Course on Understanding & Addressing Gender Based Violence (GBV) – 17 October – 12 December, 2015
Kimmage Open and Distance Education (KODE) offers a range of distance education courses to development workers globally. Course components include: one-to-one tutor, dedicated on-line discussion forum and participants can choose to receive the
course materials via internet download or on CD. All KODE courses are practical, learner-centred and skills based.
KODE has organised an eight week course that empowers participants to:
• Become aware of the prevalence and nature of GBV specifically against women and the barrier it poses to all development initiatives.
• Understand the relationship between gender inequality and GBV and how GBV threatens both human rights and poverty reduction strategies.
• Appreciate the direct and indirect costs of GBV in terms of health, HIV and AIDS, education, livelihoods and participation at both micro and macro levels.
• Understand best practice in relation to GBV prevention and response programming.
• Analyse internal organisational ethics and policy in relation to gender inequality and GBV.
• To address key ethical, methodological and practical challenges in relation to GBV research, monitoring & evaluation and engaging men.
Location: This course can be taken anywhere in the world.
Source: Kimmage Open and Distance Education Centre