Domestic Violence Gathering 2010,set to be largest conference IN THE WORLD on DV


Australia is well represented during the 2010 Global Domestic Violence Conference

Monash University, one of Australia’s leading universities has announced their involvement with the upcoming 2010 Global Domestic Violence Conference to be held at the magnificent Prince Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 1st – 3rd of November 2010.


This three-day conference is organized by the Global Coalition against Domestic Violence (GCA-DV), a non-profit organization with a unified vision to promote the eradication and control of domestic violence worldwide. The event is set to be the largest gathering of community groups, government and non-government agencies (NGOs) all devoted to highlighting and showcasing successful programs with the aim of empowering people and workers in the field of domestic violence. 


Monash University's representatives at the conference will be Dr. Chris Laming and Dr. Karen Crinall who will cover issues regarding the involvement of Australian Indigenous Men to Stop Violence and using visual to challenge men's violence against women, irrespectively. 



Dr. Karen Crinall is a member of the SAFER ARC Linkage project, researching the Victorian integrated family violence reforms and researching management issues in human service organizations, restrictive interventions in disability services and Australian Indigenous leadership in addressing family violence at the community level. Moreover, Dr. Chris Laming has worked for twenty years in Australia and overseas, in community development and social work. He’s a member of the Social and Community Research Unit (SACRU) based at Monash Gippsland and currently undertaking a number of research projects engaging Australian Indigenous men about ways of preventing family violence. 

As part of our ongoing commitment to raising the profile of the event as of 2011, GCA-DV will be organizing a national domestic violence conference in countries that expresses an interest in having the network organize an event within their localities. Each country that expresses an interest in conjunction with GCA-DV network develops a steering committee locally to help formulate and stage the event. It will not be sponsored by any government but would be formulated and paid for by GCA-DV. 


To attend this prestigious global gathering of world leaders in the campaign against domestic violence or for more information, please e-mail the conference committee at sosmedical@ymail.com or visit the conference website at: www.domesticviolenceconference.net