Objectives of the course
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
• Understand the key concepts and basic issues underpinning all forms of sexual violence in conflict and emergency settings
• Conceive an intervention centred on sexual violence victims/survivors’ rights, needs and wishes
• Design activities contributing to sexual violence prevention and risk mitigation.
Around 50 hours of work for the whole course, including:
• Approximately 20 hours of face-to-face teaching (lectures, debate, group work)
• Approximately 30 hours of self-study time (pre-readings, reflexive analysis, case study)
A 3-5-page essay for the participants who would like to earn the 2 credits ECTS
Structure of the course
- Core concepts and introduction to a Survivor-Centered Approach
- Ethics and Methods of Data Gathering
- Sexual Violence Against Men and Boys
- Medical Care
- Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
- Access to Justice
- Prevention and Risk Mitigation
- Mid-level and senior humanitarian managers currently working directly with victims/survivors of sexual violence, or providing technical advice to or supervision of such programmes.
- Other participants with relevant experience and expertise may be accepted if space is available.
- Staff of MSF and ICRC may join for a reduced rate and are asked to apply through their institutional educational programmes.
- a university qualification (bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
- at least three years of relevant professional experience;
- excellent command of English;
- motivation working in the humanitarian sector.
- CV (Résumé)
- Scanned copy of passport
- A passport photo (.jpg format).
More information about the admission process is available on our application page.
- Dates 8-week online course (Summer dates to be announced)
- Duration 8 weeks
- Location Online
- Language English
- CREDITS 2 ECTS
- Fee 1,500 CHF
- Application Deadline to be announced