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Public Lecture On “psycho-social Aspects Of Gender-based Violence”

29 November

On November 29, 5:00 PM, as part of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Georgian National University SEU will host a public lecture on gender-based violence, defined as the physical, mental, psychological or social impact, exerted on women.

Violence against women is a restriction of fundamental human rights and freedoms. In modern society, there is a growing trend of violence against women and femicide, which may be considered as the definition of severe psycho-social problems in women.

During the meeting, the following issues will be discussed:

  • Gender-based violence as a psychological trauma;

  • Psychological and behavioral characteristics of the abuser and the victim;

  • Cycle of violence;

  • The victim’s sentiments that may prevent their cooperation with law enforcement;

  • The role of public services in assisting/supporting the victims of violence.

The public lecture will be led by: Mariam Gvilava, Psychologist, Doctor of Social Sciences and Assistant- Professor at SEU; Ina Shanava, Doctor of Social Sciences, Associate Professor at SEU.

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