WORLD CONGRESS ON FAMILY VIOLENCE 21-26 June 2003 – Prague Congress Centre
Under the High Patronage of Vaclev Havel, President of the Czech Republic
Co-Sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO)
Theme: PROTECTING EVERY GENERATION…Sharing Solutions that Prevent Child Abuse, Spouse/Partner Abuse, and Elder Abuse
Call for Abstracts opens - 15 November 2002
Deadline for Abstracts - 15 January 2003
Family violence - intrafamilial child abuse, spouse/partner abuse, elder abuse -is a social, legal and health protection issue of epidemic proportions in many nations of the world, whether they be developed, developing or in transition.
The World Congress on Family Violence (WCFV) provides an interdisciplinary, multicultural learning opportunity for professionals in health care, education, law, child and adult protection, social services, public policy, human rights advocacy, public health, governmental and intergovernmental agencies and nongovernmental organizations.
The WCFV program will be organized by the Scientific Program Committees on Child Abuse, on Spouse/Partner Abuse and on Elder Abuse in accordance with submitted abstract proposals that assure a comprehensive range of topics in plenary sessions, mini-plenary panels, round-tables, debates, and concurrent presentations and poster sessions.
Special emphasis will be given by the Committees to innovative solutions, best practices and research findings on cross-disciplinary themes, target groups, determinants, specific communities or geographical regions.
International Network on Family Violence
1025 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036
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