Date: Thursday 7 March 2019
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: Liberty Hall Theatre, 1 Eden Quay, Dublin 1
The National Women's Council of Ireland (NWCI) invites you to its ESHTE conference to explore the challenges of and solutions to sexual violence and harassment (SVH) in higher education, sharing the learnings arising through its European Union (EU) ESHTE project.
Bringing together a broad range of stakeholders from across Europe, the conference will examine the prevalence and culture of SVH in higher education, discuss various approaches and interventions, and consider how students, institutes, support services and other partners can meaningfully collaborate to combat and prevent SVH.
The conference will draw on the findings of the ESHTE project, led by the NWCI, which aims to build a culture of zero tolerance to SVH in third level institutes throughout Europe.
What topics will this conference address?
Based across a series of keynotes speeches, panel discussions and workshops, topics covered during the conference will include:
and much more.
Who will be speaking?
The full line-up for the conference will be announced shortly; speakers include:
What is the ESHTE project?
The ESHTE project aims to prevent and combat SVH in third-level institutes across Europe. Funded by the European Commission, project partners include the NWCI, the Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) in Cyprus, Rape Crisis Scotland (RCS), the Women’s Issues Information Centre (WIIC) in Lithuania and the Women’s Equality Commissioner, LMU Munich in Germany.
Each project partner works closely with higher education institutes, student leadership bodies, statutory agencies, and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in each country, creating a cohesive network of stakeholders focused on combatting SVH against women.
Click here to register for the event.