Update to IASC Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action

The IASC Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action has been updated (from 2005) and was launched with a great, accessible new website: http://gbvguidelines.org/

New online discussion on Food Security, Gender Equality and Peace-Building

The Institute of Development Studies and the FAO are launching an online discussion as part of the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition to better understand the potential interactions between food security, gender equality, and peace-building. The discussion will help to identify entry points for policy interventions that support food security and build resilience among men >> Read more

Event: Introducing the Violence Against Women Self-Assessment Tool: Reflections on Facilitating Reflectiveness

Activists and programmers in the global movement to end violence against women (VAW) are brave, motivated, and ever-innovating, but remain far from the finish line. Often, for good reason, they are caught up in the urgency of mobilizing communities against violence and providing survivors the support they need. Opportunities to reflect on the design of >> Read more

Event: International Conference 2011 Ethnographies of Gender and Conflict

6-8 July, Amsterdam After our successful international conference Ethnographies of Gender and Globalization in 2008, Lova presents another opportunity for researchers to come together in the city of Amsterdam. From 6-8 July, our 2nd international conference: Ethnographies of Gender and Conflict will take place.

Resource: 2101 Theme– Structures of Violence: Defining the Intersections of Militarism and Violence Against Women

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a global initiative that seeks to: raise awareness at the local, national, and international levels regarding violence against women, strengthen local work, link local and global activism, provide a forum for dialogue and strategy-sharing, pressure governments to implement the commitments they have made in national and international >> Read more

Event: Join the PRB Discuss Online tomorrow “Gender-Based Violence in the Congo”

When: Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, noon-1 p.m. (EDT) (GMT -4) Who: Dr. Lynn Lawry, study author and Senior Health Stability/Humanitarian Assistance Specialist, International Health Division/Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, U.S. Dept. of Defense. Where: Go to http://discuss.prb.org. You may submit questions in advance and during the discussion.

Event (NY): National Council for Research on Women Annual Conference

Last Chance to Register for the NCRW 2010 Annual Conference! LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER!!!  Join NCRW and the US National Committee for UNIFEM at our Annual Conference 2010, June 11-12  Hunter College, CUNY, West Building, New York City Strategic Imperatives for Ending Violence against Women: Linkages to Education, Economic Security and Health

News: ICT for Development A Global Electronic Game to Address Violence against Women

This episodic, interactive electronic game and social networking application, delivered globally via web and mobile technology, aims to engage, educate, and change attitudes of boys aged 8-15 years around the subject of violence against women. Employing the global popularity of football (soccer), the game design links the winning benefits of respect on the playing field >> Read more