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Love shouldn’t hurt: What indigenous communities can tell us about preventing domestic violence

Season 1, Ep. 2

Did you know that worldwide, nearly one in three women have been subjected to physical and or sexual violence by an intimate partner or non-partner? How can we improve this terrifying statistic for future generations? 


This episode of Next Generation Research is all about Dr Jenevieve Mannell. She is an Associate Professor in UCL’s Institute for Global Health, where she specialises in the prevention of violence in the world’s high-prevalence settings.


Join Giles Yeo, as we look at Jenevieve's current research project, based in Samoa, which focuses on researching prevention-based strategies for targeting high rates of intimate-partner violence.


Over one in three women in Samoa have experienced violence just in the last year. Jenevieve, along with research colleagues in Samoa, is working with communities to understand the causes of violence and, what can be done to stop it.


You can find out more about Jenevieve's research here


Follow Jenevieve on Twitter here: @jvmannell


Host: Giles Yeo

Producer: Hester Cant

Executive Producer: Freya Hellier


This podcast was supported by the Future Leaders Fellows Development Network and funded by UKRI.


Find out more about the Future Leaders Fellowship here


The views expressed in the podcast are the views of the individuals in the podcast, and do not necessarily represent the views of UKRI or the FLF Development Network.

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