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Practical resources presented at the ECSWR2022, 6-8 April 2022, Amsterdam

March 31st, 2022|Project news|

Supporting Survivors from the Workplace Practical resources developed in EU projects across different European countries: #ACTIVproject #USVreact #CARVEproject. A presentation at the European Conference for Social Work Research 2022, by Professor Pam Alldred and Ms gigi guizzo, with info about: how to create supportive work environments where survivors feel safe to disclose (the importance of [...]

Gender Studies 2019 Conference: On Violence 

July 24th, 2019|News, Project news|

24th to 26th of October 2019 University of Helsinki, Finland What is violence? How is violence normalized in some contexts? How do gender, sexuality, race, and class, among other axes of power, intersect making some bodies more prone to experiencing violence? How to subvert and challenge different forms of violence, and what are the respectful [...]

New guide for training facilitators with an Intersectional approach…

April 30th, 2019|News, Project news|

Developing an Intersectional Approach to Training on Sexual Harassment, Violence and Hate Crimes Guide for Training Facilitators This document offers guidance to training facilitators on how to incorporate intersectionality into existing trainings on bystander intervention and first response to disclosures of violence. This is not meant as a separate training programme in and of itself, but [...]

UPV-EHU Partner Training Evaluation Report (PTER)

April 14th, 2018|News, Project news, Reports|

Final Partner Training Evaluation Report by the UPV-EHU project team Our project is officially reaching it end. Of course we are currently thinking of ways of continuing our work around sexual violence in university settings. Anyway and for the moment you can dowload here the final report of the project in the University of the [...]

sorely missed

March 30th, 2018|Project news|

It is with deep sadness and shock that we share news of the sudden death of one of the USVreact team, Juan Pedregosa. He managed the Communication strand of the project, based in Spain, in the Associació per a la Creació d'Estudis i Projectes Socials (CEPS Projectes Socials), office in Barcelona. He and Gigi have [...]

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

March 12th, 2018|Project news, Publications|

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 [...]

USVreact Project 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 [...]