Gender Based Violence

Overview 

Gender-based violence is a pervasive and serious issue that affects individuals and communities across the world. This course aims to increase awareness about gender-based violence in the workplace and provide practical strategies for preventing and responding to it. This course is designed for managers, supervisors, HR professionals, and employees who want to increase their awareness and understanding of gender-based violence in the workplace and take proactive steps towards creating safe and respectful environments. 

Topics 
  • Understanding the scope and impact of gender-based violence 
  • Types of gender-based violence, including domestic violence, sexual harassment, and stalking 
  • The role of power and control in gender-based violence 
  • Legal frameworks and policies related to gender-based violence 
  • Best practices for preventing and responding to gender-based violence in the workplace 
  • Supporting victims and promoting a safe and respectful workplace culture 
Learning outcomes 

Following this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Define key concepts related to gender-based violence 
  • Understand the scope and impact of gender-based violence in the workplace 
  • Recognise different types of gender-based violence and their underlying dynamics 
  • Familiarise themselves with legal frameworks and policies related to gender-based violence 
  • Develop strategies for preventing and responding to gender-based violence in the workplace 
  • Support victims of gender-based violence and promote a safe and respectful workplace culture 
Delivery method 

Can be delivered face to face, online or blended either in person or virtually e.g.  Teams/Zoom. Learners will have access to our learning platform where they can refer to the materials, watch extra resources such as videos and interactive activities and access links to organisations, for those that want to take their learning further. 

A full day is recommended for staff with little or no previous experience. For those with prior knowledge, a half day is recommended as a condensed session with post course materials. 

Workshops combine presentation slides, interactive exercises, individual reflection and group discussion.