project . 2020 - 2025 . On going

INTERRUPT_VIOLENCE

Interrupting the intergenerational transmission of violence: a mixed-methods longitudinal study in South Africa
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 852787 Call for proposal: ERC-2019-STG
  • Funded under: H2020 | ERC | ERC-STG Overall Budget: 1,499,840 EURFunder Contribution: 1,499,840 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Jul 2020
    End Date
    30 Jun 2025
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Description
Violence Violence is an important societal challenge and associated with poor health outcomes across the life-course. Studies find consistent associations between childhood violence exposure and risk for victimisation and perpetration in adulthood, particularly across generations. Thus far, we lack an evidence-base to understand the underlying mechanisms of intergenerational violence transmission as well as potential for prevention in regions with high rates of interpersonal violence such as sub-Saharan Africa. This marks a major evidence gap and a compelling need. This study will use a mixed methods approach to develop the first-known empirically-generated theo...
Description
Violence Violence is an important societal challenge and associated with poor health outcomes across the life-course. Studies find consistent associations between childhood violence exposure and risk for victimisation and perpetration in adulthood, particularly across generations. Thus far, we lack an evidence-base to understand the underlying mechanisms of intergenerational violence transmission as well as potential for prevention in regions with high rates of interpersonal violence such as sub-Saharan Africa. This marks a major evidence gap and a compelling need. This study will use a mixed methods approach to develop the first-known empirically-generated theo...
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