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Day(s)
from 26/Jan to 31/May

Call for Papers: Women and Extreme Violence - 31 May 2017

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:

  • Women involved in extreme violence including homicide, kidnapping, and sexual abuse
  • Incentives of female offenders in criminal behavior
  • Women assisting in extreme violence — terrorism, mass shootings, etc.
  • Women who commit violent sex offense including rape and sexual assault
  • The behaviors of female offenders — do they commit violent crimes alone or with others?
  • Age and demographic of violent female offenders
  • Victims of female offenders — whom do women tend to attack?

Deadline for manuscript submission: May 31, 2017

More information here

Date: Jan/26/2017 - May/31/2017
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Day(s)
from 26/Jan to 22/May

SEMINARIO INTERNACIONAL: ESTUDIOS SOBRE VIOLENCIA DE PAREJA

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
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Day(s)
from 06/Feb to 30/Apr

Call for Nominations: The Prizes For Women's Creativity in Rural Life 2017 - WWSF

The Women's World Summit Foundation is  pleased to share the Call for nominations for the annual WWSF Prizes for women's creativity in rural life 2017.

The Prize celebrates contributions by rural women leaders and their communities to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - Agenda 2030 - Transforming our world! To-date, 422 prizewinners have been honored with the award since 1994. 

The deadlilne for application is 30th April 2017.

You can find more information on the call here as well as the form of participation here.

Date: Feb/06/2017 - Apr/30/2017
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Day(s)
from 03/Mar to 03/May

Amnesty International Survey - Violence against Women Online

Amnesty International is investigating the human rights implications of online violence and harassment against women on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Reddit.

They are looking for stories from women who have experienced violent threats and harassment online specifically related to their gender as well as any other intersecting forms of identity (e.g. race, sexual orientation, religion, gender expression). They want to know how online abuse made women feel and how women dealt with it - did you block users, report to police or companies, get offline, stop posting about certain content? They also want to know what the response was if you reported the online abuse to the police or to the social media companies directly. 

Complete the survey here.

Local: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/YGBB35Z
Date: Mar/03/2017 - May/03/2017
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Day(s)
from 30/Mar to 30/May

Call for applications: MENTOR-VIP

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
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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 30/Mar to 27/Apr

Linking Public Health and Activism to Prevent Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence - Conference 26-27 April (Virginia)

The Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance – in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Department of Social Services -  offers a two-day conference focused on the primary prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence. The theme for this 5th installment of the Building Healthy Futures conference series is Linking Public Health & Activism to Prevent Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence. This conference will showcase innovative prevention projects, activist organizing, and movement strategies that work to shift our culture and empower young people and communities to end violence.  

National trainers will address a range of topics focused on best practices and innovations in public health, primary prevention, and movement building work. Ground-breaking Virginia-based prevention initiatives will also be highlighted. 

Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 12:00AM - Thursday, April 27, 2017

More information and registration here.

 

Date: Mar/30/2017 - Apr/27/2017
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Day(s)
from 30/Mar to 18/Apr

Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: April 18, 2017 - Washington DC

The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) invite you to participate in their Development Marketplace Award Ceremony event:

The Development Marketplace for Innovation on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention will award 10 teams from around the world for the innovative work they lead on the prevention of GBV. 

Come and meet award winners, who will discuss their work during the ceremony, with the participation of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, and the World Bank Group Regional Vice Presidents.

A short reception will follow to enable attendees to meet with winners after the event.

Date:  April 18, 2017, 2:30-4:00p.m. (ET)

Location: Preston Auditorium, World Bank Headquarters, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE

Date: Mar/30/2017 - Apr/18/2017
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Day(s)
from 31/Mar to 25/May

Conference on Crimes Against Women - May 22-25, 2017 - Dallas

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/
Date: Mar/31/2017 - May/25/2017
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Day(s)
from 31/Mar to 09/May

4th Annual Summit: Global Female Leaders 2017 : 7-9 May 2017, Berlin, Germany

The Global Female Leaders Summit brings together high-achieving leaders from all over the world. It gives focus to new ways of thinking and presents aspects we think we already understand from a new and unfamiliar perspective. This summit enables women to start a dialogue; women who shape their societies and their organisations – women who make their mark.

The Global Female Leaders Summit covers a wide range of aspects, from the vital questions of the world economy to initiatives which demonstrate exemplary actions in times of crisis. It directs attention to new markets and fields of action for companies and regions, enables the joint exploration of visions and strategies, and extends the boundaries of previous knowledge.

Date: Sunday, May 7, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, May 9, 2017 (All day)

More information here.

Local: http://www.global-leaders-summits.com/summit/global-female-leaders/about
Date: Mar/31/2017 - May/09/2017
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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 03/Apr to 24/Apr

Webinar - The role of law enforcement and judiciary in the fight against FGM - 24th April 2017

OBJECTIVES 
To raise awareness about the role of law enforcement, police and the justice system in the fight against female genital mutilation. 

TARGET GROUP 
Law enforcement and the judiciary 

PROGRAMME 
1. Welcome and Housekeeping rules by CEPOL 
2. What is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the United to End FGM project 
3. The role of the judiciary in the fight against FGM and the role of law enforcement 
4. Demonstration of the UEFGM platform: 
a. E-learning Modules for Judiciary and the Law Enforcement/Police
b. Country focus of 11 EU countries 
5. Questions & Answers 
6. Closure & Evaluation 

Date: Mon, Apr 24, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM EDT
More information and to register click here
Local: https://uefgm.org/
Date: Apr/03/2017 - Apr/24/2017
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Day(s)
from 11/Apr to 19/May

Special Rapporteur Call - Impact of fundamentalism & extremism on cultural rights of women - 19th May

The United Nations Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Ms. Karima Bennoune, is inviting all relevant stakeholders to contribute to a consultation on the impact of fundamentalism and extremism on the cultural rights of women.

Please send submissions electronically no later than 19 May 2017 to srculturalrights@ohchr.org, using the email title: “Submission to study on impact of fundamentalism and extremism on women’s cultural rights”. 

More information on the call here.

Local: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/CulturalRights/Pages/Callsubmissions2017GAreport.aspx
Date: Apr/11/2017 - May/19/2017
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