Women with Disabilities

E-learning courses on Monitoring Women's Rights and Women in War and Armed Conflicts

Monitoring Women's Rights(2 May-17 July 2011)

This specialised (11-week) e-learning course is an introduction to documenting and monitoring women's human rights issues and gender equality, including sexual and gender based violence, women in situations of armed conflict, education, political rights and freedoms, and special protection measures. It will critically look at the gendered dimension to women's human rights violations and the challenges in implementing and monitoring these rights in an analytical framework. The course will address the cycle of monitoring, including tool development; methodologies for carrying out documentation; and the application of results for improving the respect, protection, prevention and realisation of women's human rights. For further information and to register online: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=441

Women in War and Armed Conflicts (2 May-12 June 2011)

This short (6-week) certificate course examines the various causes and manifestations of the impact of war and armed conflicts specifically on women. It will analyse the widespread and systematic violence against women as well as sexual and gender based violence, in war and conflicts situations. It aims to define and broaden the definition of wartime rape to include sexual slavery, forced impregnation, mass rape, chemical warfare impact, military sexual slavery, genocide, trafficking, physical torture, mutilation, etc. The course will critically study with a feminist lens the role of female combatants and how post conflict programmes of disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration benefits or denies women. For further information and to register online: http://www.hrea.org/index.php?base_id=628&language_id=1

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When: 7/2/2014

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