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Join kNOwVAWdata at SVRI Forum 2019!

12 October 2019
Dr Henriette Jansen meets Her Royal Highness Princess Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck of Bhutan

Will you be at the Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum 2019?

Look for kNOwVAWdata in the following places at SVRI Forum 2019, and find the full conference schedule here:

When: Entire duration of SVRI Forum 2019
What: kNOwVAWdata exhibition stand
Where
: Exhibition Hall 9, stand 8

Drop in to learn more about kNOwVAWdata—a UNFPA and DFAT partnership, with the University of Melbourne and ANROWS. Talk with representatives from kNOwVAWdata about our work and opportunities to get involved, including participation in the landmark kNOwVAWdata Course on the Measurement of Violence against Women. We look forward to connecting with you!


When: Monday, 21 October; 9:00 – 12:30
What: Pre-conference workshop on measuring violence against women: challenges, tools and methods
Where
: Bluebell

This workshop provides participants an opportunity to learn the basics of violence against women prevalence data concepts at a high-level.

Led by Dr Henriette Jansen, UNFPA and kNOwVAWdata technical lead; and by Dr Kristin Diemer and Dr Cathy Vaughan, University of Melbourne and kNOwVAWdata course co-conveners.

This workshop is fully booked.


When: Wednesday, 23 October; 14:30 – 16:00
What: Panel session: People with disabilities and gender-based violence programmes
Where
: Exhibition Hall 10

In this panel, kNOwVAWdata is represented by Dr Cathy Vaughan and Dr Kristin Diemer, University of Melbourne and kNOwVAWdata course co-convener; Doljinsuren Nyam-Ochir, NSO Mongolia; and Dr Henriette Jansen, UNFPA and kNOwVAWdata technical lead. It is chaired by April Pham, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

This session will cover the following topics:

•    Ensuring violence data leaves no one behind: experiences with disability disaggregation from Mongolia (kNOwVAWdata)

•    Civil society organization practices to end violence against women and girls with disabilities in Mexico, Ana Maria Sanchez Rodriguez

•    Nothing about us without us: inclusion of women with disabilities in research and capacity building on disability and violence in Botswana, Malebogo Molefhe

•    A population-based cross-sectional study of prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence (IPV) against adults with disability in New Zealand, Janet Fanslow, L. Hashemi


When: Wednesday, 23 October; 16:30 – 18:00
What: Panel session: Measuring SDGs in Asia and the Pacific
Where
: Orchid

The following presentations in this panel session will highlight ways in which the SDGs are being measured in Asia and the Pacific. Four of the speakers are involved in the kNOwVAWdata initiative activities or supported surveys. The panel is chaired by kNOwVAWdata course co-convener, Dr Kristin Diemer, University of Melbourne.

  • Challenges with monitoring SDG Goal 5 indicators on violence against women: experience from the Asia-Pacific region, Henrica A.F.M (Henriette) Jansen, UNFPA and kNOwVAWdata technical lead
     
  • A decade of lessons learned from EVAWG programming in high-prevalence, low-resource settings in Asia and the Pacific, Emma Fulu, J. Overs, O. Guttenbeil-Likiliki, S. Ali, X. Warner, A. Erikson, C. Dixon, C. Ullman, A. Potts, J. Noble, M. Ellsberg, D. Dixit
     
  • From data to action to impact: How Viet Nam has changed in the 10 years since the first violence against women survey, Quynh Anh Thi Ha, N. Thi Viet Nga, H.A.F.M. Jansen, K. Diemer, L. Bich Tran
     
  • Through sleet and snow: overcoming challenges in the field during the first national study on violence against women in Mongolia, Doljinsuren Nyam-Ochir, A. Ayush, H.A.F.M. Jansen, J. Gardner
     
  • Confronting domestic violence in the land of happiness: measuring violence against women and girls in Bhutan, K. Lhamu, U. Tshomo, S. Gyeltshen, S. Tshering, Tashi Choden, J. Gardner, H.A.F.M. Jansen, Tshewang Lhamu

When: Thursday, 24 October; 14:30 – 16:00
What: Panel session: Mitigating gender-based violence risk in humanitarian settings
Where
: Exhibition Hall 8.1

This panel session is chaired by UNFPA and kNOwVAWdata technical lead, Dr Henriette Jansen. The panel topics and speakers include:

  • Sexual relations between UN peacekeepers and local women / girls in Haiti, Sabine Lee, S. Bartels, L. Vahedi 
  • Evaluating government responses to the incidence of gender-based violence against refugee and IDP women and girls: a multiple case study of camp conditions and developed and developing countries, Christina Socci, A. Ekstein, S. Song, Y. Bang, L. Arnold 
  • Empowered aid: transforming gender and power dynamics in the delivery of humanitarian aid, Alina Potts, H. Kolli, L. Fattal, E. Hedge, M. Murphy
  • A randomized cluster trail of a gender-synchronized program to promote family planning and gender equity among married adolescents and their husbands in Doss, Niger: the effects of the Reaching Married Adolescents (RMA) program on family planning uptake among married adolescents who experience intimate partner violence, J.G. Silverman, Nicole Carter, N. Johns, M.I. Brooks, S. Aliou, A.M Nouhou, S. Challa, S.C. Boyce, A. Raj, S. DeLong

We hope to see you in Cape Town!