Strengthening access to and quality of reproductive health services in humanitarian settings



Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and Emergencies: Thematic Short Course

Sexual violence is widespread in conflicts and emergencies, and can do lasting harm to men, women, children, LGBT people, persons with disabilities, and other vulnerable groups. Developed with expert input from ICRC, MSF, UNHCR, UNFPA, Physicians for Human Rights and Handicap International, CERAH’s intensive one-week course gives emergency program managers the critical analysis and practical tools they need to design, implement and evaluate multidisciplinary programs to prevent and respond to sexual violence. Once a year, the course is offered in Uganda, where course participants meet and hear from community groups about their needs.

Topics covered include:

The survivor-centered approach
Situation analysis: ethics and methods of data-gathering
Sexual violence against men and boys
Medical care
Policy and practice: pregnancy as a result of rape
Mental health care and psychosocial support
Access to justice
Community engagement
Prevention: How do we know what works?
Monitoring and evaluation

2 ECTS recognized by the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID).

Mid-level and senior-level managers with experience or plans to work in conflict and emergency settings. Prerequisites for the course are a university bachelor’s degree (or equivalent), and at least 3 years of professional experience.

For this and additional information, please visit the course website below:

November 25 - 30, 2018
Mid-level and senior-level managers with experience or plans to work in conflict and emergency settings
Kampala, Uganda

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