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Call for applications: Online Certificate Course in Gender-based Violence – 2019

by Human Rights and Justice Group International
12 November 2019

Course description:

Gender-based violence (GBV) has been recognized as a cross-cutting issue affecting the lives of victims from a diversity of dimensions including culture, education, health, economy, psychology, livelihoods and political participation. In fact, violence against women and girls was chosen as one of the critical areas of action following the Beijing Conference. This presents a key opportunity for different players, including government agencies, NGOs, United Nations agencies and other institutions, to build an understanding on issues of violence and undertake activities to combat violence. This online course is imperative to build this understanding and initiate and strengthen programmes combating gender-based violence.

This course is aimed at building the capacity and commitment of participants to undertake programs targeted at eradicating gender-based violence and to develop a new movement for gender equality.

The course also features a number of exercises and reflective activities designed to examine the concepts of gender, gender-based violence, sexuality, and rights. It will further explore the impact of gender-based violence on education, health and development.

Benefits:

The overall purpose of the training programme is to increase participant’s knowledge and understanding of the concept of gender, and gender-based violence, sexuality, and rights. It will further take a look at the various forms of gender-based violence and the core principles for a code of conduct, reporting mechanisms and developing a programmatic response.

Course Date: 25th November – 23rd December 2019

Application Procedure:

The deadline for application is 23rd November 2019. While full tuition payment is due on 25th November 2019. However, applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Applications received after this deadline will be considered as late application.

Inquiries about the course may be sent to: applications@justicegroup.org

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