Research Fellows Needed!

Work for the Violence and Society Centre at City, University of London! The UKRI/MRC/PRP has awarded £7m to a research Consortium on ‘Violence, health and society’ (2021-2026) led by Professor Sylvia Walby OBE, at the Violence and Society Centre, City, University of London. The Consortium includes partners in King’s College London, University College London, Lancaster …

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It’s time to flip the sexist script.

#FlipThesexistscript July 20th, @womensaid & @UoBrisSPS published new research, “Gendered experiences of justice and domestic abuse. Evidence for Policy and Practice”  looking at how sexism & misogyny impact on #DomesticAbuse.     PDF HERE Comment & Analysis

September Webinar Now Live!

2nd September 2021 – 12.00-1.00 BST   What Impact will the Police Crime Sentencing & Courts Bill have on Survivors?  Confirmed Speakers: Sita Bilani (King’s College London), Janey Starling (level up), Estelle Du Boulay (ROW) Chair: molly akhurst Click here to book tickets. 

Postdoctoral Opportunity at Birkbeck!

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding postdoctoral researcher to join the core team of the Wellcome Trust-funded Investigator Award on ‘Sexual Violence, Medicine, and Psychiatry’ or SHaME (Sexual Harms and Medical Encounters). Please find the Advert here. 

Call for Research Participants

Network member Nadia Wager (University of Huddersfield) is conducting an anonymous online survey exploring the experiences or researchers who study issues related to gender-based violence.  Nadia is doing this in her role as Director of the Centre for Researching gender-based violence globally and have recognised the need to develop policies and practices that will maintain …

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New Report: “When I needed you to protect me, you gave him more power instead.” Covid-19 Lockdown & Domestic Abuse

Camille Stengel (University of Greenwich) and June Brawner (Justice Studio) presented the preliminary findings of their research at the 19th November 2020 COVID and VAWG webinar. The report is now published, and Camille and June have reflected on the research in a recent blog post. They also created a short animated video summarising the research, …

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Domestic Abuse Safeguarding During Covid-19: Research Dissemination Event – Tuesday 18th May 2021 4-5.30pm

We wanted to invite you to the first dissemination event for the DASC (Domestic Abuse Safeguarding during Covid-19) research project which is a UK- based research study, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), as part of UK Research and Innovation’s rapid response to Covid-19 (ES/V015745/1). The seminar will present the preliminary findings …

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