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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 USVreact project. It summarizes key findings from the national policy audits conducted by project partners in Greece, Italy, Spain, [...]

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 [...]

Call for Papers: (Un)Making Europe Conference

December 26th, 2016|External news, News|

(Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectives – call for papers The 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association will be held from 29th of August to 1st of September 2017 in Athens, Greece. Since the “Great Recession” of 2008 the European society and the very idea of Europe is under threat. The members of the [...]

Australia Conference: Youth, Health and Practical Justice

December 26th, 2016|News, Project news|

Youth, Health and Practical Justice: An interdisciplinary conference, UTS, Sydney, Australia. 4-5th December 2016 Dr. Pam Alldred from Brunel University London, is traveling across Australia to present the #USVreact project and collect other experiences related to sexual violence and education. On the 4th of December she presented during the Sexual Ethics & Education stream [...]

Training in Athens

December 26th, 2016|News, Project news|

Training has started at Panteion University. The sessions take place at the Centre for Gender Studies, Department of Social Policy (http://www.genderstudies-panteion.gr/en/). Each cohort comprises 12-14 participants, and includes members of staff and students. The first couple of groups have completed two 4-hour sessions with senior trainers Dr. Matina Papagiannopoulou and Dr. Kiki Petroulaki. Training [...]

A ‘LawBot’ to Support Sexual Assault Victims

December 26th, 2016|External news, News|

A Cambridge student group has designed an automated reply system online (Robot) that gives legal advise to victims of sexual assault. The so called LawBot is still in BETA (testing phase) but word about the initiative is spreading and feeding into to the UK wide actions against sexual harassment and violence. Follow the project [...]

Conference About Mental Health and Gender Issues in the Workplace (2 Dec 2016)

December 13th, 2016|News|

The beginning of December in Barcelona was marked by a Conference on the mental health and gender issues at the workplace. The Conference was held at the Auditori Biblioteca Jaume Fuster, and was organized by Grup de Treball i Recerca en Dona i Salut Mental of the Societat Catalana de Psiquiatria i Salut Mental [...]

WAVE Conference (19 – 21 Oct 2016)

December 13th, 2016|News|

In October, Berlin hosted the 18th WAVE conference organized by the WAVE Network. Under the slogan “Step up! Europe – Unite to end violence against women and their children” over 400 participants coming from different countries and continents and ranging from members of the academia, government representatives to EU and UN experts discussed the [...]

Safe at Home, Safe at Work Conference (24 – 25 Nov 2016)

December 13th, 2016|News|

In November in Madrid was held the “Safe at home, Safe at work” conference, which was organized by the European Trade Union Confederation, and over 80 European trade unions were involved. In this occasion, to mark the International Day against Violence against Women (November 25), a study was presented that shows how trade unions [...]