A New Frontier for Gender-Based Violence | A Community in Dialogue
“Violence against women is both a consequence and a cause of gender inequality.”
- Joy Phumaphi, Assistant Director-General, Family and Community Health, World Health Organization (WHO Multi-country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence against Women)
A National Conference Convened by Xavier University President Michael Graham, S.J. and The Xavier University Women's Center
- Tuesday, November 8, 2011
- 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.)
- Schiff Family Conference Center and Duff Banquet Center, Xavier University Cintas Center
- Cost: Free and Open to the Public
The conference format will feature an opening keynote session and four workshops sessions. A buffet-style lunch will be provided to all participants, and vegetarian options will be available.
“Gender-based violence has an impact on our society as a whole as it is both a human rights and a public health concern. This conference aims to expand knowledge about the magnitude of gender-based violence and its impact on the individual and society. Hopefully this gathering will also be the beginning of intense dialogue on how to reduce gender-based violence and understand and begin to heal its psychological and social consequences.”
- Xavier University President Michael Graham, S.J.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
up to 5 (CEU) contact hours are available to Ohio Counselors, Social Workers and Psychologists. Xavier University is a Continuing Education Provider for the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapy Board. Social Work Provider: RSX 090602 & Counselor Provider: URCX049112. Xavier University is approved by the Ohio Psychological Association MCE program to offer continuing education for psychologists. Xavier University Department of Psychology, #317453533 maintains responsibility for the program.