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Caribbean Conference on Domestic Violence and Gender Equality!

Date: Mon. 25 Mar, 2013 2:00 am - Thu. 28 Mar, 2013 2:00 am
Duration: 3 Days

We warmly invite you to the inaugural Caribbean Conference on Domestic Violence and Gender Equality in beautiful Tobago. This promises to be part of the most exciting and pioneering event in in the Caribbean region. We hope to bring together participants from a wide range of gender, health, education and social development disciplines from across the region and around the world.

There has never been a greater need for us to focus on improving the living conditions for women and girls throughout the world. Violence against women and girls continue to be a global epidemic that kills, tortures, and maims – physically, psychologically, sexually and economically. It is one of the most pervasive of human rights violations.

Domestic Violence courtesy www.majiroxnews.comChange is urgently needed, both in policy and public and Behavioral health responses and in clinical services for survivors as well as offenders. We seek to influence governments, health agencies, practitioners and educators across the Caribbean to meet the challenge of improving safety and changing gender norms.

Purpose: To engage advocates and professionals from domestic violence, health care and social service and policy makers in critical dialogues that will enable them to use in-depth information to impact their work in terms of practice, research, and policy.