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

March 12th, 2018|Project news, Publications, Reports|

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 [...]

European victims day in Serbia with VDS

March 1st, 2018|News, Project news|

Victimology Society of Serbia (VDS) presented on occasion of the European victims day (22nd of February)the USVreact project at Belgrade University. There was an event with 6 faculties of the Belgrade university for 167 students and 6 teachers. A short video from a VDS training program was shown to illustrate and so was USVreact training [...]

Managing, Researching, and Enabling Respectful Sexual Conduct in Higher Education

February 19th, 2018|News, Project news|

This week we you can hear about #USVreact project findings from our colleagues Pam Alldred and Marta Luxan at "Managing, Researching, and Enabling Respectful Sexual Conduct in Higher Education" 19- 20 February 2018 A two-day workshop organised by ANSER – Academic Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy INSEP – International Network for Sexual Ethics and Politics [...]

12/2/2018 in Thessaloniki – Training seminar on the issue of sexual harassment for AUTH staff

February 14th, 2018|Local events, News, Project news|

The Gender and Equality Committee of the Aristotle University organizes a training seminar for employees of the University entitled "Zero tolerance Sexual harassment-The necessity of creating workplaces with equality and full respect for the dignity of all. " This training seminar will take place on Wednesday 14 February 2018 at 9:00, in the Tower of the Pedagogical School [...]

Final Report: Training to respond to sexual violence at european universities

February 9th, 2018|News, Project news, Reports|

Final Report of the USVreact Project  This report first presents a discussion of the empirical and theoretical context for the project, in terms of the prevalence of sexual violence against students in European countries and factors which may facilitate and hinder disclosure. It then presents a summary of the seven training programmes’ content, delivery and [...]

09/02/2018 Athens: Addressing Sexual Violence at the University

February 5th, 2018|Local events, News, Project news|

Addressing Sexual Violence at the University   This one day local event organized by the Centre for Gender Studies of Panteion University in Athens was a great success, with many students participating. The project was commended officially, and the Rector and two members of the university Senate gave introductory speeches. Here some images from the [...]

‘Thank you for training’ from a lecturer at Univ. of York

January 26th, 2018|News, Project news, Responses to training|

"Being a university lecturer isn't generally very difficult but one of the most challenging aspects by far is pastoral care for students with difficulties, especially harrowing in the case of students who disclose to us that they've been victims of sexual violence - which, people outside universities are always surprised to hear, happens shockingly often. [...]

USVreact training courses continue at the UAB

January 22nd, 2018|News, Project news|

New edition of training courses at theUAB. Several courses will be held on "Sexual Violence in the University." In this case, the training will take place at the UAB and the trainers will be Paula Arce and Isabel Muntané. On 12 and 15 of February, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the course aimed at [...]

07/02/2018 Brunel University London local conference

January 22nd, 2018|Local events, News, Project news|

‘Tackling Sexual Violence & Harassment on Campus: Policy and Practice’    This free local conference took place at Brunel University London, Eastern Gateway 003/003a on Wednesday 7th February from 11am-5pm.  USVreact is the Universities Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence project which has been coordinated by Brunel, but links 24 universities across Europe. The event sees high profile speakers: [...]

Preliminary conclusions of USVreact project presented to AFIT group

January 20th, 2018|News, Project news|

Last week we were very happy to share some of our preliminary conclusions on sexual violence in universities with the AFIT research group. Our Main Researcher Marta Luxan was present in one of the seminars organised by this feminist anthropology research group in Donostia, in which Mari Luz Esteban, a member of our Expert Advisory [...]