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  • EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN EXTREMISM AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

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    EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN EXTREMISM AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

    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

  • Online Short Course In Sexual Exploitation of Children and Young People

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    Online Short Course In Sexual Exploitation of Children and Young People

    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

  • Short Course in Sexual Violence this February

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    Short Course in Sexual Violence this February

    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

  • Short Course in Violence Against Women

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    Short Course in Violence Against Women

    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

  • Short Course In Researching Violence this November

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    Short Course In Researching Violence this November

    29 Sep 2020

    Researching Violence and Evaluating Interventions  is now available to take as a short course. The course is a core module on our MA programme in Woman and Child Abuse, and if taken as a short course can count towards credits for the MA if you decide to join

  • Short Course:  ​Sexual Violence

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    Short Course: ​Sexual Violence

    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

  • MA in Woman and Child Abuse

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    MA in Woman and Child Abuse

    9 Apr 2019

    Supported by the internationally renowned Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit, the Master’s in Woman and Child Abuse provides a solid grounding in theoretical frameworks, policy and practice approaches. The course is ideal for those who are working in specialised services for women and children who have experienced violence,

  • A study of use of bail in rape cases

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    A study of use of bail in rape cases

    24 Jan 2019

    London Metropolitan University’s Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit (CWASU) has today published former MA student Sarah Learmonth’s dissertation, ‘A system to keep me safe: study of bail use in rape cases’, as a resource for criminal justice professionals and sexual violence advocates. Speaking about the report, Sarah Learmonth said,

  • Contributing to the Independent Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse

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    Contributing to the Independent Inquiry Into Child Sexual Abuse

    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.

  • A documentary, The 100 Women Challenge

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    A documentary, The 100 Women Challenge

    13 Dec 2017

    A documentary on the 100 Women Challenge featuring Professor Liz Kelly, Director of London Met’s Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit has been broadcast by the BBC. The half hour documentary explores the concept of safer streets in London where