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Gender Studies 2019 Conference: On Violence 

July 24th, 2019|News, Project news|

24th to 26th of October 2019 University of Helsinki, Finland What is violence? How is violence normalized in some contexts? How do gender, sexuality, race, and class, among other axes of power, intersect making some bodies more prone to experiencing violence? How to subvert and challenge different forms of violence, and what are the respectful [...]

New guide for training facilitators with an Intersectional approach…

April 30th, 2019|News, Project news|

Developing an Intersectional Approach to Training on Sexual Harassment, Violence and Hate Crimes Guide for Training Facilitators This document offers guidance to training facilitators on how to incorporate intersectionality into existing trainings on bystander intervention and first response to disclosures of violence. This is not meant as a separate training programme in and of itself, but [...]

Executive summary of the USVreact final report by Sussex University team

May 7th, 2018|Responses to reports, USVreact Material|

The Universities Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence project is a partnership of seven universities across the UK, Greece, Italy and Spain, with associate partners from all these countries plus Latvia and Serbia. Each partner university has developed, piloted and evaluated a training programme for staff on receiving disclosures of sexual violence from students. This report [...]

21/02/2018 Turin, Italy: UNITO – CIRSDe local findings conference

April 20th, 2018|Local events|

USVReact project: a final event not to stop combating gender violence in universities February, the 21st 2018, from 9.00 to 13.00, in the impressive location of the Valentine Castle, Turin, the Italian partner, CIRSDe (Research Center for Women's and Gender Studies - CIRSDe) of the University of Turin and the Italian associate Partner, Polytechnic of [...]

Universitat Rovira i Virgili Partner Training Evaluation Report (PTER)

April 20th, 2018|Reports|

Rethinking response strategies to sexual violence in universities: Awareness, recognition and accompaniment. Report on the USVreact Action-Research project in Catalonia Including the training evaluation Biglia, Barbara; Cagliero, Sara (coord.); Jiménez, Edurne; Sáenz, Alba; Soto, Ivana; Alsina, Carla. This is the English version of the Universitat Rovira i Virgila (Tarragona, Catlonia, Spain) Partner Training Evaluation of [...]

Brunel University London Partner Training Evaluation Report (PTER)

April 14th, 2018|Reports|

Foreward Brunel University London has been delighted to lead on the European Commission co-funded ‘Universities Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence: Training for Sustainable Student Services’ project (USVreact). The project was implemented from march 2016 to February 2018, during a period of heightened international focus on challenging the issue of sexual violence and at a time [...]

sorely missed

March 30th, 2018|Project news|

It is with deep sadness and shock that we share news of the sudden death of one of the USVreact team, Juan Pedregosa. He managed the Communication strand of the project, based in Spain, in the Associació per a la Creació d'Estudis i Projectes Socials (CEPS Projectes Socials), office in Barcelona. He and Gigi have [...]

University of York Partner Training Evaluation Report (PTER)

March 20th, 2018|Reports|

This report summarises the design, implementation and associated research findings of a Universities Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence training programme, developed locally at the University of York. The training programme comprised two sessions of three hours each, with the Part One providing theoretical background on cultures of sexual violence and their relevance to higher education [...]

Sexual violence in Greek universities: politics of disclosure, interventions and institutional change

March 12th, 2018|Project news, Publications|

Zavos, Alexandra, "Sexual violence in Greek universities: politics of disclosure, interventions and institutional change”, Special Issue "Sex and Power in the University", Annual Review of Critical Psychology, forthcoming. Introduction: In this paper, I discuss different interventions against sexual violence in higher education in Greece, drawing on the experience of setting up, for the first time, a [...]

Panteion University Partner Training Evaluation Report (PTER)

March 12th, 2018|Reports|

The USVreact Training Programme presented a significant opportunity to introduce the issue of sexual violence and harassment at Panteion University (Athens, Greece), and to identify institutional gaps in policy and care provision, as well as overall attitudes among university staff and students towards the problem of sexual and gender violence more broadly. Read the full Panteion University 'Partner [...]