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I Act Training for Trainers: the prevention of sexual violence using the bystander model

The training activity took place
in Darsham, UK
organised by IFM-SEI
8-15 May 2017
Reference person

Frankie Marsh

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Aims & objectives

Aim: to acquaint youth workers and youth leaders with theory and practice of the bystander model of prevention of sexual violence, which focuses on community accountability, and develop tools for other organisations to work on the topic.

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

The team consisted of people from Belgium, Slovenia, Spain and the UK. The 14 participants came from the UK, Italy, Spain, Slovakia, Sweden, Finland, Latvia and Lithuania.

Training methods used & main activities

Discussions, theatre of the oppressed, work in groups, interactive role playing activities, icebreakers, team-building, simulation, living library, intercultural activities, energisers and daily evaluations.

Outcomes of the activity

The activity created a network of advocates and trainers in the I Act approach and bystander model. A toolkit was developed an an output (in multiple languages):

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Coordinator of the international team, liaison person with the funder, and trainer in situ.

I worked on this training for 7 days as a full time trainer.

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