The aim of the Centre is to conduct high quality research to inform policy, practice and action on gender-based violence

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Our history of researching violence against women and gender based violence, feeds into policy and practice nationally, internationally and locally

We offer a range of consultancy, teaching and training, including research dissemination events and tailor-made seminars for professionals.


Centre Head:
Professor Marianne Hester

Research Centre Administrator:
Melanie Tomlin


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The group works on all forms of violence against women and interventions which challenge it, including: Domestic violence and abuse, Prostitution, Rape and sexual violence, Issues for disabled women, Forced marriage