Ending Gender-based Violence – Cohort 2: Awareness of Policies & Governance

Ending Gender-based Violence – Cohort 2: Awareness of Policies & Governance
Ending Gender-based Violence – Cohort 2: Awareness of Policies & Governance

Ending Gender-based Violence – Cohort 2: Awareness of Policies & Governance

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Ending Gender-based Violence – Cohort 2: Awareness of Policies & Governance | A Four-Week Online Immersive Certificate Training Course | March 2024 | IMPRI #WebPolicyLearning

#IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC)IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to #WebPolicyLearning

An Online National Spring School Program 2024

A Four-Week Online Immersive Certificate Training Course on

Ending Gender-based Violence – Cohort 2: Awareness of Policies & Governance

Details of the #WebPolicyLearning:
Dates: March 5 – 27, 2024
March (5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27), 2024
Every Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings in March 2024
Time: 6 – 8 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom

Course Fee: INR 6000 (inclusive of GST)
Discounted Fee: For Professionals: INR 4000 | For Students: INR 3000
Additionally, Bulk Discounts can be availed for groups of more than 5 participants.
Limited seats are available for partial scholarships. Write to: learningatimpri@gmail.com

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Embark on a transformative learning journey with the IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Centre’s Four-Week Online Certificate Training Course on “Ending Gender-based Violence: Awareness of Policies & Governance,” scheduled to run from March 5th to March 27th, 2024. This comprehensive program is tailored to equip participants with the knowledge and tools needed to understand, address, and eradicate gender-based violence. Through a carefully curated curriculum, participants will delve into the intricacies of policies and governance structures, gaining a holistic perspective on how these elements intersect to combat gender-based violence effectively.

Led by a team of distinguished experts, this certificate training course encompasses interactive sessions, case studies, and practical insights to provide a well-rounded understanding of the challenges surrounding gender-based violence. Participants will explore various policy frameworks, critically examine governance mechanisms, and engage in discussions on best practices for creating safer and more inclusive communities. The four-week duration allows for an in-depth exploration of the subject matter, fostering a collaborative learning environment where participants can share experiences, perspectives, and innovative solutions.

As we strive to create a world free from gender-based violence, this certificate training course stands as a testament to our commitment to empowering individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to drive meaningful change. Join us in this crucial initiative to build a society where policies and governance mechanisms work hand-in-hand to end gender-based violence and create a safer, more equitable future for all.

For Whom

Young professionals, students and common citizens interested in knowing basics about the situation relating to violence against women, how laws are made, the legal provisions and implementation of law.

Benefits of Taking the Course

Participants would:
• Learn from globally and nationally renowned thematic experts and practitioners
• Gain first-hand insights and networking opportunities
• Get course outline and reading list from the experts for learning
• Get access to session videos for 15 days
• Receive a certificate of completion
• Have the opportunity to publish their essays on the IMPRI Insights Blog, which features the articles of eminent people from around the globe.

Upon successful completion of the program, each participant will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

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Program Experts

Chair: Prof Vibhuti Patel, Visiting Distinguished Professor, IMPRI


Adv Dr Flavia Agnes, Women’s Rights Lawyer; Co-founder, Majlis Legal Centre, Mumbai.

Prof Vibhuti Patel, Visiting Distinguished Professor, IMPRI

Adv Dr Albertina Almeida, Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Goa; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI.

Dr Vahida Nainar, Independent Researcher, Gender & Human Rights Consultant;  Senior Fellow, IMPRI.

Prof Bijayalaxmi Nanda, Principal, and Professor of Political Science, Miranda House, University of Delhi.

Prof Vina Vaswani, Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine Director Centre for Ethics, Program Director, YU-FIC Masters in Research Ethics for India, Yenepoya deemed to be University, Deralakatte, Mangalore; Visiting Professor, IMPRI.

Ms Anju Dubey Pandey, Formerly Specialist, Ending Violence against Women, and Team Lead, Gender-Responsive Governance, UN Women India.

Dr Padma Deosthali, Director, Sexual and Reproductive Health, CREA; Former Coordinator, CEHAT; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI.

Adv Dr Shalu Nigam, Visiting Senior Fellow IMPRI; Advocate, Author, and Researcher, Gender and Human Rights

Rituparna Neog, Queer Rights Activist; Founder & Director, Akam Foundation, Queer Intersectional Feminist, Storyteller.

Adv Celin Thomas, Advocate, Celin Thomas and Associates, Bengaluru; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI.

Prof Saumya Uma, Professor, Jindal Global Law School and Director, Centre for Women’s Rights (JGLS)

Dr Keerthi Bollineni, President Vasavya Mahila Mandali, Vijayawada.

Adv Audrey D’Mello, Director, Majlis Legal Centre, Mumbai; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI.

Ms Nandini Sarkar, Director of Business Operations, C-Quel Management Services Pvt Ltd.

