Call for applications: Online Certificate Course on Gender-based Violence (GBV)

26 Aug '22 Fri 11:30 UTC09/24/2022 9:30pm Online [Web-based] public Call for applications: Online Certificate Course on Gender-based Violence (GBV) UTC 08/26/2022 2:30pm
24 Sep '22 Sat 18:30 UTC

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Course Description:

Gender-based violence (GBV) has been recognized as a cross-cutting issue affecting the lives of victims from a diversity of dimensions including culture, education, health, economy, psychology, livelihoods and political participation. In fact, violence against women and girls was chosen as one of the critical areas of action following the Beijing Conference. This presents a key opportunity for different players, including government agencies, NGOs, United Nations agencies and other institutions, to build an understanding on issues of violence and undertake activities to combat violence. This online course is imperative to build this understanding and initiate and strengthen programmes combating gender-based violence.

This course is aimed at building the capacity and commitment of participants to undertake programs targeted at eradicating gender-based violence and to develop a new movement for gender equality.

The course also features a number of exercises and reflective activities designed to examine the concepts of gender, gender-based violence, sexuality, and rights. It will further explore the impact of gender-based violence on education, health and development.

The overall purpose of the training programme is to increase participant’s knowledge and understanding of the concept of gender, and gender-based violence, sexuality, and rights. It will further take a look at the various forms of gender-based violence and the core principles for a code of conduct, reporting mechanisms and developing a programmatic response.

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Target Audience:
This course is designed for gender focal points, programme managers and professional responsible for developing and implementing interventions aimed at combating gender-based violence or promoting gender equality. They include researchers, policy-makers, activists, women advocates and feminists, students, staff of NGOs and CBOs, staff of UN specialized agencies, donor agency field workers, volunteers, development actors, trainers, students, government officials etc.

Entry Requirement:
participants must have a current e-mail account, regular access to and general familiarity with the internet and mobile phones. Participants should have a good written command of English language and high competence and comfort with computer and internet use.

Course Fee:
The course tuition fee is US$300. Course fees include access to all course materials, expert support, assignments as well as postage and packaging of a certificate. There is a limited amount of partial scholarships available for applicants from developing countries, based on financial need.

Total Duration: One month, approximately 84 hours learning time

Application Procedure:
The deadline for application is 25th August 2022. While full tuition payment is due on 26th August 2022. However, applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. You can also submit online application form at

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