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USVReact will participate in the 2nd Conference of the Inter-University PhD program in Gender Studies.

January 3rd, 2018|External news, News, Project news|

Our colleague Edurne Jiménez Pérez, member of the Catalan team of the USVReact, will participate on January 31st in this panel: “"From the crime of passion to genderbased violence. Evolutions and drifts of research on violence against women" in the 2nd Conference of the Inter-University PhD program in Gender Studies.  The panel, coordinated by Gerard [...]

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 [...]

Call for Papers: for New Perspectives in DV

November 13th, 2017|External news, News|

Research Topic titled "New Perspectives in Domestic Violence: from research to intervention" for Gender, Sex and Sexuality Studies (Frontiers in Psychology and Frontiers in Sociology). The aim of this Research Topic is to gather updated scientific and multidisciplinary contributions about issues linked to domestic violence, including intimate partner violence. We encourage contributions from a variety [...]

Submit a paper on Schools Related Gender-based Violence

November 3rd, 2017|External news|

Schools related gender based violence (SRGBV) is identified as "acts of sexual, physical or psychological violence inflicted on children in and around schools because of stereotypes and roles or norms attributed to or expected of them because of their sex or gendered identity. The term also refers to the differences between girls’ and boys’ experience of [...]

Staff sexual misconduct in universities: pushing the agenda forward

September 26th, 2017|External news, News|

Australian Human Rights Commission has recently published a report on sexual harassment in Australian universities. Although after the first few days of media coverage the story appears to have died down, both on campus and off it, this is the crucial time to push the agenda forward. Dr Anna Bull of the 1752 Group, a UK-based research and lobby [...]

Helpline directory – Stop violence against women!

September 14th, 2017|External news, Links (external info and resources), News|

The following is a table of the national women’s helplines available in 46 European countries. If there is no national helpline, a regional or general helpline is listed (these countries are marked with a *). The list has been published by the NON.NO.NEIN. campaign that is being carried out by the European Commission with the [...]

An example of good practice: Respectful and Responsible online module

September 12th, 2017|External news, News|

The Australian Monash University has developed, in cooperation with student organizations and other authorities, an online educational module called Respectful and Responsible. Since the University is committed to eliminating sexual assault, harassment and interpersonal violence from the community, the Respectful and Responsible module has been developed in order to foster healthy and mutually respectful relationships, [...]