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Confronting gendered violence: Focus on perpetrators


“Confronting Gendered Violence: Focus on Perpetrators” is a conference held in Helsinki, 30 November – 2 December 2016. The conference sets focus on the contexts of perpetrators in the Nordic countries, seeking ways to break the cycles of violence. The purpose of the conference is to generate knowledge within the field and explore different ways to address domestic and intimate partner violence. The conference will present fresh results from a Nordic report on models to end domestic and intimate partner violence and offer a platform for sharing lessons, discussing the implementation of the Istanbul convention as well as forming a Nordic network for professionals focusing on perpetrators.

The project partners organized the conference in cooperation with the Finnish Presidency of the Nordic Council of ministers.