Global Network of Women's Shelters

The Global Network of Women’s Shelters (GNWS) and the Asian Network of Women’s Shelters jointly organized a second webinar on April 1.
The titel of this webinar was: Policy perspectives on protection of victims of domestic violence
Speaker were Dr Twu Shiing-jer who was Minister for Health and Welfare in Taiwan during the SARS crisis. The lessons learned from the outbreak in 2003 have been credited for helping Taiwan keep COVID-19 under control.  The second speaker, also from Taiwanwas Chen I-ju is a Section Chief in the Department of Protective Services under the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Ms. Chen’s department handles domestic violence prevention services, the national domestic abuse hotline, and other programs including women’s shelters.
For more information see link below.

https://shelterasia.org/2020/04/01/report-on-coronavirus-webinar-2-policy-perspectives-on-protection-of-victims-of-domestic-violence/

The first webinar on “Coronavirus and women’s shelters: Planning, preparation and response to the COVID-19 pandemic” was Wednesday, March 25, 2020. 

Seven hundred people from all over the world registered for the webinar. The following is the video of the event and answers to some of the questions posted online by participants. We are planning to hold another webinar at 6PM Taiwan time on Wednesday April 1.The Global Network of Women’s Shelters (GNWS) and the Asian Network of Women’s Shelters jointly organized a webinar on “Coronavirus and women’s shelters: Planning, preparation and response to the COVID-19 pandemic” on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. 8-9:30PM Taiwan time. 
Seven hundred people from all over the world registered for the webinar. The following is the video of the event and answers to some of the questions posted online by participants.

See the link below for more information about the content

 https://shelterasia.org/2020/03/27/video-and-qa-from-the-coronavirus-and-womens-shelters-planning-preparation-and-response-to-the-covid-19-pandemic-webinar/

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We are planning to hold another webinar at 9 PM East Washington time on Wednesday April 8 2020

GNWS WOMEN’S HELPLINES PROJECT

There is currently no comprehensive global list of helplines for victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Over 20% of countries do not even have a women’s helpline

HELP US

• build a website of accurate, safe and vetted women’s helpline information from every country in the world.

• organize international and national strategies to create, support and secure women’s helplines and crisis help in every country of the world.

 

LEARN MORE at CSW64 New York

DATE:      10 March

TIME:       2:30-4pm

VENUE:   4 W 43rd Street ROOM: Social Hall

Is your country grey on this worldmap? That means we do not have information about the women's helplines in your country (we even like to know if there is none). Help us and fill out this google form:  questionnaire national helplines domestic and sexual violence 

We use this information to create a database and a global website lila.help to inform women, family and professionals about trustworthy helplines in every country of the world for victims of domestic and sexual violence.

More info on tab Women's Helplines