SIG Family Violence

Applications Open: VdGM Family Violence SIG Lead

We have an open position for the Family Violence SIG Lead, as Nina Monteiro will sadly be stepping down shortly. We thank her for all her hard work!

VdGM Family Violence SIG is a vibrant group focused on improving understanding and awareness around issues of violence against women and intimate partner violence.

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WONCA 2020 World Conference in Abu Dhabi

Dear Vasco Da Gamians,


WONCA 2020 (ABU DHABI) Announces Call for Abstracts


For the first time, the WONCA World Conference will be hosted by an Arab-based organization thus promising a uniquely vibrant meeting.


Invitation to brainstorm for upcoming event ideas

Dear VdGM community,


Links updated - WONCA SIG Family violence

The WONCA Special Interest Group on Family Violence (WONCA SIGFV) has updated its online links. Feel free to spread them among your colleagues or those who might be interested. WONCA SIG FV is looking forward to receiving your contributions!


WONCA 2013: Gender Violence: A New Approach

The Gender Violence: A New Approach workshop will be held during the WONCA World 2013 Conference Prague on Thursday 27th June 2013, at 3.30pm (room Club A). Organised by the Vasco da Gama Movement, EURIPA and the Wonca Working Party on Women and Family Medicine, moderated by R. Gomez Bravo, T. Pekez-Pavlisko, J. Frances Namatovu, L. Laranjo, A.T. Riel-Espina, E. Farrell, B. Tarazona Chocano, A. Nunes Barata, S. Rigon, D. Ramić Severinac. Objective: Gender violence (GV) is a serious problem in our society and each country has different policies and strategies to address it. Methods: The idea of this workshop is not only to share the different strategies to prevent, recognize and treat GV and domestic violence (DV) in your practice, but also to analyse the current education provided about this subject during University, GP training and after the specialisation.

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