Safety Planning vs extended networks of violence

Safety planning should be personalized and adaptive to the client’s changing needs, the fact that there may be multiple perpetrators of violence (as in an extended patriarchal family with a close-knit and sympathetic community reference-group) and to the dynamic aspects of the risk of violence.[1] Risk and safety planning is complicated by large and diffused … Continue reading Safety Planning vs extended networks of violence

Glossary of terms related to gender-based violence and related prevention activity

A Abandonment of children:The practice of discarding infants and children often in hazardous locations such as garbage bins, street corners, and public toilets. Female infants are frequently abandoned in contexts where male children are preferred. Quite often, young mothers discard their babies in shame. Ableism: Cultural, institutional and individual practices and beliefs that result in the … Continue reading Glossary of terms related to gender-based violence and related prevention activity