Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and Emergencies

Objectives
Explain the phenomenon of sexual violence in conflict/emergenciesIdentify and assess the extent and causes of sexual violence in a specific context
Clarify ethical and “Do no harm“ options to improve the operational response in terms of prevention, assistance and protection activities for victims
Audience
Health professional working in humanitarian or development projects
Humanitarian worker of various backgrounds managing health projects
Programme
The overall objective of the course is to provide mid-level or senior managers (heads of mission, programme coordinators, protection advisers) the skills required to develop a multidisciplinary approach to prevent and mitigate sexual violence adapted to specific contexts and as an integral part of assistance programmes
Director
Prof. Doris SCHOPPER, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva
Co-ordinators
Prof. Doris SCHOPPER and Dr. Meg DAVIS, CERAH
Partnerships
International Committee of the Red Cross • Médecins sans Frontières • Handicap International • OHCHR • UNFPA • UNHCR

Duration
September 2017
Geneva, IN FRENCH
November 2017
Uganda, IN ENGLISH
1 week
March 2018
IN ENGLISH
2 ECTS credits

Registration deadline
10 days before the beginning of the course

Registration fees
CHF 1'500.-
Chèque formation/3257

Information
CERAH
+41 (0)22 908 44 53
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch

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