Three-country collaborative reflection identifies significant data limitations

A three-country collaborative reflection on the state of data related to femicide, family, and intimate partner homicide was released this month, identifying shared data challenges and the role of vicarious trauma inherent in prevention research. Researchers from Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, including CSSLRV Director Myrna Dawson, drew on their extensive experiences in data collection, flagging substantial limitations in accessibility and completeness of data, and the resulting exclusion and structural oppressions for various group, particularly among women and girls.

Read the full article, “Intersectionality and Invisible Victims: Reflections on Data Challenges and Vicarious Trauma in Femicide, Family and Intimate Partner Homicide Research.”

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