Ni Santas, Ni Putas: The impact of external and internalized misogyny on Latina survivors

Day(s): 6

According to the Sexual Assault Among Latinas (SALAS) study published in 2010, only 3.3 % of Latinas utilized some type of victim assistance service. This webinar will review rape culture manifestations within some Latino communities and how cultural issues, gender double standards, rape myths, and self-blame can all impede survivor help-seeking. It will also address the role that Latina and Latino stereotypes play in victim blaming and how the current climate of Latinx demonization and othering is impacting both Latina survivor identification with the #MeToo / #YoTambien movement, and the victim advocacy efforts of bilingual victim advocates.

Presented by Laura Zarate, Founding Executive Director of Arte Sana, Chicana Victim Advocate and Bilingual Training Specialist


Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT

Local: Online
Date: Aug/06/2018
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Campus Sexual and Dating Violence: The Role of Campus Health Centers

Day(s): 8

Intimate partner and sexual violence (IPV/SV) are highly prevalent on college campuses, impacting student health and educational attainment. Campus health centers are a vital component of campus-wide efforts to prevent and respond to IPV/SV. Though survivors are often discouraged from reporting or discussing their experiences through traditional pathways, health care providers on campuses are in a unique position to offer support, as well as to provide universal education about healthy relationships and how violence can affect health and academic performance. This session will provide tools and resources for campus health center staff and administrators to address (IPV/SV) in their clinical practice, as well as engage in a range of campus-wide efforts. Presenters will outline best practices for implementing a comprehensive IPV/SV protocol that includes staff training, routine assessment in clinical encounters, student outreach, and partnership with other campus departments and community-based victim services providers.


Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm

Local: Online
Date: Aug/08/2018
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Violence and Harassment in the World of Work: what to do?

Day(s): from 28/Aug to 19/Oct

The course will be held from 19th November to 23rd November 2018.

Questions addressed in the course will include:

  • What is “violence” in the world of work?
  • What are the rights-based and business cases for tackling violence in the world of work?
  • What is “gender-based violence”?
  • What are the root causes? What are the risk factors for both victims as well as perpetrators of such violence?
  • Strategies, good practices and practical tools that exist to address this problem within the workplace and beyond?
  • Gender-based violence,  HIV and AIDS and other intersectional dimensions;

Experts will share innovative initiatives and instruments, including lessons learned in overcoming challenges.

Application Deadline: 19th October 2018

Local: Turin, Italy
Date: Aug/28/2018 - Oct/19/2018
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National Sexual Assault Conference

Day(s): 29, 30 and 31

The National Sexual Assault Conference is a three-day conference providing advanced training opportunities for victim advocates and other professionals working to prevent sexual violence, provide critical intervention services and support those who have experienced sexual violence. There are also pre-conference events scheduled for August 27 and 28, 2018.

Local: Anaheim, California, USA
Date: Aug/29/2018 - Aug/31/2018
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