Short course Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and Emergencies
Period29 September 2021 - 24 November 2021
Registration deadline15 September 2021
Total fees: CHF 1’500.-
Deposit: (upon acceptance of admission): CHF 200.-
There is no available scholarship for this programme.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
• Comprehend the scale of sexual violence in humanitarian settings and the barriers faced by survivors to accessing essential services.
• Conceive safe and ethical multi-sectoral interventions centred on victims/survivors’ rights, needs and wishes and competent to respond to the needs of different groups of survivors.
• Deepen understanding of sexual violence, its root causes and contributing factors, and its impacts on individuals and communities.
Other participant with relevant experience and expertise may be accepted if space is available
Staff of MSF and ICRC may join for a reduced rate and are asked to apply through their institutional educational programmes
- Core concepts and introduction to a Survivor-Centered Approach
- Ethics and Methods of Data Gathering
- Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys
- Medical Care and Pregnancy as a result of rape
- Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
- Access to Justice
- Prevention and Risk Mitigation
Prof. Karl BLANCHET, Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva
- a university qualification (bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
- at least three years of relevant professional experience;
- excellent command of English;
- motivation working in the humanitarian sector.
- CV (Résumé)
- Copy of your highest diploma
- Work certificate or official document of your current job position
- Scanned copy of passport.
More information about the admission process is available on our application page.
Number of participants
Online sessions on Zoom will take place every Wednesday 3-5pm CET – First online session: 6 October 2021