The first International Conference on Sexual Abuse of the African Child will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 24–26 September, 2007. The aim of the conference is to advance knowledge regarding the various types of sexual abuse and their complexity in the cultural settings of Africa.
The specific objectives of the conference are to: identify the causes, nature and magnitude of child sexual abuse in Africa; create a forum to identify strategies to deal with sexual violence against children; provide an opportunity to share information and experiences with a view to enhancing partnership and networking.
Call for papers
The conference organisers are calling for paper abstarcts that address innovative prevention, intervention, and treatment of sexual abuse; networking or collaborative efforts, and research studies on the topic.
All papers will be peer-reviewed by an international panel and will be expected to address multi-cultural work, applicability to African children and prevention implications. Please send a one page abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org, with contact information of all presenters. Indicate if you prefer to present at a workshop, panel, or make poster presentation.
Submission deadline: 31st May 2007