HEARD invites you to a seminar, Understanding Structural Drivers Of GBV- The Importance of a Comprehensive Approach, by Professor Jane Freedman from the Université Paris 8, France. This seminar will help participants understand the importance of considering wider systemic and structural factors in research on various forms of gender-based violence, and in relating to these to their own empirical research.

About the speaker: Jane Freedman is a professor at the Université Paris 8’s School of Sociology and Anthropology. She is also currently acting as an advisor for the Council of Europe on their Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence and has previously worked for various international organisations including UNHCR and UNESCO. As a policy specialist on gender equality, Professor Freedman was responsible for programmes on prevention of GBV and on women, peace and security. Her extensive published research focuses on issues of gender-based violence, health, conflict and migration. Publications include, Engaging Men in the Fight against Gender-Based Violence (Palgrave, 2012), Gendering the International Asylum and Refugee Debate (Palgrave, 2012), Gender, Violence and Politics in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Ashgate 2015).

Seminar details

Title: Understanding structural drivers of GBV- The importance of a comprehensive approach.

Date: Friday, 3 May 2019

Time: 9h30-10h30

Venue: HEARD, J Block, 4th Floor, Westville Campus, UKZN

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