Understanding Violence Against Women: Myths and Realities (FutureLearn)

Understanding Violence Against Women: Myths and Realities (FutureLearn)
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This course is for anyone interested in challenging violence against women, you don’t need any prior experience of the topic.
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Understanding Violence Against Women: Myths and Realities (FutureLearn)
Learn how to challenge attitudes that lead to violence against women and develop your knowledge of this human rights issue. The United Nations considers violence against women to be a grave violation of human rights of epidemic proportions. Such violence has profoundly negative consequences for individuals, communities and entire societies. This is why violence against women is a priority issue for governments and societies around the world.

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On this course you will learn about the roots of violence against women, the principles of gender inequality at its centre and most importantly, how to challenge entrenched attitudes that impact women the world over.

Join the movement to end violence against women today.


What topics will you cover?

- Key concepts – Gender, Power and Violence

- Defining and explaining Violence Against Women

- Impact of Violence Against Women from a range of perspectives

- Media and Cultural representations of Violence Against Women

- Public and Professional responses to Violence Against Women

- Preventing Violence Against Women – national and international approaches


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

- A deeper understanding of the origins and concepts of Violence Against Women in private and public life as currently defined

- A developed awareness of the nature and extent of Violence Against Women in private and public life

- A critical approach to societal views, attitudes and responses to Violence Against Women

- An informed understanding of the impact of Violence Against Women on individuals, families and communities

- An awareness of examples of good practice and strategies for preventing Violence Against Women



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64.00 EUR
This course is for anyone interested in challenging violence against women, you don’t need any prior experience of the topic.

MOOC List is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.