Aim of the course:
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of people globally. The term “intimate partner violence” describes physical violence, sexual violence, stalking, or psychological harm This course will introduce theories concerning IPV, address legal aspects from an international perspective, health consequences and how to prevent violence as well as well as the effects on health.
It is divided into three parts:
- Defintions and legal aspects on child abuse, as well as adults,
- Theories about victimisation and explanations of why it happens and
- How does IPV affect health in different groups, and how health can be promoted despite the vulnerability in IPV survivors
Seminars, lectures and individual work
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