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Sexual Violence as a weapon of war: Myths and Truths

May 26th, 2017|News, Project news|

The Centre for Gender Studies of Dept. of Social Policy of Panteion University  organised an open seminar entitled:“Sexual Violence as a weapon of war: Myths and Truths”. The lecture was delivered on Monday 8th of May 2017 by Chara Karagiannopoulou, ‎Lecturer at ‎Panteion University, Department of International and European Studies. The discussion that followed was [...]

Conference 08/11/17: Tackling #VAW, harassment and hate crime affecting university students

May 26th, 2017|External news, News|

One year on from the release of Changing the culture: Report of the Universities UK Taskforce examining violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students, Universities UK are holding a national one-day conference to examine what has happened in the last year, and discuss what needs to happen next to continue to address [...]

Improving College Campus–Based Prevention of Violence Against Women

May 22nd, 2017|External news, Links (external info and resources)|

Improving College Campus–Based Prevention of Violence Against Women: A Strategic Plan for Research Built on Multipronged Practices and Policies by Victoria L. Banyard TRAUMA, VIOLENCE, & ABUSE 2014, Vol. 15(4) 339-351 ª The Author(s) 2014 Reprints and permission: sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/1524838014521027 tva.sagepub.com Growing awareness of the scope of violence against women (VAW) on college campuses has led to innovations [...]

Gender-Related Violence and Young People

May 18th, 2017|Publications|

Gender-Related Violence and Young People: An Overview of Italian, Irish, Spanish, UK and EU Legislation by Pam Alldred and Barbara Biglia Senior Lecturer, Brunel University London, London, UK Agregada interina, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain CHILDREN & SOCIETY VOLUME 29, (2015) pp. 662–675 DOI:10.1111/chso.12141 Do laws regarding violence against or sexual exploitation of young people recognize [...]

Girls, Leadership & Celebrity Symposium

May 18th, 2017|External news, News|

WHO RUNS THE WORLD? Girls, Leadership and Celebrity Symposium 1.30 – 5.30pm, June 16th 2017 Senate House, London, UK Advance booking essential. Full details, programme and free tickets available HERE  Featuring key speakers: Heather Mendick: ‘Nicki Minaj vs Beyoncé? feminism, un/happiness and celebrity’ Janet Batsleer & Grainne McMahon: ‘Girls, 'leaning in' and faux-empowerment’ Anita Biressi: 'Picturing success: discourses of self(ie) confidence' [...]

20 Years of Offering Support to Victims in Serbia: VDS – Victimology Society of Serbia

May 2nd, 2017|External news|

The Victimology Society of Serbia (VDS) this year celebrates 20 years of dedicated work of offering help to victims of different kinds of violation. We are all exposed to various types of harmful behaviour and anyone can become a victim of a theft, robbery, domestic violence, violence at the workplace, pickpocketing in the bus, stalking [...]

Third Partner Meeting #USVreact in Barcelona

May 2nd, 2017|News, Project news|

The University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona has hosted the third partner meeting for the project Universities Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence (USVSV). Partners from UK, Italy, Greece and Spain were discussing the on-going and future activities of the project. During day one the partners were sharing their training processes in each university and discussing about [...]

Lecture Lad Culture in Higher Education

March 10th, 2017|News, Project news|

Contexts for sexual harassment and violence and developing models for challenge and change Lecture by Dr Vanita Sundaram Venue: University of York, York, United Kingdom P/L/002 Date and time: 7th March 2017, 18:30-19:30 Ahead of International Women’s Day, the University of York’s Dr Vanita Sundaram presented her leading research into the emergence of lad culture in [...]

International Policy Audit

March 2nd, 2017|Reports|

The purpose of this audit is to outline existing policy (September 2016) on sexual violence at universities in Europe and to highlight policy elsewhere that may prove useful in furthering the aims and ambitions of the USVSV project. It summarizes key findings from the national policy audits conducted by project partners in Greece, Italy, [...]

International Best Practice Review

March 2nd, 2017|Reports|

The purpose of this review is to examine the current (September 2016) provision of first response training at universities in Europe and beyond, with a view to assessing best practice. The review discusses the general features of programs already in place and highlights some limitations of these. It considers additional sources of inspiration for [...]