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Domestic Violence and Abuse as a Shadow Pandemic – An International and Interdisciplinary View Event

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13:00 - 15:00
22 November 2023
Highfield Campus

Event details

This panel discussion will discuss this recent book published by Routledge which investigates, analyses and presents statistics to assess the claim by UN WOMEN that domestic violence constituted a ‘shadow’ pandemic to the COVID-19 pandemic. The book considers the drivers of violence, mitigation strategies, and State and agency responses, covering data from more than 80 countries in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australasia.

If you are interested in attending, please email us , stating the date and title of the event in the subject.

Speaker information

Florence Seemungal , University of Oxford, is a Trinidadian multi-disciplinary researcher: BSc Sociology Hons, University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus; Certificate in Gender and Development Studies (Distinction), University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus; PhD Cognitive Psychology, University of Southampton, 2001; Certificate in International Human Rights Law and Practice, LSE 2006. She was a former Research Officer at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford and she is currently a Research Associate of the Centre for Criminology. As Adjunct Staff of the University of the West Indies Open Campus (2011 to present time) she delivers courses in Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Community and Environmental Psychology, Psychology Practicum, Introduction to Social Psychology and Sociology of Youth.

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