Mr Harish Sadani, Co-founder and Executive Director of Men Against Violence and Abuse (MAVA).

Adv Dr Shalu Nigam, Visiting Senior Fellow IMPRI; Advocate, Author, and Researcher, Gender and Human Rights
Prof Gummadi SrideviVisiting Professor, IMPRI
Dr Simi MehtaCEO & Editorial Director, IMPRI
Dr Arjun KumarDirector, IMPRI, New Delhi

Program Time Structure

Program Time Structure
Ending Gender-based Violence: Awareness of Policies & Governance
A Four-Week Online Certificate Training Course
March (5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27) , 2024 | IMPRI #WebPolicyLearning
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Day 1 | March 5, 2024 (Tuesday)
Introduction to Gender-based Violence
6:00 – 6:20 PMChair IntroductionProf Vibhuti Patel
6:20 -7:00 PMFoundations of Gender-based Violence: Historical Context and DefinitionsProf Vibhuti Patel
7:00 – 8:00 PMThe Role of Policies in Addressing Gender-based Violence: An OverviewAdv Dr Flavia Agnes
8:00 – 8:20 PMParticipants IntroTeam
Day 2 | March 6, 2024 (Wednesday)
Overview of Policy Frameworks
6:00 – 6:40 PMLocating Policy Approaches to Addressing Gender Based ViolenceAdv Dr Albertina Almeida
6:40 – 7:20 PMGender Based Violence and Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against WomenDr Vahida Nainar
7:20 – 8:00 PMLegal Hands on Session IAdv Shalu Nigam
Day 3 | March 12, 2024 (Tuesday)
Governance Structures in Combating Gender-based Violence
6:00 – 6:40 PMRole of Governance in Combating Gender-based Violence: Structures and StrategiesProf Bijayalaxmi Nanda
6:40 – 7:20 PMPsychological Dimensions: Understanding Trauma and Healing in Gender-based ViolenceDr Padma Deosthali
7:20 – 8:00 PMLegal Hands on Session IIAdv Shalu Nigam
Day 4 | March 13, 2024 (Wednesday)
Challenges in Implementing Policies
6:00 – 6:40 PMCase Studies of Effective Gender-based Violence InterventionsMs Anju Dubey Pandey
6:40 – 7:20 PMGender Based Violence and Medico Legal EvidenceProf Vina Vaswani
7:20 – 8:00 PMLegal Hands on Session IIIAdv Shalu Nigam
Day 5 | March 19, 2024 (Tuesday)
Best Practices in Addressing Gender-based Violence
6:00 – 6:40 PMGender based violence and LGBTQIA+ CommunitiesRituparna Neog
6:40 – 7:20 PMRealities on the Ground: Experiences and Challenges in Combating Gender-based ViolenceAdv Celin Thomas
7:20 – 8:00 PMLegal Hands on Session IVAdv Shalu Nigam
Day 6 | March 20, 2024 (Wednesday)
Case Studies in Successful Interventions
6:00 – 6:40 PMContribution of Women’s Rights Movement in Addressing Gender Based ViolenceProf Saumya Uma
6:40 – 7:20 PMNGOs as Catalysts for Change: Advocacy and Implementation of Gender PoliciesDr Keerthi Bollineni
7:20 – 8:00 PMLegal Hands on Session VAdv Shalu Nigam
Day 7 | March 26, 2024 (Tuesday)
Collaborative Approaches for Ending Gender-based Violence
6:00 – 6:40 PMBuilding Partnerships: Collaborative Approaches for a Coordinated Response to Gender-based ViolenceAdv Audrey D’Mello
6:40 – 7:20 PMBeyond Boundaries: A Deep Dive into Tackling Sexual Harassment through POSH Policies for a Secure Work EnvironmentMs Nandini Sarkar
7:20 – 8:00 PMLegal Hands on Session VIAdv Shalu Nigam
Day 8 | March 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
Action Planning and Next Steps
6:00 – 6:40 PMValedictory Address on Community-Led Initiatives: Empowering Local Solutions for Gender EqualityMr Harish Sadani
6:40 – 7:20 PMParticipants Insights/ Feedback session, discussionTeams
7:20 – 8:00 PMClosing RemarksProf Vibhuti Patel & Adv Shalu Nigam


Specimen Certificate

Inaugural Session Video:

Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaApPJVdpy8

HQ: https://youtu.be/HRmSTfJqSS4

Valedictory Session Video:

Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8UYkQU5Nh8

HQ: https://youtu.be/ABboFk6Gi1c

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FEMINISM: Fundamentals, Facets & Future | February 2023
Reproductive and Conjugal Rights of Women in India | December 2022
Feminism and the Global Social Transformation | February 2022
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05/03/2024 @ 06:00 PM to
27/03/2024 @ 08:00 PM


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