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Online Learning: Certificate Course in Gender-based Violence Training

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Online Learning: Certificate Course in Gender-based Violence Training

Time: June 5, 2015 to July 6, 2015
Location: Online - Worldwide
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Phone: +2348034923400
Event Type: online, learning, (web-based)
Organized By: Human Rights and Justice Group International
Latest Activity: May 17, 2015

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Event 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. 


Course Content:
This part-time course comprises 6 modules. The course outline is included below:

PRE – Training (Free)

  • Introductory Course in the Online Training System
  • Course navigation and guide
  • Explanation of course resources

Module 1: Introduction to Gender

Module 2: Gender-based Violence

Module 3: Gender Analysis

Module 4: Gender Mainstreaming

Module 5: Action Against Gender-based Violence

Module 6: International Legal Human Rights Instruments Related to GBV

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.

Successful students will receive the GHRLTI Certification in Gender-based Violence Training.

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. 

Location: Online [Worldwide]

Total Duration: One month, approximately 35 hours learning time

Application Procedure:

The deadline for application is 2nd June 2015. While full tuition payment is due on 3rd June 2015. However, applications will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Applications received after this deadline will be considered as late application. You can also download application form at

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