Vytautas Magnus University

The aim. The training is designed for students to learn more about the types and most common forms of sexual harassment. Another goals is to present the newly approved document - VMU Guidelines for sexual harassment and gender-based violence prevention.

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    2023 April 17, 13.00 p.m.–15.00 p.m.
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    In virtual space
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    Theory and discussion
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    Academic/non-academic personnel and students (BA, MA, PhD)
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    Competence group - group 3
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    A Level Training Program (for Beginners)
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Short description. VMU lecturer and Equal opportunities’ coordinator Laura Lapinske will present the forms of sexual harassment and provide common examples and situations of sexual harassment in academia. Participants will learn how to recognize the case of sexual harassment, how to act and whom to contact, how to behave in a bystander’s situation and how to use this role to stop or prevent the abuse.

This training is conducted as part of SPEAR project (increasing gender equality at the university) and in line with university’s policies for ensuring anti-discrimination, equal opportunities, respect for diversity and inclusivity.

During the training you will learn about: It is an interactive, hands-on training that will engage participants in discussions, quick surveys and group work. Participants will take an active role analysing situations and finding solutions to everyday life problems, related to sexual harassment.

It's worth attending because: Participants will be able to better recognise the most common forms of sexual harassment, to learn more about flirting, sexism and gender based violence. Participants will also get familiar with the VMU sexual harassment prevention policies and procedures.

We invite you to participate: Academic/non-academic personnel and students (BA, MA, PhD)

Duration: 2 hours.

Location: In virtual space.

Professional development activities by competence group: Group 3 - personal (personal development, time management, etc.)

Professional development activities: Level A training programmes (beginners) - for those who want to acquire new competences and update their general knowledge.



PhD student in Gender studies (Sodertorn University, Sweden), Lecturer and Equal opportunities coordinator (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania)