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Name Dr Emma Williamson
Job title Reader in Gender Based Violence
Department School for Policy Studies University of Bristol
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work+44 (0)117 331 8092
Qualifications BA(MancMet), PhD(Derby)
Professional details
Keywords Domestic Abuse Perpetrators
domestic violence
sexual violence
support needs
violence against women
gender inequality
state responses to gendered violence
research ethics
Areas of expertise I have worked on a range of projects relating to gender and violence over the past 15 years, most notably in relation to domestic violence and health. I am currently working on a number of projects including: Evaluation of a Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme; Study of the prevalence and service use/needs of male, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and black and minority ethnic victims of domestic and sexual violence; impact of violence against women on rural and urban women; study on the impact of violence on the needs of military families; and an evaluation of the Freedom Programme. Emma previously worked as a researcher with the Centre for Ethics in Medicine, and is the Chair of the School for Policy Studies Ethics Committee.