#1Thing – Workshop for High School Students

Start Time: October 13, 2020 9:00

End Time: October 13, 2020 12:00

Venue: American Corner Pristina

Age level: 15-18

Speakers/Presenters: Workshop trainer: Mirishahe Syla - MA in Women's and Gender Studies from the University of Northern Iowa.


This three-hour workshop will be comprised of introductions to key concepts about understanding domestic violence and its various forms. In addition, the session will also consist of exercises on gender analysis, where participants will analyze how gender norms often promote the use of violence in our society and learn about ways to prevent violence, including primary, secondary and tertiary prevention.

Participants will also discuss at what level the young people can have the greatest impact, and will present various ways that they can be organized and involved in primary prevention. There will also be included the program called Bystander Intervention, to understand what everyone’s role is in preventing violence, even when one is not directly involved.

The trainer of the workshop will present on organizations and institutions of Kosovo working to prevent domestic violence.

And the last part of the workshop will focus on participants developing action plans under the aim to prevent domestic violence and followed by participants’ presentation of these plans.

The trainer will supervise the teams all the time.

Who can apply?
High schoolers

-Where can I ask for more information?

Event Timing: October 13, 2020.
Event Address: American Corner Pristina (inside the National Library of Kosova) – Limited number of participants due to COVID-19.

Participation if FREE of charge!

NOTE: Only the selected participants will be contacted via email.

Partner organization: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV)


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