EVAWI: Seeking Proposals for International Conference on Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Increasing Access


Organisation: End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI)

Apply By:  01/05/2018


End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) is seeking proposals for its International Conference on Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Increasing Access which promotes innovative techniques and promising practices for responding to sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking, elder abuse, and other gender-based crimes.

Objectives

  • Improve responses to victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking, elder abuse, and other gender-based crimes
  • Enhance collaboration among criminal justice and community professionals through a multidisciplinary approach
  • Improve the investigation and prosecution of those who perpetrate gender-based violence
  • Promote effective prevention and risk reduction programs
  • Topics of Interest
  • Reducing barriers for survivors and their support people
  • Responding appropriately to victim disclosures
  • Increased reporting and help-seeking by victims
  • Public outreach and community involvement
  • Accessibility of services for diverse populations
  • Reaching underserved communities
  • Intersectionality of multiple identities
  • Technology solutions for increasing access
  • Transparency and accountability in agency responses
  • Systemic reforms to improve responses and reduce bias
  • Case processing and attrition within the criminal justice system
  • Cross-training and collaboration across professional disciplines
  • Data collection, evaluation, and continuous improvement

Selection Criteria

Presentation proposals will be evaluated, based on the following selection criteria:

  • Concrete and innovative recommendations for best practices
  • Quality and clarity of written materials
  • Relevance to the field and multiple disciplines
  • Timeliness with respect to current and emerging issues in the field
  • Practical and empirical basis, bridging research and practice

How to Apply

Applicants can submit their application via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit EVAWI.