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Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Conference 2016 in Thailand

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Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Conference 2016 is a three-day program, which consists of three components: study session “women’s leadership and empowerment of disadvantaged groups”, presentations of submitted papers and open discussions. It is open to those interested in gaining leadership skills and new knowledge as well as those who want to share their own achievements

This highly exciting and challenging international Conference is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking place for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, educational leaders, policy makers, industry representatives, advanced students, and others.

More specifically, it targets:

  • Government officials and policy makers: Learn about the best practices, learn more about the new approaches related women’s issues and social equality, network with other policy makers and NGOs working in the related fields.
  • NGOs: Network with other international NGOs, possible donors and colleagues from around the world and share your achievements and strategies with others.
  • Graduate students: Meet your colleagues from around the world, make new friends, and improve your knowledge and communication skills.
  • Company representatives: Chance to improve your leadership skills, learn more about the new approaches related to the topics, meet your colleagues, exchange ideas and establish new connections and partnerships.
  • Scholars: Learn some new approaches, hear about others’ experiences and pass on your knowledge and experience on to the others.
  • Others: Interested in making some positive changes around them and gaining new knowledge, skills and friends and becoming more useful to their own communities.

Women’s Leadership and Empowerment Conference 2016 will provide unlimited resources and opportunities to interact with prominent leaders in the field and greatly expand on your global network of scholars and professionals.

Deadline: December 31, 2015

Location: Bangkok, Thailand.
Date: March 1st – 3rd 2016,

For more details: http://www.wleconference.org/

 

Workshop “ADDRESSING THE LONG SHADOW “– on sexual violence against men and boys

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From 25 to 29 May 2015, South-south Institute conducts a “Addressing the long shadow”, the second SSI Workshop on Sexual Violence against men and boys in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

hìnhIn this workshop, South-South Institute considered case studies such as force marriage and other forms of sexual violence under the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia and seek to bring together survivors, explore the importance of transitional justice and associated research processes as spaces in which to uncover and address the severe impacts of conflict- related sexual violence; work with younger generations survivors of sexual abuse and service providers, to take further process begun in Kampala of identifying the training need of service providers accustomed to work with women and girls to exclusion of men and boys.

This second SSI has also sought to reach out to other service providers, activists, researchers, and survivors across the region and in other settings with objective of bringing together a range of stakeholders, working together for positive change.

In this workshop, many studies are carried out by in Cambodia by UNICEF and partners. So if you need more information about these studies, information about sexual abuse of boys or social work and services, please access the link: http://www.first-step-cambodia.org/en/links/

And video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwAapVZWinQ

 

The child exploitation and online protection centre website

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Are you looking for attractive and pedagogical material to inform children on dangers they may face and how to look for help ? Partage Vietnam recommands you online educational resources coming from the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) .CEOP2

This command of the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) is tasked to work both nationally and internationally to bring online child sex offenders to the British courts. It has initiated an International Child Protection Network, active in many parts of the world, areas where from experience the CEOP know that children have been targeted by in particular offenders travelling from the UK in the past.

The Network has been pthinkyouknowarticularly active in Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam and Romania, building up international advisory panel that includes the national police forces, government agencies, the British embassy as well as specialist charities and organisations, all working collectively to protect children. Many resources are gathered in dedicated section of the CEOP website.

Developed also by the Center, the Thinkuknow website contains lots of information, advice and guidance to educate children and young people to keep themselves and their peers safe on the internet. It also aims to empower parents, carers and professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to keep children in their care safe online.

Some cartoons are translated in other languages or adapted to specific problematics : for example Lee and Kim cartoon is avalaible in Vietnamese or the Mai and Tam’s Tales.