As part of the regional campaign “Push forward! To end violence against women and girls”, REAct organized a series of webinars on how to counteract gender-based violence and how to qualitatively help women who come forward.
Recordings of webinars in English, Ukrainian, and Russian are available below. As well as presentations from each webinar with Georgian translation.
In 2023, we encourage new listeners to view the webinar recordings. From November 25, 2023 to January 31, 2024, each participant receives a unique opportunity to take a short test and receive a personalized online certificate.
What is violence and how does it differ from conflict? Why does violence occur in relationships and how does it become routine? What happens in a relationship before he hits her for the first time? “Wheel of violence”: why do women often return to the abuser? “Retrieved Helplessness Syndrome”: why is a woman afraid to defend herself? Can an abuser stop?
We will consider the psychological portrait of the offender – how to recognize the rapist? Based on a study in a Canadian prison, why do obedient boys grow up to kill women? How do beliefs and stereotypes fuel domestic violence? Warning signals: how to understand that he will soon hit her (Study “Murder Graph”). Mechanisms for the prevention of violence in society.
We will look at how to properly help the victim and what (not-) should be done during a conversation with the victim. “My police protect me”: how to properly interact with law enforcement agencies in cases of violence and why “Can you make peace?” does not work. And also, let’s dwell on secondary trauma: why she is forced to talk again and again about the violence she experienced during the investigation and trial.
A series of webinars was held as part of the regional campaign “Push forward! To end violence against women and girls” , organizing the Alliance for Public Health within the framework of the regional project SoS_project and component C19RM for the support of the Global Fund.