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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, May 25, 2017, 11:21AM

To celebrate the organization’s 15th anniversary and honor individuals who promote healthy, respectful manhood and prevent violence and discrimination against all women and girls.  Their work furthers A CALL TO MEN’s vision: to create a world where all men and boys are loving and respectful and all women and girls are valued and safe. Sponsor opportunities are available now and tickets will go on sale very soon!  

Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 12:00AM - Friday, June 16, 2017

Building on the success of our first three well-attended conferences held in 2005, 2010, and 2015, Pathways to Resilience IV will provide a forum to explore the unique and shared aspects of individual and community resilience found in the Global South. We expect those attending from the Global South and the Global North to experience a special event that will discuss what resilience looks like in contexts that are less well-known. Our goal is to raise the profile of research, interventions and social policies that are effective across diverse cultures and that show promise of building people’s capacity to cope when adversity is high. This conference varies the tradition of the previous three Pathways conferences in Canada (see by relocating the event to Cape Town, South Africa. We've invited not only world-class scholars but also researchers and practitioners who are not well-represented in the resilience literature and whose exciting work is less visible outside their own communities.

Monday, July 31, 2017, 12:00AM - Wednesday, August 02, 2017 - Parc 55 San Francisco – A Hilton Hotel

This unique 3-day training summit focuses on the intersection of technology and domestic & sexual violence, stalking, and trafficking. Covering a wide range of technology-related issues, this conference will be helpful to advocates, law enforcement, and legal professionals who work with survivors of abuse.

Wednesday, September 06, 2017, 12:00AM - Saturday, September 09, 2017 - FPCEUP - Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto, in Porto, Portugal

This conference is now accepting abstracts for different types of presentations: oral presentations, workshop, symposium, poster and e-poster. Please find the details at: or follow the conference on facebook at: The deadline for abstract submission is 15th December 2016. Conference themes

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 12:00AM

Exploring the Many Faces of Manhood.   Influential and passionate voices will examine healthy, respectful manhood in athletics, education, incarceration, fatherhood, faith communities and around issues of gender.  As men are empowered to be their authentic selves, we will collectively create a world where all men and boys are loving and respectful and all women and girls are valued and safe.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 12:00AM - Thursday, September 28, 2017

Every two years, this Conference brings together people from across the fields of gender based violence, child trauma, advocacy and health care practice and policy together to share promising practices and important reserach that are supporting and healing communities and preventing future violence.