Maastricht, Netherlands

Human Trafficking and Sexual Violence in Conflict: Achievements, Challenges and Ways Forward

when 27 June 2022 - 1 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 599

All around the world, numerous men, women, boys and girls suffer the harsh consequences of human trafficking and sexual violence in conflict. Both phenomena are crimes that affect the physical and psychological integrity of human beings, communities and societies. Although both human trafficking and sexual violence in conflict are at times looked upon separately, there are many similarities to be found.

During this course, students will look at human trafficking and sexual violence in conflict, both in their own right and together. This will contribute to a better understanding of the opportunities and challenges involved and to finding ways forward in addressing these timely crimes. The course will be taught by Anne-Marie de Brouwer and Dr. Eefje De Volder from Impact NOW – Center Against Human Trafficking and Sexual Violence in Conflict.

Course leader

This course will be taught by Dr. Eefje de Volder and Dr. Anne-Marie de Brouwer of IMPACT: Center against Human Trafficking and Sexual Violence in Conflict.

Target group

Applicants must be BA or MA students (from any discipline) who have, at a minimum, a profound interest in the phenomena of human trafficking and sexual violence in conflict and have proficient knowledge of English.

Course aim

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
• identify and describe the phenomena of human trafficking and sexual violence in conflict;
• identify, analyse and critically assess the differences and overlap between the crimes of human trafficking and sexual violence in conflict;
• identify, analyse and critically assess the opportunities, challenges and ways forward in addressing human trafficking and sexual violence in conflict through legal and non-legal mechanisms, including from a victim’s perspective.

Fee info

EUR 599: Tuition fee

Scholarships

No scholarships are available for this course.