Training Course on Gender-Based Violence in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya
Violence against women and girls was chosen as one of the critical areas of action following the Beijing Conference. It 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. 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.
This course is meant 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 advocate 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.
The aim of the course is to;
• Increase participant’s knowledge and understanding of the concept of gender, and gender-based violence, sexuality, and rights.
• Look at the various forms of gender-based violence and the core principles for a code of conduct, reporting mechanisms and developing a programmatic response.
• Examine the concepts of gender, gender-based violence, sexuality, and rights.
• Explore the impact of gender-based violence on education, health and development.
Module II: Introduction to Gender
- Understanding the importance of gender
- What is gender?
- The concept of gender, development and Violence
- Gender and socialization (Social construction of gender)
- Basic gender concepts and terminology
Module II: Gender-based Violence
- Introduction to gender-based violence
- The concept of violence
- Types of Gender-based violence
- The relationship between gender, development and violence
- Gender-based violence from a human rights perspective
Module III: Gender Analysis
- Understanding gender analysis
- Key elements of gender analysis
- Gender analysis using the Life Cycle Framework of Analysis with focus on GBV
Module IV: Gender Mainstreaming
- What is Gender Mainstreaming?
- Historic Overview of Gender Mainstreaming
- The Concept of Gender Mainstreaming
- The Role of Men in Gender Mainstreaming
- Gender Mainstreaming in Specific Sectors (E.g. Agriculture, Health, Education etc.)
- Gender Mainstreaming and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
- Gender Mainstreaming Best practices
Module V: Action Against Gender-based Violence
- Ways of Combating Gender-based Violence
- Addressing GBV practices
- Advocacy, negotiation, and communication skills
- Existing national and institutional action to combat gender-based violence
- The role of UN and inter-government institutions in combating GBV
- Country level case study
Module VI: International Legal Human Rights Instruments Related to GBV
- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
- The Bill of Rights
- The European Convention on Human Rights
- The Beijing Declaration & Program of Action
- The African Charter on Human & Peoples’ Rights
- The Convention on the Rights of the Child
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.
i. The participant must be conversant with English.
ii. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate
iii. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.
iv. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and a Certificate upon successful completion of Training.
v. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.
vi. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.