The programme studies time trends in the prevalence of violence and assault, violence as phenomenon, and how violence is approached by the welfare- and justice systems.
The Domestic Violence Research Programme is a ten year programme at Norwegian Social Research – NOVA at OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University, financed by The Ministry of Justice and Public Security (thematic areas 1 to 3 below) and The Ministry of Education and Research (thematic area 4 below). The programme runs from 2014 to 2024, and the budget is 59 million NOK.
The programme is organized in four thematic areas:
- Developmental trends, vulnerability and protection
- Cultural understandings and underlying causes
- Measures and systems in public and private sector
- Negative social control and forced marriages
The overall objectives of the project aim to contribute to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals within good health and well-being, quality education, gender equality, reduced inequalities, sustainable cities and communities, and peace, justice and good institutions.
The Third European Conference on Domestic Violence
1-4 September 2019 NOVA and NKVTS organized The 3rd European Conference on Domestic Violence in Oslo. Visit the conference web site for more information (ecdv-oslo.org)
- The Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo
- The Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies (NKVTS)