Gender-Based Violence and Global Governance

Rema Hammami during the symposium

Symposium with Professor Rema Hammami

On 8 June 2016, ISS and the Dutch association for NGOs working in International Development (Partos), organized a symposium on 'Gender-Based Violence and Global Governance: Resisting the Politics of Othering in Dutch Research, NGO Practice and Policy'.

The aim of the symposium was to facilitate exchange between academics, policy makers and practitioners working in the fields of international and national development.

The keynote speech was by Professor Rema Hammami, Prince Claus Chair holder 2005-2006, who shared her insights on the politicized framing of gender-based violence (GBV) and strategies to deal with this.

Her speech was followed by discussions with researchers, practitioners and policy makers working in the field of gender in national and international development with the aim is of exchanging insights on strategies to deal with this politicized framing of GBV.   

Take a look at some photos taken at the event