Centre for Gender and Violence Research

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


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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, and forced marriage.


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