AORC | Reminder: Webinar on Addressing Gender-Based Violence and Harassment

Join the African Ombudsman Research Centre (AORC), the research and training arm of the African Ombudsman and Mediators' Association (AOMA) for the thought-provoking webinar on "Addressing Gender-based violence and Harassment: The Ombudsman's Role in Ensuring Women's safety and empowerment" on Tuesday, 29 August 2023 from 10 am - 11:30 am (GMT+2), organised in collaboration with the International Ombudsman Institute. The programme is now available.

The webinar aligns with South Africa's Women's Month, providing a significant opportunity for awareness and discussion on gender-based violence and harassment. Expert speakers will explore effective approaches, including legal frameworks, the key role of Ombudsman institutions, and innovative prevention initiatives.

The webinar highlights are as follows:

  • Explore the vital role of Ombudsman institutions in combating gender-based violence and harassment
  • Delve into effective legal frameworks, policies and initiatives
  • Engage with distinguished speakers and experts
  • Foster meaningful discussions and collaborations

At the webinar, simultaneous interpretation will be available in English, French, Arabic, Portuguese and Spanish.

Kindly register here for the webinar.


For more information, kindly refer to the download section further below.

For questions, please contact Franky Lwelela ( or Marion Adonis (


Source: African Ombudsman Research Centre (AORC)

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