This course will further develop your understanding of the causes, types and impact of all forms of Gender Based Violence & Abuse and of Gender In-Equality in the Workplace, in the Schools / Universities and in our Community.
This course will importantly develop your understanding of the direct action you can take in order to prevent Gender Based Violence and Abuse
If you are a male then it may also improve your own attitudes and beliefs about the benefits of promoting Gender Equality and ‘Breaking out of the Apartheid Man’ Box – not just for the women and girls in your life but for your own personal health, wealth, and general well-being.
If you are female then it will also improve your own attitudes and beliefs about Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and about the causes of Gender Based Violence and Abuse.
It will also provide some practical information to help you (males and female) speak up and take action against this and all types of violence and abuse and inequality within your workplace, school, university and community.
This Course is FREE – it is a simplified version of more extensive courses that have been and are being developed for Workplaces, Communities and Schools & Universities. The more extensive courses are often modified and tailored to suit an organisations or communities specific needs.
There are a number of sections to this course commencing with an Introduction – there are no time limits – you can take as long as you like – the purpose is that you improve your knowledge and understanding (even if what you learn is sometimes unpleasant or difficult) for, in the Words of the African-American Poet and Writer; Maya Angelou, the goal of the course is that ‘people who know better – do better’ and we hope that by knowing better you will do better and become an advocate for Gender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion an advocate for preventing Gender Based Violence and Abuse in your own life, and an advocate for the aims of White Ribbon South Africa.