Focus groups and creativity for understanding gender-based violence against women

Blog Series: Methodological engagements for understanding violence against women and girls in cities * by Cathy McIlwaine & Moniza Rizzini Ansari Exploring the multi-layered and intersectional complexity of gender-based violence against women in contexts of poverty and urban armed violence is no simple task. It requires interdisciplinary and multi-method approaches to capture the multiple forms

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New research: Resisting violence, creating dignity: negotiating Violence Against Women and Girls through community history-making in Rio de Janeiro

Funded by the British Academy’s Heritage, Dignity and Violence programme as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), this new research is led by King’s College (Professor Cathy McIlwaine), with co-investigation led by Queen Mary University of London (Professor Paul Heritage) and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Prof. Miriam Krenzinger) and Redes da

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How useful is a transformative gender justice for understanding gender-based violence among migrant women through the arts? Reflections from Efêmera and Ana by Gaël le Cornec – By Cathy McIlwaine

“It’s difficult to know what to say. I want to applaud the bravery, but that feels trite. This needs to be seen, to be heard, to be felt. Because, in a way, everyone needs to know this hurt, to feel this pain, until nobody does. I count my blessings that I have never suffered this

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