Conference Programme

2nd Global Conference
Sexual and Gendered Violence

Sunday 1st December 2019 – Monday 2nd December 2019
Prague, Czech Republic


Sunday 1st December 2019

08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:30 Welcome and Opening Words: Kristine Seitz

09:30 – 10:30 Session 1: Workshop: Sexual Violence Against Women and Children
Chair: Kristine Seitz

A Surfeit of Tolerance: Social Acceptance of Violence Against Women and Children in Japan
Gavan Patrick Gray

10:30 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Session 2: Sexual and Gendered Violence and Media
Chair: Carrie McManus

Mass Rape During the 1947 Partition and its Representation or Silencing in Hindi Cinema
Nidhi Shrivastava

Masculine Failure: Rape Culture and Intergenerational Trauma in Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Hakyoung Ahn

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Session 3: Sexual and Gendered Violence Prevention
Chair: Kylo Patrick Hart

Walking Between the Raindrops: Collective Impact Initiatives Addressing Domestic Violence
Carrie McManus and Andrea Silverstone

Understanding the Impact of Gender Violence Prevention Policies and Initiatives on Women in Istanbul
Maria Pilar Milagros Garcia

The Role of Empowerment Self-Defense in Sexual Violence Prevention
Yehudit Zicklin-Sidikman

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17:30 Session 4: Domestic Violence
Chair: Francesca Braga

Not in My Community: Supporting Affluence Survivors of Domestic Violence
Carrie McManus and Andrea Silverstone

Addressing Domestic Violence in India through Early Childhood Intervention
Palak Rawal

State and the Question of Violence Against Women: A Journey through the Procedures and Documents of Assam State Commission for Women, 2013-2017
Mayurakshi Dutta

17:30 – 18:00 End of Opening Day Cross Panel Issues, Discussion and Consolidation

18:00 Wine and Drinks Reception


Monday 2nd December 2019
09:00 – 10:30 Session 5: Narratives
Chair: Gavin Patrick Gray

The Role and Implications of Personal Writing in the Process of Forming Self in the Aftermath of Child Sexual Abuse
Bella Sagi

South African Indian Gay Men’s Accounts of Sexual Microagressions
Deepesh Dayal

Yazidi Women’s Psycho-Social Crises and Cultural Rejection
Sirwan Ali

10:30 – 11:00 Tea/Coffee

11:00 – 11:30 Session 6: Sexual and Gendered Violence and Technology
Chair: Palak Rawal

A.I. Confidential: Methodological Approaches to Supporting Recipients of Donor Sperm in Sharing their Experiences of “Morally Challenging Behaviour” from Within the Online Sperm Donation Community
Georgina Constance Forshall

11:30 – 12:30 Session 7: Round Table Discussion
Chair: Mayurakshi Dutta

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Session 9: Sexual and Gendered Violence – LGBT Concerns
Chair: Deepesh Daval

Representing Gay Bullying in Fox Prime Time
Kylo Patrick Hart

Sexual and Gender Based Crimes against LGBT and Intersex People
Francesca Braga

15:30 – 16:00 Tea/Coffee

16:00 – 17:00 Session 10: End of Day 2 Cross Panel Issues and Discussion
Cross Day Summary and Consolidation

17:00 – 17:30 Project Development and Evolution
Closing Thoughts
Photographs and Goodbyes