From 26 May to 4 July takes place the blended course “Data Sources, indicators and gender violence” organized by SIMREF.

Course Objectives:

  • Provide theoretical tools, methodological and practical to understand and interpret international and national data on gender violence (survey, police, judicial, social, feminists etc.).
  • Delve into the features, potentialities and limitations of different data sources
  • Provide knowledge about the construction of social indicators and evaluation of public policies.
  • Knowing the different existing definitions of gender violence, its dimensions and typologies, and understand its translation into indicators.
  • Deepening the legislation on gender violence, presenting its evolution, innovations and limitations.
  • To provide students with the tools to generate indicators on gender violence from their own professional activity in the prevention and response to violence.

The course is aimed at anyone interested in the subject, and in particular to:

  • Public sector professionals, third sector and feminist associations linked / as research, prevention of gender-based violence and care for women in situations of violence.
  • Technical staff of public institutions dedicated to the study and / or intervention against gender violence.
  • Professionals in areas not directly related to gender violence but committed / as in the prevention and combat (educational field, sanitary, social, judicial, police, Media, and so on).
  • Researchers and teachers who are working or interested in research methodology and feminist perspective and / or domestic violence.
  • Graduate students, master's and doctorate in social sciences interested in feminist research and gender violence.

Methodology and phases of the course:

  • Phase 1. Virtual Training: will be available to students in support of materials (videos, newspaper articles, reports, articles or research on the subject of the course) that will introduce first themes and work them prior to the sessions, individually and group.
  • Phase 2. Sessions: are performed either in Barcelona or Madrid, according to the course to which each student is enrolled / a. These sessions will deepen the analysis of the sources of data on gender violence, with theoretical explanations and examples and case studies drawn from real programs and public media, that will explore different methodologies, tools and data sources.
  • Phase 3. Later, will continue to be debated in the virtual space, deepen the analysis of the cases presented in the sessions and resolving questions that may arise.

Overall the course has 10 virtual hours 9 entitles face and a certificate of attendance and achievement awarded by the UAB. Price: 85 € (Teachers, researchers, Professional) or 70 €(Precarious, Students). Expenses for banking transactions are not included in this price. [Info enrollment process] Program: a) The (s) violence (s) Gender:

  • Main definitions existing in public policy at the international level, European, state and regional.
  • Debates and controversies.
  • Discussion of the implications of each definition: what and who is included or excluded?
  • Gender Violence and Public Policy: characteristics and consequences of institutional discourses on gender violence

b) Key elements for the construction and interpretation of indicators:

  • Top Features, typologies and functionalities of social indicators and evaluation of public policies.
  • Steps for the construction and interpretation of indicators.

c) Indicators and violence:

  • Through the main sources of international data, European, state and regional.
  • Deepening the potential and limitations of different types of data: police, judicial, care services, survey, and so on, through practical exercises and theoretical presentations.
  • Discussion and practical exercises on potential indicators of domestic violence. It will address issues such as:
    • What information would be important to optimize the resources allocated to combat violence?
    • What kind of data allows us to determine the impact of interventions in this area?
    • What can develop methodological strategies to get this data? What to ask, to whom, how?

Language: The main language of the course will be the Castilian. Teachers: [+info] Eva Alfama. Researcher at the Institute of Government and Public Policy at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Member of SIMReF. Course Coordinator. Silvia Lopez. Professor and researcher at the Autonomous University of Madrid. For more information contact: simref.simref @ or visit web de SIMREF



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