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20
Apr

INSPIRE Series: Education and Life Skills

3:30-5pm Geneva
Online
Organizer: INSPIRE Working Group

INSPIRE Series: Education and Life Skills

3:30-5pm Geneva
Online
Organizer: INSPIRE Working Group

The webinar, the final in a series of eight webinars covering the INSPIRE strategies, will present the strategy “Education and life skills” in more depth and will include reflections on how they can be adapted for implementation in the time of COVID-19.

The eighth webinar will cover:

  • Overview of the strategy and brief overview of findings from the Global status report on preventing violence against children 2020
  • The Good School Toolkit
  • KiVa and its nationwide scale up and international implementation
  • NO Means NO Wordwide’s dual gender approach to preventing sexual and gender-based violence
  • Q&A session with the experts

Confirmed speakers for the webinar include: Christophe Cornu (UNESCO), Dipak Naker (Raising Voices), Christina Salmivalli (University of Turku) and Hind Essayegh (No Means No Worldwide). The webinar will be moderated by Alex Butchart (WHO).

Register here.
26
Apr

Reimagining Education to Keep Children Safe to Learn

9:15am New York
Online
Organizer: Comparative and International Education Society & End Violence

Reimagining Education to Keep Children Safe to Learn

9:15am New York
Online
Organizer: Comparative and International Education Society & End Violence

The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) seeks to contribute to an understanding of education through encouragement and promotion of comparative education and related areas of inquiry and activity. The 2021 conference theme is 'Social Responsibility within Changing Contexts' and will take place virtually April 25-May 2, 2021.

End Violence's Safe to Learn team will be hosting a panel session on 'Reimagining Education to Keep Children Safe to Learn' with the first five Safe to Learn grantees from Nepal and Uganda, and a Discussant from UKFCDO. The objective of the panel will be to showcase the achievements and outcomes of the five Safe to Learn projects, including how the projects addressed gaps and challenges at the country level, including innovative solutions focused around COVID-19.

Register here.
27
Apr

Youth, Power and the Pandemic

11am New York
Online
Organizer: Equitas

Youth, Power and the Pandemic

11am New York
Online
Organizer: Equitas

Equitas is holding a panel discussion on Tuesday, April 27 at 11 AM, with Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth. Featuring young panellists who are promoting and protecting the rights of youth, these talks will focus on Youth, Power and the Pandemic, and how young people from all over the world are redefining social justice.

Jayathma Wickramanayake was appointed as the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth at the age of 26. She leads the UN’s youth engagement and advocacy efforts in sustainable development, human rights, peace and security, and humanitarian action, and was recognized by TIME Magazine in the list of “TIME 100 Next: Rising Stars Shaping the Future”.

Register here.
28
Apr

Methods Menu for collecting data – Open Session

1pm Geneva
Online
Organizer: End Violence Partnership
Speaker: Greta Massetti

Methods Menu for collecting data – Open Session

1pm Geneva
Online
Organizer: End Violence Partnership
Speaker: Greta Massetti

This session will introduce participants to the many options available when collecting data on the prevalence of violence against children. The session will introduce participants to the Methods Menu followed by a discussion with Pathfinding Countries on how to choose the best-fit data collection method for their setting.

Register here.
28
Apr

First Steps in Integrating VAW & VAC Programming: Practical Experiences from a Parenting & an IPV Programme

9am New York
Online
Organizer: The Prevention Collaborative

First Steps in Integrating VAW & VAC Programming: Practical Experiences from a Parenting & an IPV Programme

9am New York
Online
Organizer: The Prevention Collaborative

There is broad consensus on the need to integrate intimate partner violence (IPV) and violence against children (VAC) prevention efforts. But, what does this integration look like in practice? What does it take to design and implement programmes that effectively address both IPV and VAC?

Join The Prevention Collaborative for a conversation on the process, experiences, and challenges of (1) the ongoing integration of IPV prevention and gender into the Investing in Children and their Societies (ICS) Skilful Parenting Programme, and (2) inclusion of VAC in the Indashyikirwa couples IPV prevention programme.

Speakers
Beatrice Ogutu, Director, ICS
Moureen Ochieng, Project Officer — Adolescent and Young People, ICS
Ritha Nyiratunga, Senior Associate, Prevention Collaborative
Erin Stern, Senior Associate, Prevention Collaborative

This is the second webinar in a series about integrating IPV and VAC in violence prevention programmes.

Watch the first part at https://prevention-collaborative.org/resource/preventing-family-violenc…

Register here.
29
Apr

Screening Tools that can Enhance Child Welfare Practice

4pm New York
Online
Organizer: The Centre for Social Data Analytics

Screening Tools that can Enhance Child Welfare Practice

4pm New York
Online
Organizer: The Centre for Social Data Analytics

The Centre for Social Data Analytics at Auckland University of Technology is hosting a webinar focused on how we develop decision aids to support front-line case workers use data to protect children, support families and improve equity.

Email vivienne.hunt@aut.ac.nz to register for this webinar.