Examine the root causes of gender-based violence and work toward advancing the well-being, equality and human rights of those most impacted.
Develop an advanced understanding of the root causes of gender-based violence and the skills necessary to advance the well-being, equality and human rights of those most impacted. This program provides a transdisciplinary and applied approach to human rights and an intersectional, postcolonial, feminist and anti-racist framework for understanding gender-based violence.
You will connect with leading practitioners from around the world and complete hands-on, real-world projects with community members through independent studies, internships and the project course.
This certificate will be particularly valuable to practitioners who work in organizations supporting survivors of gender-based violence, professionals who work with victims of gender-based crimes, students graduating from relevant degree programs like public health, anthropology, sociology or psychology, and anyone interested in integrating an
Cost & Eligibility
The core curriculum for this program is comprised of 12 credits:
- HRTS 530: Understanding Gender-Based Violence
- HRTS 531: Femicide/Feminicide
- HRTS 521: Community-Based Research in Gender-Based Violence
- HRTS 598B: Gender-Based Violence Project – Complete a project approved by your faculty advisor that addresses gender-based violence. This could take such forms as a community arts project and its documentation, a documentary film, a more traditional thesis or master’s paper, a research project completed with community members, or other substantial output for public dissemination.