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The USVreact in Vic: What has been done and how it will continue

December 26th, 2017|News, Project news, Responses to training|

The UVic-UCC has participated in various actions of the USVrecat project carried out during 2017 and 2018. To begin, on April 26 and 27 a team of 5 PDI and 2 PAS received USVreact training organized by trainers from the URV (Sara Cagliero and Ivana Soto). Once UVic staff was formed, the model was replicated, offering it [...]

Lost in Translation? Comparative and International Work on Gender-Related Violence

December 21st, 2017|Project news, Publications|

The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Violence, edited by Nancy Lombard (2018) Chapter 18: Lost in Translation? Comparative and International Work on Gender-Related Violence by gigi guizzo, Pam Alldred and Mireia Foradada-Villar INTRO It is generally agreed that research across countries, with different cultural and/or language contexts, brings difficulties of translation, meaning here both the literal linguistic translation [...]

Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Experiences of Academic Medical Faculty

December 14th, 2017|External news, News|

Recent high-profile cases of sexual harassment illustrate that such experiences still occur in academic medicine. Less is known about how many women have directly experienced such behavior. Most studies have focused on trainees, single specialties, and non-US settings or lack currency. In a 1995 cross-sectional survey,3 52% of US academic medical faculty women reported harassment [...]

Awareness Campaign Videos

December 13th, 2017|External news|

The following are the links for the spots of the four videos awareness campaign against sexual harassment with English subtitles by the General Secretariat for Gender Equality. It is the Greek governmental agency competent to plan, implement, and monitor the implementation of policies on equality between women and men in all sectors. The GSGE implements co-financed [...]

(November 2017) Online awareness campaign against sexual harassment initiated by the Greek General Secretariat for Gender Equality.

December 5th, 2017|External news, News|

The Greek General Secretariat for Gender Equality began last month an online awareness campaign against sexual harassment on the occasion of the 25th of November, International Day for combatting violence against women. The governmental organization in charge of equality between women and men in Greece informs that four online videos awareness campaign have acquired English [...]

1-3 Dec in London: Clear Lines Festival Addressing Sexual Assault and Consent through the Arts and Discussion

November 27th, 2017|External news, News|

The Clear Lines Festival will hold its 2nd edition on Dec 1-3 in Shoreditch, London, to talk about sexual assault and consent and where we are now.  How has the narrative changed?  Clear Lines aims to replace the shame and stigma around these issues with insight, understanding, and community. All are invited to participate in [...]

November 30th and December 1st Annual Conference of the Victimology Society of Serbia

November 23rd, 2017|News, Project news|

The conference entitled Victims between security, human rights and justice: Local and global context will be held on 30th November and 1st December 2017 in Belgrade. The conference aims to bring together experts and researchers, who deal both theoretically and practically and from the perspective of different disciplines with victims’ rights and provide assistance to [...]

Thank you for attending our event last week and making it an inspiring day!

November 16th, 2017|News|

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17/01/18 Brighton local conference: Responding to disclosures of sexual violence in institutional contexts

November 14th, 2017|Local events|

On 17th January, we will be hosting the local conference “Responding to disclosures of sexual violence in institutional contexts” at the University of Sussex to share our results and recommendations from the USVreact project. We are pleased to be hosting Dr Nina Burrowes, who will be delivering a keynote speech, as well as the Vice-Chancellors of [...]

01/12/17 Tarragona. Local Conference Connecting universities to face sexual violence: experiences and challenges Tarragona

November 13th, 2017|Local events|

On December 1st we were sharing the results of the project in Tarragona with the partners of the UPV-EHU and CEPS. We had also the pleasure to exchange reflections with catalan partners (UAB, UB, UVIC-UCC and UPF) and with people from several universities and entities that joined us. We could present some of the results, [...]