Hearing Hidden Voices: Older victims of domestic abuse

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The webinar highlighted issues faced by older victims of domestic abuse, giving this very hidden population a voice. The aim of the webinar was to help inform academics, practitioners, and general members of the public key concerns in relation to older women and domestic abuse, and the barriers they face in accessing help.

It included contributions from Dr Elizabeth Martin who discussed findings from her PhD research, and Rebecca Zerk, who is Research Project Manager of Dewis Choice, the first dedicated service in the UK for older people who have experienced domestic abuse. Domestic Violence social work researcher and activist Prof. John Devaney, will Chair.

Period17 Feb 2021
Event typeOther