Launch of report on addressing violence against women
On 31st August an online seminar was held to launch the report Addressing Masculinities to Tackle Violence Against Women in Ireland: Findings from the PositivMasc Study. The report sets out the Irish findings and recommendations of the EU GENDER-NET funded study PositivMasc - Positive Masculinities: Masculinities and violence against women among young people: Identifying discourses and developing strategies for change.
The main findings were presented by two members of the research team (Dr Claire Edwards and Dr Robert Bolton), followed by a panel discussion with key stakeholders. The seminar was chaired by Dr Fiachra Ó Suilleabháin.
A recording of the launch is available here
- Mary McDermott, CEO, Safe Ireland/Adjunct Professor, School of Applied Social Studies, UCC.
- Professor Louise Crowley, School of Law, UCC.
- Sean Cooke, CEO, Men’s Development Network.
- John Russell, Coordinator DION Project/Youth Information Officer, YMCA Cork.
A recording of the event will be available shortly.
The research report can be accessed at the following link: Addressing Masculinities to Tackle Violence Against Women in Ireland.
For more on this story contact:
Dr Claire Edwards, email: Claire.Edwards@ucc.ie