Sexual and Gendered Violence


Saturday 2nd December – Sunday 3rd December 2017
Vienna, Austria



Final Conference Programme



 Saturday 2nd December 2017



8:30 – 9:00 Registration


9:00-9:30 Welcome and opening remarks



Workshop: What Counts as Violence

Elina Penttinen & Ada Schwanck



Session 1 – Media and Gendered Violence

Chair: Kristine Seitz


Demonstrations of sexual violence against Arab stars by Internet users on social net

Ali Hamaidia


Canadian Media and Sexual Violence Committed by Male Athletes

Kim Dube


11:15-11:30 Tea and Coffee



Session 2 – The Role of Civil Society in Reducing Gendered Violence

Chair: Michelle Jones


Role of the Civil Society Organisations in Eliminating Domestic Violence from the Metropolitans Of India : A Case Study

Shrimanti Ghosal


 Domestic Violence against Working Women in West Bengal – A Case Study Based on the Real Life Experiences, Official Documents and the Role of the NGOs

Tinni Bhattacharya


12:15 – 12:30 – Morning review/self-care activity


12:30 -14:00 – Lunch


Workshop: Teaching Healthy Sexuality to Adolescents with Sexually Abusive Behaviors

Kristine Seitz


15:15-15:30 Tea and Coffee



Performance: She is Gone

Sharon Rabinovitz & Keren Goldstein Yehezkeli



Session 3 – Child victimization

Chair: Lauren Godier


Juvenile Justice and Victimization

Gabriela Wasileski


Child Marriage Problem at the Bridge between East and West

Irem Kilec


Maternal Incest

Theresa Porter


17:00-17:30 Day one Wrap up


18:00 Wine Reception



Sunday 3 December, 2017


09:15 – 10:00

Session 4 – Gendered violence, research and policy

Chair: Joy Lange


‘Atten-Shun! Same-sex Sexual Violence in the Military and the Paucity of UK Research’ Michelle Jones & Lauren Godier

Research- Action program for violence reduction and women’s empowerment using CAPE: Culturally Adapted Program of Empowerment Self- Defense

Shira Langer & Tamar Priel



Session 5 – Intimate Partner Violence

Chair: Theresa Porter


Violence Regime in Context, Policy and Practice: Constructing and Trying Intimate Partner Violence

Marine Delaunay


‘Step on other people’s soil gently’: Fear of legal ramifications and the effect on intimate partner violence in the African immigrant community.

Kathryn Wenham


“Trainspotting ” in Facing Masculinity and Violence. A Study Case of a French Treatment Programme for Perpetrators Convicted for Intimate Partner Violence.

Marine Delaunay


11:15-11:30 Tea and Coffee



Session 6 – Panel Discussion: Support for abused women in South Africa

Chair: Ada Schwanck


Best practice in the sheltering of abused women: A South African Case Study

Joy Lange


Enhancing State Responsiveness to GBV: Paying the True Costs

Claudia Lopes & Paula Assubuji


12:30 -14:00 Lunch


14:00-15:15 Session 7 – Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Violence

Chair: Kim Dubé


Disclosing sexual violence: From silence to noise.
Niamh Ni Dhomhnaill

Transnational sexual exploitation from Nigeria to Italy
Carmelo Gillone

Secondary victimization in rape crimes: Questioning the practices of normalization of violence against disabled women
Shruthi Venkatachalam


15:15-15:30 Tea and Coffee


15:30-16:15 Session 8 – Politics of Sexual and Gendered Violence

Chair: Keren Goldstein


Nazi Persecution of Gay Men: Shedding Light on a Hidden History of Sexual and Gendered Violence

Kylo Patrick Hart


What´s in a name? Geopolitics and gendered violence perceptions
Blanka Nyklova


16:15 – 17:15
Group Discussion:
Working with sexual and gendered violence

Moderator: Kristine Seitz


17:15:-18:00 Final Wrap Up and Call to Action