Training on Gender-Based Violence

Project Management, Training

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The purpose of this course is to improve the knowledge and skills on GBV to staff of international humanitarian and development organizations. The course aims to deepen their understanding and engagement on the responsive programming to fight, prevent and respond gender based violence.

Target Participants

This course is intended for staff of government agencies, humanitarian organizations, development partners, gender focal points, researchers and other institutions focused on gender equality.

Course duration

7 Days

What you will learn

By the end of this training the participants will be able to:

  • Understand what is GBV
  • Identify underlying causes and risk factors contributing to GBV
  • Understand different forms of GBV
  • Understand how to prevent GBV
  • Understand how to respond to GBV
  • Develop robust GBV response interventions

What you will learn

Course Outline

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

Preventing Gender-Based Violence

  • Outlining Prevention Interventions
  • Reducing Risks and Vulnerabilities
  • Designing Prevention Interventions
  • Ending Impunity

Responding to Gender-Based Violence

  • Survivor-centred Response
  • Survivor-centred Health Care
  • Psychosocial and Mental Health

GBV and Law

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

Action Against Gender-Based Violence

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

Monitoring and Evaluation in Gender-Based Violence Interventions

  • Design of SMART GBV project results
  • GBV indicators
  • Stakeholders engagement in GBV projects
  • Evaluation of GBV projects

Training Approach

This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

Tailor-Made Course

We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more [email protected]