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  1. International Conference on Survivors of Rape


The 3rd International Conference on Survivors of Rape - 2012, 8-10 November


Rape Crisis Network Ireland is proud to be hosting the 3rd International Conference on Survivors of Rape (ICSoR) 2012.


For the attention of all professionals who respond to rape and sexual violence the:

3rd International Conference on Survivors of Rape (ICSoR) call for papers is now open

This two day conference, will be held on November 9th and 10th 2012, with a seminar day taking place on Thursday the 8th, in the West of Ireland city of Galway. Visit ICSor 2012 for more information.

With ICSoR 2012, Rape Crisis Network Ireland hope to build on the excellence of the previous conferences, which dealt with the treatment of survivors of rape, the enhancement of our understanding of the impact of rape and to improve the quality of multidisciplinary care for survivors of rape.

The call for papers opens on 30th January, visit ICSor 2012 for more information.

Closing date for abstracts is the 20th April 2012

Themes include:

How to create and sustain effective multiagency working
New approaches to identifying and meeting survivor needs
Responding to survivors of rape's medical and forensic needs 
Effective and ethical recording and use of data on prevalence, perpetrators and survivors of rape
The role of those responding to survivors of rape in primary prevention
The role of alcohol in rape
Supporting a survivor of rape engaging in the criminal justice process.


Abstracts are now being sought for those who would like to share their learning; abstracts of 500 words to be submitted online.