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Interventions against child abuse and violence against women: Ethics and culture in practice and policy
Responses to violence encounter complex intersections of power relations, rights, culture and ethics. This book offers perspectives from a four-country study of interventions on domestic violence, trafficking for sexual exploitation, physical child abuse and neglect.Read more
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7 Apr 2021
We have been developing work on religious and racial supremacist movements (fundamentalism, the Far Right and Alt Right) and the connections with violence against women and girls (VAWG). This includes a report on a roundtable discussion with VAWG sector groups and a literature review.The round table report presents
1 Mar 2021
Join us in May and June 2021 for a 6 day course in sexual exploitation of children and young people. This course will extend your knowledge base including an exploration of definitions, prevalence, intervention and protection, perpetrators and policy and legislation. Historical continuities in the form and nature of sexual
16 Dec 2020
Join us for our 6 day short course on Sexual Violence this coming February. The course will focus on forms of sexual violence in childhood and adulthood, exploring topics including: incidenceprevalence and reportingtheoretical and explanatory frameworksimpacts and meaning for victims/survivorspersistence and change with respect to legal frameworksthe justice system and
16 Jul 2020
This course will introduce you to research on multiple forms of violence. It will cover different types of violence against women, as well as its prevalence and consequences. This will include research on intimate partner violence, rape and sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, female genital mutilation (FGM) and crimes
28 May 2019
Due to COVID-19 this short course will be delivered virtually. Join us for our 6 day short course on Sexual Violence this coming February. The course will focus on forms of sexual violence in childhood and adulthood, exploring topics including: incidence prevalence and reporting theoretical and explanatory frameworks impacts and
24 Apr 2018
London Met’s Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit has published a report looking into prior historical discussions surrounding child sexual abuse.
MA in Woman and Child AbuseStudy with us!
This course will provide you with a comprehensive grounding in woman and child abuse studies, including theory, research, policy and practice.
Short Course: Sexual Exploitation of Children and Young PeopleStudy with us!
Reflecting the work of CWASU, our short courses focus on what we know about the different forms of abuse.