The stories we tell about domestic abuse, with domestic abuse service providers

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By Dr Rebecca Shaw, published: 22/02/2024. This blog was originally published on the N8 PRP website. As one of the first recipients of the inaugural ESRC Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre’s ECR Development Fund, I am investigating the power of systemic and structural narratives on domestic abuse, as witnessed by service-providers who support both …

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Vulnerability and Policing PhD Network launch

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Join us for the launch of the new international Vulnerability and Policing PhD Network. 9.30am – 11.30am (GMT), Tuesday 12 March 2024 Online The ESRC Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre’s PhD Network brings together a community of PhD students researching the intersection of vulnerability and policing.In this launch event, interested PhD students will have …

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Capturing online safety risks offline: working together for a whole community approach

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By Dr Larissa Engelmann, Professor Corinne May-Chahal and Dr Christine A. Weirich, published: 06/02/2024. Efforts to prevent online harm among children mostly take place after harm has occurred, e.g. using artificial intelligence to detect images online, or beforehand through schools and educational initiatives. Yet online sexual abuse continues to increase. Most significantly in the aftermath of the …

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