We invite you to the 4th Congress of the social and health services for the eradication of gender-based violence organised by Hèlia Association, together with SEPC Clínic, Comissió de Violència intrafamiliar i de Gènere de l’Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Centre d’Anàlisi i Programes Sanitaris (CAPS), and Xarxa de Dones per la Salut, and thanks to the collaboration of Health Work Committees (Palestine), the University of Barcelona and Institut de les Desigualtats, and the support of Ajuntament de Barcelona and Agència Catalana de Cooperació al Desenvolupament de la Generalitat de Catalunya.

The 4th Congress will be held online on November 30th, December 1st, 2nd, and 3rd 2020, from 6 PM to 8 PM (CET). Streaming will be available in Catalan, Spanish, and English. This year’s programme contains excellent presentations by outstanding professionals and speakers offering a comprehensive and valuable training for students and professionals in the social and health fields so they can promote women’s fundamental rights in their fields of work. The Congress is recommended for the general public as well

Participation is subsidized and free to attend. it requires prior registration through the online registration form below. Places are limited so make sure to book yours in time in order to secure your attendance.

Please register here

We recommend that you consult the full program at the following link:


Program here

Also encourage you to read the interview published on Xarxanet.org regarding the IVCongresVM:


Interview here

Also we specially invite you to visit our online exhibition “Women’s Resistance in Catalonia and Palestine” that collects real testimonies of surviving women through symbolic photographs and their personal stories. Women who have participated in the creation of the exhibition are involved with Hèlia Association in Catalonia and the Family Defense Society women’s shelter in Palestine (Nablus).


Click here to visit testimonials


+ information: inscripcio.congres@gmail.com


Organised by: SEPC Clínic, Comissió de Violència Intrafamiliar i de Gènere, CAPS and Xarxa de Dones per la Salut

In collaboration with: UB, Health Work Committees and Institut de les Desigualtats

With the support of: Barcelona City Council and Generalitat de Catalunya

After the Congress, you will be able to view the video presentations completely free of charge in our YouTube channel.