Food Security and Agriculture

Training Course on Gender Based Violence

Course Overview

Gender-based violence is a pervasive and deeply rooted problem that affects people of all genders around the world. During this course, we will examine the various forms of GBV, its causes, consequences, and prevention strategies. We’ll also delve into the importance of providing support services for survivors and discuss ways to take action against GBV. By the end of this course, you will have a fundamental understanding of GBV, and you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and tools to contribute to the efforts aimed at preventing and addressing this issue. Our aim is to create a safe and inclusive learning environment where you can engage in thoughtful discussions, gain insights, and leave with a heightened awareness of the critical role you can play in combatting gender-based violence.

Course Objectives:

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of gender-based violence and its various forms.
  • Explore the root causes and social determinants of gender-based violence.
  • Identify the impact of gender-based violence on individuals, families, and communities.
  • Acquire knowledge of international frameworks, policies, and legal instruments related to gender-based violence.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders in addressing gender-based violence.
  • Learn strategies for prevention, early intervention, and response to gender-based violence.
  • Enhance skills in providing survivor-centered support and services.
  • Promote gender equality and challenge societal norms that perpetuate violence.
  • Strengthen coordination and collaboration among organizations working on gender-based violence.
  • Develop action plans for implementing effective gender-based violence prevention and response initiatives.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Gender-Based Violence

  • Sex vs. Gender: What is the Difference?
  • Defining Gender-Based Violence its Forms and Consequences
  • Causes and Contributing Factors of GBV
  • Types of GBV
  • Human Rights

Module 2: Preventing Gender Based Violence

  • Introduction to GBV prevention
  • Reducing risks and vulnerabilities
  • Prevention measures in GBV key prevention areas
  • Engaging men and boys in GBV prevention
  • Identifying prevention activities
  • Challenges in GBV prevention

Module 3: Responding to Gender-Based Violence

  • Survivor-centred Response
  • Survivor-centred Health Care
  • Psychosocial and Mental Health
  • The referral pathway

Module 4: The Core Principles for a Code of Conduct

  • Understanding core values
  • Commitment to the code of conduct
  • Core principles
  • Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation
  • Developing code of conduct for staff and non-staff

Module 5: GBV and Law

  • Sexual Offences Act (Country specific)
  • Domestic Violence Act (Country specific)
  • Child Rights Act (Country Specific)
  • The pathway to formal justice

Module 6: Action Against Gender-Based Violence

  • Multi-sectoral Action
  • Interagency, Multisectoral Coordination
  • Existing national and institutional action to combat gender-based violence
  • Gender-based Violence Assistance organisations

Module 7: Developing a Programmatic Response for GBV

  • Guiding principles for GBV coordination and programming
  • Programming approaches in GBV response
  • Inclusive GBV programming
  • Understanding different models for GBV programming
  • Design and development of GBV response programs

Module 8: GBV Reporting Mechanisms

  • Levels of reporting
  • Barriers to reporting GBV
  • Ethical standards in GBV reporting
  • Developing GBV reporting approaches

Note: This course outline provides a general structure for the GBV course. The specific content, activities, and duration of each session may be adjusted based on the target audience, learning objectives, and available time.

Classroom Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jul 08, 2024 Jul 12, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Aug 12, 2024 Aug 16, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Sep 16, 2024 Sep 20, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Oct 21, 2024 Oct 25, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Nov 25, 2024 Nov 29, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register

Virtual Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jul 22, 2024 Jul 26, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Aug 26, 2024 Aug 30, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Sep 30, 2024 Oct 04, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Nov 04, 2024 Nov 08, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Dec 09, 2024 Dec 13, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Jun 17, 2024 Jun 21, 2024 Online $ 350 Register

Registration Process

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Group Discounts

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Course Language

This Training course is offered in ENGLISH . Please indicate the language of choice during registration.

Training Approach

Our instructor-led trainings use well guided presentations, practical exercises, and group acivities. Participants are encouraged to bring any data relevant to their job responsibilities. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon completion of training, the participant will be issued with a certificate of Completion.

Post Training Support

Our commitment our clients success extends beyond the training program. We offer ongoing 3 months support through Q&A sessions, online forums, and access to our expert instructors.

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