• Evidence for Violence Prevention Across the Lifespan and Around the World-A Workshop Date: January 23, 2013 - January 24, 2013 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    Evidence-based approaches reveal that violence is a challenging, yet preventable global phenomenon. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) will convene a 2-day workshop to explore evidence for violence prevention across the lifespan and throughout the world.
  • The Contagion of Violence - A Workshop Date: April 30, 2012 - May 1, 2012 (8:50 AM Eastern)

    The IOM Forum on Global Violence Prevention will convene a 2-day workshop to explore the contagion of violence and how it can be prevented and eventually ended. The public workshop will be organized and conducted by an ad hoc committee to examine 1) the contagious nature of violence, 2) the relationship between the contagion of violence and epidemics of violence, and 3) how contagions of violence can be prevented or ended.
  • mPreventViolence: Communication and Technology for Violence Prevention - A Workshop Date: December 8, 2011 - December 9, 2011 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The Forum on Global Violence Prevention will hold a 2-day public workshop on 1) the use of traditional and new media to communicate evidence-based information for violence prevention and 2) new applications of social media and new communications technologies to prevent violence.
  • Workshop on the Social and Economic Costs of Violence: The Value of Prevention Date: April 28, 2011 - April 29, 2011 (8:15 AM Eastern)

    The IOM will host a 2-day public workshop on the social and economic costs of violence and the value of its prevention, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries.
  • Workshop on Preventing Violence against Women and Children Date: January 27, 2011 - January 28, 2011 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    Violence against women and children has far-reaching consequences, resulting in significant death and disability. The IOM will hold a workshop to discuss a comprehensive approach to the prevention of violence against women and children, focusing on early interventions.