The dynamics of intimate partner violence in Cameroon and Black communities in the UK
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is one of the most common forms of violence in relationships, but how does the experience of IPV differ between countries? IPV includes physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and controlling behaviours by an intimate partner. Join us for a conversation to compare and contrast work on IPV in two settings: Cameroon and Black communities in the UK.
- Caroline Adjimi Nyemgah is currently working on her a PhD, focusing on gender-based violence during pregnancy in African contexts. Caroline is striving to raise awareness and educate women about their rights, and to create safe havens in response to violence where women can share their experience and access help without fear of retaliation from their partners.
- Rianna Raymond-Williams is the Founder & Managing Director of Shine ALOUD UK (SAUK), a sexual health awareness social enterprise based in North London. SAUK aims to empower all to have healthier conversations about sex and relationships, to have healthier sexual health outcomes, and tackle sexual health inequalities, particularly among marginalised groups.
Resource: Intimate partner violence from the perspective of young Black women, informed by Black and mixed-race women: I Know He Loves Me - Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Awareness
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