In February our researchers of the Portuguese Team - Sofia Neves and Ariana Correia - presented a scientific book, edited by them, entitled Dating Violence. The book collects the constributions of several specialists on the subject.
Neves, S. & Correia, A. (2018). Violências no Namoro (Dating Violence). Maia: Edições ISMAI.
The cover of Time magazine of M21 titles: "Can bad men change?". It is an important issue to reflect on the consequences of rehabilitation and punitive measures. If, on one hand, rehabilitation contrasts with the impulse to "push these men to the periphery of society forever", on the other hand punitive measures alone do not guarantee the community safety.
Dr. Beatrice Ioan - member of Light4Violence Project and Professor of Forensic Medicine- together with her colleagues, has recently reviewed the literature on the postmodern approach to domestic violence.
An international scientific students’ camp -The support of adolescents in difficult life situation. School and other institutions- took place at the Faculty of Educational Studies AMU in Poznan. One of the camp's program committee members was Sylwia Jaskulska, participant of the Lights4Violence Project.
The Portuguese team met with the Municipality of Matosinhos inviting it to be a partner of Lights4Violence. The invitation was enthusiastically accepted and the Project was later presented to an existing working group on dating violence in order to inform other entities about the ongoing work.
SOFIA NEVES, COORDINATOR OF THE PORTUGUESE TEAM OF L4V
Carmen Vives, the main coordinator of Lights4Violence’s Project, was interviewed by UMH radio of Miguel Hernández University. The interview aimed at publicizing the Project, and she highlighted the most important aspects of the Project.
"The UK has made some positive shifts in legislating against intimate partner violence among adults in recent years. However, physical, psychological and sexual violence in teenage relationships is still a very real problem.[...]"
Lights4Violence is here again! Now at "Boletin Informativo" of Instituto de Salud Carlos III.
"The project started on december 2017. The aim of the project is asses the intervention that will be carried on with adolescents and the goal of the intervention is promote healthy couple relationships [...]".