Addressing Gender-based Violence in Emergencies

  • Course Description

    The purpose of this course is to build the capacity, skills, confidence, and know-how, of humanitarian practitioners and masters level students to support work to prevent, mitigate and respond to gender-based violence in emergencies. The programme aims to establish a solid theoretical, conceptual, and operational grounding in the area of addressing GBViE, to facilitate participants critical reflection, understanding, and analysis, and to identify and build understanding of core tools, as well as to engage in practical application through group work exercises and problem based learning. It has been supported by Irish Aid and utilises and builds on learning from global standards and core guidance, training, and experts, and is built around the core competencies identified for working on GBViE and the core guiding principles of dignity, safety, respect and non-discrimination.

    Topics covered include, introduction to: key debates, underpinning and emerging issues in the area of Gender-based violence in emergencies, gender and gender-based violence globally and in the context of emergencies, the humanitarian system with a gender lens, the importance of ethical and safe approaches to data collection and research, GBViE prevention, coordination, mainstreaming, GBViE legal and health response and case management. 

    The module is aimed at humanitarian action professionals and masters level students who want to deepen their capacity, and to develop their skills, confidence, and know-how, to support work in the area of GBVIE prevention, mitigation and response.
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Last updated: 31 August 2019

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