Thursday, January 21, 2010

International Online Conference on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

My fabulous jetsetting, international, mega-feminist-force and I were accepted today to present our paper "Worlds Apart: How Social Networking Technologies Blur the Boundaries Between Sexual Assault Prevention and Perpetration" It will be so interesting to present about online technologies in an online conference.Wish us luck!

Here's the summary:
This paper globally contextualizes contemporary trends in discourse, teaching, and activism by highlighting the ways in which First and Third World communities outreach programs utilize virtual social networks and by examining the benefits and challenges these organizations face. From the perspectives of two gender-based violence intervention organizations, WISE victim advocacy and support center in New Hampshire, USA and the Sezim Crisis Center in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, this paper addresses the following trends in crisis intervention, education coordination, and social networking:...
Find out more about the conference sponsored by Deakin University.