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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

VAWnet Event Calendar

Information about state, local, and national events related to gender-based violence including trainings, conferences, lectures, webinars, and more. Event submissions are welcome.
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 12:00PM
Web Conference / Webinar

While sexual violence impacts every demographic group, myths about sexual violence within Latin@/x communities create misconceptions around culture and race. By engaging parents, religious leaders, survivors and community members, we can promote awareness, culturally-specific outreach and community engagement toward demystifying sexual violence within Latin@/x communities. 

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 02:00PM
Web Conference / Webinar

Andrew and Jessica Klein’s book, Abetting Batterers: What Police, Prosecutors, and Courts Aren’t Doing to Protect America’s Women reveals a pattern of incompetence and inattention in how the criminal justice system responds to domestic violence. Their first webinar discussed the evolution of system responses leading to criminalizing domestic violence, encouraging arrests, and prosecuting and sentencing abusers. The author’s research points to a problem in commitment rather than the ability to do the job.

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 02:00PM
Web Conference / Webinar

In our efforts to persuade policy makers and general audiences to act on the issues we care about, we often encounter one recurring barrier: fear. Some audience members are worried, anxious and scared about a number of issues facing the country today. We need to be strategic in our communication and tell an affirmative, positive story that moving forward is more important than ever. 

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 03:30PM
Web Conference / Webinar

This webinar will provide participants with strategies and tools to provide universal education on safe, consensual and healthy relationships, as well as models for trauma-informed responses to disclosure of DSV.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017, 03:00PM
Web Conference / Webinar

Anyone interested in learning more about how an organization — in this case a state coalition — transformed not only the focus of their work, but also how they do their work, will benefit from this webinar.  This may include community- and system-based advocates, criminal justice professionals, and other practitioners.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017, 12:30PM
Web Conference / Webinar

This webinar will explore our preconceptions and myths about child welfare- involved families who are experiencing domestic violence.