
ANROWS invites researchers from across Australia to apply for the Research Priorities 2017-19 Grants. Proposals can be submitted by researchers including those from academic and research institutions and non-government organisations. Partnerships consisting of academic, government and non-government organisations are strongly encouraged, as this promotes and facilitates knowledge transfer and provides better opportunities for research findings to inform policy and practice.
This grants round will support the implementation of the National Plan and reflect the priorities of the Third Action Plan of the National Plan. National Priority Areas for attention in the Third Action Plan are:
Applications will not be accepted after 5pm AEDT 31 March 2017.
More information on the Grant hereLocal: http://anrows.org.au/research-program/grants/current-grants
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
End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) organizes its annual conference from April 18 -20, 2017. It will focus on sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking and elder abuse. This three-day conference will bring together law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim advocates, judges, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, health care professionals, faith community members, educators, researchers and others.
Registration are opened until March 17th.
More information here.Date: Jan/26/2017 - Mar/17/2017
UN Women and the Embassy of Canada invite you to capture the spirit of the UNiTE Campaign by making your own music video. The competition opens globally from 25 November 2016 - 15 February 2017. The total prize pack is valued at over CAD 1,500.
More information here.
Date: Jan/26/2017 - Feb/15/2017