Gender Based Violence (GBV)

This course is aimed at building the capacity and commitment of participants to undertake programs targeted at eradicating and/or reducing gender-based violence and to develop a new movement for gender equality. The course also features a number of exercises and reflective activities designed to examine the concepts of gender-based violence, sexuality, and rights. It will further explore the impact of gender-based violence on education, health and development.

The overall purpose of the training programme is to increase participant’s knowledge and understanding of the concept of gender, and gender-based violence, sexuality, and rights.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Enhance the understanding of participants on issues of gender, rights, equality, and gender-based violence
  • Differentiate the types of gender-based violence
  • Analyse the approaches to gender, rights, gender-based violence, and equality
  • Determine the effects of gender-based violence on health, development, and education
Who should attend?: 

This module is specifically designed for all supporters, caregivers, and counsellors whose focal point of interest is on gender and developing methods that will facilitate in the permanent eradication of gender-based violence.

Modes of delivery: 

The module shall be delivered by way of:

  • Lectures
  • Demonstrations
  • Video
  • Group presentations
  • Case studies
  • Assignments & Tests