UNESCO Chair on Gender, Wellbeing and a Culture of Peace
Awarded to the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016, the UNESCO Chair on Gender, Wellbeing and a Culture of Peace is one of 21 UNESCO chairs in the United States. It is a campus-wide program that is supported and administered by the 4W Women & Wellbeing Initiative and is carried out in partnership with the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies. The 4W Initiative (Women & Wellbeing in Wisconsin & the World) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a campus-wide effort to make life better for women and the world better for all. A collaboration of the School of Human Ecology, the Global Health Institute, and the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies, 4W leverages the strengths of the university to promote global wellbeing and full participation of women in society, addressing a broad range of issues from micro-enterprise and health, to ending human trafficking, to promoting financial equality in relationships. For more information, visit www.4w.wisc.edu.
The UNESCO Chair on Gender, Wellbeing and a Culture of Peace is co-directed by Dr. Araceli Alonso of the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies and Dr. Teresa Langle de Paz of Women’s Knowledge International Network.
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(2020-03)In 2011, due to increasing reports of Dane County girls exploited for sex by adult males, the Dane County Coordinated Community Response to the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CCR-CSEC) undertook a community ...
(2020-03)The trafficking of Nigerian women for the purpose of sexual exploitation is a phenomenon that has been visible in Spain since the 2000s. One of the entry routes is the southern European border from Morocco to Spain where ...
A Baseline Assessment: Analysis of Women Escort Advertisements Posted on Backpage.com in Madison, WI (2020-02)This study will analyze the relationship between technology and sex trafficking in Madison, Wisconsin. This is a collaborative effort between the community of Madison and the University of Wisconsin 4W STREETS (Social ...
Policies and Services for Survivors of Sex Trafficking: A Report of the 4W STREETS of Hope Fora at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, July 2015 - September 2018 (2020-04)This document contains the presentation summaries from two fora hosted by the 4W STREETS Initiative to identify best practices and policy recommendations for addressing sex trafficking. STREETS of Hope I from 2015 focused ...