Prevention Essentials Refresher: The Latest on What, Why & How (Self-Paced)

Get a refresher on the latest thinking on core concepts in preventing violence against women and how to use them.

What Will I Learn?

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Identify common types, consequences, and patterns of violence against women (VAW), focusing on intimate partner violence 
  • Distinguish between VAW prevention and response interventions
  • Describe how to apply VAW prevention principles
  • Explain the links between gender inequality and VAW
  • Identify risk factors, protective factors, and situational triggers of intimate partner violence using the socio-ecological model
  • Identify how prevention strategies can address specific risk factors, protective factors, and/or situational triggers at different level

    Who is this course for?

    This course can be taken by: 

    • Violence prevention practitioners
    • Feminist activists
    • Women human rights defenders 
    • Anyone else interested in VAW prevention and causes

      What are the requirements to join?

      The requirements include that you: 

      • Show interest in violence prevention
      • Have a functional laptop/mobile phone and access to stable internet
      • Are proficient in English
      • Can complete all the sessions and quizzes, as well as engage in the discussion forum

          What is the learning schedule?

          This is a self-paced course that can be completed within four to six hours over five weeks.

              What is the course outline?

              The course has six sessions:

              • Introduction
              • Violence against Women 
              • Prevention
              • Causes
              • Prevention Strategies
              • Conclusion

                  For more information about this course, contact us at [email protected].

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