GCED by ThemesOngoingInstructor-led


Application 04-10-2023 ~ 04-21-2023
Learning 05-01-2023 ~ 06-07-2023(5 Weeks)
Course ID 2023_80_CL002_1_0_CL002
  • Fixed Deadlines

  • Application & Selection Process

  • 1:1 Interaction with the Instructor

  • Downloadable Certificate
    Earn a certificate upon the completion

  • 100% Free

About the Course

The Gender Snapshot 2022 report  ALERTS us that at the current rate of progress, it will take up to 286 years to close gaps in legal protection and remove discriminatory laws related to women.

In other words, it will take 286 years to achieve full Gender Equality!

One of the main consequences gender inequalities isViolence against Women (VAW). VAW is both the cause &consequence of gender inequalities.

  • Violence against women – particularly intimate partner violence and sexual violence – is a major public health problem and a violation of women's human rights.
  • Estimates published by WHO indicate that globally about 1 in 3 (30%) of women worldwide have been subjected to either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime. (https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/violence-against-women)

There are 7 sessions in total whereby the 6th session will be an online event; a class performance of your knowledge, skills, and creativity.

There is indeed an urgency in preventing and responding to violence against women and girls.




Ivy N Josiah is a Malaysian women’s human rights advocate and a gender consultant cum educator. Ivy is the former President and Executive Director of Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO- www.wao.org.my ), where over 20 years she developed WAO’s shelter services and advocacy strategies for law and policy reform. WAO opened Malaysia’s first shelter for survivors of domestic violence in 1982.

She has a strong background in women’s human rights addressing multiple forms of discrimination against women and has conducted training in over 15 countries. She is currently writing and podcasting stories about the women’s movement in Malaysia, where she remains active in civil society. Ivy is also a member of Five Arts Centre.

She loves to advocate, dance, cook and create.

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